History of Hendrix



Enrollment of students in the collegiate department exceeded those enrolled in the Academy for the first time.


Hendrix graduate John Hugh Reynolds was installed as the fourth president of Hendrix.

A two-story frame home became the first rooming house for female Hendrix students, who named the facility "The Wig-Wam."

The student newspaper, The Bull Dog, was first published. After 1929 the publication became the College Profile.


A home for the Hendrix president was constructed on campus. The building and furnishings were financed by contributions from Hendrix alumni.


The Student Army Training Corps was established on campus during World War I.

Half of the student body was struck by an influenza epidemic which caused two deaths.


Martin Hall for male students was dedicated. It was the first "modern" residence hall at the college.


Memorial stature of World War I soldier dedicated.