HerStory

Louisa MacDONALD

Born: 10/12/1858

Died: 28/11/1949

Special Achievements:

The first female principal of the University of Sydney's Women's College from 1892-1919 (chosen from 65 applicants.), she was also the first woman to stand for this university's Senate in 1907 but was defeated.

Additional Information:

1884 - Bachelor of Arts - 1st Class Honours in Classics, University of London.
1886 - Master of Arts, Classics, University of London.
1890s - Founder and Committee member of Sydney University Women's Association Union and University Women's Society (Sydney University Women's Settlement from 1906).


Resources

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