publication date: Saturday, March 12, 2005 (part of Round XXV)

category: Education

clue: This accomplished feminist educator came to Massachusetts by way of Australia.

explanation: Conway, born and raised in rural Australia, was president of Smith College in Massachusetts and was a champion of women's higher education. The word "way" is a play on her last name. more…

solved by: Russ Wilhelm, Steve West, Denise Sawicki, Amy Austin, Mike Eberhart, David Mitzman, Elliot Farney, Jerry Mathis, Scott Horowitz, Megan Baxter, Aaron Fischer, Chris McKinnon, E. M., Anna Gregoline, Jeff Ball, and Derek Mueller


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