Madeleine Clark Wallace Library


We advance Wheaton's transformative liberal arts education by providing essential resources, innovative services, and flexible spaces that anticipate and respond to our community's needs. We center inclusion, belonging, equity, and accessibility in our work. We support the growth and education of the whole person in preparation for a lifetime of discovery and learning.

Guiding Principles

  • We value all people
  • We believe in our students
  • We are teachers and learners
  • We are data-driven and user-focused
  • We are active collaborators
  • We work to reduce barriers to learning
  • We are not neutral
  • We defend intellectual freedom and privacy
  • We affirm that access to information is a right and a responsibility
  • We embrace the messiness of exploration
  • We believe that the process of discovery is as valuable as its result
  • We strive to create an equitable and just world