Dale Rogers Marshall, former Academic Dean at Wellesley College, was inaugurated as Wheaton’s sixth president in 1992. Central to her tenure was the Campaign for Wheaton, successfully concluded in June 2000 with $90 million in support for the college including… Read More »
1937 - 2021Dale Rogers Marshall Becomes Sixth President
The attached carriage house of this private residence was “The Campus Shop,” a gift shop catering to Wheaton students from 1948 until 1992 when the College purchased the property. First used for faculty/staff housing, it was converted to a student… Read More »
Paul Tsongas, the former U.S. Senator from Massachusetts, speaks at Commencement.
Kathryn Fuller, Director of the World Wildlife Fund, is an Honorary Degree Recipient.
Jonathan Kozol, author, is an Honorary Degree Recipient.
Her Majesty, Queen Noor of Jordan, Director, Institute for Child Health & Development in Jordan, is an Honorary Degree Recipient.
In 1990, the Marjorie Otis Memorial Lecture Series became the Otis Social Justice Symposium, and the focus of the event shifted from religious studies to the exploration of issues central to a just society, such as peace, hunger, human rights,… Read More »
Wheaton inaugurated the Otis Social Justice Award with its first recipient, Dr. C. Everett Koop, former Surgeon General, on November 30, 1990. The event included Koop’s keynote, entitled “Health Care: Crisis and Opportunity,” and a panel presentation, “Rationing Health Care:… Read More »
In 1991, Provost Hannah Goldberg was appointed Acting President by the Board of Trustees. Goldberg served as Acting President until 1992 when Dale Rogers Marshall was inaugurated as Wheaton’s sixth president.
Haas Athletic Center was completed in 1991, replacing Clark Recreation Center. Haas Athletic Center was named for Evelyn Danzig Haas, class of 1939, Trustee from 1977 to 1989. The Gymnasium was named in honor of President Alice F. Emerson upon… Read More »
The Honorary William Weld, the Governor of Massachusetts, speaks at Commencement and is awarded an Honorary Degree.
Ruth M. Batson, President of the Ruth M. Batson Foundation, is an Honorary Degree Recipient.
T. Berry Brazelton, Pediatrician and Author, is an Honorary Degree Recipient.
Javier Perez de Cuellar, Secretary General of the United Nations, is an Honorary Degree Recipient.
Jane E. Ruby, Wheaton professor of history, is awarded an honorary degree.
President and chief executive officer of the Boston-based UST Corp., Mr. Sidell was elected to the Board of Trustees in 1991.
The inaugural Head of the Peacock Regatta, in which students make their own rafts to race across Peacock Pond, began on Spring Weekend in 1991 to commemorate the completion of Haas Athletic Center.
Wheaton’s first coeducational class graduates in May.
Built in 1992 and named for Marion B. Gebbie, class of 1901, and the Gebbie Foundation, this was the first dormitory built since 1964. The Stone Building Company designed and built Gebbie Hall. Martin Sokolov was the architect. Gebbie Hall… Read More »
Patricia A. King, Professor of Law at Georgetown University, speaks at Commencement.