International Wooster

Missionary Homes and Students

The University of Wooster was founded in 1866 as a Presbyterian college and until 1969 it was owned by The Synod of Ohio. As a result of this close relationship between the church and the university, many of Wooster’s graduates went into church-related professions. According to Lucy Notestein, one third of the men in Wooster’s […]


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Study Abroad

For almost a century, The College of Wooster has enabled students to extend their Wooster education in a different country. However, early study abroad programs were different from the programs The College has today.One of The College’s earliest study abroad programs, Wooster-in-India, began in 1932. Every two years, one new Wooster graduate would be sent […]


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The Pella Expedition

In March 1967, a team of Wooster faculty and students completed the first of many archaeological digs the College would conduct at Pella, an ancient city in Jordan.Even though most of them had little field experience, they were able to not only excavate artifacts at the site, but also study them on campus and publish […]


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