Henry Dunster

President

1640 to 1654

Historical College Name: Harvard College

Current College Name: Harvard University

Location: Cambridge, Massachusetts

Notes:

Charles Chauncey

President

1654 to 1672

Historical College Name: Harvard College

Current College Name: Harvard University

Location: Cambridge, Massachusetts

Notes:

Leonard Hoar

President

1672 to 1675

Historical College Name: Harvard College

Current College Name: Harvard University

Location: Cambridge, Massachusetts

Notes:

Urian Oakes

President

1680 to 1681

Historical College Name: Harvard College

Current College Name: Harvard University

Location: Cambridge, Massachusetts

Notes:

John Rogers

President

1682 to 1684

Historical College Name: Harvard College

Current College Name: Harvard University

Location: Cambridge, Massachusetts

Notes:

Increase Mather

President

1692 to 1701

Historical College Name: Harvard College

Current College Name: Harvard University

Location: Cambridge, Massachusetts

Notes: also served as Rector (1685-1686) and Acting President (1686-1692)

Reverend James Blair

President

1693 to 1743

Historical College Name: College of William and Mary

Current College Name: College of William and Mary

Location: Williamsburg, Virginia

Notes:

Samuel Willard

Vice President

1701 to 1707

Historical College Name: Harvard College

Current College Name: Harvard University

Location: Cambridge, Massachusetts

Notes:

Reverend Abraham Pierson

President

1701 to 1707

Historical College Name: A collegiate school

Current College Name: Yale University

Location: New Haven, Connecticut

Notes:

Reverend Samuel Andrew

President

1707 to 1719

Historical College Name: A collegiate school

Current College Name: Yale University

Location: New Haven, Connecticut

Notes:

John Leverett

President

1708 to 1724

Historical College Name: Harvard College

Current College Name: Harvard University

Location: Cambridge, Massachusetts

Notes:

Reverend Timothy Cutler

President

1719 to 1722

Historical College Name: Yale College

Current College Name: Yale University

Location: New Haven, Connecticut

Notes:

Benjamin Wadsworth

President

1725 to 1737

Historical College Name: Harvard College

Current College Name: Harvard University

Location: Cambridge, Massachusetts

Notes:

Reverend Elisha Williams

President

1726 to 1739

Historical College Name: Yale College

Current College Name: Yale University

Location: New Haven, Connecticut

Notes:

Edward Holyoke

President

1737 to 1769

Historical College Name: Harvard College

Current College Name: Harvard University

Location: Cambridge, Massachusetts

Notes:

Reverend Thomas Clap

President

1740 to 1766

Historical College Name: Yale College

Current College Name: Yale University

Location: New Haven, Connecticut

Notes:

Reverend William Dawson

President

1743 to 1752

Historical College Name: College of William and Mary

Current College Name: College of William and Mary

Location: Williamsburg, Virginia

Notes:

Jonathan Dickinson

President

1747 to 1747

Historical College Name: College of New Jersey

Current College Name: Princeton University

Location: Princeton, New Jersey

Notes:

Aaron Burr, Sr.

President

1748 to 1757

Historical College Name: College of New Jersey

Current College Name: Princeton University

Location: Princeton, New Jersey

Notes:

Robert Alexander

President

1749 to 1762

Historical College Name: Augusta Academy

Current College Name: Washington and Lee University

Location: Lexington, Virginia

Notes:

Reverend William Stith

President

1752 to 1755

Historical College Name: College of William and Mary

Current College Name: College of William and Mary

Location: Williamsburg, Virginia

Notes:

Samuel Johnson

President

1754 to 1763

Historical College Name: King’s College

Current College Name: Columbia University

Location: New York, New York

Notes:

Reverend Thomas Dawson

President

1755 to 1760

Historical College Name: College of William and Mary

Current College Name: College of William and Mary

Location: Williamsburg, Virginia

Notes:

William Smith

Provost

1755 to 1779

Historical College Name: College of Philadelphia

Current College Name: University of Pennsylvania

Location: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Notes:

Jonathan Edwards

President

1758 to 1758

Historical College Name: College of New Jersey

Current College Name: Princeton University

Location: Princeton, New Jersey

Notes:

Samuel Davies

President

1759 to 1761

Historical College Name: College of New Jersey

Current College Name: Princeton University

Location: Princeton, New Jersey

Notes:

Reverend William Yates

President

1761 to 1764

Historical College Name: College of William and Mary

Current College Name: College of William and Mary

Location: Williamsburg, Virginia

Notes:

Samuel Finley

President

1761 to 1766

Historical College Name: College of New Jersey

Current College Name: Princeton University

Location: Princeton, New Jersey

Notes:

John Brown

President

1762 to 1776

Historical College Name: Augusta Academy

Current College Name: Washington and Lee University

Location: Lexington, Virginia

Notes:

Myles Cooper

President

1763 to 1775

Historical College Name: King’s College

Current College Name: Columbia University

Location: New York, New York

Notes:

Reverend James Horrocks

President

1764 to 1771

Historical College Name: College of William and Mary

Current College Name: College of William and Mary

Location: Williamsburg, Virginia

Notes:

James Manning

President

1765 to 1791

Historical College Name: College of Rhode Island

Current College Name: Brown University

Location: Providence, Rhode Island

Notes:

Reverend Naphtali Daggett

Pro tempore

1766 to 1777

Historical College Name: Yale College

Current College Name: Yale University

Location: New Haven, Connecticut

Notes:

John Witherspoon

President

1768 to 1794

Historical College Name: College of New Jersey

Current College Name: Princeton University

Location: Princeton, New Jersey

Notes:

Eleazer Wheelock

President

1769 to 1779

Historical College Name: Dartmouth College

Current College Name: Dartmouth College

Location: Hanover, New Hampshire

Notes:

Samuel Locke

President

1770 to 1773

Historical College Name: Harvard College

Current College Name: Harvard University

Location: Cambridge, Massachusetts

Notes:

Samuel Langdon

President

1774 to 1780

Historical College Name: Harvard College

Current College Name: Harvard University

Location: Cambridge, Massachusetts

Notes:

Samuel Stanhope Smith

President

1775 to 1779

Historical College Name: Hampden-Sydney Academy

Current College Name: Hampden-Sydney College

Location: Hampden-Sydney, Virginia

Notes:

Bishop James Madison

President

1777 to 1812

Historical College Name: College of William and Mary

Current College Name: College of William and Mary

Location: Williamsburg, Virginia

Notes:

Reverend Ezra Stiles

President

1778 to 1795

Historical College Name: Yale College

Current College Name: Yale University

Location: New Haven, Connecticut

Notes:

John Wheelock

President

1779 to 1815

Historical College Name: Dartmouth College

Current College Name: Dartmouth College

Location: Hanover, New Hampshire

Notes:

John Blair Smith

President

1779 to 1789

Historical College Name: Hampden-Sydney Academy/Hampden-Sydney College

Current College Name: Hampden-Sydney College

Location: Hampden-Sydney, Virginia

Notes: Smith served as president of Union College 1795-1799

John Ewing

Provost

1780 to 1802

Historical College Name: The University of the State of Pennsylvania

Current College Name: University of Pennsylvania

Location: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Notes: institution name changed to The University of Pennsylvania in 1791

Joseph Willard

President

1781 to 1804

Historical College Name: Harvard University

Current College Name: Harvard University

Location: Cambridge, Massachusetts

Notes:

William Smith

Principal

1782 to 1789

Historical College Name: Washington College (Maryland)

Current College Name: Washington College

Location: Chestertown, Maryland

Notes:

William Graham

President

1782 to 1796

Historical College Name: Liberty Hall Academy

Current College Name: Washington and Lee University

Location: Lexington, Virginia

Notes:

James Mitchell

Head Master

1785 to 1786

Historical College Name: Transylvania Seminary

Current College Name: Transylvania University

Location: Lexington, Kentucky

Notes:

Charles Nisbet

President

1785 to 1785

Historical College Name: Dickinson College

Current College Name: Dickinson College

Location: Carlisle, Pennsylvania

Notes:

Robert Davidson

President, acting

1785 to 1786

Historical College Name: Dickinson College

Current College Name: Dickinson College

Location: Carlisle, Pennsylvania

Notes:

Abraham Baldwin

President

1785 to 1801

Historical College Name: University of Georgia

Current College Name: University of Georgia

Location: Athens, Georgia

Notes:

Jacob Rutsen Hardenbergh

President

1786 to 1790

Historical College Name: Queen’s College

Current College Name: Rutgers University

Location: New Brunswick, New Jersey

Notes:

