Professor of History David Schalk retired at the end of the 2001-2002 academic year. After completing his doctorate in European intellectual history at Harvard University, Schalk joined the Vassar faculty in 1968 and taught European and French History. After his retirement, Schalk continued to publish articles and reviews, sit on doctoral thesis panels, and give lectures. Room 23 in Swift Hall was named in his honor.  The Miscellany News and Vassar History Department