The College purchased this property on Taunton Avenue, including the laundromat next door and the small house on the corner of Howard Street, in 1988. It remained empty for several years, then reopened briefly as the “Crown Victoria.” During spring… Read More »
1950The Lyons’ Den
Perdita Constance Huston, Peace Corps Regional Director, speaks at Commencement.
Paul Edward Gray, President of MIT and Chairman of the Wheaton Board of Trustees, is an Honorary Degree Recipient.
Jessamyn West, author, is an Honorary Degree Recipient.
The Lacrosse team qualifies for a national competition.
Busloads of Wheaton students join 7,000 others in Washington, D.C., to lobby against nuclear proliferation and federal cuts to student financial aid
Maya Angelou, author, poet, and actress, speaks at Commencement.
Molly Luce Burroughs, painter, is awarded an honorary degree.
Richard Lewis Thornburgh, Governor of Pennsylvania, is an Honorary Degree Recipient.
Virginia Judson Thornburgh 1961, activist for the disabled and first lady of Pennsylvania, is awarded an honorary degree.
Gary Trudeau, political satirist and Doonesbury cartoonist, speaks at Commencement.
Maurice L. Clemence, director and CFO of the Kendall Company and Wheaton trustee emeritus, is awarded an honorary degree.
Alice Huang, Director of Laboratories of Infectious Diseases at Children’s Hospital in Boston, is an Honorary Degree Recipient.
Louise Nevelson, sculptor, is an Honorary Degree Recipient.
Three hundred educators from across the country gather at Wheaton to learn more about “gender-balancing” the college curriculum.
The first Black Alumnae Weekend is held.
Barbara Walters, TV journalist and interviewer, speaks at Commencement.
Nancy Hemenway Whitten Barton 1941, artist and weaver, is awarded an honorary degree.
Walter A. Haas, Jr., CEO and President of Levi Strauss & Co. and Wheaton Trustee, is an Honorary Degree Recipient.
Evelyn Murphy, Deputy Governor of Massachusetts, is an Honorary Degree Recipient.