Elizabeth Burmaster

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Elizabeth Burmaster (born July 26, 1954) is an American educator and was the Superintendent of Public Instruction of Wisconsin 2001–2009.[1]

Life and career[edit]

Born in Baltimore, Maryland, Burmaster received her bachelor's and master's degrees from University of Wisconsin–Madison and was in public school administration. She has honorary doctorates from Beloit and Edgewood Colleges.[2] In 2009, Burmaster was appointed President of Nicolet Area Technical College in Rhinelander, Wisconsin.[3] Elizabeth Burmaster was appointed President of Frederick Community College, in Frederick, Maryland, in 2014.[4][5]


  1. ^ 'Wisconsin Blue Book 2007-2008,' Biographical Sketch of Elizabeth Burmaster, pg. 6
  2. ^ Elizabeth Burmaster, Wisconsin Historical Society
  3. ^ Nicolet College-Elizabeth Burmaster appointed new president of Nicolet College
  4. ^ 'Frederick Community College names Libby Burmaster as president,' Frederick News-Post (Maryland), May 6, 2014
  5. ^ Kyle Rogers (6 May 2014). "Burmaster leaving Nicolet to lead community college in Maryland". The Northwoods River News. Retrieved 12 May 2016.