Archibald Cox, Loeb Professor at Harvard University, speaks at Commencement. He was also awarded an Honorary Degree.
1977 - 1989Evelyn Danzig Haas
Evelyn Danzig Haas 1939, trustee of the San Francisco Museum of Modern Art, was a Wheaton trustee from 1977 to 1989. She also co-authored Wade a Little Deeper, Dear, a fly-fishing guide for women. Despite her broad range of activities… Read More »
The Blizzard of 1978 cancels classes for two days (except for faculty members within walking distance) and delays registration for spring semester.
A student run radio station, WCCS, goes on the air for the first time.
Margaret Mead, Curator Emerita of Ethnology at The American Museum of Natural History and Adjunct Professor of Anthropology at Columbia University, speaks at Commencement.
Katherine Alice Burton, Wheaton professor of English, is awarded an honorary degree.
Magdalena Vanderlyn Quinby 1931, Wheaton trustee, is awarded an honorary degree.
Right Reverend John Arthur Thomas Robinson delivers the 20th Marjorie Otis Memorial Lecture Series, “Truth is Two-Eyed: The Religious Dialogue Between East and West.”
Approximately 430 moms attend the first campus-wide Mothers’ Weekend.
Lesley Stahl, class of 1963 and CBS Washington correspondent, speaks at the 1979 and 1989 Commencement.
Abram T. Collier, CEO of New England Mutual Life Insurance Company and Wheaton Trustee, is an Honorary Degree Recipient.
Matina Souretis Horner, President of Radcliffe College, is an Honorary Degree Recipient.
1979 - 1997Francis “Fred” Kollett
Francis “Fred” Kollett was a professor of mathematics and computer science and director of the Academic Computing Center from 1979 to 1997. Kollett Hall was named for Francis Kollett.
Professor John Arthur Martin delivers the 21st Marjorie Otis Memorial Lecture Series, “Responsible Religion and the Life of the Spirit.”