Instructor in Political Science, 1950-1953; Assistant Professor of Political Science, 1953-1958; Acting Librarian, 1953-1956; Associate Professor of Political Science, 1958-1959; Professor of Political Science, 1959-1982; L. Lee Stryker Professor of Political Science, 1982-1987; Librarian, 1956-1971; Director of Academic Services, 1965-1967; Dean of Special Services, 1967-1970; Vice President, 1970-1973; Fellow of the College, 1973-1987; Emeritus Fellow of the College, 1987-; Vice President for Community Services, 1976-1982; President for Community Services, 1983-1984; Executive Vice President, 1984-1987; Executive Director Emeritus of the L. Lee Stryker Center, 1987-2012; L. Lee Stryker Professor Emeritus of Political Science, 1987-2012.

Recent Submissions

  • Dr. Wen Chao Chen holding a rare book 

    Unknown author (Kalamazoo College, 1961)
    An image from 1961 of Dr. Wen Chao Chen holding a rare book, most likely in Mandelle Library. Dr. Chen at the time was a Professor of Political Science and a Librarian.
  • Dr. Chen Discusses Libraries of the Future 

    Unknown author (Kalamazoo College, 1967-02-10)
    In 1967 Dr. Chen shared his vision of libraries of the future where "Each student would have his own work cubicle, tied to a computer that connects him in seconds to any library in the network." He also envisioned that ...
  • 1994 Kalamazoo College Alumni Association Awards 

    Kalamazoo College (Kalamazoo College, 1994-04-22)
    Recipients of the Weimer K. Hicks Award were Wen Chao Chen, John R. (Jack) McFarland, and Ruth Ziegelmaier. Recipient of the Distinguished Service Award was Louise Barrows Northam. Recipient of the Distinguished Achievement ...
  • Wen Chao Chen Honorary Degree Citation 

    Unknown author (Kalamazoo College, 1989-06)
    Retired faculty member Wen Chao Chen was given an honorary Doctor of Humane Letters degree by Kalamazoo College at Commencement in 1989. This is the text of the degree citation.
  • Mandelle Library Friends of the Library Newsletter 

    Chen, Wen Chao, 1919-2012 (1958-12-12)
    This brief newsletter describes recent developments in Mandelle Library. There is special focus given to the new A.M. Todd Rare Book Room, which was dedicated on Honors Day, 1957, and in addition to this there is also ...
  • Floral Painting: Lila's Painting; Unknown 

    Chen, Wen Chao, 1919-2012 (Kalamazoo College, 9999)
  • Kalamazoo College Monte Carlo night 

    Unknown (Kalamazoo College, 2009-08-28)
    Students at a game table during Kalamazoo College's Monte Carlo night, sometime in the 1970s. College administrator Dr. Wen Chao Chen is the dealer, and the students are not identified. The Monte Carlo event was first held ...