Bob Allen '57, and his wife, Betty, contributed $2 million outright and have made an additional $2 million challenge that will match other gifts to the student housing project dollar-for-dollar.
Two hundred twenty-nine men received diplomas from President Gregory D. Hess on the College Mall on an afternoon that trumpeted the collective accomplishments of the second-largest graduating class in school history.
Wabash juniors majoring in education are spending the week in Chicago schools. The experience is to expose the future teachers to working in an urban environment. Read the students' daily blog updates.
Wabash offers its students superb educational development, small, personalized classes, world-class facilities, and the nation's most engaging and accessible professors. As President Pat White likes to say, "We take young men who do not know how good they are and shine a light on their best ambition and best possibilities of themselves. And they say, 'I can do that, I can accomplish that, I can be that.' Wabash challenges young men to take their lives seriously."