Bruce Marks, Artistic Director of the Boston Ballet, is an Honorary Degree Recipient.
In January, President Emerson announces the Trustees’ recommendation, in principle, to admit male students.
The Academic Computing Center, which had its origins in a small classroom in Knapton Hall, was moved to the Charles Anderson Dana wing of the Science Center in 1987. In 1997 it was named the Kollett Academic Computing Center. In… Read More »
1987 - 1993Wheaton Divests From Apartheid
The board of trustees prohibits investment in South Africa after a faculty resolution in support of divestment. The prohibition is lifted in 1993 as negotiations to end apartheid in South Africa resume.
Ii Sook Chung, president of Ewha Women’s University in Seoul, South Korea, is awarded an honorary degree.
Elizabeth H. Dole, U.S. Secretary of Transportation, is an Honorary Degree Recipient.
Jean Guttery Fritz, author, is an Honorary Degree Recipient.
Graham Gund, Architect, Developer, and Art Collector, is an Honorary Degree Recipient.
Wheaton’s first coeducation class, consisting of 412 women and men, arrive on campus in September.
Marian Wright Edelman, Founder and President of the Children’s Defense Fund, speaks at Commencement.
Leon A. Gorman, President of L.L. Bean, is an Honorary Degree Recipient.
Beverly Sills, Diva and Director of the New York City Opera, is an Honorary Degree Recipient.
Purchased by the College at the same time as the Polo Diner, this house was converted to a faculty and, later, a student residence.
Lesley Stahl 1963, CBS Washington correspondent, speaks at commencement. She was also awarded an honorary degree. Learn more about Stahl at Wikipedia.
Everett Courtyard’s much beloved “Elephant” Beech tree, damaged by years of footsteps wearing paths over is shallow roots, is removed.
Trustee Harry V. Keefe made possible the renovation of the soccer field south of the Meadows complex in memory of his first wife, Jean Mulcahy Keefe, class of 1944, and in honor of her class’s 45th reunion in 1989. Ground… Read More »
Barney Frank, U.S. Representative for Massachusetts, is an Honorary Degree Recipient.
Vartan Gregorian, President of Brown University, is an Honorary Degree Recipient.
Connie Chung Povich, TV News Journalist, is an Honorary Degree Recipient.