TOMPKINS, Dora Gilbert (1870-????) received a B.A. degree from Monmouth College in 1893, M.A. from Knox College (1894) and also from the University of Chicago (1921). She joined the Iowa State staff as an instructor in English in 1905 and was devoted to her teaching until she retired in 1938. At this date, May 16, 1971, she has the distinction of living more than 100 years.