1925 - 1952

Elisabeth Wheeler Amen

Elisabeth Wheeler Amen was a professor of psychology and education from 1925 until 1952. She founded Wheaton’s nursery school after studying such schools in Great Britain. When it received a new building in 1966, it was named in her honor. She resided in the Amen-Gulley House, as it was commonly called, with Elsie E. Gulley.