Matthew, 1792–1868, U.S. merchant, philanthropist, and supporter of education for women; born in England: founder of Vassar College.
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How to use Vassar in a sentence
In sports, the coronavirus causes major disruptions in the fall football schedule, the result being that on a single afternoon the New York Jets wind up losing to both the Kansas City Chiefs and Vassar.
He also has a history degree from Vassar College and a graduate degree in American Studies from Colombia.
The men in The Group behave with glibness, condescension, and even brutality toward the Vassar grads.American Dreams, 1963: ‘The Group’ by Mary McCarthy | Nathaniel Rich | July 25, 2013 | THE DAILY BEAST
Now, if you went to Vassar or an Ivy something like that, you think: great!
She dropped out of Vassar to study painting in Paris, where she modeled for Vogue.
After high school, Bourdain went to Vassar for a couple of years, experimented with drugs and dropped out.
With feminine scorn no fair Vassar-bred lass at us Shall smile if we own that we cannot read Tacitus.The Book of Humorous Verse | Various
Pupils and teachers who had gone from Oberlin to Vassar both missed the pleasant excitement of the old life.
She is a tender daughter, as well as a capable "observer;" and she would not come to Vassar without her father.
Matthew Vassar was seventy-six years old on the 29th of April, and that day is a perpetual festival for the pupils.
In furnishing Vassar College, no one has had to think what any thing would cost.