Ruth S. Berry was a member of the class of 1925. In 1983, a room in Mary Lyon Hall was dedicated to her through a gift she made to renovation.
1925Ruth S. Berry
1950The Lyons’ Den
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 »
Sara Crum was Coordinator of Campus Events from 1971 to 1987. Mrs. Crum was honored at her retirement by having a small meeting room off the Faculty Dining Room, in Emerson Dining Hall, formerly a coat closet, named in her… Read More »
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.
Seeking a berth in the Guiness Book of World Records, students attempt to construct the world’s largest ragdoll, a 32-foot-long Kermit the Frog.
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, activist for the disabled, is an Honorary Degree Recipient.
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.