Edna Jennison Ellis received her A.B. from Willamette University in 1924. She began teaching Latin at Willamette while pursuing her M.A. at Willamette's Kimball School of Theology, which she received in 1930. She served as a Latin instructor at Willamette University for 11 years, from 1929 to 1940. Starting in 1946, she worked as an English instructor at the University of Oregon in Eugene.
In 1984, Edna Jennison Ellis received a Distinguished Alumni Citation from Willamette University.
- A.B., Willamette University
- A.M., Kimball School of Theology