Barnard will be celebrating our 125th anniversary over the course of the next academic year. We will come together to reflect on the unique story of our founding, pay tribute to our place in higher education, and share in the colorful and wide-ranging memories of students, alumnae, faculty, and staff. Join us in celebrating our rich history at upcoming special events and by submitting your stories and photos on the anniversary website.

We would love to hear your Barnard stories and experiences. Please send photos, memories and stories to or share them at

Highlights will include:

  • Convocation, September 8, 2014
  • The 125th Anniversary Calendar of Events, launching in September with the first of over 60 planned talks, performances, and panels
  • Founder’s Day, October 26, 2014, opening the campus to celebrate Barnard and New York City
  • Giving Day, October 29, 2014
  • The Athena Film Festival, February 5-8, 2015
  • The 40th Annual Scholar and Feminist Conference, February 27-28, 2015
  • The Annual Global Symposium, at home in New York City, March 2015
  • Commencement 2015
  • Reunion 2015, May 28-31