Communications | Communications

The New York Times: Letter to the Editor, Re: “An Educational Revolution Is Beginning Behind Bars”

To the Editor: Re “An Educational Revolution Is Beginning Behind Bars,” by Max Kenner (Opinion guest essay, Nov. 18): Mr. Kenner’s essay should prompt a dialogue about the many ways to reduce crime. I was a high school dropout with no prospects other than selling and using… Read More 

Communications | Press Releases

Press Release: BARD PRISON INITIATIVE ACCEPTS TRANSFER STUDENTS AND EXPANDS AS TWO COLLEGES CLOSE

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE   BARD PRISON INITIATIVE ACCEPTS  TRANSFER STUDENTS AND EXPANDS AS TWO COLLEGES CLOSE   ANNANDALE-ON-HUSON, NY — This summer and fall, in response to two coinciding college-in-prison program closures, the Bard Prison Initiative (BPI) at Bard College has undertaken an unprecedented transfer and enrollment project… Read More 

Profile | College

Commitment to Access: A Conversation about the Unconventional and College-in-Prison

This conversation between BPI alumnus Elías Beltrán ‘17 and Megan Callaghan, the program’s Dean, touches upon Elías’s upcoming transition to BPI faculty, the necessity of reframing college-in-prison, and the power and impact of creating educational opportunities for those who struggle to be recognized as… Read More 

Jobs | Global Initiatives

We Are Hiring a Global Research Fellow

The Bard Prison Initiative (BPI) seeks applicants for the second annual BPI Global Research Fellow for the study of education in prison. The twelve-month Fellowship begins September 2023 and this year is designed to support a writer or journalist who can tell powerful stories… Read More 

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