St的历史. 约翰的大学

St. 约翰的大学 is the third oldest college in the United States (reportedly behind Harvard, established in 1636, 和 College of William 和 Mary in 1693). Here is a timeline of St. 约翰的 history 和 some fun facts. Learn more about our 大学的传统.


的 King William’s School, the Maryl和 colony’s “free” school, is founded.


的 state of Maryl和 charters St. 约翰的大学, merging it with King William’s School; four of the college founders signed the Declaration of Independence in 1776.


的 former governor’s mansion, 麦克道尔大厅, is completed 和 serves as the foundation for the college; it is now one of the oldest academic buildings in continuous use in the country. 的内部 麦克道尔大厅 was renovated in 2017.


总统 乔治•华盛顿, who in 1783 at the nearby Maryl和 State House resigned his commission as comm和er-in-chief of the Continental Army, 参观全球十大赌博靠谱平台的大学, expressing “much satisfaction at the appearance of this rising seminary.”


Since at least 1792, the first year we have a documented curriculum for St. 约翰的, Johnnies have read the following authors that are still read in the Program today: Euclid, 柏拉图, 李维, 色诺芬, 亚里士多德, 和埃皮克提图.


Francis Scott Key, a St. 约翰的校友, watches the British bombardment of Fort McHenry in Baltimore 和 pens a poem—“圣ar-Spangled Banner”—commemorating the American victory.


By 1818, these still-read Program authors were added to the curriculum: 首页。r, 约翰·洛克, 维吉尔, 塔西佗, 普鲁塔克, 西塞罗, 亚历山大•汉密尔顿, 詹姆斯·麦迪逊, 和约翰·杰伊.


During the Civil War when Camp Parole is built outside the city of 安纳波利斯, the Union’s medical corps takes over St. 约翰的 buildings, which became known as College Green Hospital.


的 Black 和 Orange, the St. 约翰的大学 football team, earns a 62-0 victory against what is now the University of Maryl和, making the front page of the 华盛顿邮报》.


A fire engulfs 麦克道尔大厅 和 nearly burns the historic center of St. 约翰的大学 to the ground; in the aftermath of the blaze, alumni successfully advocate to have the building restored as close as possible to the original design.


Stringfellow Barr 和 Scott Buchanan implement their big idea, 新计划, which the college still follows today.


校友 Jac Holzman 和 Paul Rickolt started Elektra Records in Holzman’s dorm room. 的 label roster includes such legendary b和s as Queen, the Doors, the Stooges, MC5, 和 many more.


St. 约翰的 admits its first class of women in the student body; American folk legend Woody Guthrie performs at the college.


程序作者W. E. B. Du Bois lectures in the King William Room on the 安纳波利斯 campus. Du Bois is the only Program author to have given a lecture at the college.


总统 Dwight Eisenhower dedicates the McKeldin Planetarium 和 two other buildings on the 安纳波利斯 campus.


的 college’s 圣达菲 campus opens, with 81 students in the first freshman class.


St. 约翰的 launches a summer institute for teachers, which will become the St. 约翰的大学 研究所.


的 Johnnies battle the Midshipmen of the U.S. 海军学院 安纳波利斯杯 croquet match, which has become a beloved tradition.


克里斯托弗·B. 纳尔逊 (SF70) is inaugurated as 23rd president of the 安纳波利斯 campus.


Eastern Classics program officially joins the 研究所 in 圣达菲.


Six million television viewers tune in to a segment about St. 约翰在电话里。 今日秀.


马克·罗斯福 is inaugurated as seventh president of the 圣达菲 campus.


Panayiotis (Peter) Kanelos is named the 24th president of the 安纳波利斯 campus after 克里斯托弗·B. 纳尔逊 retired at the end of the 2016-17 academic year.


9月12日,全球十大赌博靠谱平台的 announced a new philanthropy-centered financial model 和 tuition for undergraduate students was reduced from more than $52,000 to $35,000 beginning with the 2019–20 academic year. St. 约翰的 launched a $300-million capital campaign, 解放思想, 和 was described as “的 Most Contrarian College in America由… 纽约时报 columnist Frank Bruni.


诺拉Demleitner is named the 25th president of the 安纳波利斯 campus.