Washington & Jefferson College

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Washington & Jefferson College (W&J College or W&J) is a private liberal arts college in Washington, Pennsylvania.wikipedia
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Washington, Pennsylvania

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Washington & Jefferson College (W&J College or W&J) is a private liberal arts college in Washington, Pennsylvania.
Washington is home to Washington & Jefferson College and Pony League baseball.

Thaddeus Dod

The college traces its origin to three log cabin colleges in Washington County established by three Presbyterian missionaries to the American frontier in the 1780s: John McMillan, Thaddeus Dod, and Joseph Smith.
He is one of the founders of Washington & Jefferson College.

Pete Henry

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A number of noteworthy alumni have attended the college or its predecessor institutions, including James G. Blaine, William Holmes McGuffey, Joseph Ruggles Wilson, who was the father of President Woodrow Wilson, and Pete Henry.
A native of Mansfield, Ohio, Henry attended Washington & Jefferson College where he played at the tackle position from 1915 to 1919.

McMillan Hall

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In 1792, the Academy secured four lots at Wheeling and Lincoln street from William Hoge and began construction on the stone Academy Building.
McMillan Hall is a building on the campus of Washington & Jefferson College in Washington, Pennsylvania, United States.

Matthew Brown (college president)

Matthew Brown
In 1806, Matthew Brown petitioned the Pennsylvania General Assembly to grant Washington Academy a charter, allowing it to be re-christened as Washington College.
Matthew Brown was a prominent Presbyterian minister and president of Washington College and Jefferson College.

James G. Blaine

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A number of noteworthy alumni have attended the college or its predecessor institutions, including James G. Blaine, William Holmes McGuffey, Joseph Ruggles Wilson, who was the father of President Woodrow Wilson, and Pete Henry.
At the age of thirteen, Blaine enrolled in his father's alma mater, Washington College (now Washington & Jefferson College), in nearby Washington, Pennsylvania.

John McMillan (missionary)

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The college traces its origin to three log cabin colleges in Washington County established by three Presbyterian missionaries to the American frontier in the 1780s: John McMillan, Thaddeus Dod, and Joseph Smith.
He is one of the founders of Washington & Jefferson College

Old Gym

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His successor, James D. Moffat, led the college through a period of growth where the college constructed the Old Gym, Hays Hall, Thompson Memorial Library, and Thistle Physics Building, as well as purchasing the land known as the "old fair ground," now used for Cameron Stadium.
The Old Gym is a historic building at Washington & Jefferson College in Washington, Pennsylvania.

Joseph Smith (Presbyterian minister, born 1736)

Joseph Smith
The college traces its origin to three log cabin colleges in Washington County established by three Presbyterian missionaries to the American frontier in the 1780s: John McMillan, Thaddeus Dod, and Joseph Smith.
He is one of the founders of Washington & Jefferson College.

James D. Moffat

His successor, James D. Moffat, led the college through a period of growth where the college constructed the Old Gym, Hays Hall, Thompson Memorial Library, and Thistle Physics Building, as well as purchasing the land known as the "old fair ground," now used for Cameron Stadium.
James David Moffat was the 3rd president of Washington & Jefferson College.

Hays Hall

His successor, James D. Moffat, led the college through a period of growth where the college constructed the Old Gym, Hays Hall, Thompson Memorial Library, and Thistle Physics Building, as well as purchasing the land known as the "old fair ground," now used for Cameron Stadium.
Hays Hall was a residence hall at Washington & Jefferson College.

Ralph Cooper Hutchison

Ralph Cooper Hutchinson
Baker's successor, Ralph Cooper Hutchison, was much more popular with the student body.
Ralph Cooper Hutchison (February 27, 1898 – March 15, 1966) was president of Washington & Jefferson College and Lafayette College.

Frederick W. Hinitt

Frederick Hinitt
In 1914, Frederick W. Hinitt was elected president.
Frederick W. Hinitt was the 4th president of Washington & Jefferson College.

George P. Hays (college president)

George P. Hays
George P. Hays, who had assumed the presidency amid the court battle and the unification controversy, led the newly unified college until 1881.
George Price Hays was the 2nd president of Washington & Jefferson College.

Howard J. Burnett

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Howard J. Burnett took office as president that year and hired the college's first female faculty members and the first female dean.
Howard Jerome Burnett was a former president of Washington & Jefferson College.

Tori Haring-Smith

Tori Haring Smith
In 2004, Tori Haring-Smith became the first woman to serve as president of Washington & Jefferson, undertaking an effort to improve the science curriculum and to construct the Swanson Science Center.
Tori Haring-Smith is the former president of Washington & Jefferson College.

Henry Memorial Center

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In 1950, Boyd Crumrine Patterson assumed the presidency and oversaw curriculum revisions and the construction of a number of buildings, including the Henry Memorial Center, 10 Greek housing units in the center of campus, the U. Grant Miller Library, the Student Center, the Commons, and two new dormitories.
The Henry Memorial Center is a multi-purpose collegiate sports complex on the campus of Washington & Jefferson College.

Jonathan Edwards (Washington & Jefferson College)

Jonathan Edwards
Jonathan Edwards, a pastor from Baltimore who had been president of Hanover College, was elected the first president of the unified Washington & Jefferson College on April 4, 1866.
Jonathan Edwards was the first president of Washington & Jefferson College following the union of Washington College and Jefferson College.

Swanson Science Center

John A. Swanson Science Center
In 2004, Tori Haring-Smith became the first woman to serve as president of Washington & Jefferson, undertaking an effort to improve the science curriculum and to construct the Swanson Science Center.
The John A. Swanson Science Center, also known as the Swanson Science Center is an academic building on the campus of Washington & Jefferson College.

Simon Strousse Baker

President Baker
His successor, Simon Strousse Baker, was well liked by the college's trustees and by "many a townsman", but the student body felt that Baker was "autocratic" and held an "unfriendly attitude toward the student body as individuals."
Simon Strousse Baker (1866 - October 10, 1932) was the 6th president of Washington & Jefferson College.

Boyd Crumrine Patterson

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In 1950, Boyd Crumrine Patterson assumed the presidency and oversaw curriculum revisions and the construction of a number of buildings, including the Henry Memorial Center, 10 Greek housing units in the center of campus, the U. Grant Miller Library, the Student Center, the Commons, and two new dormitories.
Boyd Crumrine Patterson was a mathematician and the ninth president of Washington & Jefferson College.

U. Grant Miller Library

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In 1950, Boyd Crumrine Patterson assumed the presidency and oversaw curriculum revisions and the construction of a number of buildings, including the Henry Memorial Center, 10 Greek housing units in the center of campus, the U. Grant Miller Library, the Student Center, the Commons, and two new dormitories.
U. Grant Miller Library is the academic library for Washington & Jefferson College, located in Washington, Pennsylvania.

Samuel Charles Black

Dr. Black
After the war ended in 1919, Samuel Charles Black took over and helped to stabilize the enrollment.
Samuel Charles Black was the fifth president of Washington & Jefferson College.

William Holmes McGuffey

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A number of noteworthy alumni have attended the college or its predecessor institutions, including James G. Blaine, William Holmes McGuffey, Joseph Ruggles Wilson, who was the father of President Woodrow Wilson, and Pete Henry.
Afterwards, he attended and graduated from Pennsylvania's Washington College, where he became an instructor.

Canonsburg, Pennsylvania

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These early schools eventually grew into two competing academies, with Jefferson College located in Canonsburg and Washington College located in Washington.
The school would go on to become Washington & Jefferson College in nearby Washington.