Barbara W. Newell

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Dr. Barbara Newell
Born (1929-08-19) August 19, 1929 (age 87)
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
Nationality American
Alma mater University of Wisconsin
Vassar College
Occupation Academic Administrator
Former Chancellor
Spouse(s) Ernest Kolowrat

Barbara Warne Newell (born August 19, 1929)[1] was the first female Chancellor of the State University System of Florida. She served in this capacity from 1981 to 1985.[2][3]

Newell is originally from Pennsylvania. She earned a bachelor's degree from Vassar College, and a master's degree and Doctorate in Economics from the University of Wisconsin. Prior to becoming chancellor, Newell served as President of Wellesley College from 1971 to 1980, and Associate Provost at the University of Pittsburgh.[4]


  1. ^ "Google". Retrieved 2016-08-10. 
  2. ^ Wellesley College Profile Archived December 29, 2008, at the Wayback Machine.‹The template Wayback is being considered for merging.› 
  3. ^ "WEDDINGS;Barbara Newell, Ernest Kolowrat". The New York Times. 1996-03-24. ISSN 0362-4331. Retrieved 2016-08-10. 
  4. ^ "Home - Florida Institute of Technology". Retrieved 2016-08-10. 

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Academic offices
Preceded by
E. T. York
4th Chancellor of the
State University System of Florida

Succeeded by
Charles B. Reed