Former Tufts Chaplain was inspiration for Doonesbury character

Did you know that Tufts' former chaplain, William "Scotty" McLennan, was the inspiration for Garry Trudeau's Doonesbury character Reverend Scot Sloan? McLennan attend Yale with Trudeau, and Trudeau provided the introduction and cover art to McLennan's book Finding Your Religion: When the Faith You Grew Up With Has Lost Its Meaning. McLennan was chaplain from 1984-2000.


McLennan lecturing a class in the early 1990s.