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

1949, June 22 President Blanding was one of several college heads rejecting the request made by Democratic Congressman John S. Wood, chairman of the House Committee on Un-American Activities, that colleges and universities send textbook lists to the committee.