Ripon College is also the name of a college in Yorkshire, England.Ripon College
is a liberal arts college in
Ripon, Wisconsin. It was founded in 1851, but its first class of students did not enroll until 1853. Past attendees
include Harrison Ford (who did not finish) and Spencer Tracy (class of 1924).The college has seven residential dormitories with several sororities including Alpha Delta Pi, Alpha Chi Omega and the local
sorority Delta Psi Delta. The college also has five fraternities including chapters of Sigma Chi, Theta Chi, Phi Delta Theta as
well as local fraternities Lambda Delta Alpha and Phi Kappa Pi (named Merriman for the college's founder). Ripon College
participates in athletics as an NCAA Division III school, as well as being a member of the
Midwest Conference. The college's Rodman Center for the arts
houses a collection of classical Greek and Roman artifacts and two life-size portraits by Anthony van Dyck of Princess Amalia of the
House of Orange and Sir Roger Townshend.
As of fall 2004, Ripon College's student body stood at around 900.