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Patricia Goler

"The first African American woman with a Ph.D. hired in the state college system! She came to Lowell State Teachers College in 1957 to teach history, and she later became a dean, when the school was Lowell State College. The Goler Fellows Program is named in her honor. "

Facebook post, UMass Lowell Alumni account, posted Feb. 21, 2019  Retrieved Feb. 10, 2022

"The Goler Fellows Program at UMass Lowell is named for Dr. Patricia A. Goler, the distinguished educator, historian and civil rights leader, who served the UMass Lowell community for thirty years"

To Enrich and to Serve : The Centennial History of the University of Massachusetts, Lowell. Mary H. Blewett Christine McKenna Virginia Beach, Va. : Donning Co.1995