Eliphalet Pearson (June 11, 1752 – September 12, 1826) was an American educator, the first Preceptor of Phillips Academy (1778–86), and the acting president of Harvard University (1804–06). He also co-founded the American Education Society.
|1st Preceptor of Phillips Academy|
|Preceded by||office established|
|Succeeded by||Ebenezer Pemberton|
|Acting President of Harvard University|
|Preceded by||Joseph Willard|
|Succeeded by||Samuel Webber|
June 11, 1752
|Died||September 12, 1826 74) (aged|
Greenland, New Hampshire
|Education||The Governor's Academy|
Harvard College, 1773
Pearson graduated from Harvard in 1773, where he was a member of the Hasty Pudding, after having attended Dummer Charity School (now known as The Governor's Academy). He was elected a Fellow of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences in 1781.
| President of Harvard University
| Preceptor of Phillips Academy