Historical Timeline

Carroll University, 通常被称为威斯康星州的先锋学院, is the first four-year institution of higher education in the state. In 1841, 居住在普里维尔威斯康辛地区社区的定居者建立了这所学院,五年后成为卡罗尔学院. 成立后不久, Carroll affiliated with the Presbyterian Church and adopted the motto, "Christo et Litteris,,意思是“为基督和学习”." Carroll was chartered by the Wisconsin Territorial Legislature on Jan. 31, 1846, two years before Wisconsin became a state. On May 10, 2008, the Board of Trustees voted unanimously to change the institution's name to Carroll University, effective July 1, 2008.

2023

2022

  • Carroll hosts its first-ever TEDx in October. The successful event brings unique ideas from students, faculty and keynote speakers. 
  • 大学在赖特街125号开设了一个新的退伍军人之家,作为所有军人和退伍军人学生的资源. 
  • Carroll purchases two properties adjacent to campus from the School District of Waukesha. 

2021

2020

2019

  • Carroll has second-largest class in history.
  • Esports program to begin in fall 2020.
  • Carroll admits 14-year-old first year student.
  • 商学院名称:Hamid Akbari博士.D., new dean.
  • Carroll announces new master of science in nursing degree 以临床护理教育为重点.
  • 卡罗尔收到记录 $5.5 million gift 来自比尔·耶尔辛庄园.
  • Sister Helen Prejean, author of “Dead Man Walking,” speaks at Founders' Day.
  • 卡罗尔室内田径运动员 Grant Marton earns prestigious four-time All-American honors in NCAA Division III.
  • 卡罗尔学生运动员 David Lembke becomes the NCAA Division III national champion in the high jump.
  • Hastad Hall wins award for innovative design from the U.S. 威斯康星州绿色建筑委员会.
  • Rankin Hall receives award for excellence in architectural preservation City of Waukesha landmarks commission.
  • Carroll University announces it will partner with St. 约瑟夫医疗诊所 Waukesha clinic for the underserved.

2018

2017

  • Dr. Cindy Gnadinger is named the 15th president of Carroll University. She becomes the first woman to serve in the role.
  • The School of Business is established and Dr. Steven Bialek被任命为院长.
  • New Hall is renamed Shirley Hilger Hall to honor beloved former director of admissions, Shirley Hilger '43.
  • 博天堂官方入口登陆登录和威斯康辛医学院签订了一项衔接协议,使博天堂官方入口登陆登录的本科生可以作为大二学生进入药学博士项目,如果他们保持进步标准,就可以被录取. 

2016

  • The 44,000 square-foot, state-of-the-art facility, Michael and Mary Jaharis Science Laboratories opens. 这是50多年来在校园建造的第一座新教学楼,也是学校唯一一个由捐赠和赠款资助的建筑.
  • Lowry Hall is demolished in preparation for a new academic building. 新设施将容纳护理人员, 物理/工程和运动科学课程,以及为卡罗尔学生和教师的其他学术课堂需求提供空间.
  • The Prairie Springs Environmental Education Center is dedicated.
  • 田径项目重返伊利诺斯州和威斯康辛州著名的大学会议(CCIW)。.
  • Carroll’s official magazine, Pioneer, is rebranded as F1RST, 博天堂官方入口登陆登录杂志. The magazine puts a fresh spin on stories about campus life, updates on alumni and in-depth features connecting the accomplishments of Carroll alumni, 教职员工关注今天的头条新闻.

2015

  • Maxon Hall is demolished in preparation for a new science facility to be built.
  • Men’s and women’s lacrosse teams begin competing in spring, increasing the number of Carroll’s NCAA sponsored athletic programs from 20 to 22.
  • As part of a campus-wide rebranding process, Carroll’s institutional logo is updated and implemented across campus.
  • 职业治疗项目开始.
  • Purchased two years earlier and renovated for use by the community, Haertel Field is officially opened in the fall.
  • Renovations are completed in Van Male Field House and the facility is re-opened for the fall semester.

2013

  • A satellite YMCA opens in the street level of Frontier Hall.
  • 图形传播学和运动生理学的硕士学位从秋季学期开始提供.
  • Prairie Hall, a 128-bed student resident hall, opens at College and Grand Avenues.

