Dennis M. Hanno, a leader in higher education innovation and an expert on social innovation and entrepreneurship, is the eighth president of Wheaton College. He was appointed to the post in February of 2014.
During his tenure, President Hanno has renewed Wheaton’s distinctive focus on experiential education in the liberal arts and sciences. The college now guarantees that all students will have the opportunity for a funded internship before the start of their senior year. In addition, the college has expanded its offerings in active learning by launching new programs on social innovation, social entrepreneurship and leadership.
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President Hanno November 2021 Community Update
Two-thirds of the fall semester has already passed. I hope you’ve enjoyed it as much as I have. It has been busy and eventful in…
Preparing for the presidential transition
President Dennis M. Hanno reflects on his work with incoming President Michaele Whelan in preparing for the leadership transition.
Introducing Wheaton’s ninth president
I am pleased to announce that the search for Wheaton College’s ninth president has reached a successful and outstanding conclusion with the appointment of Michaele…