Charles Nisbet

President

1786 to 1804

Historical College Name: Dickinson College

Current College Name: Dickinson College

Location: Carlisle, Pennsylvania

Notes:

William Samuel Johnson

President

1787 to 1800

Historical College Name: Columbia College

Current College Name: Columbia University

Location: New York, New York

Notes:

Gotthilf Heinrich Ernst Muhlenberg

President

1787 to 1815

Historical College Name: Franklin College

Current College Name: Franklin and Marshall College

Location: Lancaster, Pennsylvania

Notes: Board of Trustees operated college between 1815 and 1853. Franklin merged with Marshall College in 1853

Elias Jones

Head Master

1788 to 1789

Historical College Name: Transylvania Seminary

Current College Name: Transylvania University

Location: Lexington, Kentucky

Notes:

Drury Lacy

Vice President and acting President

1789 to 1797

Historical College Name: Hampden-Sydney College

Current College Name: Hampden-Sydney College

Location: Hampden-Sydney, Virginia

Notes:

Isaac Wilson

Head Master

1789 to 1791

Historical College Name: Transylvania Seminary

Current College Name: Transylvania University

Location: Lexington, Kentucky

Notes:

George Welch

Principal

1789 to 1796

Historical College Name: Pittsburgh Academy

Current College Name: University of Pittsburgh

Location: Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

Notes:

Robert Smith

President

1790 to 1797

Historical College Name: College of Charleston

Current College Name: College of Charleston

Location: Charleston, South Carolina

Notes:

William Linn

President

1791 to 1795

Historical College Name: Queen’s College

Current College Name: Rutgers University

Location: New Brunswick, New Jersey

Notes:

Robert Plunkett

President

1791 to 1793

Historical College Name: Georgetown Academy

Current College Name: Georgetown University

Location: Washington DC, District of Columbia

Notes:

Jonathan Maxcy

President

1792 to 1802

Historical College Name: College of Rhode Island

Current College Name: Brown University

Location: Providence, Rhode Island

Notes:

Colin Ferguson

Principal

1792 to 1805

Historical College Name: Washington College (Maryland)

Current College Name: Washington College

Location: Chestertown, Maryland

Notes:

Ebenezer Fitch

President

1793 to 1815

Historical College Name: Williams College

Current College Name: Williams College

Location: Williamstown, Massachusetts

Notes:

Robert Molyneux S.J.

President

1793 to 1796

Historical College Name: Georgetown Academy

Current College Name: Georgetown University

Location: Washington DC, District of Columbia

Notes:

Harry Toulmin

President (first official)

1794 to 1796

Historical College Name: Transylvania Seminary

Current College Name: Transylvania University

Location: Lexington, Kentucky

Notes:

Hezekiah Balch

President

1794 to 1810

Historical College Name: Greeneville College

Current College Name: Tusculum University

Location: Greeneville, Tennessee

Notes:

Samuel Carrick

President

1794 to 1809

Historical College Name: Blount College/East Tennessee College

Current College Name: University of Tennessee

Location: Knoxville, Tennessee

Notes: Blount College because East Tennessee College in 1807

Reverend Timothy Dwight

President

1795 to 1817

Historical College Name: Yale College

Current College Name: Yale University

Location: New Haven, Connecticut

Notes:

Samuel Stanhope Smith

President

1795 to 1812

Historical College Name: College of New Jersey

Current College Name: Princeton University

Location: Princeton, New Jersey

Notes:

Ira Condict

President pro tem

1795 to 1810

Historical College Name: Queen’s College

Current College Name: Rutgers University

Location: New Brunswick, New Jersey

Notes:

John Blair Smith

President

1795 to 1799

Historical College Name: Union College

Current College Name: Union College

Location: Schenectady, New York

Notes:

James Moore

President

1796 to 1804

Historical College Name: Transylvania Seminary/Transylvania University

Current College Name: Transylvania University

Location: Lexington, Kentucky

Notes: also served as head master 1791-1793 and acting president 1793-1794, institution name changed from Transylvania Seminary to Transylvania University in 1799

Louis William Valentine DuBourg S.S.

President

1796 to 1798

Historical College Name: Georgetown Academy

Current College Name: Georgetown University

Location: Washington DC, District of Columbia

Notes:

Samuel Legrand Campbell

President

1797 to 1799

Historical College Name: Liberty Hall Academy/Washington Academy

Current College Name: Washington and Lee University

Location: Lexington, Virginia

Notes: The institution changed its name to Washington Academy in 1798

Archibald Alexander

President

1797 to 1806

Historical College Name: Hampden-Sydney College

Current College Name: Hampden-Sydney College

Location: Hampden-Sydney, Virginia

Notes:

Thomas Bee, Jr.

President

1798 to 1805

Historical College Name: College of Charleston

Current College Name: College of Charleston

Location: Charleston, South Carolina

Notes:

Leonard Neale S.J.

President

1798 to 1806

Historical College Name: Georgetown Academy

Current College Name: Georgetown University

Location: Washington DC, District of Columbia

Notes:

Reverend George Addison Baxter

President

1799 to 1829

Historical College Name: Washington Academy/Washington College

Current College Name: Washington and Lee University

Location: Lexington, Virginia

Notes: The institution changed its name to Washington College in 1813

Jonathan Edwards

President

1799 to 1801

Historical College Name: Union College

Current College Name: Union College

Location: Schenectady, New York

Notes:

Reverend Daniel Clarke Sander

President

1800 to 1814

Historical College Name: University of Vermont

Current College Name: University of Vermont

Location: Burlington, Vermont

Notes:

Jeremiah Atwater

President

1800 to 1809

Historical College Name: Middlebury College

Current College Name: Middlebury College

Location: Middlebury, Vermont

Notes:

Charles Henry Wharton

President

1801 to 1801

Historical College Name: Columbia College

Current College Name: Columbia University

Location: New York, New York

Notes:

Right Reverend Benjamin Moore

President

1801 to 1811

Historical College Name: Columbia College

Current College Name: Columbia University

Location: New York, New York

Notes: also served as president pro tempore 1775-1776

Josiah Meigs

President

1801 to 1810

Historical College Name: University of Georgia

Current College Name: University of Georgia

Location: Athens, Georgia

Notes:

Colonel Jonathan Williams

Superintendent

1801 to 1803

Historical College Name: United States Military Academy

Current College Name: United States Military Academy

Location: West Point, New York

Notes:

Asa Messer

President

1802 to 1826

Historical College Name: College of Rhode Island/Brown University

Current College Name: Brown University

Location: Providence, Rhode Island

Notes: Institution name changed to Brown University in 1804

Joseph McKeen

President

1802 to 1807

Historical College Name: Bowdoin College

Current College Name: Bowdoin College

Location: Brunswick, Maine

Notes:

Jonathan Maxcy

President

1802 to 1804

Historical College Name: Union College

Current College Name: Union College

Location: Schenectady, New York

Notes:

John Watson

President

1802 to 1802

Historical College Name: Jefferson College

Current College Name: Washington and Jefferson College

Location: Washington, Pennsylvania

Notes:

Samuel G. Kramsch

Inspector/Principal

1802 to 1806

Historical College Name: Salem Female Academy

Current College Name: Salem Academy and College

Location: Winston-Salem, North Carolina

Notes:

James Dunlap

President

1803 to 1811

Historical College Name: Jefferson College

Current College Name: Washington and Jefferson College

Location: Washington, Pennsylvania

Notes:

Colonel Decius Wadsworth

Superintendent, acting

1803 to 1805

Historical College Name: United States Military Academy

Current College Name: United States Military Academy

Location: West Point, New York

Notes:

James Blythe

President, acting

1804 to 1818

Historical College Name: Transylvania University

Current College Name: Transylvania University

Location: Lexington, Kentucky

Notes:

Robert Davidson

President, acting

1804 to 1809

Historical College Name: Dickinson College

Current College Name: Dickinson College

Location: Carlisle, Pennsylvania

Notes:

Joseph Caldwell

President

1804 to 1812

Historical College Name: University of North Carolina (Chapel Hill)

Current College Name: University of North Carolina Chapel Hill

Location: Chapel Hill, North Carolina

Notes:

Eliphalet Nott

President

1804 to 1866

Historical College Name: Union College

Current College Name: Union College

Location: Schenectady, New York

Notes:

Jonathan Maxcy

President

1804 to 1820

Historical College Name: South Carolina College

Current College Name: University of South Carolina

Location: Columbia, South Carolina

Notes:

Colonel Jonathan Williams

Superintendent

1805 to 1812

Historical College Name: United States Military Academy

Current College Name: United States Military Academy

Location: West Point, New York

Notes:

Samuel Webber

President

1806 to 1810

Historical College Name: Harvard University

Current College Name: Harvard University

Location: Cambridge, Massachusetts

Notes:

George Buist

President

1806 to 1808

Historical College Name: College of Charleston

Current College Name: College of Charleston

Location: Charleston, South Carolina

Notes:

Matthew Brown

President

1806 to 1817

Historical College Name: Washington College

Current College Name: Washington and Jefferson College

Location: Washington, Pennsylvania

Notes:

Robert Molyneaux S.J.

