Phillips Academy


Also found in: Acronyms, Wikipedia.

Phillips Academy,

at Andover, Mass.; college preparatory boarding and day school; opened 1778, chartered 1780 by Samuel PhillipsPhillips, Samuel,
1752–1802, American educator and politician, b. North Andover, Mass., grad. Harvard, 1771. A member of the Massachusetts provincial congress (1775–80) and a delegate to the state constitutional convention (1779–80), he served in the state
..... Click the link for more information.
. Founded for boys, it is the oldest incorporated academy in the United States and has served as the model for many later schools. In 1972 the academy became coeducational when Abbot Academy, a neighboring girls' school, was incorporated. The school is often called Andover or Phillips Andover. Andover Theological Seminary (now part of Andover Newton Theological School at Newton Centre, Mass.) was affiliated from 1808 to 1908. The Addison Gallery of American Art houses well-known collections.
References in periodicals archive ?
Last fall I began yet another new life chapter, starting my first year at Phillips Academy Andover.
amp;nbsp;Bush went to Phillips Academy in Andover, Massachusetts, after his family moved to Houston in 1961.
He is a graduate of of Phillips Academy, Brown University and Tufts University.
Following graduation, she worked for an investment bank for nearly two years before transitioning to her current job in New York City at the endowment for Phillips Academy, one of the top private high schools in the world.
At Phillips Academy in Andover, Massachusetts, a nutritional counselor uses mindful eating in the dining hall.
Calypso's ongoing regional client roster includes Unitil, Shields Health Care Group, Exeter Hospital, Iberdrola, Babcock Power, Phillips Academy, Watervilie Valley and ArcLight Capital.
Adam Weinberg has been the director of the Whitney Museum since 2003, when he returned to the institution following a spell at the Addison Gallery of American Art at Phillips Academy, Mass.
After her SPM career is completed, Gallo plans on a postgrad year at Phillips Academy Andover and then enter college in the fall of 2016.
An American in London: Whistler and the Thames, is an enduring volume, accompanying an exhibition at the Dulwich Picture Gallery in London (16 October 2013-12 January 2014), the Addison Gallery of American Art at the Phillips Academy, Andover, Massachusetts (1 February-13 April 2014) and the Freer Gallery of Art at the Smithsonian Institution in Washington (2 May-17 August 2014).
Phillips Academy Andover, an independent, coeducational boarding high school that enrolls more than 1,100 students, has opted for EBSCO Discovery Service (EDS) from EBSCO Information Services (EBSCO) to provide students with a more streamlined search that can be customized to their needs.
At John Herbert Phillips Academy in Birmingham, the Secretary was joined by Secretary of Housing and Urban Development Julian Castro for a roundtable discussion with 10 young students on the President's My Brother's Keeper initiative.
Shah is the youngest alumnus to have been appointed to the Executive Board of the MIT Sloan School of Management by its Dean, and also on the Asia Council of Phillips Academy, Andover by its Head of School.