Preview

image preview

Authors

Description/Abstract

Portrait of George B. Bigelow c. 1855.

Date Created

1855

Subject Categories

University Presidents

Comments

George B. Bigelow was the president from 1855-1866. The first layman to head the school, George B. Bigelow added to and improved its curriculum in English literature, modern history, higher mathematics, and advanced foreign languages. School enrollment was stimulated by the Civil War, resulting in the need for female teachers. In 1864, 173 female students were being instructed by Bigelow and six teachers.

Document Type

Article

Keywords

archives, Framingham State University, normal school, President portrait, college presidents, George Bigelow

Share

 
COinS