President

1806 to 1808

Historical College Name: Georgetown Academy

Current College Name: Georgetown University

Location: Washington DC, District of Columbia

Notes:

Abraham S. Steiner

Inspector/Principal

1806 to 1816

Historical College Name: Salem Female Academy

Current College Name: Salem Academy and College

Location: Winston-Salem, North Carolina

Notes:

John McDowell

Provost

1807 to 1810

Historical College Name: University of Pennsylvania

Current College Name: University of Pennsylvania

Location: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Notes:

William Shields Reid

President, acting

1807 to 1807

Historical College Name: Hampden-Sydney College

Current College Name: Hampden-Sydney College

Location: Hampden-Sydney, Virginia

Notes:

Moses Hoge

President

1807 to 1820

Historical College Name: Hampden-Sydney College

Current College Name: Hampden-Sydney College

Location: Hampden-Sydney, Virginia

Notes:

Jesse Appleton

President

1807 to 1819

Historical College Name: Bowdoin College

Current College Name: Bowdoin College

Location: Brunswick, Maine

Notes:

Francis Neale S.J.

President, acting

1808 to 1809

Historical College Name: Georgetown Academy

Current College Name: Georgetown University

Location: Washington DC, District of Columbia

Notes:

Jeremiah Atwater

President

1809 to 1816

Historical College Name: Dickinson College

Current College Name: Dickinson College

Location: Carlisle, Pennsylvania

Notes:

Jacob Lindley

President

1809 to 1822

Historical College Name: Ohio University

Current College Name: Ohio University

Location: Athens, Ohio

Notes:

William Matthews S.J.

President

1809 to 1809

Historical College Name: Georgetown Academy

Current College Name: Georgetown University

Location: Washington DC, District of Columbia

Notes:

Francis Neale S.J.

President

1809 to 1812

Historical College Name: Georgetown Academy

Current College Name: Georgetown University

Location: Washington DC, District of Columbia

Notes:

John Thornton Kirkland

President

1810 to 1828

Historical College Name: Harvard University

Current College Name: Harvard University

Location: Cambridge, Massachusetts

Notes:

John Andrews

Provost

1810 to 1813

Historical College Name: University of Pennsylvania

Current College Name: University of Pennsylvania

Location: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Notes:

John Henry Livingston

President

1810 to 1825

Historical College Name: Queen’s College

Current College Name: Rutgers University

Location: New Brunswick, New Jersey

Notes:

Elijah Dunham Rattoone

President

1810 to 1810

Historical College Name: College of Charleston

Current College Name: College of Charleston

Location: Charleston, South Carolina

Notes:

Charles Coffin

President

1810 to 1827

Historical College Name: Greeneville College

Current College Name: Tusculum University

Location: Greeneville, Tennessee

Notes:

Henry Davis

President

1810 to 1817

Historical College Name: Middlebury College

Current College Name: Middlebury College

Location: Middlebury, Vermont

Notes:

William Harris

President

1811 to 1829

Historical College Name: Columbia College

Current College Name: Columbia University

Location: New York, New York

Notes:

John Brown

President

1811 to 1816

Historical College Name: University of Georgia

Current College Name: University of Georgia

Location: Athens, Georgia

Notes:

Reverend John Bracken

President

1812 to 1814

Historical College Name: College of William and Mary

Current College Name: College of William and Mary

Location: Williamsburg, Virginia

Notes:

Ashbel Green

President

1812 to 1822

Historical College Name: College of New Jersey

Current College Name: Princeton University

Location: Princeton, New Jersey

Notes:

Robert H. Chapman

President

1812 to 1816

Historical College Name: University of North Carolina (Chapel Hill)

Current College Name: University of North Carolina Chapel Hill

Location: Chapel Hill, North Carolina

Notes:

Andrew Wylie

President

1812 to 1816

Historical College Name: Jefferson College

Current College Name: Washington and Jefferson College

Location: Washington, Pennsylvania

Notes:

Azel Backus

President

1812 to 1816

Historical College Name: Hamilton College

Current College Name: Hamilton College

Location: Clinton, New York

Notes:

Giovanni Antonio Grassi S.J.

President

1812 to 1817

Historical College Name: Georgetown Academy/College of Georgetown

Current College Name: Georgetown University

Location: Washington DC, District of Columbia

Notes: Institution became College of Georgetown in 1815

Brigadier General Joseph Gardner Swift

Superintendent

1812 to 1814

Historical College Name: United States Military Academy

Current College Name: United States Military Academy

Location: West Point, New York

Notes:

Frederick Beasley

Provost

1813 to 1828

Historical College Name: University of Pennsylvania

Current College Name: University of Pennsylvania

Location: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Notes:

Hugh McGuire

Principal

1813 to 1815

Historical College Name: Washington College (Maryland)

Current College Name: Washington College

Location: Chestertown, Maryland

Notes:

Mann Butler

President

1813 to 1816

Historical College Name: Jefferson Seminary

Current College Name: University of Louisville

Location: Louisville, Kentucky

Notes:

Dr. John Augustine Smith

President

1814 to 1826

Historical College Name: College of William and Mary

Current College Name: College of William and Mary

Location: Williamsburg, Virginia

Notes:

Captain Alden Partridge

Superintendent

1814 to 1817

Historical College Name: United States Military Academy

Current College Name: United States Military Academy

Location: West Point, New York

Notes:

John McKnight

President

1815 to 1816

Historical College Name: Dickinson College

Current College Name: Dickinson College

Location: Carlisle, Pennsylvania

Notes: following McKnight, the college closed 1816-1821

Reverend Samuel Austin

President

1815 to 1821

Historical College Name: University of Vermont

Current College Name: University of Vermont

Location: Burlington, Vermont

Notes:

Zephaniah Swift Moore

President

1815 to 1821

Historical College Name: Williams College

Current College Name: Williams College

Location: Williamstown, Massachusetts

Notes:

Timothy Alden

President

1815 to 1831

Historical College Name: Allegheny College

Current College Name: Allegheny College

Location: Meadville, Pennsylvania

Notes:

Joab G. Cooper

Principal

1816 to 1817

Historical College Name: Washington College (Maryland)

Current College Name: Washington College

Location: Chestertown, Maryland

Notes:

William Tompkins

President

1816 to 1821

Historical College Name: Jefferson Seminary

Current College Name: University of Louisville

Location: Louisville, Kentucky

Notes:

G. Benjamin Reichel

Principal

1816 to 1834

Historical College Name: Salem Female Academy

Current College Name: Salem Academy and College

Location: Winston-Salem, North Carolina

Notes:

Reverend Jeremiah Day

President

1817 to 1846

Historical College Name: Yale College

Current College Name: Yale University

Location: New Haven, Connecticut

Notes:

Gerald E. Stack

Principal

1817 to 1818

Historical College Name: Washington College (Maryland)

Current College Name: Washington College

Location: Chestertown, Maryland

Notes:

Robert Finley

President

1817 to 1817

Historical College Name: University of Georgia

Current College Name: University of Georgia

Location: Athens, Georgia

Notes:

Joseph Caldwell

President

1817 to 1835

Historical College Name: University of North Carolina (Chapel Hill)

Current College Name: University of North Carolina Chapel Hill

Location: Chapel Hill, North Carolina

Notes:

William McMillan

President

1817 to 1822

Historical College Name: Jefferson College

Current College Name: Washington and Jefferson College

Location: Washington, Pennsylvania

Notes:

Andrew Wylie

President

1817 to 1828

Historical College Name: Washington College

Current College Name: Washington and Jefferson College

Location: Washington, Pennsylvania

Notes:

Henry Davis

President

1817 to 1833

Historical College Name: Hamilton College

Current College Name: Hamilton College

Location: Clinton, New York

Notes:

Benedict Joseph Fenwick S.J.

