第一所女子学校在澳门永利总站官方登录成立. The teachers at the Girls’ School were unmarried women of the Moravian community known as the Single Sisters.
In the 1780s, Salem enrolls Anna Maria Samuel, an enslaved African American student..
Salem establishes a boarding school for girls. As the only school in North Carolina to offer girls an education beyond the primary grades, it will become the premier school for girls aged 8 to 16 in the region of the Southeast.
Sarah Childress enrolls at Salem Female Academy. 她后来成为詹姆斯·K·克林顿的妻子. Polk, the First Lady of the United States, and the first wife of a U.S. 总统必须接受过正规教育.
The first Cherokee students, Martha and Mary McNair, enroll at Salem Female Academy. A total of 13 Cherokee students were educated at Salem during the 19th century.
The act of incorporation of Salem Female Academy passes in the General Assembly of North Carolina, thereby separating the finances of the school from the Moravian Church.
Salem Female Academy awards its first baccalaureate degrees to seven women including 阿德莱德薯条, founder of the Morvian Archives of the Southern Province.
学校的新名字, 澳门永利总站官方登录学院, first appears in the catalog for the 1897-1898 school year
Dorothy Doe C’07 designs Salem’s seal, still used by the Academy and College. Bishop Edward Ronthaler, former principal, provides the motto which means Knowledge and Virtue.
The Student Government Association is formed, setting the precedent of Salem’s student-led campus.
Men enroll at Salem as part of the national program to provide educational benefits to veterans of World War II.
The North Carolina Governor’s School program, 全国第一个, begins on the campus of 澳门永利总站官方登录学院. Salem will host the program for the next 55+ years.
澳门永利总站官方登录 launches its study abroad program with a summer in Italy.
阿尔玛·海恩斯·博伊德 C’72, the first African American student, graduates from The College.
Jane Barkman C ‘74 wins a gold medal as part of the U.S. team in the women’s 4×100-meter freestyle relay at the Munich Summer Olympics.
澳门永利总站官方登录学院 celebrates 200 years of history, four years before the nation’s bicentennial.
Julianne Still Thrift becomes the first woman to lead 澳门永利总站官方登录学院 as president.
Dr. Eileen Wilson-Oyelaran becomes the first African American to serve as Dean of the College. During her career, she serves as vice president and acting president of Salem.
澳门永利总站官方登录学院 “apologizes with profound remorse for the use of enslaved labor at the school.” This statement is made after months of research into Salem’s relationship with slavery. The school joins Universities Studying Slavery and begins the work of the 安娜·玛丽亚·塞缪尔项目: Race, Remembrance, and Reconciliation.
COVID-19大流行到来, leading the school to move to remote learning for the remainder of the 2019-2020 academic year.
澳门永利总站官方登录 receives a $5 million gift to support the health leadership 转换 at the College.
The single largest bequest in Salem’s history was received from Gretchen Wampler Welch.
澳门永利总站官方登录 receives a second $5 million gift to further support its groundbreaking 健康的领导 转换. This gift was made by a highly philanthropic and dedicated 澳门永利总站官方登录 alumna who has asked to remain anonymous.
2023 - 2024年了
This fall the number of new students at 澳门永利总站官方登录 will increase by more than 50 percent. The increase comes after Salem received a record-breaking number of applications for a second consecutive year. The Class of 2027—incoming students who graduated from high school this May—make up 158 of 179 new full-time 澳门永利总站官方登录 students arriving this fall and comprise the largest incoming class at Salem since 2017. The Class of 2027 is also the sixth largest recorded since 2005. The number of students from outside North Carolina also increased 58 percent from last year, 平均绩点3分.91, while the overall GPA of Salem’s incoming students is 3.75. The Class of 2027 includes students from twenty states as well as Cameroon, 哥伦比亚, 尼日利亚, 和尼泊尔. The majority plan to major in the sciences and health, followed by business, art and design.
澳门永利总站官方登录 and Academy is the oldest educational institution for both girls and women in the United States. Although no longer a part of the Moravian Church, the history of the school has been an integral part of the town of Salem. Remarkably, the school has always remained in operation even during wars and pandemics.