Charter Day

Charter Day Celebration - February 7-8, 2020

Charter Day
February 5, 2024

Celebrate the 184th anniversary of Southwestern’s founding by learning about our rich history.

Southwestern University Root Colleges Video
Members of Southwestern University Alumni Association developed a picture show of the University’s rich history. Southwestern’s Root Colleges include Rutersville College, Wesleyan College, McKenzie College, and Soule University. Click here to view the video.

Celebrating the Lois Perkins Chapel
In 2021, Southwestern celebrated the 70th anniversary of the Lois Perkins Chapel. To commemorate, Lara Herreid ’17 provides a historical account and virtual tour of the sacred space. Click here to view.

Senator John G. Tower Papers
In September 2022, Southwestern celebrated the 30th Anniversary of the opening of the Senator John G. Tower ’48 Papers and Tower Reading Room. Click here to view a video about the collection.