President

1817 to 1817

Historical College Name: College of Georgetown

Current College Name: Georgetown University

Location: Washington DC, District of Columbia

Notes:

Anthony Kohlmann S.J.

President

1817 to 1820

Historical College Name: College of Georgetown

Current College Name: Georgetown University

Location: Washington DC, District of Columbia

Notes:

Brigadier General Sylvanus Thayer

Superintendent

1817 to 1833

Historical College Name: United States Military Academy

Current College Name: United States Military Academy

Location: West Point, New York

Notes:

Francis Waters

Principal

1818 to 1823

Historical College Name: Washington College (Maryland)

Current College Name: Washington College

Location: Chestertown, Maryland

Notes: Also served as principal between 1854 and 1860

Horace Holley

President

1818 to 1827

Historical College Name: Transylvania University

Current College Name: Transylvania University

Location: Lexington, Kentucky

Notes:

Samuel Doak

President

1818 to 1829

Historical College Name: Tusculum Academy

Current College Name: Tusculum University

Location: Greeneville, Tennessee

Notes:

Joshua Bates

President

1818 to 1839

Historical College Name: Middlebury College

Current College Name: Middlebury College

Location: Middlebury, Vermont

Notes:

Reverend Francios Niel

President

1818 to 1824

Historical College Name: St. Louis College

Current College Name: St. Louis University

Location: St. Louis, Missouri

Notes:

Moses Waddel

President

1819 to 1829

Historical College Name: University of Georgia

Current College Name: University of Georgia

Location: Athens, Georgia

Notes:

Reverend Elijah Slack

President

1819 to 1822

Historical College Name: Cincinnati College

Current College Name: University of Cincinnati

Location: Cincinnati, Ohio

Notes:

Alden Partridge

President

1819 to 1843

Historical College Name: Norwich Academy/Norwich University

Current College Name: Norwich University

Location: Northfield, Vermont

Notes:

Isaac Anderson

President

1819 to 1857

Historical College Name: Southern and Western Theological Seminary/Maryville College

Current College Name: Maryville College

Location: Maryville, Tennessee

Notes: Institution became Maryville College in 1842

Daniel Dana

President

1820 to 1821

Historical College Name: Dartmouth College

Current College Name: Dartmouth College

Location: Hanover, New Hampshire

Notes:

William Allen

President

1820 to 1839

Historical College Name: Bowdoin College

Current College Name: Bowdoin College

Location: Brunswick, Maine

Notes:

David Sherman

President

1820 to 1825

Historical College Name: East Tennessee College

Current College Name: University of Tennessee

Location: Knoxville, Tennessee

Notes:

Enoch Fenwick S.J.

President

1820 to 1825

Historical College Name: College of Georgetown

Current College Name: Georgetown University

Location: Washington DC, District of Columbia

Notes:

James McChord

President

1820 to 1820

Historical College Name: Centre College

Current College Name: Centre College

Location: Danville, Kentucky

Notes:

Robert Bruce

Principal

1820 to 1835

Historical College Name: Pittsburgh Academy

Current College Name: University of Pittsburgh

Location: Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

Notes:

Jonathan Peter Cushing

President

1821 to 1835

Historical College Name: Hampden-Sydney College

Current College Name: Hampden-Sydney College

Location: Hampden-Sydney, Virginia

Notes: Cushing served as acting president 1820-1821

John Mitchell Mason

President

1821 to 1824

Historical College Name: Dickinson College

Current College Name: Dickinson College

Location: Carlisle, Pennsylvania

Notes:

Reverend Daniel Haskel

President

1821 to 1824

Historical College Name: University of Vermont

Current College Name: University of Vermont

Location: Burlington, Vermont

Notes:

Edward Dorr Griffin

President

1821 to 1836

Historical College Name: Williams College

Current College Name: Williams College

Location: Williamstown, Massachusetts

Notes:

Thomas Cooper

President

1821 to 1834

Historical College Name: South Carolina College

Current College Name: University of South Carolina

Location: Columbia, South Carolina

Notes:

Reverend William Staughton

President

1821 to 1827

Historical College Name: Columbian College

Current College Name: George Washington University

Location: Washington DC, District of Columbia

Notes:

Zephaniah Swift Moore

President

1821 to 1823

Historical College Name: Amherst College

Current College Name: Amherst College

Location: Amherst, Massachusetts

Notes:

Charles M. M’Crohan

President

1821 to 1825

Historical College Name: Jefferson Seminary

Current College Name: University of Louisville

Location: Louisville, Kentucky

Notes:

Charles Marshall

President

1821 to 1824

Historical College Name: Philadelphia College of Apothecaries/Philadelphia College of Pharmacy

Current College Name: University of the Sciences in Philadelphia

Location: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Notes: Established as the Philadelphia College of Apothecaries, the institution became the Philadelphia College of Pharmacy in 1822

John Bullock

Headmaster

1821 to 1846

Historical College Name: The Bullock School for Boys

Current College Name: Widener University

Location: Chester, Pennsylvania

Notes:

Bennet Tyler

President

1822 to 1828

Historical College Name: Dartmouth College

Current College Name: Dartmouth College

Location: Hanover, New Hampshire

Notes:

James Irvine

President

1822 to 1824

Historical College Name: Ohio University

Current College Name: Ohio University

Location: Athens, Ohio

Notes:

Matthew Brown

President

1822 to 1845

Historical College Name: Jefferson College

Current College Name: Washington and Jefferson College

Location: Washington, Pennsylvania

Notes:

Jeremiah Chamberlain

President

1822 to 1826

Historical College Name: Centre College

Current College Name: Centre College

Location: Danville, Kentucky

Notes:

Bishop Philander Chase

President

1822 to 1823

Historical College Name: Cincinnati College

Current College Name: University of Cincinnati

Location: Cincinnati, Ohio

Notes:

Jeremiah Chaplin

President

1822 to 1833

Historical College Name: Waterville College

Current College Name: Colby College

Location: Waterville, Maine

Notes:

James Carnahan

President

1823 to 1854

Historical College Name: College of New Jersey

Current College Name: Princeton University

Location: Princeton, New Jersey

Notes:

Timothy Clowes

Principal

1823 to 1829

Historical College Name: Washington College (Maryland)

Current College Name: Washington College

Location: Chestertown, Maryland

Notes:

Nathaniel Bowen

President

1823 to 1824

Historical College Name: College of Charleston

Current College Name: College of Charleston

Location: Charleston, South Carolina

Notes:

Reverend Elijah Slack

President

1823 to 1836

Historical College Name: Cincinnati College

Current College Name: University of Cincinnati

Location: Cincinnati, Ohio

Notes:

Heman Humphrey

President

1823 to 1845

Historical College Name: Amherst College

Current College Name: Amherst College

Location: Amherst, Massachusetts

Notes:

Alexander McClelland

President, acting

1824 to 1824

Historical College Name: Dickinson College

Current College Name: Dickinson College

Location: Carlisle, Pennsylvania

Notes:

William Neill

President

1824 to 1829

Historical College Name: Dickinson College

Current College Name: Dickinson College

Location: Carlisle, Pennsylvania

Notes:

Robert G. Wilson

President

1824 to 1839

Historical College Name: Ohio University

Current College Name: Ohio University

Location: Athens, Ohio

Notes:

Philip Lindsley

President

1824 to 1850

Historical College Name: University of Nashville

Current College Name: University of Nashville

Location: Nashville, Tennessee

Notes:

Robert Hamilton Bishop

President

1824 to 1841

Historical College Name: Miami University

Current College Name: Miami University

Location: Oxford, Ohio

Notes:

Thomas Church Brownell

President

1824 to 1831

Historical College Name: Washington College

Current College Name: Trinity College

Location: Hartford, Connecticut

Notes:

Samuel Blatchford

President

1824 to 1828

Historical College Name: Rensselaer School

Current College Name: Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute

Location: Troy, New York

Notes:

William Lehman

President

1824 to 1829

Historical College Name: Philadelphia College of Pharmacy

Current College Name: University of the Sciences in Philadelphia

Location: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Notes:

Philip Milledoler

President

1825 to 1840

Historical College Name: Rutgers College

Current College Name: Rutgers University

Location: New Brunswick, New Jersey

Notes:

Jasper Adams

President

1825 to 1826

Historical College Name: College of Charleston

Current College Name: College of Charleston

Location: Charleston, South Carolina

Notes:

Reverend Willard Preston

President

1825 to 1826

Historical College Name: University of Vermont

Current College Name: University of Vermont

Location: Burlington, Vermont

Notes:

Benedict Joseph Fenwick S.J.

