December 19, 1959
Dean Marion Tait announced a revised curriculum for the next academic year. It introduced an experimental program "in depth" for superior students after the freshman year, and an honors program for qualified juniors and seniors. Changes in admission requirements and in distribution and concentration requirements were also announced. Dean Tait said of the changes, "The purpose of Vassar College is to educate young women of superior ability, interest and achievement." The Vassar Alumnae Magazine, March 1960.