2012

  • A $4 million gift from the estate of George Richter honors his late wife, Gladys McKay Richter '36 and will be used for nursing scholarships, an endowed chair in nursing and support for health sciences programs.

2011

  • In June, the first class in the new physician assistant studies program begins.
  • Frontier Hall, a 231-bed residence hall, opens on Grand Avenue. Pi Lambda Phi兄弟会成立.
  • A plaza is built between Otteson Theatre, Shattuck Music Center and Van Male Field House.

2010

  • Carroll initiates its chapter of Phi Kappa Phi, an interdisciplinary scholastic honor society, inducting 15 charter members and 49 undergraduate and graduate students.
  • 为期15年的校园外部装修的第一阶段,首先在主草坪上安装了一面膝墙,并在主厅前增加了一个指南针/奖章.
  • Carroll begins offering classes in its new 工商管理硕士 program.
  • The Carroll University Graduate Center opens on Waukesha's east side.
  • 博天堂官方入口登陆登录和罗莎琳德富兰克林大学签订了一项衔接协议,使博天堂官方入口登陆登录的本科生能够进入药学博士项目,如果他们保持进步标准,就可以被录取.​

2009

  • 今年3月,华盛顿特区.C., 联邦巡回法院裁定,根据联邦法律,博天堂官方入口登陆登录的教职员工无权组建工会.
  • 卡罗尔和威斯康星大学密尔沃基分校结成合作伙伴关系,将为学生提供在沃基夏县获得工程学位的机会.
  • The Carroll campus goes tobacco-free in July.
  • 卡罗尔和罗莎琳德富兰克林医学与科学大学签署了一项协议,提供药学双学位课程.
  • The Volunteer Center begins with a three-year AmeriCorps* VISTA grant.

2008

  • Carroll College is renamed Carroll University, effective July 1, after a unanimous decision by the Board of Trustees in May.
  • The Dennis Punches Track and Field Complex is dedicated on August 26. Pioneer Hall, a new 264-bed residence hall, opens.
  • 卡罗尔和威斯康星大学普拉特维尔分校签署了一项合作协议,提供工程学位课程.

2007

  • Dr. Douglas N. Hastad is inaugurated as the 14th president on April 19.
  • The $2.1 million Quad/Graphics Team Center opens in June.
  • The Building Champions Campaign, which raised $4.800万美元将在9月份顺利结束.
  • The Pioneer Scholars program, an undergraduate research program, begins.
  • The men's soccer team wins its first Midwest Conference season championship, captures the MWC tournament title and advances to the NCAA tournament.
  • Men’s basketball competes in Sweet Sixteen of the NCAA championship.

2006

  • The women's basketball team wins its first Midwest Conference Championship.
  • 在全国范围内搜寻之后. Douglas N. Hastad is selected as Carroll's 14th president; his term begins July 1.
  • 卡罗尔被高等教育委员会认可,提供入门级物理治疗博士学位.

2005

  • 卡罗尔得到了120美元,464 federal grant to support the college's Hispanic Health and Human Services program.
  • Carroll receives a $559,450 federal grant to recruit and educate Hispanic students in nursing.
  • Carroll establishes the Institute for Hispanic Health and Human Services. Dennis Punches, class of 1958, pledges $1 million to build an outdoor track along Grand Avenue.
  • First Celebrate Carroll held. 现在一年一度的活动庆祝和突出卡罗尔学生和教师的学术和学术成就.

2004

  • Schneider Stadium is dedicated at Homecoming. The $1.25 million project, made possible through a gift from James ’74 and Debi Schneider, includes an artificial playing surface and lights.

2003

  • Main Hall, Carroll’s signature building and a historic landmark, opens for public tours at commencement after a yearlong, $4 million renovation. Board of Trustees Chairman Thomas Badciong ’62 and his wife Jean provide the lead gift of $1.500万美元用于这个项目.

2002

  • 主厅开始翻新.
  • The new Ted Baker court is dedicated in Van Male Field House. Baker, a 1971 Carroll graduate, provided major funding for the project.
  • Carroll launches its own four-year baccalaureate program in nursing.

