As chief academic officer, Dean Deirdre d'Albertis works with the president and the faculty to advance the central academic purpose of Bard College.
As Associate Dean of the College, Emily McLaughlin provides support and leadership for professional development, faculty research, and curricular initiatives across the College.
Jonathan Becker oversees academic components of Bard’s study-away programs.
As Vice President for Institutional Planning and Research, Mark Halsey works to achieve the mission of the College in conjunction with the senior leadership of the College.
As vice president for enrollment management, registrar Gadsby is responsible for institutional analysis and assessment and focuses on the quality of the student academic experience, broadly conceived.
Nicholas Alton Lewis
In conjunction with the Dean of the College (DoC) and the Center for Faculty and Curricular Development (CFCD), Associate Vice President for Academic Initiatives and Associate Dean of the College Nicholas Lewis develops and oversees group mentoring programs for early career and pre-tenured faculty.
As Associate Dean of the College, Michael's focus is on supporting and enhancing inclusive pedagogy and curriculum at Bard.
As Director of Disability and Access Services, Erin Braselmann works to facilitate access, equity, and inclusion for students with disabilities on Bard's campus. Erin partners with faculty, administrators, and staff to promote and further accessibility initiatives across campus.
Faculty Grants Officer Sue Elvin provides a comprehensive advisory and consultative service for undergraduate faculty in their quest for grants to support individual projects as varied as curricular innovations, academic research, specialist conferences and workshops, public programs, and other professional work.
As Director of College Writing and faculty associate of the Institute for Writing and Thinking, Philip Pardi focuses on matters related to the teaching of writing at the College.
As Academic Director of the Bard Center for Foreign Languages and Cultures, Stephanie Kufner offers a wide range of tools for foreign language learning and teaching. Working closely with the foreign language faculty, she oversees and trains international student-staff in facilitating new technologies and developing new approaches to teaching language.
Jim Keller is a senior faculty associate with the Institute for Writing and Thinking and directs the Bard College Learning Commons, which fields Bard’s writing courses, writing fellows, drop-in writing consultants, and subject-area tutors.
Special Program Directors
*Emily McLaughlin & Eric Trudel, Codirectors of the Center for Faculty and Curricular Development
*Sayeeda Moreno & Yuka Suzuki, Faculty Fellows for the Center for Faculty and Curricular Development
*Katherine Boivin & Eric Trudel, Directors of Faculty Mentoring Program
*Mary Krembs, Director of Citizen Science
*Marina van Zuylen, Director of the Clemente Course in the Humanities
*Paul Cadden-Zimansky, Alex Kitnick, and Alys Moody Codirectors of First-Year Seminar
*Roger Berkowitz, Academic Director of The Hannah Arendt Center for Politics and Humanities
*Thomas Keenan, Director of the Human Rights Project
*Stephen Tremaine '07, Vice President for Early College Policies and Programs
*William Dixon, Director of the Language and Thinking Program
*Max Kenner, Director of the Bard Prison Initiative