This Day in Williams History
December 10th, 1829 Erasmus D. Towner (Class of 1833, non-graduate) is expelled for repeatedly setting a college out-building on fire. more »
December 22nd, 1824 Four members of the Class of 1827 are fined $5 for playing cards. (Faculty Meeting Minutes)
December 28th, 1871 One of Williams's favorite sayings is born: "The ideal college is Mark Hopkins on one end of a log and a student on the other." more »
January 2nd, 1951 A fire reduces West College to a sagging shell. more »
January 5th, 1968 The first Winter Study Program begins at Williams.