A student house on Howard St. was named for Mrs. Naylor, from whom the property was purchased by the College in 1941. The construction of Beard Hall required the removal of the Infirmary built in 1954 and the 19th century… Read More »
1941 - 2001Naylor House/ 40 Howard St.
1954 - 2001Public Safety/ Infirmary
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.
1971 - 2008Anson McCook Beard, Jr.
Mr. Beard served as a member of the Board of Trustees from 1971 until his retirement in 2008, when he was named Trustee emeritus. He served on the Executive and Resources committees, co-chaired the Campaign for Wheaton in the 1990s,… Read More »
1992 - 2004Dale Rogers Marshall
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 »
Students, faculty, and staff contribute to a Millennial Time Capsule, to be opened in 2100.
U.S. Attorney General Janet Reno delivers the 30th Annual Miriam Lee Tropp Lecture.
President Marshall announces major financial plan.
The AIDS Memorial Quilt travels to Wheaton College.
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.
John Walsh, Director of the J. Paul Getty Museum, speaks at Commencement.
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. Tibbets, Former U.S. Ambassador to Norway, is an Honorary Degree Recipient.
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.