Since its founding in 1987, Friends of Wellesley Athletics has been dedicated to the continued excellence and growth of Wellesley College's athletic and recreational programs. Friends of Athletics supports current student-athletes and provides opportunities for alumnae and the College community to pursue lifelong interest in athletics and fitness. Over the past five years, over $400,000 in gifts and awards have been granted to supplement athletic and recreational activities at Wellesley. Henry Fowle Durant founded Wellesley College in 1875 as an institution which encouraged young women to develop sound minds and sound bodies. To this day, the physical education requirement remains aprerequisite to attaining a Wellesley degree, and students are encourage to participate in a variety of fitness and recreational programs.
DIII Week Feature: Recent Grads Stay Involved Through Friends of Athletics Throughout NCAA Division III Week, we have highlighted the experiences of different student-athletes at Wellesley College, but the Division III experience extends well beyond this week and well beyond... Full Story
2017 Friends of Wellesley Athletics Spring Training Trips When Wellesley College goes on spring break next week, the Wellesley College crew, lacrosse, softball and tennis teams will head across the country for spring training trips, representing the Blue... Full Story
Wellesley To Hold Memorial Celebration of Life for Karl "Chip" Case Following the passing of Karl "Chip" Case on June 15th, 2016, the Case family and the Wellesley College community will gather on Sunday, October 23rd, 2016 from 2:00-4:00 PM in the Dorothy... Full Story
Share Your #WellesleyWelcome Moments with President Johnson As the semester winds down, Wellesley's 14th president, Paula A. Johnson's start date draws nearer! Full Story