Ellen Fitz Pendleton

Prename: Ellen Fitz
Surname: Pendleton
Profession: College president
Birthday: 08/07/1864
Place of birth: Westerly, RI
Date of death: 07/26/1936
Place of death: Newton, MA
Education: 1886 A.B., 1891 A.M. Wellesley College; 1898–1900 Newnham College, Cambridge
Career: 1886–88 tutor, 1888–97 instructor, 1897–1901 secretary, 1901–11 dean and associate professor of mathematics at Wellesley College, 1911–24 college president; 1911 honorary degree (Litt.D.) Brown University; 1912 honorary degree (LL.D) Mount Holyoke College
Memberships: 1917 Association of Collegiate Alumnae (ACA) War Service Committee; 1923–27 president, American Association of University Women (AAUW); member and chair of the College Entrance Examination Board
Biographical literature: [*American National Biography Online*, "Ellen Fitz Pendleton"](http://www.anb.org/articles/09/09-00586.html)