President, acting

1825 to 1825

Historical College Name: College of Georgetown

Current College Name: Georgetown University

Location: Washington DC, District of Columbia

Notes:

Stephen Larigaudelle Dubuisson S.J.

President

1825 to 1826

Historical College Name: College of Georgetown

Current College Name: Georgetown University

Location: Washington DC, District of Columbia

Notes:

George Tucker

Chairman of the Faculty

1825 to 1825

Historical College Name: University of Virginia

Current College Name: University of Virginia

Location: Charlottesville, Virginia

Notes:

William McMillan

President

1825 to 1832

Historical College Name: Franklin College

Current College Name: Franklin College

Location: New Athens, Ohio

Notes:

Philander Chase

President

1825 to 1831

Historical College Name: Kenyon College

Current College Name: Kenyon College

Location: Gambier, Ohio

Notes:

Reverend Edmund Saulnier

President

1825 to 1827

Historical College Name: St. Louis College

Current College Name: St. Louis University

Location: St. Louis, Missouri

Notes:

Dr. William Holland Wilmer

President

1826 to 1827

Historical College Name: College of William and Mary

Current College Name: College of William and Mary

Location: Williamsburg, Virginia

Notes:

Reverend James Marsh

President

1826 to 1833

Historical College Name: University of Vermont

Current College Name: University of Vermont

Location: Burlington, Vermont

Notes:

William Feiner S.J.

President

1826 to 1829

Historical College Name: College of Georgetown

Current College Name: Georgetown University

Location: Washington DC, District of Columbia

Notes:

Robley Dunglison

Chairman of the Faculty

1826 to 1826

Historical College Name: University of Virginia

Current College Name: University of Virginia

Location: Charlottesville, Virginia

Notes:

David C. Proctor

President, pro tem

1826 to 1827

Historical College Name: Centre College

Current College Name: Centre College

Location: Danville, Kentucky

Notes:

Reverend Jasper Adams

President

1826 to 1828

Historical College Name: Geneva College

Current College Name: Hobart and William Smith Colleges

Location: Geneva, New York

Notes:

Jeremiah Chamberlain

President

1826 to 1829

Historical College Name: College of Louisiana

Current College Name: Centenary College

Location: Shreveport, Louisiana

Notes:

F. G. Hopkins

Principal

1826 to 1828

Historical College Name: Hampstead Academy/Mississippi Academy

Current College Name: Mississippi College

Location: Clinton, Mississippi

Notes: Institution became Mississippi Academy in 1827

Francis E. Goddard

President

1826 to 1829

Historical College Name: Jefferson Seminary

Current College Name: University of Louisville

Location: Louisville, Kentucky

Notes:

Reverend Adam Empie

President

1827 to 1836

Historical College Name: College of William and Mary

Current College Name: College of William and Mary

Location: Williamsburg, Virginia

Notes:

Francis Wayland

President

1827 to 1855

Historical College Name: Brown University

Current College Name: Brown University

Location: Providence, Rhode Island

Notes:

Nathaniel Bowen

President

1827 to 1828

Historical College Name: College of Charleston

Current College Name: College of Charleston

Location: Charleston, South Carolina

Notes:

Charles Coffin

President

1827 to 1832

Historical College Name: East Tennessee College

Current College Name: University of Tennessee

Location: Knoxville, Tennessee

Notes:

John Tayloe Lomax

Chairman of the Faculty

1827 to 1827

Historical College Name: University of Virginia

Current College Name: University of Virginia

Location: Charlottesville, Virginia

Notes:

Gideon Blackburn

President

1827 to 1830

Historical College Name: Centre College

Current College Name: Centre College

Location: Danville, Kentucky

Notes:

William Heathcote DeLancey

Provost

1828 to 1834

Historical College Name: University of Pennsylvania

Current College Name: University of Pennsylvania

Location: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Notes:

Nathan Lord

President

1828 to 1863

Historical College Name: Dartmouth College

Current College Name: Dartmouth College

Location: Hanover, New Hampshire

Notes:

Alva Woods

President

1828 to 1831

Historical College Name: Transylvania University

Current College Name: Transylvania University

Location: Lexington, Kentucky

Notes:

Jasper Adams

President

1828 to 1836

Historical College Name: College of Charleston

Current College Name: College of Charleston

Location: Charleston, South Carolina

Notes:

Henry Hoss

President

1828 to 1836

Historical College Name: Greeneville College

Current College Name: Tusculum University

Location: Greeneville, Tennessee

Notes:

George Tucker

Chairman of the Faculty

1828 to 1828

Historical College Name: University of Virginia

Current College Name: University of Virginia

Location: Charlottesville, Virginia

Notes:

Robley Dunglison

Chairman of the Faculty

1828 to 1830

Historical College Name: University of Virginia

Current College Name: University of Virginia

Location: Charlottesville, Virginia

Notes:

Stephen Chapin

President

1828 to 1841

Historical College Name: Columbian College

Current College Name: George Washington University

Location: Washington DC, District of Columbia

Notes:

Edward Raymond Ames

President, acting

1828 to 1833

Historical College Name: Lebanon Seminary/McKendree College

Current College Name: McKendree University

Location: Lebanon, Illinois

Notes: Institution became McKendree College in 1830

Reverend Charles F. Van Quickenborne S.J.

President

1828 to 1829

Historical College Name: St. Louis College

Current College Name: St. Louis University

Location: St. Louis, Missouri

Notes:

John Chester

President

1828 to 1829

Historical College Name: Rensselaer School

Current College Name: Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute

Location: Troy, New York

Notes:

Daniel Comfort

Principal

1828 to 1834

Historical College Name: Mississippi Academy/Mississippi College

Current College Name: Mississippi College

Location: Clinton, Mississippi

Notes: Institution became Mississippi College in 1830

Josiah Quincy

President

1829 to 1845

Historical College Name: Harvard University

Current College Name: Harvard University

Location: Cambridge, Massachusetts

Notes:

William Alexander Duer

President

1829 to 1842

Historical College Name: Columbia College

Current College Name: Columbia University

Location: New York, New York

Notes:

Peter Clark

Principal

1829 to 1832

Historical College Name: Washington College (Maryland)

Current College Name: Washington College

Location: Chestertown, Maryland

Notes:

Samuel Blanchard How

President

1829 to 1832

Historical College Name: Dickinson College

Current College Name: Dickinson College

Location: Carlisle, Pennsylvania

Notes: following How, the college closed 1832-1834

Alonzo Church

President

1829 to 1859

Historical College Name: University of Georgia

Current College Name: University of Georgia

Location: Athens, Georgia

Notes:

John W. Beschter S.J.

President

1829 to 1829

Historical College Name: College of Georgetown

Current College Name: Georgetown University

Location: Washington DC, District of Columbia

Notes:

Thomas F. Mulledy S.J.

President

1829 to 1838

Historical College Name: College of Georgetown

Current College Name: Georgetown University

Location: Washington DC, District of Columbia

Notes:

Andrew Wylie

President

1829 to 1851

Historical College Name: Indiana University

Current College Name: Indiana University

Location: Bloomington, Indiana

Notes:

Reverend Peter Verhaegen S.J.

