Update | College

BPI Adds a New Location at Albion Correctional Facility: Hiring New Faculty!

BPI’s newest campus at Albion Correctional Facility, a medium-security women's prison,  is now open! This spring, BPI extended a warm welcome to the inaugural cohort, who began their Bardian careers this spring, immersing themselves in the traditional Language and Thinking workshop and utilizing the… Read More 

Advocacy / Policy

TAP Fellow Opinion: Restoring Tuition Assistance for Incarcerated Students in New York

In her first State of the State address since taking office, New York Governor Kathy Hochul outlined an agenda that included repealing the 27-year ban on college tuition assistance, also known as TAP, for incarcerated students. In 1995, when the ban was first instituted, incarcerated… Read More 

News | Announcements

Announcing the Bard Microcollege for Just Community Leadership

Bard College Launches the Nation’s First Tuition-Free College Dedicated to Advocacy, Arts, and Sciences   HARLEM, N.Y. — The Bard Prison Initiative (BPI) has announced the launch of its third tuition-free microcollege, which will open in Harlem this fall.  The Bard Microcollege for Just Community Leadership will… Read More 

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