This Day in Williams History

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October 8th, 1967   Lady Bird Johnson speaks at Convocation and helps launch the Williams Center for Environmental Studies.

October 8th, 1969   Pres. Sawyer announces that Williams will admit women as transfer students in fall 1970.

October 9th, 1793   Williams College first opens on this day in 1793.   more 

October 9th, 1861   Williams faculty vote to allow students to go out of town without excuse . . .   more 

October 12th, 1912   The Williams Record reports that the Trustees have voted to demolish College Hall, best known for serving the worst food on campus.   more 

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