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List of Phillips Academy Heads of School

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This is a complete list of the Principals of Phillips Academy since its founding in 1778.[1] From 1778 to 1928, the title was "Principal". In the year 1928, the name was changed to "Headmaster", and finally with the appointment of Barbara Landis Chase, the title was again changed to "Head of School".[2]

No. Image Head of School Accessus Exitus
1 EliphaletPearson4.jpg Eliphalet Pearson, LL.D. 1778 1786
2 EbenezerPemberton2.jpg Ebenezer Pemberton, A.M. 1786 1793
3 MarkNewman2.jpg Mark Newman, A.M. 1795 1809
4 JohnAdamsEducator.jpg John Adams, A.M., LL.D. 1810 1833
5 OsgoodJohnson2.jpg Osgood Johnson, A.M. 1833 1837
6 SamuelTaylor3.jpg Samuel Harvey Taylor, LL.D.[3] 1837 1871
7 FredericTilton2.jpg Frederic W. Tilton, A.M. 1871 1873
8 CecilBancroft3.jpg Cecil Bancroft, PH.D., L.H.D., LL.D. 1873 1901
9 AlfredStearns4.jpg Alfred Stearns, LITT.D., L.H.D., LL.D. 1903 1933
10 ClaudeFuess3.jpg Claude Fuess, PH.D., LITT.D., L.H.D., LL.D. 1933 1948
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John M. Kemper, L.H.D., LITT.D., LL.D. 1948 1971
12
Theodore Sizer, PH.D., PED.D., LITT.D. 1972 1981
13
Donald McNemar 1981 1994
14
Barbara Landis Chase 1994 2012
15 John Palfrey-20080313.jpg John Palfrey 2012 2019

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ The majority of the list was compiled from the 1973 Edition of the Constitution of Phillips Academy Oliver Wendell Holmes Library, Salina Press, New York, NY, 1973
  2. ^ The Constitution of Phillips Academy Oliver Wendell Holmes Library, Salina Press, New York, NY, 1973
  3. ^ George Adams (1853). "Education in Massachusetts: Incorporated Academies". Massachusetts Register. Boston: Printed by Damrell and Moore.