Completed Projects

In keeping with Williston’s 2014 Strategic Plan—and thanks to generous support from alumni and other donors—the school has made significant improvements in recent years to our campus and facilities. On this page you’ll find a sampling of projects from the last four years. To read more about our current projects, click here.

Center for Academic Success

Williston’s Center for Academic Success is a constellation of support that provides students at every level with the resources, instruction, and academic support they need to succeed. With a dedicated space recently constructed in Clapp Library, the Center for Academic Success helps support and challenge students to reach their full potential. (2018)

Ford Hall Class of 1968 Terrace

Thanks to generous donations from the class of 1968, a brand-new terrace and gathering area was built in front of Ford Hall. Last year, as part of their 50th reunion, this spirited class raised a record amount to tangibly improve this much-beloved spot, which Ford Hall residents and their fellow students will be appreciating for decades to come. (2018)

New Turf Field

During the summer of 2018, the synthetic turf field inside the all-weather track was replaced at Galbraith Fields. Put in place by Field Turf, the new state-of-the-art field will be home to field hockey, lacrosse, and other games for 10 to 12 years. (2018)

New Cross-country Course

The newly-completed 3.1-mile course is entirely on Williston-owned property, and takes runners through the lush woods behind campus. (2017)

Robert A. Childs '65 Tennis Pavilions

Two pavilions were constructed near the tennis courts to provide shelter for both players and spectators. Funds for the pavilions were donated by Alice Childs in memory of her son, Robert A. Childs ’65. (2016)

Campus Lighting Enhancements

Thanks to generous donations from parents of seniors, upgrades and additions were made to exterior lighting on buildings and to lanterns along walkways. The new fixtures feature LED bulbs, which are more energy efficient than traditional incandescent bulbs. (2016)

Williston Theatre Improvements

Thanks to generous donations from parents of seniors, new lighting, sound (including wireless microphones), and projection systems helped upgrade Williston’s state-of-the-art, 288-seat performance space. (2016)

Dining Commons + Stu-Bop Renovations

The 2015 renovation of Birch Dining Commons included new serving equipment, flooring, and interior design elements. The Stu-Bop student café was completely overhauled at this time, including the addition of a self-service area for grab-and-go products. (2015)

Phillips Stevens Chapel Renovations

The front of the Chapel was renovated to create a more versatile space for performance and other school events. The stage area is now ADA-compliant, and features updated sound and projection systems. (2015)

Dorm Common Room Renovations

A number of dormitories including Ford Hall, Hathaway House, Sawyer House, and John Wright Dormitory received upgrades to furniture and flooring as part of a campus-wide effort to improve student residences. (2014)

New Solar Installations

Solar panels were installed on the roofs of the Athletic Center and Lossone Rink. The panels produce renewable electricity that offsets the operating costs of both facilities. (2014)