Senator Ted Kennedy speaks to Wheaton College students after receiving the Otis Social Justice Award.
2005Charlayne Hunter-Gault Speaks at Commencement
Charlayne Hunter-Gault, a journalist, speaks at Commencement and is awarded an Honorary Degree.
2005Jean Jones Beard, Honorary Degree Recipient
Jean Hones Beard, Clinical social worker and Author, is an Honorary Degree Recipient.
2005Alexandra Marshall, Honorary Degree Recipient
Alexandra Marshall 1965, author, is an Honorary Degree Recipient.
2006Wheaton Responds to Hurricane Katrina
Wheaton students and faculty mobilize in response to Hurricane Katrina.
2006Book of Hours
The Art History and Classics Departments team up to purchase the 15th Century Book of Hours, an illuminated manuscript.
2006Cokie Roberts Speaks at Commencement
Cokie Roberts, a journalist, speaks at Commencement.
2006Kathleen M. Dennehy, Honorary Degree Recipient
Kathleen M. Dennehy 1976, commissioner of the Massachusetts Department of Correction, is awarded an honorary degree.
2006Patricia Higgins Arnold, Honorary Degree Recipient
Patricia Higgins Arnold, philanthropist and Wheaton trustee, is awarded an honorary degree.
2006Elspeth Davies Rostow, Honorary Degree Recipient
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.
2007 - 2014Wheaton 2014
Wheaton 2014: Transforming Lives to Change the World.
2007Freeman Hrabowski III Speaks at Commencement
Freeman Hrabowski III, President of the University of Massachusetts, speaks at Commencement.
2007Debrah Bial, Honorary Degree Recipient
Debrah Bial, founder of the Possee Foundation, is an Honorary Degree Recipient.
2007Bob Herbert, Honorary Degree Recipient
Bob Herbert, Op-ed columnist for the New York Times, is an Honorary Degree Recipient.
2007Kathleen M. O’Donnell, Honorary Degree Recipient
Kathleen M. O’Donnell, a Massachusetts Attorney, is an Honorary Degree Recipient.
2008 - 2012Art Installation, “Twisted Sisters,” Created
Visiting Artist Patrick Dougherty builds “Twisted Sisters,” a sculpture made of thousands of sapling branches.
2008Katharine T. Bartlett Speaks at Commencement
Katherine T. Bartlett, Professor of Law at Duke University, speaks at Commencement.
2008Kathryn Wasserman Davis, Honorary Degree Recipient
Kathryn Wasserman Davis, International Philanthropist and founder of 100 Projects for Peace, is an Honorary Degree Recipient.
2008Louise Henne Feroe, Honorary Degree Recipient
Lousie Henne Feroe, president of Mercy College, is awarded an honorary degree.
2009Wheaton Celebrates 175 Years
Wheaton College celebrates 175 yeas of operation.