Elizabeth Blanchard (educator)

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Elizabeth Blanchard
7th President of Mount Holyoke College (Principal and Acting President)
Term 1883 – 1889
Predecessor Julia E. Ward
Successor Mary A. Brigham
Born 1834
Died 1891
Alma mater Mount Holyoke College (Mount Holyoke Female Seminary)
Profession Professor

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.

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Preceded by
Julia E. Ward
President of Mount Holyoke College (Principal and Acting President)
1883-1889
Succeeded by
Mary A. Brigham