Wheaton College is governed by the Board of Trustees. The senior leadership of the college, President’s Council, comprises the college’s officers.

Dennis M. Hanno, president

The President

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’s Report 2019

2019 President’s Report (pdf)