Northland College is a liberal arts college with a focus on the environment and sustainability. It is located in Ashland, Wisconsin, USA. Founded as the North Wisconsin Academy in 1892, the college was established in 1906.
Northland College is the successor to the North Wisconsin Academy, and was founded on the same tract of land. Wheeler Hall, built in 1892, was the sole building of the North Wisconsin Academy, providing classroom space, board and cafeteria services. The building was renovated in 1993 and 1994 and remains the centerpiece of campus. Today, Wheeler houses classrooms and faculty offices for the social sciences and humanities and is listed on the National Register of Historic Places.
Northland College integrates liberal arts studies with an environmental emphasis, enabling those it serves to address the challenges of the future.
Albin C. Bro - President of Shimer College Laurie E. Carlson - former member of the Wisconsin State Assembly Stan Gruszynski - former member of the Wisconsin State Assembly Barbara Linton - former member of the Wisconsin State Assembly William Plizka - former member of the Wisconsin State Assembly Jamling Tenzing Norgay - Nepali Sherpa Mountain climber Sigurd F. Olson - Author and prominent environmentalist
Rural, A total of 220 acres (89 ha)