College of the Holy Cross Company History Timeline

1843
The cornerstone was put in place with great solemnity on June 21, 1843 and on the second day of November, with six students aged 9 to 19, the first classes were held.
The school opened in October 1843 with the Rev.
1849
The College held its first Commencement in 1849, of which the valedictorian was James Healy, the son of a slave.
1852
In spite of very limited finances, the College was beginning to grow until in the summer of 1852 a catastrophic fire destroyed it.
1853
Funds were raised to rebuild the College, and in 1853, it opened for the second time.
1865
Associate Professor Ph.D., University of Notre Dame Fields Catholicism in the U. S. United States History, 1865-Present American Religious History Latin American History United States Latino a History Email jpoche holycross.edu Office O'Kane 390Phone 508 793-3448 Additional Information.
At first an isolated, exclusively Catholic operation offering a seven-year humanities program, the College failed to obtain a charter by the Massachusetts General Court until 1865.
1900
About 1900, a second era began when the curriculum was altered to bring Holy Cross into conformity with the modern educational pattern college offerings were amplified and the prep school was dropped.
1945
Professor Ph.D., University of California, Berkeley Fields Modern Germany Europe, especially since 1945 History of science Email ncary holycross.edu Office O'Kane 357 Phone 508 793-2705 Additional Information.
2006
The campaign for Holy Cross ended in fiscal 2006 with 216.3 million raised, surpassing its original goal of 175 million.
2014
Classrooms, libraries, residence halls, laboratories and facilities for sports and recreation are up-to-date and extremely well-equipped given that the College has invested 180 million in buildings, infrastructure and equipment during the past ten years. Its annual revenues were nearly 164 million in fiscal 2014 and, as of June 30, 2014, the College had an endowment of 726 million.
2018
First Prize in Scholarly Research Colin Crawford, Drinking and Devotion in Colonial Virginia 2018 .
In early 2018, the college began publicly exploring the possibility of changing its Crusader mascot and associated imagery.
2019
First Prize in Scholarly Research Thomas Brophy, Lessons Unlearned The American Civil War and its Impact on the Franco-Prussian War 2019 .
In early 2019, the college drew criticism for continuing to employ Professor Christopher Dustin, whom the school found culpable for sexual harassment during its own internal investigation.
Founded
1843
Company Founded
Headquarters
Worcester, MA
Company Headquarter
Founders
Rt Fenwick
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