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The Inauguration of Elizabeth H. Bradley the Eleventh President
of Vassar College

About President Bradley

Prior to becoming the eleventh president of Vassar College, Elizabeth Bradley was the Director of the Brady-Johnson Program in Grand Strategy at Yale. She was also the Head of Branford College. Bradley was responsible for the intellectual and social life of the college. She and her family lived on campus with 450 undergraduates, developing programs to bring faculty and visiting scholars to the college and fostering its community. Bradley served on multiple university-wide committees pertaining to student life. Learn more about President Bradley

Panels (archived webcasts)

Liberal Education in a Globalized World

Hanna Gray

President Emerita, University of Chicago

Lynn Pasquerella

Executive Director, American Association of Colleges and Universities

Azamat Kumykov

Chairman, Board of Directors, RusMoloko Group

Ken Ofori-Atta

Minister of Finance, Ghana

Elizabeth Bradley / Moderator

President, Vassar College

Health and Health Care: Where are we going?

Ellen Silbergeld ’67

Professor of Environmental Health Sciences, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, MacArthur Foundation Award Recipient

Jeffrey Brenner ’90

Founder and Executive Director, Camden Coalition of Health Care Providers, MacArthur Foundation Award Recipient

Helene Gayle

CEO, McKinsey Social Initiative; Former CEO, CARE

Patrick Geoghegan, OBE / Moderator

Former Chief Executive, National Health Service

Ceremony (archived webcast)

William Plapinger ’74 / P ’10

Chair, Board of Trustees

The Rev. Samuel H. Speers

Assistant Dean for Campus Life and Director of Religious and Spiritual Life, Vassar College

Robert R. Dyson

President, Dyson Foundation

Ellie Winter ’18

Member, Presidential Search Committee

Milbrey Rennie Taylor ’68

Trustee and President, Alumnae and Alumni of Vassar College

Peipei Qiu

Professor of Chinese and Japanese on the L. B. Dale and A. Lichtenstein Chair and Member, Presidential Search Committee

Paula Johnson

President, Wellesley College

Peter Salovey

President, Yale University

Anne Fadiman

Francis Writer-in-Residence, Yale University

Elizabeth H. Bradley

President, Vassar College

Sharon Kugler

University Chaplain, Yale University