Lasell College History


Military drill at Lasell Seminary, circa 1890

Lasell: A History

Written by Donald Winslow in 1987, Lasell: A History of the First Junior College for Women includes information on people and events from throughout Lasell's history. Copies are available to borrow at Brennan Library, or online in the archives' digital collections.

Lasell principals and presidents

Principals:

  • 1851: Edward Lasell
  • 1852-60: Josiah Lasell, brother of Edward. George W. Briggs, brother-in-law
  • 1860-64: George W. Briggs
  • 1864-74: Charles W. Cushing
  • 1874-1908: Charles C. Bragdon
  • 1908-32: Guy. M. Winslow

Presidents:

  • 1932-47: Guy M. Winslow
  • 1947-59: Raymond C. Wass
  • 1959-60: Richard Packard (Acting)
  • 1960-65: Blake Tewksbury
  • 1965-66: June Babcock (Acting)
  • 1966-68: Vincent C. DeBaun
  • 1968-70: June Babcock (Acting)
  • 1970-75: Kenneth M. Greene
  • 1975-83: Arthur M. Griffin
  • 1983-88: Peter T. Mitchell
  • 1988-2007: Thomas E. J. deWitt
  • 2007- present: Michael B. Alexander