BPI Press Clip The Chicago Ambassador

The Bard Prison Initiative to be Featured at Printers Row Lit Fest

The Chicago Ambassador interviewed the head of BPI's new Chicago office, Jessica Neptune. We're thrilled that Jessica is helping expand BPI's footprint in the mid-west, with programs well-established at Washington University, Grinnell College, and University of Notre Dame and Holy Cross College, and groundwork… Read More 

BPI Press Clip Vermont Biz

UVM Announces New Liberal Arts in Prison Program

Vermont Business Magazine The University of Vermont is launching a new program aimed at helping incarcerated men and women take coursework towards a college degree while serving their sentences. The UVM Liberal Arts in Prison Program (LAPP), administered by the university’s College of Arts… Read More 

BPI Press Clip The New York Times

College Ivy Sprouts at a Connecticut Prison

Inmates’ access to higher education was sharply crimped by a 1994 crime bill that made them ineligible for federal grants. But last spring, two Wesleyan University students persuaded the university to embark on a daring experiment that brings an elite college education inside a… Read More 

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