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Bard College

EDUCATIONAL INSTITUTION

Founded by John Bard in 1860 as St. Stephen's College. Between 1928 and 1944 Bard was an undergraduate college of Columbia University, ending when Bard became coeducational.

Location:
Annandale-on-Hudson, NY

Founding Date:
1860

Team:
Raptors

Enrollment:
1600

Official Website:
http://www.bard.edu/

STUDENTS

NameOccupationBirthDeathKnown for
Ran Blake
Pianist
20-Apr-1935   Third Stream composer
Jordan Bridges
Actor
13-Nov-1973   Frankie on Rizzoli & Isles
Chevy Chase
Comic
8-Oct-1943   He is, you're not
Blythe Danner
Actor
3-Feb-1943   Futureworld
Donald Fagen
Musician
10-Jan-1948   Keyboards and vocals for Steely Dan
David Gates
Novelist
8-Jan-1947   Jernigan
Lola Glaudini
Actor
24-Nov-1971   Criminal Minds
Adrian Grenier
Actor
10-Jul-1976   Vincent Chase on Entourage
Brandon Grove
Diplomat
8-Apr-1929   US Ambassador to Zaire, 1984-87
Christopher Guest
Actor
5-Feb-1948   This Is Spinal Tap
Todd Haynes
Film Director
2-Jan-1961   Far From Heaven
Anthony Hecht
Poet
16-Jan-1923 20-Oct-2004 The Hard Hours
Gaby Hoffmann
Actor
8-Jan-1982   Field of Dreams
Susan Mernit
Business
c. 1952   Former VP of Netscape, AOL
Hyman Minsky
Economist
23-Sep-1919 25-Oct-1996 Inherently unstable markets
Albert Jay Nock
Author
13-Oct-1870 19-Aug-1945 Memoirs of a Superfluous Man
Zeena Parkins
Musician
1956   Avant-garde harpist
Daniel Pinkwater
Author
15-Nov-1941   The Snarkout Boys and the Avocado of Death
Thomas Rockwell
Author
13-Mar-1933   How to Eat Fried Worms
Eric Schaeffer
Film Director
22-Jan-1962   If Lucy Fell
Richard M. Sherman
Songwriter
12-Jun-1928   Chitty Chitty Bang Bang
Robert B. Sherman
Songwriter
19-Dec-1925 5-Mar-2012 Chitty Chitty Bang Bang
Matt Taibbi
Journalist
2-Mar-1970   The Great Derangement
Lana Wachowski
Film Director
21-Jun-1965   The Matrix
Ali Wentworth
Actor
12-Jan-1965   Elizabeth Goode on Head Case

TEACHERS AND PROFESSORS

NameOccupationBirthDeathKnown for
Chinua Achebe
Novelist
16-Nov-1930 22-Mar-2013 Things Fall Apart
André Aciman
Author
2-Jan-1951   Out of Egypt
Saul Bellow
Novelist
10-Jun-1915 5-Apr-2005 The Adventures of Augie March
Ralph Ellison
Novelist
1-Mar-1914 16-Apr-1994 Invisible Man
Walter Russell Mead
Author
12-Jun-1952   Special Providence
Andrew Revkin
Journalist
c. 1956   New York Times science reporter
Mary Lee Settle
Novelist
29-Jul-1918 27-Sep-2005 Beulah Land
William Weaver
Translator
24-Jul-1923   Translator from the Italian

ADMINISTRATORS AND TRUSTEES

NameOccupationBirthDeathKnown for
Leon Botstein
Educator
14-Dec-1946   President of Bard College
David C. Clapp
Business
c. 1938   Retired Partner, Goldman Sachs
Marc S. Lipschultz
Business
c. 1971   Kohlberg Kravis Roberts
Stewart A. Resnick
Business
c. 1938   Roll International
Binyavanga Wainaina
Author
18-Jan-1971   One Day I Will Write About This Place


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