President

1829 to 1832

Historical College Name: St. Louis College/St. University

Current College Name: St. Louis University

Location: St. Louis, Missouri

Notes: Institution changed its name to St. Louis University in 1832

Eliphalet Nott

President

1829 to 1845

Historical College Name: Rensselaer School/Rensselaer Institute

Current College Name: Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute

Location: Troy, New York

Notes: Institution became Rensselaer Institute in 1837

Henry H. Gird

President

1829 to 1834

Historical College Name: College of Louisiana

Current College Name: Centenary College

Location: Shreveport, Louisiana

Notes:

William Staughton

President

1829 to 1829

Historical College Name: Georgetown College

Current College Name: Georgetown College

Location: Georgetown, Kentucky

Notes:

Joseph A. Eastman

Principal

1829 to 1831

Historical College Name: Fredonia Academy

Current College Name: State University of New York at Fredonia

Location: Fredonia, New York

Notes:

Daniel B. Smith

President

1829 to 1854

Historical College Name: Philadelphia College of Pharmacy

Current College Name: University of the Sciences in Philadelphia

Location: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Notes:

Louis Marshall

President

1830 to 1834

Historical College Name: Washington College

Current College Name: Washington and Lee University

Location: Lexington, Virginia

Notes:

Samuel Witherspoon Doak

President

1830 to 1864

Historical College Name: Tusculum Academy/Tusculum College

Current College Name: Tusculum University

Location: Greeneville, Tennessee

Notes: Tusculum College charted in 1841

David Elliott

President

1830 to 1831

Historical College Name: Washington College

Current College Name: Washington and Jefferson College

Location: Washington, Pennsylvania

Notes:

Robert M. Patterson

Chairman of the Faculty

1830 to 1832

Historical College Name: University of Virginia

Current College Name: University of Virginia

Location: Charlottesville, Virginia

Notes:

John C. Young

President

1830 to 1857

Historical College Name: Centre College

Current College Name: Centre College

Location: Danville, Kentucky

Notes:

Reverend Richard Sharpe Mason

President

1830 to 1835

Historical College Name: Geneva College

Current College Name: Hobart and William Smith Colleges

Location: Geneva, New York

Notes:

Reverend Edward Beecher

President

1830 to 1844

Historical College Name: Illinois College

Current College Name: Illinois College

Location: Jacksonville, Illinois

Notes:

Mathias Loras

President

1830 to 1832

Historical College Name: Spring Hill College

Current College Name: Spring Hill College

Location: Mobile, Alabama

Notes:

Charles B. Storrs

President

1830 to 1833

Historical College Name: Western Reserve College

Current College Name: Case Western Reserve University

Location: Cleveland, Ohio

Notes:

Joel Smith Bacon

President

1830 to 1832

Historical College Name: Georgetown College

Current College Name: Georgetown College

Location: Georgetown, Kentucky

Notes:

John Mansfield Lutz

President, acting

1831 to 1833

Historical College Name: Transylvania University

Current College Name: Transylvania University

Location: Lexington, Kentucky

Notes: served again as acting president 1834-1835

David McConaughy

President

1831 to 1849

Historical College Name: Washington College

Current College Name: Washington and Jefferson College

Location: Washington, Pennsylvania

Notes:

Wilbur Fisk

President

1831 to 1839

Historical College Name: Wesleyan University

Current College Name: Wesleyan University

Location: Middletown, Connecticut

Notes:

Nathaniel Sheldon Wheaton

President

1831 to 1837

Historical College Name: Washington College

Current College Name: Trinity College

Location: Hartford, Connecticut

Notes:

James M. Matthews

Chancellor

1831 to 1839

Historical College Name: University of the City of New York

Current College Name: New York University

Location: New York, New York

Notes:

John Pratt

President

1831 to 1837

Historical College Name: Granville Literary and Theological Institution

Current College Name: Denison University

Location: Granville, Ohio

Notes:

Alva Woods

President

1831 to 1837

Historical College Name: University of Alabama

Current College Name: University of Alabama

Location: Tuscaloosa, Alabama

Notes:

Henry Chaney

Principal

1831 to 1839

Historical College Name: Fredonia Academy

Current College Name: State University of New York at Fredonia

Location: Fredonia, New York

Notes:

Richard W. Ringgold

Principal

1832 to 1854

Historical College Name: Washington College (Maryland)

Current College Name: Washington College

Location: Chestertown, Maryland

Notes:

George Tucker

Chairman of the Faculty

1832 to 1833

Historical College Name: University of Virginia

Current College Name: University of Virginia

Location: Charlottesville, Virginia

Notes:

George Junkin

President

1832 to 1841

Historical College Name: Lafayette College

Current College Name: Lafayette College

Location: Easton, Pennsylvania

Notes:

Richard Campbell

President

1832 to 1835

Historical College Name: Franklin College

Current College Name: Franklin College

Location: New Athens, Ohio

Notes:

Charles Pettit McIlvaine

President

1832 to 1840

Historical College Name: Kenyon College

Current College Name: Kenyon College

Location: Gambier, Ohio

Notes:

John Keep

President, acting

1832 to 1835

Historical College Name: Oberlin Collegiate Institute

Current College Name: Oberlin College

Location: Oberlin, Ohio

Notes:

John Stephen Bazin

President

1832 to 1835

Historical College Name: Spring Hill College

Current College Name: Spring Hill College

Location: Mobile, Alabama

Notes:

Benjamin Orr Peers

President, acting

1833 to 1834

Historical College Name: Transylvania University

Current College Name: Transylvania University

Location: Lexington, Kentucky

Notes:

Reverend John Wheeler

President

1833 to 1849

Historical College Name: University of Vermont

Current College Name: University of Vermont

Location: Burlington, Vermont

Notes:

James H. Piper

President

1833 to 1834

Historical College Name: East Tennessee College

Current College Name: University of Tennessee

Location: Knoxville, Tennessee

Notes:

Sereno Edwards Dwight

President

1833 to 1835

Historical College Name: Hamilton College

Current College Name: Hamilton College

Location: Clinton, New York

Notes:

Charles Bonnycastle

Chairman of the Faculty

1833 to 1835

Historical College Name: University of Virginia

Current College Name: University of Virginia

Location: Charlottesville, Virginia

Notes:

Martin Ruter

President

1833 to 1837

Historical College Name: Allegheny College

Current College Name: Allegheny College

Location: Meadville, Pennsylvania

Notes:

Rufus Babcock

President

1833 to 1836

Historical College Name: Waterville College

Current College Name: Colby College

Location: Waterville, Maine

Notes:

Peter Akers

President

1833 to 1836

Historical College Name: McKendree College

Current College Name: McKendree University

Location: Lebanon, Illinois

Notes:

Billington McCarthy Sanders

President

1833 to 1840

Historical College Name: Mercer Institute/Mercer University

Current College Name: Mercer University

Location: Macon, Georgia

Notes: Institution changed name to Mercer University in 1838

James Reid Cole

President, acting

1833 to 1833

Historical College Name: Agricultural and Mechanical College of Texas

Current College Name: Texas A&M University

Location: College Station, Texas

Notes:

Brigadier General René Edward De Russy

Superintendent

1833 to 1838

Historical College Name: United States Military Academy

Current College Name: United States Military Academy

Location: West Point, New York

Notes:

John Ludlow

Provost

1834 to 1853

Historical College Name: University of Pennsylvania

Current College Name: University of Pennsylvania

Location: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Notes:

Henry Vethake

President

1834 to 1836

Historical College Name: Washington College

Current College Name: Washington and Lee University

Location: Lexington, Virginia

Notes:

John Price Durbin

President

1834 to 1842

Historical College Name: Dickinson College

Current College Name: Dickinson College

Location: Carlisle, Pennsylvania

Notes:

Joseph Estabrook

President

1834 to 1850

Historical College Name: East Tennessee College/East Tennessee University

Current College Name: University of Tennessee

Location: Knoxville, Tennessee

Notes: East Tennessee College became East Tennessee University in 1840

Robert Henry

President pro tem

1834 to 1834

Historical College Name: South Carolina College

Current College Name: University of South Carolina

Location: Columbia, South Carolina

Notes:

Henry Junius Nott

Chairman of the Faculty

1834 to 1835

Historical College Name: South Carolina College

Current College Name: University of South Carolina

Location: Columbia, South Carolina

Notes:

Charles Philip Krauth

President

1834 to 1850

Historical College Name: Pennsylvania College

Current College Name: Gettysburg College

Location: Gettysburg, Pennsylvania

Notes:

Henry Brown

President, acting

1834 to 1834

Historical College Name: Oberlin Collegiate Institute

Current College Name: Oberlin College

Location: Oberlin, Ohio

Notes:

Nathan Watson Munroe

Principal

1834 to 1834

Historical College Name: Newark College

Current College Name: University of Delaware

Location: Newark, Delaware

Notes: Uncertain whether Munroe served in this role prior to 1834

Eliphalet Wheeler Gilbert

President

1834 to 1835

Historical College Name: Newark College

Current College Name: University of Delaware

Location: Newark, Delaware

Notes:

Reverend Stephen Olin

President

1834 to 1836

Historical College Name: Randolph-Macon College

Current College Name: Randolph-Macon College

Location: Ashland, Virginia

Notes:

Samuel Wait

President

1834 to 1845

Historical College Name: Wake Forest Manual Labor Institute/Wake Forest College

Current College Name: Wake Forest University

Location: Winston-Salem, North Carolina

Notes: Institution changed its name to Wake Forest College in 1838

George E. Pierce

President

1834 to 1855

Historical College Name: Western Reserve College

Current College Name: Case Western Reserve University

Location: Cleveland, Ohio

Notes:

