This Day in Williams History
September 2nd, 1795 Williams celebrates its first Commencement in the old town meeting house. more »
September 3rd, 1799 Williams College trustees abolish the position of professor of French. more »
September 5th, 1821 Williams alumni approve the newly composed preamble and bylaws of the Society of Alumni, thereby forming the first alumni society anywhere. more »
September 8th, 1755 The college's founder, Ephraim Williams, Jr., dies at Lake George in the Battle of the Bloody Morning Scout. more »
September 9th, 1984 Pres. Chandler announces the creation of the Williams-Exeter Programme with the purchase of four buildings in Oxford.