Wheaton College Norton, Massachusetts

Progress in numbers

Go Beyond logoScience center: 

$36,118,427 committed to expanding and enhancing science facilities through the Mars Center for Science and Technology.

Goal: $35 million

Student scholarships: 

$51,361,128 committed to increasing scholarship support for Wheaton students and their families.

Goal: $50.6 million

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Diane C. Nordin ’80 Athletic Field by the numbers

Wheaton College Field Hockey vs Babson College.The new artificial turf field has been getting regular use since the end of August 2013, thanks to the generous donations of alumnae/i, parents and friends. Here is a look at what has been happening on the field so far, including the night game pictured above.

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Go Beyond: Progress in numbers

Science center: 

$36,118,382 committed to expanding and enhancing science facilities through the Mars Center for Science and Technology.

Goal: $35 million

Student scholarships: 

$45,339,901 committed to increasing scholarship support for Wheaton students and their families.

Goal: $50.6 million

Annual support: 

$30,998,428 contributed to the Wheaton Fund since July 1, 2005. Alumnae/i, parents and friends have committed $1,248,159 since July 1, 2013.

Goal: $4.3 million for fiscal year 2014 (ending on June 30, 2014); $34.4 million by June 30, 2014

Student-faculty research: 

$1,408,388 committed to support student-faculty research collaborations through the establishment of endowed funds for that purpose.

Artificial turf field: 

Construction by fall 2013 of an artificial turf field and lighting to expand opportunities for intercollegiate, club and intramural sports.

Goal: $3,865,000 [Read more...]

Honoring student champions

650_Pres Crutcher Mrs CrutcherWhen President Ronald A. Crutcher completes his term in office at the end of the academic year, the college plans to inaugurate a scholarship named for him and his wife, Betty Neal Crutcher.

Alumnae/i, parents and friends are gathering to create the Ronald and Betty Neal Crutcher Scholarship as a tribute to their visionary leadership over the past 10 years. The effort will result in both an endowed scholarship fund and a Wheaton Fund scholarship that will be awarded immediately.

“This is a particularly fitting honor, given the Crutchers’ professional commitment as educators and the many deep relationships they have developed with students,” said Thomas Hollister, chair of the Wheaton College Board of Trustees.

The Crutchers’ involvement with students is personal. Each year, they greet first-year families when they arrive for orientation, helping to unload minivans, answer myriad questions and share a warm welcome. They stay connected with these students, personally mentoring dozens of young women and men.

In addition, the Crutchers’ philanthropy has been directed to scholarship aid to help ensure that students will not face excessive student loan debt after they graduate.

The Ronald and Betty Neal Crutcher Wheaton Fund Scholarship will confer annual scholarships for the 2014–2015 academic year to deserving students on the basis of academic merit, extracurricular achievements, and/or community service.

For more information on the Ronald and Betty Neal Crutcher Wheaton Fund Scholarship, please contact the Wheaton Fund at (508) 286-8226 or email WheatonFund@wheatoncollege.edu.