Eliphaz Fay

Principal

1834 to 1841

Historical College Name: New Paltz Academy

Current College Name: State University of New York at New Paltz

Location: New Paltz, New York

Notes:

John C. Jacobson

Principal

1834 to 1844

Historical College Name: Salem Female Academy

Current College Name: Salem Academy and College

Location: Winston-Salem, North Carolina

Notes:

George Addison Baxter

President, acting

1835 to 1835

Historical College Name: Hampden-Sydney College

Current College Name: Hampden-Sydney College

Location: Hampden-Sydney, Virginia

Notes: Baxter also served as president of Washington College (Va.) 1799-1829

Daniel Lynn Carroll

President

1835 to 1838

Historical College Name: Hampden-Sydney College

Current College Name: Hampden-Sydney College

Location: Hampden-Sydney, Virginia

Notes:

Thomas Coit

President

1835 to 1837

Historical College Name: Transylvania University

Current College Name: Transylvania University

Location: Lexington, Kentucky

Notes:

David L. Swain

President

1835 to 1868

Historical College Name: University of North Carolina (Chapel Hill)

Current College Name: University of North Carolina Chapel Hill

Location: Chapel Hill, North Carolina

Notes:

Robert Woodward Barnwell

President

1835 to 1841

Historical College Name: South Carolina College

Current College Name: University of South Carolina

Location: Columbia, South Carolina

Notes:

Joseph Penney

President

1835 to 1839

Historical College Name: Hamilton College

Current College Name: Hamilton College

Location: Clinton, New York

Notes:

John A.G. Davis

Chairman of the Faculty

1835 to 1837

Historical College Name: University of Virginia

Current College Name: University of Virginia

Location: Charlottesville, Virginia

Notes:

Gilbert Morgan

President

1835 to 1836

Historical College Name: Western University of Pennsylvania

Current College Name: University of Pittsburgh

Location: Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

Notes:

Johnson Welsh

President

1835 to 1836

Historical College Name: Franklin College

Current College Name: Franklin College

Location: New Athens, Ohio

Notes:

Asa Mahan

President

1835 to 1850

Historical College Name: Oberlin Collegiate Institute/Oberlin College

Current College Name: Oberlin College

Location: Oberlin, Ohio

Notes: Institution became Oberlin College in 1850

Richard Sharpe Mason

President

1835 to 1840

Historical College Name: Newark College

Current College Name: University of Delaware

Location: Newark, Delaware

Notes:

James Shannon

President

1835 to 1840

Historical College Name: College of Louisiana

Current College Name: Centenary College

Location: Shreveport, Louisiana

Notes:

Peter Mauvernay

President

1835 to 1839

Historical College Name: Spring Hill College

Current College Name: Spring Hill College

Location: Mobile, Alabama

Notes:

I. N. Shepherd

Principal

1835 to 1836

Historical College Name: Mississippi College

Current College Name: Mississippi College

Location: Clinton, Mississippi

Notes:

Joel Harvey Linsley

President

1835 to 1846

Historical College Name: Marietta College

Current College Name: Marietta College

Location: Marietta, Ohio

Notes:

Reverend Henry Ruffner

President

1836 to 1848

Historical College Name: Washington College

Current College Name: Washington and Lee University

Location: Lexington, Virginia

Notes: Ruffner also served as acting president 1829-1830 and 1834

Frederick Augustus Rauch

President

1836 to 1841

Historical College Name: Marshall College

Current College Name: Franklin and Marshall College

Location: Lancaster, Pennsylvania

Notes:

Mark Hopkins

President

1836 to 1872

Historical College Name: Williams College

Current College Name: Williams College

Location: Williamstown, Massachusetts

Notes:

Alfred Hoss

President

1836 to 1838

Historical College Name: Greeneville College

Current College Name: Tusculum University

Location: Greeneville, Tennessee

Notes:

Reverend Robert Hall Morrison

President

1836 to 1840

Historical College Name: Davidson College

Current College Name: Davidson College

Location: Davidson, North Carolina

Notes:

Reverend Williams Holmes McGuffey

President

1836 to 1839

Historical College Name: Cincinnati College

Current College Name: University of Cincinnati

Location: Cincinnati, Ohio

Notes:

Robert Bruce

Principal

1836 to 1843

Historical College Name: Western University of Pennsylvania

Current College Name: University of Pittsburgh

Location: Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

Notes:

Robert Everett Pattison

President

1836 to 1839

Historical College Name: Waterville College

Current College Name: Colby College

Location: Waterville, Maine

Notes:

Benjamin Hale

President

1836 to 1858

Historical College Name: Geneva College/Hobart Free College

Current College Name: Hobart and William Smith Colleges

Location: Geneva, New York

Notes: Institution renamed Hobart Free College in 1852

Elihu W. Baldwin

President

1836 to 1840

Historical College Name: Wabash College

Current College Name: Wabash College

Location: Crawfordsville, Indiana

Notes:

John Dew

President

1836 to 1838

Historical College Name: McKendree College

Current College Name: McKendree University

Location: Lebanon, Illinois

Notes:

Reverend John Anthony Elet S.J.

President

1836 to 1840

Historical College Name: St. Louis University

Current College Name: St. Louis University

Location: St. Louis, Missouri

Notes:

Nathaniel Kendrick

President

1836 to 1848

Historical College Name: Hamilton Literary and Theological Institution/Madison University

Current College Name: Colgate University

Location: Hamilton, New York

Notes: Institution became Madison University

Landon C. Garland

President

1836 to 1846

Historical College Name: Randolph-Macon College

Current College Name: Randolph-Macon College

Location: Ashland, Virginia

Notes:

Carlyle Pollock Bemen

President

1836 to 1840

Historical College Name: Oglethorpe University

Current College Name: Oglethorpe University

Location: Atlanta, Georgia

Notes:

Ignatius Alphonso Few

President

1836 to 1839

Historical College Name: Emory College

Current College Name: Emory University

Location: Atlanta, Georgia

Notes:

E. N. Elliott

President

1836 to 1837

Historical College Name: Mississippi College

Current College Name: Mississippi College

Location: Clinton, Mississippi

Notes:

Benjamin Franklin Farnsworth

President

1836 to 1837

Historical College Name: Georgetown College

Current College Name: Georgetown College

Location: Georgetown, Kentucky

Notes:

Bethuel Cooley Church

Principal

1836 to 1836

Historical College Name: Select School

Current College Name: Alfred University

Location: Alfred, New York

Notes:

George Foster Pierce

President

1836 to 1840

Historical College Name: Georgia Female College

Current College Name: Wesleyan College

Location: Macon, Georgia

Notes:

Gessner Harrison

Chairman of the Faculty

1837 to 1839

Historical College Name: University of Virginia

Current College Name: University of Virginia

Location: Charlottesville, Virginia

Notes:

Homer J. Clark

President

1837 to 1847

Historical College Name: Allegheny College

Current College Name: Allegheny College

Location: Meadville, Pennsylvania

Notes:

Silas Totten

President

1837 to 1848

Historical College Name: Washington College/Trinity College

Current College Name: Trinity College

Location: Hartford, Connecticut

Notes: Institution became Trinity College in 1845

Joseph Smith

President

1837 to 1838

Historical College Name: Franklin College

Current College Name: Franklin College

Location: New Athens, Ohio

Notes:

Jonathan Going

President

1837 to 1844

Historical College Name: Granville Literary and Theological Institution

Current College Name: Denison University

Location: Granville, Ohio

Notes:

Basil Manly, Sr.

President

1837 to 1855

Historical College Name: University of Alabama

Current College Name: University of Alabama

Location: Tuscaloosa, Alabama

Notes:

Daniel Comfort

Principal

1837 to 1842

Historical College Name: Mississippi College

Current College Name: Mississippi College

Location: Clinton, Mississippi

Notes: Comfort resigned on January 1, 1842

Cyrus Nutt

President, acting

1837 to 1839

Historical College Name: Indiana Asbury University

Current College Name: DePauw University

Location: Greencastle, Indiana

Notes:

Mary Lyon

Principal and founder

1837 to 1849

Historical College Name: Mount Holyoke Female Seminary

Current College Name: Mount Holyoke College

Location: South Hadley, Massachusetts

Notes:

Benjamin F. Farnsworth

President

1837 to 1840

Historical College Name: Louisville Collegiate Institute

Current College Name: University of Louisville

Location: Louisville, Kentucky

Notes:

John Hopkins Harney

President

1837 to 1846

Historical College Name: Louisville Collegiate Institute/Louisville College

Current College Name: University of Louisville

Location: Louisville, Kentucky

Notes: Institution became Louisville College in 1840

John Rowan

President

1837 to 1846

Historical College Name: Louisville Medical Institute

Current College Name: University of Louisville

Location: Louisville, Kentucky

Notes:

James Read Irish

Principal

1837 to 1839

Historical College Name: Select School

Current College Name: Alfred University

Location: Alfred, New York

Notes:

Reverend Nicholas Point S.J.

