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Dr. Rosemary Hearn is a native of Indianapolis, Indiana. She is a graduate of Howard University, where she earned the Bachelor of Arts degree in English. After Howard, she returned to Indiana to enroll in the Graduate School of Arts and Sciences at Indiana University, Bloomington, where she earned her masters and doctorate in English. Upon receipt of her master’s degree in 1958, Dr. Hearn was appointed to the faculty of Lincoln University and remained at Lincoln for forty-two years, serving the university in a number of positions. While at Lincoln, Dr. Hearn served on a number of state and national committees, including the Executive Committee of the Mid-Missouri Associated Colleges and Universities and the Missouri State Planning Committee of the American Council on Higher Education. Upon her retirement from Lincoln University, Dr. Hearn returned to Indiana and made her home in Carmel, just outside of her native Indianapolis.
Lincoln University Archives
Jefferson City, MO
Lincoln University of Missouri alumni, Lincoln University women
Schleer, Mark and Bryant, Ithaca, "Legendary Ladies of Lincoln: Rosemary Hearn" (2019). Legendary Ladies of Lincoln. 12.