Introduced on Matthew Vassar’s 219th birthday, April 29, 2011, A Documentary Chronicle of Vassar College was completed to the end of 2001 during the sesquicentennial year, 2011. It will continue by 10-year increments into the future.

Also see the Vassar Encyclopedia for many articles on Vassar's history.

This week in history

1986, February Concerned with its demoralizing effect on younger faculty members, at the recommendation of the faculty the board of trustees abolished a policy that limited tenure to no more than 60 percent of the faculty.