Montgomery Porter Sellers
Dean of the College and Professor of Rhetoric and the English Language
Education and Career
Ph.B. Dickinson College, 1893; A.M., Dickinson College, 1894; Litt. D. Hamline (Minnesota) University, 1918; studied at Heidelberg, Germany, summer of 1895; Reader in English Literature and History in Bodleian Library, Oxford, England, summers of 1906 and 1907; Graduate Student at University of Chicago, 1901; traveled in Europe 1895, 1896, 1897, 1902, and 1907.

Involvement with Dickinson College
While a student at Dickinson, Sellers was a brother of Phi Kappa Psi and a member of Phi Beta Kappa. Sellers joined the Dickinson Faculty in 1894 as an Instructor in German and a year later he became an Adjunct Professor of English. Finally in 1904, the faculty appointed Sellers to Professor of Rhetoric and the English Language. Along with teaching at the college, Sellers was the Dean of the Freshman Class from 1915-1928 and Dean of the College in 1928. During the 1933-1934 school year, Sellers was on a leave of absence.

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Dickinson College, Microcosm, 1934, p. 31,Dickinson College Archives.
"Sellers, Montgomery Porter" Dropfile, Dickinson College Archives.

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