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West Virginia Wesleyan College


Sep 03, 1890

West Virginia Wesleyan College opened as the West Virginia Conference Seminary

1895

Agnes Howard Hall, now on the Register of Historic Places, was built as a residence for women at West Virginia Wesleyan College

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1905

West Virginia Wesleyan College awarded its first five degrees

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1906

West Virginia Wesleyan College name was adopted

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1925

The Greek fraternal system replace earlier literary societies at West Virginia Wesleyan College

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1931

Roy McCuskey became president of West Virginia Wesleyan College

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1933

Clyde O. Law became board chairman of West Virginia Wesleyan College

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1939

West Virginia Annual Conference of Methodists discontinued ties with Morris Harvey College

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1957

Stanley H. Martin became president of West Virginia Wesleyan College

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1966

Wesley Chapel opened at West Virginia Wesleyan

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1973

John D. Rockefeller IV became president of West Virginia Wesleyan College

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1986

A master's degree in business administration was first offered at West Virginia Wesleyan College

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1995

William R. Haden became president of West Virginia Wesleyan College

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2005

William R. Haden announce retirement from presidency of West Virginia Wesleyan College

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2006

Pamela Balch became the first woman president of West Virginia Wesleyan College

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Dec, 2016

President Pamela Balch retired from West Virginia Wesleyan College

Jul 01, 2017

Dr. Joel Thierstein became president of West Virginia Wesleyan College


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