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History @ High Noon: Journey to Salem

Wed. Oct. 27, 2021, Noon via Zoom


Access the program using the Zoom link below!

Speakers: Aaron Spencer Fogleman, PhD, Distinguished Research Professor, Department of History, Northern Illinois University; and Frances “Francie” Cronlund, Salem College Class of 1998, Journey from Bethlehem to Salem Participant

Join us for a special program celebrating Salem College’s 250th anniversary as we explore the history of the journey that brought brave women to the oldest educational institution for both girls and women in the United States!

Dr. Aaron Spencer Fogleman will kick off the program by addressing the original journey and what those journeys were like for women in that time period. The program will wrap up with Frances “Francie” Cronlund, Salem College Class of 1998, who will share how the incredible celebration walk came to be, participation in the walk, and why the walk is important to alumni.