The Art History and Classics Departments team up to purchase the 15th Century Book of Hours, an illuminated manuscript.
2006Book of Hours
Kathleen M. Dennehy 1976, commissioner of the Massachusetts Department of Correction, is awarded an honorary degree.
Patricia Higgins Arnold, philanthropist and Wheaton trustee, is awarded an honorary degree.
Elspeth Davies Rostow, Stiles Professor Emerita in American Studies at the LBJ school of Public Affairs at the University of Texas, Emerita, is an Honorary Degree Recipient.
Freeman Hrabowski III, President of the University of Massachusetts, speaks at Commencement.
2007 - 2014Wheaton 2014
Wheaton 2014: Transforming Lives to Change the World.
Debrah Bial, founder of the Possee Foundation, is an Honorary Degree Recipient.
Bob Herbert, Op-ed columnist for the New York Times, is an Honorary Degree Recipient.
Kathleen M. O’Donnell, a Massachusetts Attorney, is an Honorary Degree Recipient.
Katherine T. Bartlett, Professor of Law at Duke University, speaks at Commencement.
2008 - 2012Art Installation, “Twisted Sisters,” Created
Visiting Artist Patrick Dougherty builds “Twisted Sisters,” a sculpture made of thousands of sapling branches.
Kathryn Wasserman Davis, International Philanthropist and founder of 100 Projects for Peace, is an Honorary Degree Recipient.
Lousie Henne Feroe, president of Mercy College, is awarded an honorary degree.
Deval Patrick, Govenor of Massachusetts, speaks at Commencement and is presented with the Honorary Degree of Doctor of Law.
Wheaton Alumnae/i of Color Share Their Experiences in Support of Today’s Students of Color. The public discussion illuminated encouraging changes in Wheaton’s campus climate over the last decade.
In April the Gentleman Callers celebrated their 20th Anniversary, at Wheaton College, with a concert.
Wheaton College celebrates 175 yeas of operation.
Donna Hurd Drohan, class of 1969 and former member of the U.S. Department of Transportation’s National research facility and founder of Donna H. Drohan Consulting, is presented the Honorary Degree of Humane Letters.
Sandra Ohrn Moose, class of 1963 and Senior Vice-President and Director of the Boston Consulting Group (BCG), is presented the Honorary Degree of Doctor of Letters.
Anne J. Neilson, class of 1949 and Taste Chemist at Arthur D. Little, Inc., is presented the Honorary Degree of Doctor of Science.