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.
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.
Arthur E. Sutherland, Bussey Professor of Law at Harvard University, delivers the 12th Marjorie Otis Memorial Lecture Series, comprised of three lectures, “Public Force and Moral Conformity,” “The First Amendment in our Changing Society” and “Power Over Life and Death… Read More »
After an extensive study on the future of the college, the faculty vote in favor of coeducation.
Jewel Plummer Cobb, Dean of Connecticut College, speaks at Commencement and is awarded an Honorary Degree.
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 »
Professor Annemarie Schimmel of Harvard delivers three lectures on Islam for the 13th Marjorie Otis Memorial Lecture series.
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 »
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 Ann King ’63, department director at the Office for Civil Rights, speaks at Wheaton’s 137th commencement. After graduating from Wheaton in 1963, King attended Harvard Law School and went on to hold several leadership roles in civil rights law.… Read More »
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.
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.
Glen A. Olds delivers the 14th Marjorie Otis Memorial Lecture Series, “Religion in a World Perspective.”
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.