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Bunting-Smith, Mary (Polly)

Born: 1910 AD
Died: 1998 AD, at 87 years of age.

Nationality: American
Categories: Educators


1910 - Bunting was born in Brooklyn, New York on the 10th of July.

1931 - Bunting graduated from Vassar College.

1932-1934 - He earned master's and doctoral degrees from the University of Wisconsin-Madison in agricultural bacteriology.

1955 - Bunting, a microbiologist, taught and conducted research at Bennington College, Goucher College, Yale University, and Wellesley College before becoming dean, of Douglass College, the women's school at Rutgers University in New Jersey.

1960 - She was president of Radcliffe College.

1961 - She founded Radcliffe Institute for Independent Study (later Bunting Institute).

1964-1965 - She was member of Atomic Energy Commission (1st female member).

1972-1975 - She left Radcliffe and became special assistant to the president of Princeton University.

1998 - She died on the 21st of January.


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