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

1957, Nov. 17 Commenting on a reported lag in US science education, President Blanding said, “Traditional liberal arts colleges have consistently maintained that the well educated person has some familiarity with each of the great areas of knowledge."