Bunyan, Ruth Elizabeth, (BSc, DipEd, MACE, MACEA, AM) (1940-)

Also known as
Bunyan, Ruth Elizabeth (1940-)
Field of activity
Headmistress; Educator; Mathematics teacher; Haematologist
NLA Persistent Identifier
https://nla.gov.au/nla.party-754078

Biographies

Former principal of Strathcona Baptist Girls' Grammar School (1990-2001), Ruth Bunyan is a director of the Invergowrie Foundation.

The daughter of Alexander and Elizabeth Barkley, Ruth was educated at Morongo Girls College and Geelong High School. She completed her tertiary education at the University of Melbourne and the University Women's College, graduating with a Bachelor of Science and a Diploma of Education.

In 1963, Ruth Barkley married Peter James Bunyan (deceased 1996). The pair had three children.

Bunyan worked as a haematologist at Mater Hospital in Newcastle before becoming a Lecturer in mathematics at the Victoria College of Pharmacy. Later she taught maths at Mitcham High School and Geelong High School, before becoming Chief of Staff at Presbyterian Ladies' College, Melbourne.

Bunyan was appointed to the position of Deputy Principal at St Margaret's Girls School, Berwick, and from 1990 until her retirement in 2001, was Principal of Strathcona Baptist Girls' Grammar School, Melbourne.

Ruth Bunyan enjoys travel, reading, music, theatre, bushwalking and tennis. She is a member of the Royal Automobile Club of Victoria and the Lyceum Club (Melbourne).

  • Principal, Strathcona Baptist Girls' Grammar School (Melbourne)
  • Member of the Association of Heads of Independent Schools Australia
  • Member, Invergowrie Foundation Council
  • Member, Acton Early Childhood Centre
  • Director, Mentone Girls' Grammar School

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Ruth Bunyan was Principal of Strathcona Baptist Girls Grammar School, Melbourne, from 1990 until her retirement in 2001. She was formerly Deputy Principal at St Margaret's School, Berwick, and chief staff at Presbyterian Ladies College (PLC), Melbourne. As a mathematics teacher, Bunyan taught at Mitcham High School and Geelong High School. She had also worked as a mathematics lecturer at the Victorian College of Pharmacy and a haematologist at Mater Hospital, Newcastle.

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Australian Women's Register

Resources for Ruth Elizabeth Bunyan

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Australian Women's Register

  1. Bunyan, Ruth Elizabeth
    Published: National Foundation for Australian Women
    Series: IspartOf The Australian Women's Register
  2. Where are the Women in Australian science?
    Australian Science and Technology Heritage Centre
    [2003]
    Published: Australian Science and Technology Heritage Centre
  3. Who's Who in Australia 2002
    Herd, Margaret
    [Melbourne]
    Published: Crown Content

Encyclopedia of Australian Science

  1. Bunyan, Ruth Elizabeth
    Published: The University of Melbourne eScholarship Research Centre
    Series: Encyclopedia of Australian Science
  2. Where are the Women in Australian Science?
    McCarthy, Gavan; Morgan, Helen; Smith, Ailie; van den Bosch, Alan
    Published: Australian Science and Technology Heritage Centre, 2003
  3. Who's Who in Australia 2002
    Herd, Margaret
    Published: Crown Content, Melbourne, 2001

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