Henry Dunster
b. 1609 – d. February 27, 1659 • Puritan • Scholar
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Dunster, Henry
Dunster, Henry (1609–1659). The first true president of *Harvard College, English-born Dunster had been a student at Cambridge University before immigrating to the American colonies in 1640. At Harvard, Dunster had a formative influence in shaping the curriculum and introducing the Cambridge model of
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Dunster, Henry
Dunster, Henry (1609–1659)First president of Harvard CollegeDunster was born in Bury, Lancashire, England, and educated at Cambridge, Massachusetts (1634). After a period of teaching and then becoming a minister in Bury, he came to the United States to escape religious persecution (1640). Dunster had