Barnard College

Barnard College

Barnard featured in WNET's "Treasures of New York" series

As Barnard prepares to celebrate its 125th Anniversary, the College and its rich history will be featured in a WNET Treasures of New York documentary hosted by alumna and award-winning actress Cynthia Nixon '88.

Obama announced as Barnard's Commencement speaker, writes The New York Times

“As the father of two daughters, President Obama wanted to speak to some of America’s next generation of women leaders,” a White House official said.

Program Planning Meetings for the First-Year Class

Tuesday, March 1, 2011 and Wednesday, March 2, 2011
12:00pm on March 1 and 5:30pm on March 2
March 1: Lehman Auditorium (202 Altschul); March 2: Held Auditorium (304 Barnard)

The First-Year Class Dean will give a brief review of the process and procedures for the upcoming advance program planning for Fall 2011, as well as an overview of the timeline for the rest of the semester. There will also be new information regarding your upcoming summer (taking summer courses, staying on campus during the summer, finding and funding summer internships), as well as information from the Athena Center.  All first-year students should plan to attend one of these meetings. Visit for updates.

Program Planning Meetings for the Sophomore Class

Monday, February 28, 2011 and Tuesday, March 1, 2001
5:00pm on February 28 and 1:00pm on March 1
Held Auditorium (304 Barnard Hall) both days

Dean Kuan Tsu will discuss important upcoming deadlines, the major declaration process, and summer course approvals.  You will also learn about fellowship, internship, and study abroad opportunities.  All sophomores should plan to attend one of these meetings.

Welcome, Dean Hinkson!

The Barnard community welcomes back to campus Dean Avis Hinkson '84 who begins her role as Dean of the College on Monday, February 14.  

The Diana Center named Building of the Year

The Diana Center was named Building of the Year, education category, by ArchDaily.

Welcome to @MillieBuilds: The Blog

As we move into the “hey, there’s a building going up” phase of construction, we have started a blog to provide you with more information and interesting facts on the building.