Friends of Wellesley Athletics
Since its founding 25 years ago, 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, approximately $202,459 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 an prerequisite to attaining a Wellesley degree, and students are encourage to participate in a variety of fitness and recreational programs.
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