2001

  • The Gateway Campaign, with a goal of $25 million (originally $18 million), is completed. 该活动筹集了36美元.7 million for capital improvements, endowment and operating support.

2000

  • Carroll begins offering a master’s degree in software engineering.

1998

  • The library is renovated with the help of a grant from the Todd Wehr Foundation.
  • MacAllister Hall, a historic home formerly called Morgan Manor, reopens after a full-scale renovation funded, in large part, by Pershing E. 和贝基·麦卡利斯特.

1996

  • 博天堂官方入口登陆登录庆祝建校一百周年.
  • The Physical Therapy graduate program begins.
  • Humphrey Memorial Chapel and Art Center opens.

1995

  • Construction begins on the Humphrey Memorial Chapel and Art Center.

1993

  • Frank S. Falcone becomes president and will hold office until 2006.
  • 教育硕士是认证的.

1992

  • A. Paul Jones serves as acting president for the 1992-1993 school year.
  • 卡罗尔和威斯康星大学沃基夏分校签署了一项协议,使威斯康星大学的毕业生能够在卡罗尔完成他们的学位.

1990

  • New Hall dorm opens.
  • Phi Theta Pi的房子被大火烧毁.
  • 带着已故R先生慷慨的礼物. 50岁的杰克·斯尼登和他妻子, 雪瑞尔·斯尼登,50岁, the college begins restoration of the Sneeden House, a magnificent 1922 colonial home now used as a guesthouse and conference center.

1989

  • Two faculty awards – the Norman and Louise Alhiser Award for Teaching Excellence and the Benjamin F. Richason Faculty Award – are awarded by the university for the first time. 

1988

  • Dan C. West becomes president and will hold office until 1992.

1986

  • U.S. News & World Report ranks Carroll among America’s best colleges.
  • The education editor at the New York Times includes Carroll in "The Best Buys in College Education."

1984

1983

  • 护理项目开始了.

1981

  • A computer center is constructed in Main Hall.

1980

  • 甘菲尔德体育馆正在翻修.

1979

  • Otteson Theatre and the Walter Young Center are dedicated.

1977

  • The Mary Robertson Williams Chair in English is established.
  • Senior guard Dave Shaw makes basketball history as Carroll’s all-time leading scorer with more than 2,在他四年的职业生涯中得了500分. He is the nation’s leading scorer in NCAA Division III.

1976

  • 新的文化体验项目开始.
  • Van Male Field House is dedicated and the tennis courts are constructed.

1975

  • 兰金大厅经过翻修. The Frank G. 詹姆斯的图书馆扩建了.

1974

  • 晚间活动开始.
  • 卡罗尔的地理系被接受为国家海洋和大气管理局的报告气象站.

1973

1972

  • 主厅翻新.
  • The W. Norman FitzGerald Civil War Collection is dedicated.

1971

  • Robert V. 克莱默当选总统. 他将任职到1988年.

1970

  • The Howard T. Greene Scientific Study and Conservancy Area is gifted to the college.
  • 学院美术工作室建成.

1968

  • 一个后来以Jean W .命名的宿舍. Kilgour, a member of the Carroll faculty for 43 years, opens.

1967

  • John T. Middaugh becomes president and will hold office until 1970.
  • 第一个一月学期课程开始.
  • Shattuck Chapel and Music Center, named for trustee and college architect Frank C. Shattuck, opens.
  • 查尔斯街大厅破土动工. 

1966

  • 4-1-4学历开始了.
  • Voorhees Dormitory is renovated to house administrative and faculty offices.
  • 北伯格斯特罗姆大厅开放.

1965

  • Frank G. 詹姆斯为图书馆增建了一座.
  • Construction of Van Male Field House begins, funded as a gift of Mr. and Mrs. Olive J. 为了纪念他们的儿子James R. 1954届的范·马累.

1964

  • A dormitory, later to be named for Robert D. Steele, opens.

1961

  • Maxon Hall,以Howard L. 1886届的Maxon,很敬业.

1960

  • 南伯格斯特罗姆大厅开放.

1956

  • The student union, now known as the Campus Center, opens.
  • Swarthout Dormitory, named for trustee Susan B. Swarthout, opens.

