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Wells College

EDUCATIONAL INSTITUTION

Women's liberal arts college, founded 1868 by Henry Wells.

Coeducational in 2005.

Location:
Aurora, NY

Founding Date:
1868

Enrollment:
470

Official Website:
http://www.wells.edu/

STUDENTS

NameOccupationBirthDeathKnown for
Frances Cleveland
First Lady
21-Jul-1864 29-Oct-1947 Wife of US President Grover Cleveland
Faith Ryan Whittlesey
Diplomat
21-Feb-1939   Twice US Ambassador to Switzerland

TEACHERS AND PROFESSORS

NameOccupationBirthDeathKnown for
Richard Armour
Author
15-Jul-1906 28-Feb-1989 It All Started with Columbus
Robert P. Tristram Coffin
Poet
18-Mar-1892 20-Jan-1955 Strange Holiness
Margaret Floy Washburn
Psychologist
25-Jul-1871 29-Oct-1939 First female American psychologist

ADMINISTRATORS AND TRUSTEES

NameOccupationBirthDeathKnown for
Frances Farenthold
Educator
2-Oct-1926   President of Wells College, 1976-80
Joseph S. Nye
Government
19-Jan-1937   Chairman, National Intelligence Council, 1993-94
Henry Wells
Business
12-Dec-1805 10-Dec-1878 Co-Founder of Wells Fargo, American Express


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