Roger Wilkins, Professor of History at George Mason University, speaks at Commencement.
Stephen Jay Gould, Harvard Alexander Agassiz Professor of Zoology and Author, is an Honorary Degree Recipient.
Linda Wertheimer, National Public Radio Commentator, is an Honorary Degree Recipient.
Jonathan Kozol, author of Savage Inequalities: Children in America’s Schools, receives the second Otis Social Justice Award. A panel presentation entitled “Schools and Society: Partnerships That Make the Grade” included Betsy. A Nelson 1959 of Boston Partners in Education, Donald… Read More »
Carl Sagan, Professor of Astronomy & Planetary Studies at Cornell University, speaks at Commencement.
Adrienne Bevis Mars, philanthropist and Wheaton trustee, is awarded an honorary degree.
Donna Shavlik, author and Director of the Office for Women in Higher Education, is an Honorary Degree Recipient.
Wendy Wasserstein, author, is an Honorary Degree Recipient.
Professor of Astronomy Tim Barker and his student assistants discover a supernova.
Constance “Connie” Chung Povich, a broadcast journalist, speaks at Commencement.
Edwin P. Fredie, headmaster of Milton Academy, is awarded an honorary degree.
Nancy Smith Mairs 1964, author and poet, is awarded an honorary degree.
Robert D. Reischauer, Director of the Congressional Budget Office, is an Honorary Degree Recipient.
The former Rice Garden on the bank between the Wallace Library and Rice Steps was re-landscaped in 1995 with gifts from the families of Mrs. Linda Bartlett Hersey and Priscilla King Gray, both of the class of 1955.
Christine Todd Whitman, Governor of New Jersey, speaks at Commencement.
Dudley R. Herschbach, Nobel Prize Laureate and Harvard Professor of Chemistry, is an Honorary Degree Recipient.
Sarah Lawrence Lightfoot, author and Harvard Professor of Education, is an Honorary Degree Recipient.
Trustee Jack Sidell donated a 500 seat stadium to be situated on Clark Field; ground was broken in February of 1996. President and chief executive officer of the Boston-based UST Corp., Mr. Sidell was elected to the Board of Trustees… Read More »
Catharine R. Stimpson, feminist scholar, author, and editor of Skins, speaks at Commencement and is awarded an Honorary Degree.
Ambassador Colette Avital, Israel’s Consul General in New York City, is an Honorary Degree Recipient.