1952

  • Robert D. 斯蒂尔成为总统. 他将任职到1967年.
  • Alpha Gamma Delta sorority is founded May 17.

1951

  • 第一次创始人日集会被观察和教师25年俱乐部的成员被认可.

1949

  • Lowry Hall, named in honor of trustee James K. 劳瑞,是专门为10月. 22.

1948

  • The Century, a student literary publication, first begins publication.
  • 志欧米加姐妹会成立. 18. Alpha Xi Delta sorority is founded shortly after on Sept. 25.

1947

  • Delta Zeta, the first national sorority on Carroll’s campus, is founded Oct. 10.

1946

  • The college holds its Centennial Celebration.
  • Nelson Vance Russell becomes president and will hold office until 1951.
  • The Waukesha Symphony Orchestra is founded with Carroll sponsorship.

1943

  • 学院购买了位于东学院和拉辛大道拐角处的旧凯普斯疗养院作为男子住房.

1942

  • Campus becomes the home of the Army Air Corps. Two hundred men are housed in the Voorhees Dormitory.
  • The Carrier Memorial Library is dedicated on May 17.

1941

  • 成人夜校开始.

1940

  • Gerrit T. 范德卢格特成为总统. 他将任职到1946年.
  • 学生们现在只需要参加原本要求的每周五次礼拜中的两次.

1936

  • E. Ben Weinke is hired as the first admission counselor.
  • 第一届全校合唱将于5月4日举行.

1935

  • 两个合作项目开始了:密尔沃基莱顿艺术学院的教师每周来学校授课半天, 纳舒塔学院的学生也会来卡罗尔上课,这是他们获得神学学位的一部分.
  • A campus chapter of the American Association of University Professors is organized.
  • Enrollment is 502, with 15 full-time and 8 part-time faculty.

1929

  • A south wing is added to Voorhees Dormitory.
  • Pioneer Club, a men’s organization, is founded Nov. 11. 1月15日更名为先锋兄弟会. 23, 1948, and transitioned to the Greek-lettered fraternity Delta Rho Upsilon in spring 1950.

1928

  • The Andrew J. 经济学框架椅成立.

1927

  • 位于东部和大学大道东南角的威尔伯之家被收购为莉迪亚摩根图书馆(现在的麦卡利斯特大厅)。.

1926

  • Women and alumni are actively recruited to serve on the Board of Trustees.

1924

  • First Moms and Dads Day (later, Parents Weekend) is held.
  • The gymnasium, later to be named for William Arthur Ganfield, is opened.

1923

  • Pi Kappa Delta (forensics) and Theta Alpha Phi (drama) honor societies are founded. There are the first of many honor societies to be formed in the 1920s.
  • 学校乐队组织起来了.

1922

  • 甘菲尔德总统在美国进行了一场不成功的运动,以推翻进步的罗伯特·拉·福莱特.S. Senate.

1921

  • William Arthur Ganfield becomes president and will hold the position until 1939.

1920

  • First college sponsored dance, the Junior-Senior Prom, is held in May.

1919

  • Eighteen separate subject departments are created on campus, 每个都有规定的毕业要求,并在轮换的基础上教授固定的课程顺序. There are 23 full-time and 11 part-time faculty members.

1918

  • Delta Sigma Nu, a scholastic honor society, is established.
  • The Student Army Training Corps program is added to aid the war effort.
  • Herbert Pierpont Houghton becomes president. 他从1918年到1920年任职.

1917

  • The Student Senate is formally established with a constitution.

1913

  • The May Day Festival begins as a yearly ritual that will last for more than two decades.

1910

  • The first of many Washington Day Banquets is held with class skits and orations.

1909

  • 学院获得了中北部大学协会的全面认证.
  • 一项为期四年的医学教育实验开始于卡罗尔医学院的建立和威斯康星牙科学院的隶属关系.
  • Frame Field将于6月16日落成, on the site of a former limestone quarry and the present site of Schneider Stadium.
  • 第一本日中贺年鉴出版.
  • Affiliation of Wisconsin College of Physicians and Surgeons of Milwaukee with Carroll College.

1908

  • Men’s Glee and Mandolin Club, including member Alfred Lunt, tours the state.

