Frank A. Tredinnick, Jr., Executive Director of New England Association of Colleges & Secondary Schools, speaks at Commencement.
Paul C. Helmreich, professor of history at Wheaton College, speaks at commencement.
Wheaton faculty and students vote to join other colleges and universities in a nationwide protest over the massacre of students at Kent State and Jackson State Universities.
Jewel Plummer Cobb, Dean of Connecticut College, speaks at Commencement and is awarded an Honorary Degree.
After an extensive study on the future of the college, the faculty vote in favor of coeducation.
1971 - 1987Sara Crum
Sara Crum was coordinator of campus events from 1971 to 1987. At her retirement, she was honored by having a small meeting room in the faculty dining room of Emerson Dining Hall, formerly a coat closet, named in her honor… Read More »
Patricia Ann King 1963, department director at the Office for Civil Rights, speaks at commencement. Learn more about King from Georgetown Law.
Marjorie Person Ford, assistant to president Meneely, is awarded an honorary degree.
Ruth Moore Clark, wife of Brackett H. Clark and mother of Virginia Clark 1953 and Helen Clark 1960, is awarded an honorary degree.
This house, along with Elms and Lindens, was used as a dormitory by the private girls’ school The House in the Pines. Founded in 1911 by Miss Gertrude Cornish, The House in the Pines was a secondary and finishing school.… Read More »
Mr. Clark was a trustee from 1960 to 1975 (emeritus). His two daughters Virginia, class of 1953, and Helen, class of 1960, are Wheaton graduates.
This house, along with Bittersweet and Lindens, was used as a dormitory by the private girls’ school House in the Pines until the school closed in 1972.
This house on Pine Street, along with Elms and Bittersweet, was used as a dormitory by the private girls’ school the House in the Pines until the school closed in 1972.
Patricia Neighbors, vice president of Avon Products, speaks at commencement.
The Honorable Nancy Ann Gattuso Holman, Washington State Superior Court Justice, speaks at commencement.
Emerson Greenaway, director of the Free Library of Philadelphia and chairman of Wheaton’s Library Visiting Committee, is awarded an honorary degree.
Ruth Capers McKay, dean of the New England Conservatory and Wheaton trustee, is awarded an honorary degree.
Emily Townsend Vermeule, an archaeologist, is an Honorary Degree Recipient.
Margaret M. Heckler, Massachusetts Member of the U.S. House of Representatives, is an Honorary Degree Recipient.
John Varick Tunney, United States Senator to the State of California, speaks at Commencement.