News & Events

  • Wellesley professor Kristina Jones participates in an on-camera interview with WCVB's Chronicle

    Wellesley Campus Is a "Hidden Gem"

    Wednesday, September 10, 2014

    WCVB’s Chronicle featured the Wellesley College campus as a Boston-area “hidden gem.” Wellesley professor Kristina Jones reminded viewers that Wellesley’s beautiful campus also serves an important academic purpose, as a living laboratory.


  • John OKeefe and Lori Tenser move orange rent-a-crates in Green Hall

    Schneider Ready for Move-In!

    Wednesday, June 11, 2014

    Green Hall is bustling with movers, dollies, rent-a-crates, and people packing their offices into boxes. Key student-serving offices are moving this week into the newly renovated Schneider—the first major project of Wellesley's long range campus renewal plan to be completed.


  • colorized photo of College Hall before the fire

    Wellesley Commemorates College Hall Fire Centennial

    Monday, March 17, 2014

    Until March 17, 1914, Wellesley’s splendid College Hall was the heart and soul of the College, housing students, faculty, staff, classrooms, laboratories, art, and more. We look back on its legacy 100 years later.


  • architects rendering of new workout space with people on eliptical machines

    Up Next in Campus Renewal Plan: Improvements to Field House

    Wednesday, March 12, 2014

    The 54,000 square-foot Dorothy Towne Field House was built the 1980s, and is ready for renovation, which begins later this month. Wellesley will communicate about this and other upcoming projects through the website and a new blog called The Dirt.


  • Explores Wellesley 2025

    Monday, November 18, 2013 spoke with Andrew Shennan, Dean and Provost of the College, about Wellesley 2025, a multiyear project to renew and reinvigorate Wellesley’s iconic and essential campus buildings, and the early stages of drafting the campus-wide development plan.


  • construction sign outside of Schneider Center

    Wellesley Embarks on Campus Renewal Program

    Friday, November 8, 2013

    Long planning, research, and consultation have yielded Wellesley 2025, a building renovation and renewal project that will maintain Wellesley College's iconic and beautiful campus while creating advanced facilities for an innovative 21st-century liberal arts education.



Wellesley College Provost Andy Shennan's Convocation speech (20:40 in video) focused on the College rebuilding after the 1914 fire.