The Outdoor Chapel, also known as the Woodland Chapel, was established in 1967 at the request of Susan Johnson, class of 1969, then president of the Religious Association, and the other RA members.
August Hecksher, director of the Twentieth Century Fund, delivers “More News From Nowhere: Political Ideas of the 1960 Generation,” the ninth Marjorie Otis Memorial Lecture Series.
Wheaton joins Amherst, Bowdoin, Darmouth, Wesleyan, Williams, Connecticut, Mount Holyoke, Smith, and Vassar in a student exchange program.
Gordon Boyce, president of the Experiment in International Living, speaks at commencement.
Professor John D. Wild of Yale delivers the 10th Marjorie Otis Memorial Lecture Series, “The Thought of William James Today.”
In 1968, science classes and laboratories were moved to the Science Center from Knapton Hall.
Professor of history Jack Knapton is the only American invited to the Third International Congress of Napoleonic Studies, at Portoferraio, Elba, to commemorate the bicentennial of Napoleon’s birth.
Professor Hywel D. Lewis of the University of London delivers the 11th Marjorie Otis Memorial Lecture Series, “Persons and Freedom.”
Peter Davison, poet and author, speaks at Commencement.