1907

  • 女子校际篮球比赛开始.

1906

  • 兰金科学馆的基石, Elizabeth Voorhees Dormitory and Ralph Voorhees Cottage are laid on June 13.
  • Beta Pi Epsilon, the first campus fraternity, is chartered.
  • The first forward pass in football history is thrown against Carroll by St. Louis University, which resulted in a final score of St. 路易斯22岁,卡罗尔0岁.

1904

  • Wilbur O. 开利当选总统.
  • Courses in government, economics, sociology, education and domestic science are added to the curriculum during his term as president, 1904-1917.

1903

  • Second year of college work added, making the institution a Junior College.
  • 沃尔特·L·克林顿总统辞职. Rankin.
  • Carroll College elected by the Synod of Wisconsin as the Presbyterian Synodical College of the State.
  • Dr. Wilbur O. Carrier, of Chicago, elected President, and authorized to advance the college to a four year course.

1902

  • 男子校际篮球比赛开始.

1900

  • Construction begins on Voorhees Hall, a north wing addition to Main Hall.

1896

  • May Nickell Rankin forms the Carroll Players, the oldest student dramatic club in the state.

1895

  • 卡罗尔的第一个捐赠的椅子, Voorhees的演讲席, is established and will be filled for the years 1895-1931 by Dr. Rankin's eldest daughter, May Nickell Rankin. 这把椅子将是拉尔夫和伊丽莎白·沃里斯在接下来的12年里对学院的许多贡献中的第一个, 最终共计254美元,300.

1894

  • In the fall, 这所学校有六名教员, 155 students (academy and collegiate courses), with recitation exercise being the chief style of instruction.
  • Intercollegiate athletics begin with Carroll winning a football game with Marquette, 8胜6负(首赛季战绩:1胜, 2负1平).

1892

  • One year of college work added to the curriculum.

1887

  • Main Hall is first used for classes on January 11. The building is constructed of Waukesha limestone and designed by Chicago architect, Colonel S. V. Shipman, with a tree-lined circle drive from the street allowing horse-drawn vehicles to enter the campus.

1885

  • Original college building is destroyed by fire on January 29. 学生们继续在长老会教堂的地下室上课,40年前,以利亚撒·鲁特和约翰·亚当斯·萨维奇就是在这里上课的.
  • Cornerstone for the current Main Hall is laid on September 24.

1883

  • French, history, geography and bookkeeping are added to the traditionally classical curriculum. Art, music, theater and a teacher’s department will also be added in the 1880s.

1881

  • Carroll College Alumni Association is founded on August 23.

1874

  • Carroll Echo (later, The Perspective) newspaper begins publication.

1866

  • Walter L. Rankin arrives in Waukesha to become Carroll’s next president. With the exception of two short absences while the school is temporarily closed, Dr. Rankin will serve Carroll for the next 38 years as president (1866-71, 1873-79, 1881-1903), 直到1910年他都是教授.

1863

  • Preparatory courses open to women for the first time. Board of Trustees appoints two acting presidents, Renssellaer B. Hammond (1863-64) and William Alexander (1864-65).

1858

  • Carroll College’s first honorary degree is given to Henry S. 麦基,爱尔兰西米斯的部长.

1857

  • Four graduates participate in Carroll College’s first commencement ceremony.

1855

  • 首份大学目录发布.

1854

  • Carroll College Student, the first campus newspaper, begins publication.

1853

  • On January 4, the first college building is ready for classes. 这是一座两层石灰岩建筑,占地10英亩,由莫里斯·卡特勒和查尔斯·达金捐赠给该学院.
  • 哲学家协会, a literary and debating club and Carroll’s first student organization, is founded by the freshman class of 1853-54.

1852

  • 卡罗尔为第一主厅破土动工.

1850

  • 牧师约翰·亚当斯·萨维奇成为卡罗尔学院的第一任校长,也开始了学院与长老会的联系. Reverend Savage will hold office from 1850-63.

1846

  • Carroll College is chartered by the Territorial Legislature on January 31, 1846, advancing the work of Prairieville Academy, founded in 1841.
  • The college opens with an enrollment of five students and two faculty, Eleazar Root and John W. Sterling.

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