History of Vassar College

President Alan Simpson announced a joint study with Yale University about future collaboration to members of the Vassar community from the balcony outside the Rose Parlor on December 12, 1966. Read about the Vassar-Yale study, and about Alan Simpson.

The Vassar Encyclopedia project is an online work in progress under the direction of Vassar's College Historian, Dean Emeritus of the College and Professor Emeritus of English Colton Johnson. The project's goal is to present lively, accurate, and informative articles relating to the college and its history, of varying length and on diverse topics, written by a wide array of authors. Information about the project is available in the Preface and in the Guide to the Encyclopedia.