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Fall 2016
I met Pepper this past spring, while we were in Paris for Barnard’s Global Symposium. He is a gentle-seeming soul, with oval-shaped inquisitive eyes and a perky...
Winter 2016
This past September, at our first all-staff meeting of the year, I issued what would turn out to be a falsehood disguised as a wish. After a...
Fall 2015
In the spring of 2011, Barnard launched a strategic planning process. The goal, as with most such processes, was to outline our plans and dreams for the...

Anne-Marie Slaughter, Scholar, Policy Expert and Commentator, to Address the Class of 2016

Trailblazing international policy expert and social commentator to receive Barnrad Medal of Distinction alongside acclaimed author Chimamanda Adichie, social justice leader Sister Simone Campbell, and award-winning computer scientist Shafi Goldwasser

Barnard Hosts Successful Second Annual LA Gala

For the second year in a row, Barnard hosted a successful gala in L.A. to benefit financial aid at Barnard.

President's Page: The Right Stuff

President Spar discusses what it means for students from underserved communites to succeed at Barnard.