Darlene Boroviak received her B.A. from Beloit College and her Ph.D. in Political Science from Washington University, St. Louis. She began her teaching career at Wheaton College in September 1970, developing and teaching courses in European Politics, U. S. Foreign Policy, International Relations, International Law, and Research Methods for 43 years. She was instrumental in starting the major in International Relations and served as Coordinator for that major until she retired from full-time teaching in 2013. In addition to teaching, during her years at Wheaton she served in various administrative positions including Dean of the College, 1979-1983; Dean of the Faculty, 1987-1991; and Acting Provost 1990-1991. Most recently she served as the College’s Title IX Coordinator from 2013-2016.
Now fully retired from the College, she is active in various groups and on various Boards in Norton and surrounding communities, including the Daggett Crandall Newcomb Home for Seniors in Norton, Mass., (Board member since 2010; Board Chair since 2015); Cooperative Production(COOP) serving Dighton, Rehoboth, Taunton, and Norton (Board member since 1999; Governance Committee Chair since 2012); Land Preservation Society of Norton (Board member since 2013); Nine Lives of Norton (Board member since 2016; Board Chair since 2017).