Wheaton College Norton, Massachusetts
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College History

Academics

2010s

  • Dee the Dogg, Wheaton Matters, Fall 1998

    1998-2011 Dee the Dogg is hired

    Dee Dog, a border collie trained by a North Carolina organization called the “Geese Police,” is hired to chase off the many Canadian geese fouling the Chapel Field. More »
  • Ronald A. Crutcher

    2004-2014 Ronald A. Crutcher

    Ronald A. Crutcher was named the seventh president of Wheaton College on March 23, 2004. He came from Miami University in Oxford, Ohio, where he served as provost and executive vice president for academic affairs and professor of music. Since coming to Wheaton, President Crutcher has led a strategic planning process that has engaged the entire college community in envisioning the components necessary for continued leadership in the liberal arts for the 21st century. The strategic plan, Wheaton 2014: Transforming Lives to Change the World, was unanimously approved by the Board of Trustees in October 2006 and is now being implemented. More »
  • Ann Curry, 2010

    2010 Ann Curry, Commencement Speaker

    Ann Curry, a television journalist, mistakes Wheaton College in Norton with the Wheaton College in Illinois as she speaks at Commencement. More »
  • 2010 Gillian M. Shepherd, Honorary Degree Recipient

    Gillian M. Shepherd, class of 1970, is presented the Honorary Degree of Doctor of Science. More »
  • 2010 Diana Davis Spencer

    Diana Davis Spencer, class of 1960, is presented the Honorary Degree of Doctor of Human Letters. More »
  • Richard Stengel

    2011 Richard Stengel, Commencement Speaker

    Richard Stengel, managing editor of Time magazine, speaks at Commencement and is presented the Honorary Degree of Doctor of Humane Letters. More »
  • 2011 Wyneva Johnson, Honorary Degree Recipient

    Wyneva Johnson, class of 1971, is presented the Honorary Degree of Doctor of Human Letters. More »
  • 2011 Susan Stampler Paresky, Honorary Degree Recipient

    Susan Stampler Paresky, class of 1968, is presented the Honorary Degree of Doctor of Human Letters. More »
  • 2011 Hope Hamilton Pettegrew, Honorary Degree Recipient

    Hope Hamilton Pettegrew, class of 1961, is presented the Honorary Degree of Doctor of Human Letters. More »