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He left Westfield in 1871 to become principal of the Rhode Island Normal School, remaining at that post for 12 years. He left Westfield in 1871 to become principal of the Rhode Island Normal School, remaining at that post for 12 years.
-In 1883, Greenough came to the Massachusetts Agricultural College to become president, serving for three years.  During his tenure, he was noted for raising academic standards, extending the course of study, and guiding a transition from a small vocational college to a more comprehensive institution supporting agriculture and extension services.  Greenough saw the construction of the [[o:oldchapel|college chapel]] and the establishment of the Experiment Station before finishing his term in 1886.+In 1883, Greenough came to the Massachusetts Agricultural College to become president, serving for three years.  During his tenure, he was noted for raising academic standards, extending the course of study, and guiding a transition from a small vocational college to a more comprehensive institution supporting agriculture and extension services.  Greenough saw the construction of the [[o:old_chapel|college chapel]] and the establishment of the Experiment Station before finishing his term in 1886.
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