Ann Curry, a television journalist, mistakes Wheaton College in Norton with the Wheaton College in Illinois as she speaks at Commencement.
Gillian M. Shepherd, class of 1970, is presented the Honorary Degree of Doctor of Science.
Diana Davis Spencer, class of 1960, is presented the Honorary Degree of Doctor of Human Letters.
Johnetta B. Cole, President Emerita of Bennett College and Spelman College and director of the National Museum of African Art at the Smithsonian, is the 10th recipient of the Otis Social Justice Award.
Wyneva Johnson, class of 1971, is presented the Honorary Degree of Doctor of Human Letters.
Susan Stampler Paresky, class of 1968, is presented the Honorary Degree of Doctor of Human Letters.
Hope Hamilton Pettegrew, class of 1961, is presented the Honorary Degree of Doctor of Human Letters.
Sister Helen Prejean, Pulitzer Prize-nominated author of Dead Man Walking: An Eyewitness Account of the Death Penalty in the United States, receives the Otis Social Justice Award.
Peggy McIntosh, associate director of Wellesley’s Centers for Women, receives the Otis Social Justice Award. Her keynote is entitled “Power and Privilege.”
Richard Stengel, managing editor of Time magazine, speaks at Commencement and is presented the Honorary Degree of Doctor of Humane Letters.
Dr. Augustus White III of Harvard Medical School, author of Seeing Patients: Unconscious Bias in Health Care, receives the Otis Social Justice Award. His keynote is entitled “What Dr. Martin Luther King Would Want Us to Know About Health Care… Read More »
Dennis M. Hanno was named the eighth president of Wheaton College on February 22, 2014. He came to Wheaton from Babson College, where he had served since 2006. Hanno grew up in Glenfield, New York and graduated from Notre Dame… Read More »
East African social entrepreneur and subject of the 2016 film, Queen of Katwe, receives the Otis Social Justice Award. His keynote is entitled “Hope Wins.”
Pine Hall, the most significant campus construction project undertaken during President Dennis Hanno’s tenure, broke ground on May 18, 2018 during Commencement and Reunion Weekend. The 45,000-square-foot building, which has a 178-bed capacity, opened in fall 2019. Located near Pine… Read More »
Wheaton’s 2018 Alumni of Color conference took place from April 6-8, 2018. The weekend event celebrated the achievements of the college’s community of students, alumni, faculty and staff. Formally titled “Reflection and Renewal: Remembering our Past, Shaping our Future, a… Read More »