Mrs. Metcalf tutors Harry Cobb, son of the Steward and Horsemanship teacher. He is the first of about ten young Norton men who enroll during the period of 1872 to 1878, to prepare themselves for admission to college. None of… Read More »
Philips Brooks is made an honorary member of the Class of 1891, for whom he wrote a class song.
After an extensive study on the future of the college, the faculty vote in favor of coeducation.
In January, President Emerson announces the Trustees’ recommendation, in principle, to admit male students.
Wheaton’s first coeducation class, consisting of 412 women and men, arrive on campus in September.
Wheaton’s first coeducational class graduates in May.