This building, at the southeast corner of Howard Street and Fillmore Drive, replaced King Cottage as college infirmary and health center. Security/Public Safety Offices were installed in 1981.
1954 - 2001Public Safety/ Infirmary
John Walsh, Director of the J. Paul Getty Museum, speaks at Commencement.
Students, faculty, and staff contribute to a Millennial Time Capsule, to be opened in 2100.
US Attorney General, Janet Reno, delivers the thirtieth annual Miriam Lee Tropp Lecture. Nominated by President Bill Clinton and confirmed in 1993, Janet Reno was the first woman to hold the post.
President Marshall announces major financial plan.
The AIDS Memorial Quilt travels to Wheaton College.
The Mars Arts & Humanities Center is completed, incorporating Meneely Hall and the new Mars Studio addition.
Denise Jefferson, Ballerina and Director of the Alvin Ailey School, is an Honorary Degree Recipient.
Emily Mason, painter, is an Honorary Degree Recipient.
Wolf Kahn, Landscape Painter and Fulbright and Guggenheim Fellow, is an Honorary Degree Recipient.
Historian and writer Howard Zinn receives the Otis Social Justice Award.
Martin Sokoloff develops a master plan for the future development of the college.
Margaret J. Tibbetts, former US Ambassador to Norway, is awarded an honorary degree.
Frederick Barton, United Nations Deputy High Commissioner for Refugees, is an Honorary Degree Recipient.
Winston R. Hindle, Jr., former Senior Vice President of Digital Equipment Corporation and Wheaton Trustee, is an Honorary Degree Recipient.
John F. Mars, President and CEO of Mars, Inc., is an Honorary Degree Recipient.
Thomas L. Friedman, New York Times columnist and author, speaks at Commencement and is awarded an Honorary Degree.
President Marshall and two colleagues were in Manhattan when the Twin Towers are attacked.
Pulitzer Prize winning author David McCullough speaks at Commencement.
Professor of History Emeritus and College Historian Paul Helmreich, publishes Wheaton College: 1834-1957: A Massachusetts Family Affair.