Elizabeth Blanchard (educator)

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Elizabeth Blanchard
7th President of Mount Holyoke College (Principal and Acting President)
In office
Preceded byJulia E. Ward
Succeeded byMary A. Brigham
Personal details
Alma materMount Holyoke College (Mount Holyoke Female Seminary)

Elizabeth Blanchard (1834–1891) was an American educator who was the seventh president of Mount Holyoke College (as Principal and Acting President[1]).

Blanchard graduated from Mount Holyoke Female Seminary in 1858, and taught there for twelve years before becoming the Associate Principal from 1872-1883, she served as Principal from 1883-1888. When Mount Holyoke Female Seminary received its collegiate charter and became Mount Holyoke College, she served as Acting President from 1888-1889.[2]

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  1. ^ "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 2007-08-24. Retrieved 2007-07-04.CS1 maint: Archived copy as title (link)
  2. ^ "Elizabeth Blanchard 1858". www.mtholyoke.edu. Retrieved 2018-03-14.

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