Richard Glenn Gettell

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Richard Glenn Gettell
13th President of
Mount Holyoke College
In office
Preceded byRoswell G. Ham
Succeeded byMeribeth E. Cameron
Personal details
BornMarch 3, 1912
Hartford, Connecticut
DiedAugust 14, 1988 (aged 76)
Alma materAmherst College
University of California, Berkeley

Richard Glenn Gettell (March 3, 1912 – August 14, 1988)[1] was an American educator who served as the 13th President of Mount Holyoke College from 1957 to 1968. He received his B.A. from Amherst College in 1933, and his Ph.D. from the University of California, Berkeley in 1940.

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  1. ^ The National Cyclopædia of American Biography. James T. White & Company. 1960.

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