Beverly Sills, Diva and Director of the New York City Opera, is an Honorary Degree Recipient.
1988Ninian Smark Delivers Otis Memorial Lecture Series
Professor Ninian Smark of UC Santa Barbara delivers the Marjorie Otis Memorial Lecture Series, “The Response of World Religions to Modernity.”
1989“Elephant” Beech Tree Removed
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 »
1989Barney Frank, Honorary Degree Recipient
Barney Frank, U.S. Representative for Massachusetts, is an Honorary Degree Recipient.
1989Vartan Gregorian, Honorary Degree Recipient
Vartan Gregorian, President of Brown University, is an Honorary Degree Recipient.
1989Connie Chung Povich, Honorary Degree Recipient
Connie Chung Povich, TV News Journalist, is an Honorary Degree Recipient.
1989Lesley Stahl Speaks at Commencement for a Second Time
Lesley Stahl, 1963 alumna and recognized broadcast journalist, speaks at Wheaton’s 154th Commencement. Addressing Wheaton’s last all-women class, Stahl advised the graduates to “be flexible” and “affect social change” in the world. Stahl’s speech praised the benefits of a historically… Read More »
1989Caroline Walker Bynum Delivers Otis Memorial Lecture Series
Professor Caroline Walker Bynum of Columbia University, a MacArthur Fellow, delivers the Marjorie Otis Memorial Lecture Series, “Bodily Miracles and the Resurrection of the Body in the High Middle Ages.”