Dr. Richard E. Wylie

In Memoriam

The late Dr. Richard E. Wylie was the fifth president of Endicott College. He became president of Endicott after careers as a professor at the University of Connecticut, a department chair at Temple University, dean at the University of Colorado, and a vice president and dean at Lesley University. He held a bachelor’s degree from Plymouth State University and a master’s and doctorate from Boston University.

Dr. Wylie authored numerous publications for professional journals, as well as monographs, book chapters, and a variety of children’s books and curriculum materials.

He served as President of the New England Association of Schools and Colleges. He consulted with ministries of education and government agencies in Ethiopia, Portugal, Spain, and Brazil. His accomplishments earned him such recognitions as the Dr. Jack Mombourquette Award for International Education, the Dr. Richard J. Bradley Award for his contributions to school improvement through accreditation in New England, and he was named an Aspen Institute Ascend Fellow. He was one of the founders and first chair of the Board of Trustees for the Urban College of Boston.


Stories featuring Dr. Richard E. Wylie

Two Generations. One Future: An Anthology from the Ascend Fellowship: Edited by Dr. Christopher King, Dr. P. Lindsay Chase-Lansdale, and Dr. Mario Sma...
Ascend FellowshipApril 3, 2018