Vassar College


Vassar College is a highly selective, coeducational, private liberal arts college situated in the Town of Poughkeepsie, New York, USA. Founded by Matthew Vassar in 1861, the college is consistently ranked among the top liberal arts colleges in the country. Vassar is renowned for pioneering achievements in education, for its long history of curricular innovation, and for the beauty of its campus. Campus 1,000 picturesque acres ranging from the manicured lawns and formal gardens of the main campus to the meadows and woodlands of the Vassar Farm. Over 100 academic and residential buildings ranging in style from collegiate gothic to modernist, including two National Historic Landmarks. Campus Life 98% of students live on campus (housing is guaranteed all four years). Over 100 student-run organizations and clubs. About 1,650 campus-wide events annually, including guest lecturers, visiting artists, performers, workshops, athletic events, and concerts. Athletics 23 varsity teams (NCAA, Division III), club sports, and intramural leagues. Extensively expanded athletic facilities, including wood floor gymnasium, elevated running track, 5,000-square-foot fitness facility, and 25-meter, six-lane pool with diving well. Libraries Main, art, music, and special collections: over a million print volumes; over 50,000 serial titles; 612,000 pieces of microform; multiple electronic resources and databases. Vassar College created this LinkedIn page as a public forum where ideas can be shared, along with news and other communications about the college. We encourage open discussion about the topics we post but we reserve the right to manage this site and to remove comments, including those that have the following: • Off-topic comments • Illegal activities • Threats of violence • Advertising • Pornographic material • Actual or attempted defamation • Profanity, harassing, abusive, or hateful comments • Copyrighted material

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Kim Collier
Associate Director of Human Resources at Vassar College
Paul Johnson
Professor of Economics at Vassar College
Kirsten Menking
Associate Professor at Vassar College
Kim Andresen
Concerts Administrator | Building Curator at Vassar College
Aimee Cunningham
Assistant Director, Career Development Office at Vassar College
Tim Koechlin
Sr. Lecturer in International Studies (IS) and Urban Studies & Director of IS Program at Vassar College
Lisa Tessler
Associate Vice President for Alumnae/i Engagement and Executive Director of the AAVC at Vassar College
Alexis Klimoff
Emeritus Prof. of Russian Sudies at Vassar College
Christopher Grabowski
Professor of Drama/Director of The Experimental Theater at Vassar College

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