Living The Promise

The true measure of how effectively Wheaton fulfills its mission rests in people. What do students and alumni say about Wheaton’s influence in their lives? How do faculty, parents, and friends see the gospel at work in and through their involvement with the College? Find out what members of the Wheaton family have to say.

Stephen Christopher
Stephen Christopher M.A. ’08
Alumnus

Stephen Christopher didn't know what to expect when he arrived at Wheaton College... More

Sharon Coolidge
Sharon Coolidge ’72
Faculty
Alumna

“There is no question in my mind that I am here at Wheaton doing what I love because of a teacher...” More

Don L. Davis
Don Davis '88 M.A. '89
Alumnus

“Our society will go as high or as low as the leaders we produce.” More

Carolyn Hart
Carolyn Hart
Faculty

“I ask my students, ‘Why Wheaton?’ And over and over, they respond, ‘Because there is no other place like it.’” More

Stephen Hawthorne
Stephen Hawthorne '81
Alumnus

“Dr. Armerding was the president—Hudson T. Armerding—and I have a very vivid recollection of something that he did one time...” Watch video

Laura Needs
Laura Needs ’97
Alumna

“There are so many things that I took for granted at Wheaton, both as a student and as an employee.” More

Robert Spiro
Robert Spiro ’41
Alumnus

“I attended six colleges... And the very best teaching institution is Wheaton College.” More

Christian Vercler
Christian Vercler ’97 M.A. ’99
Alumnus

Only a handful of surgeons in the U.S. have formal training in ethics. One of them is Christian Vercler. More

E. John Walford
E. John Walford
Faculty

When Professor Walford tells you he has been here at Wheaton College for 28 years, he says it with disbelief… More 

Christopher Yuan
Christopher Yuan M.A. ’07
Alumnus

Christopher Yuan’s story is, to say the least, a dramatic and powerful one. More

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