Ph.D. Virginia Crocheron Gildersleeve

Title: Ph.D.
Prename: Virginia Crocheron
Surname: Gildersleeve
Profession: Professor, college dean
Birthday: 10/03/1877
Place of birth: New York City
Date of death: 07/07/1965
Place of death: Centerville, MA
Education: 1899 B.A. Barnard College; 1900 M.A. in medieval history, Columbia University; 1908 Ph.D. in English studies and comparative literature
Career: 1908–10 lecturer at Barnard College and graduate program in English at Columbia University, assistant professor of English at Barnard College; 1911–47 dean of Barnard College
Memberships: Association of Collegiate Alumnae (ACA); founding member, American Association of University Women (AAUW); 1924–26 and 1936–39 president, International Federation of University Women (IFUW); 1918 chair, American Council on Education; 1945 US delegate to the San Francisco United Nations Conference on International Organization; 1946 member of the United States Education Mission to Japan
Biographical literature: Justus D. Doenecke, “Virginia Crocheron Gildersleeve,” in *Women in World History*, ed. Anne Commire and Deborah Klezmer (Waterford, CT: Yorkin Publications, 2000), 221–6
Major works: *Many a Good Crusade. Memoirs* (New York: Macmillan, 1954); *A Hoard for Winter* (New York: Columbia University Press, 1962)