Milwaukee-Downer's cherished Christmas celebrations gain national exposure late in the decade when "The Christian Science Monitor" devotes a full page to the college's festivities. Noting that students, faculty, and alumnae take part, the newspaper Miss Emily Brown's "Holy Day" festival which includes the Elizabethan Revels, a Dickens play, and a sacred play telling the story of Christmas.Christmas Play, 1925
Chapman Memorial Library, bequeathed to the college by Alice Chapman, is dedicated. It includes an exquisite teakwood room from India, which had been in the Chapman home. The room includes hand-carved wall panels, arches, pillars, tables, and chairs, and had to be fumigated before it was shipped to the U.S. because of a plague that had broken out in India. It now can be found in Lawrence's Jason Downer Commons.