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  • Vassar College was cited as one of the colleges with the best financial aid programs by CNBC, Yahoo! Finance, and the Tufts Daily. Vassar and the Mid-Hudson Refugee Solidarity Alliance—founded at Vassar by Maria Höhn, Professor and Chair of History on the Marion Musser Lloyd ’32 Chair—were mentioned in a New York Times article and a WAMC interview about Congolese refugees arriving in the Hudson Valley; other stories that mentioned the alliance were published by the Poughkeepsie Journal and Hudson Valley One.

  • Leonard Steinhorn ’77, an American University professor and CBS News political analyst, penned a Moyers & Company article, “The Real Forgotten Americans,” about the people of the Mississippi Delta and rural Black Belt of the American South.

  • A memorial service for David Borus, Dean of Admission and Financial Aid at Vassar from 1996 to 2014, was held on Sunday, February 19th in West Hartford, CT. Borus passed away suddenly from a heart condition the night of Feb. 15. Interim President Jon Chenette an an email to the Vassar community wrote, “David was a superb colleague and representative of Vassar. He was instrumental in implementing admission policy changes that have shaped the development of Vassar's student body over the past decade. Vassar College and all who knew and worked with David have lost a dear friend.”