President

1837 to 1840

Historical College Name: St. Charles College

Current College Name: St. Charles College

Location: Grand Coteau, Louisiana

Notes:

Isaac N. Peck

Principal

1837 to 1839

Historical College Name: Marshall Academy

Current College Name: Marshall University

Location: Huntington, West Virginia

Notes:

William Maxwell

President

1838 to 1845

Historical College Name: Hampden-Sydney College

Current College Name: Hampden-Sydney College

Location: Hampden-Sydney, Virginia

Notes:

Louis Marshall

President

1838 to 1839

Historical College Name: Transylvania University

Current College Name: Transylvania University

Location: Lexington, Kentucky

Notes:

William Theophilus Brantly

President

1838 to 1844

Historical College Name: College of Charleston

Current College Name: College of Charleston

Location: Charleston, South Carolina

Notes:

Reverend James McLin

President

1838 to 1840

Historical College Name: Greeneville College

Current College Name: Tusculum University

Location: Greeneville, Tennessee

Notes:

William McSherry S.J.

President

1838 to 1839

Historical College Name: College of Georgetown

Current College Name: Georgetown University

Location: Washington DC, District of Columbia

Notes:

Jacob Coon

President, pro tem

1838 to 1839

Historical College Name: Franklin College

Current College Name: Franklin College

Location: New Athens, Ohio

Notes:

John Wesley Merrill

President

1838 to 1841

Historical College Name: McKendree College

Current College Name: McKendree University

Location: Lebanon, Illinois

Notes:

Charles Collins

President

1838 to 1852

Historical College Name: Emory and Henry College

Current College Name: Emory and Henry College

Location: Emory, Virginia

Notes:

Brantley York

President

1838 to 1842

Historical College Name: Brown School/Union Institute

Current College Name: Duke University

Location: Durham, North Carolina

Notes: Institution established as Brown School in 1838 and became Union Institution in 1841

Rockwood Giddings

President

1838 to 1839

Historical College Name: Georgetown College

Current College Name: Georgetown College

Location: Georgetown, Kentucky

Notes:

Major General Richard Delafield

Superintendent

1838 to 1845

Historical College Name: United States Military Academy

Current College Name: United States Military Academy

Location: West Point, New York

Notes:

Leonard Woods, Jr.

President

1839 to 1866

Historical College Name: Bowdoin College

Current College Name: Bowdoin College

Location: Brunswick, Maine

Notes:

William Holmes McGuffey

President

1839 to 1843

Historical College Name: Ohio University

Current College Name: Ohio University

Location: Athens, Ohio

Notes:

Simeon North

President

1839 to 1857

Historical College Name: Hamilton College

Current College Name: Hamilton College

Location: Clinton, New York

Notes:

Joseph A. Lopez S.J.

President

1839 to 1840

Historical College Name: College of Georgetown

Current College Name: Georgetown University

Location: Washington DC, District of Columbia

Notes:

John A.G. Davis

Chairman of the Faculty

1839 to 1840

Historical College Name: University of Virginia

Current College Name: University of Virginia

Location: Charlottesville, Virginia

Notes:

Thomas J. Biggs

President

1839 to 1845

Historical College Name: Cincinnati College

Current College Name: University of Cincinnati

Location: Cincinnati, Ohio

Notes:

Theodore Frelinghuysen

Chancellor

1839 to 1850

Historical College Name: University of the City of New York

Current College Name: New York University

Location: New York, New York

Notes:

William Burnett

President

1839 to 1840

Historical College Name: Franklin College

Current College Name: Franklin College

Location: New Athens, Ohio

Notes:

Francis H. Smith

Superintendent

1839 to 1889

Historical College Name: Virginia Military Institute

Current College Name: Virginia Military Institute

Location: Lexington, Virginia

Notes:

John Stephen Bazin

President

1839 to 1840

Historical College Name: Spring Hill College

Current College Name: Spring Hill College

Location: Mobile, Alabama

Notes:

Matthew Simpson

President

1839 to 1848

Historical College Name: Indiana Asbury University

Current College Name: DePauw University

Location: Greencastle, Indiana

Notes:

Charles H. Palmer

Principal

1839 to 1843

Historical College Name: Fredonia Academy

Current College Name: State University of New York at Fredonia

Location: Fredonia, New York

Notes:

William Colegrove Kenyon

Principal/President

1839 to 1865

Historical College Name: Select School/Alfred Academy/Alfred University

Current College Name: Alfred University

Location: Alfred, New York

Notes: Institution became Alfred Academy in 1842 and Alfred University in 1857; Kenyon’s title became president in 1857

Cyrus Peirce

Principal

1839 to 1842

Historical College Name: The Normal School in Lexington

Current College Name: Framingham State University

Location: Framingham, Massachusetts

Notes:

Jacob H. Patton

Principal

1839 to 1840

Historical College Name: Marshall Academy

Current College Name: Marshall University

Location: Huntington, West Virginia

Notes:

Abraham Bruyn Hasbrouck

President

1840 to 1850

Historical College Name: Rutgers College

Current College Name: Rutgers University

Location: New Brunswick, New Jersey

Notes:

Robert Davidson

President

1840 to 1842

Historical College Name: Transylvania University

Current College Name: Transylvania University

Location: Lexington, Kentucky

Notes:

Charles Coffin

President, acting/interim

1840 to 1843

Historical College Name: Greeneville College

Current College Name: Tusculum University

Location: Greeneville, Tennessee

Notes:

Benjamin Labaree

President

1840 to 1866

Historical College Name: Middlebury College

Current College Name: Middlebury College

Location: Middlebury, Vermont

Notes:

James A. Ryder S.J.

President

1840 to 1845

Historical College Name: College of Georgetown/Georgetown College

Current College Name: Georgetown University

Location: Washington DC, District of Columbia

Notes: Institution became Georgetown College

Gessner Harrison

Chairman of the Faculty

1840 to 1842

Historical College Name: University of Virginia

Current College Name: University of Virginia

Location: Charlottesville, Virginia

Notes:

Edwin H. Nevin

President

1840 to 1845

Historical College Name: Franklin College

Current College Name: Franklin College

Location: New Athens, Ohio

Notes:

David Bates Douglass

President

1840 to 1844

Historical College Name: Kenyon College

Current College Name: Kenyon College

Location: Gambier, Ohio

Notes:

Reverend James O. Van de Velde S.J.

President

1840 to 1843

Historical College Name: St. Louis University

Current College Name: St. Louis University

Location: St. Louis, Missouri

Notes:

Eliphalet Wheeler Gilbert

President

1840 to 1847

Historical College Name: Newark College/Delaware College

Current College Name: University of Delaware

Location: Newark, Delaware

Notes: Institution became Delaware College in 1843

Alexander Campbell

President

1840 to 1866

Historical College Name: Bethany College

Current College Name: Bethany College

Location: Bethany, West Virginia

Notes:

Augustus Baldwin Longstreet

President

1840 to 1848

Historical College Name: Emory College

Current College Name: Emory University

Location: Atlanta, Georgia

Notes:

Otis Smith

President

1840 to 1844

Historical College Name: Mercer University

Current College Name: Mercer University

Location: Macon, Georgia

Notes:

Dominic F. Bach S.P.M.

President

1840 to 1842

Historical College Name: Spring Hill College

Current College Name: Spring Hill College

Location: Mobile, Alabama

Notes:

Howard Malcom

President

1840 to 1849

Historical College Name: Georgetown College

Current College Name: Georgetown College

Location: Georgetown, Kentucky

Notes:

Chauncey Richardson

President

1840 to 1846

Historical College Name: Rutersville College

Current College Name: Southwestern University

Location: Georgetown, Texas

Notes: The roots of Rutersville became Southwestern University

William H. Ellison

President

1840 to 1851

Historical College Name: Georgia Female College/Wesleyan Female College

Current College Name: Wesleyan College

Location: Macon, Georgia

Notes: Institution became Wesleyan Female College in 1843

Reverend Joseph Soller S.J.

President

1840 to 1844

Historical College Name: St. Charles College

Current College Name: St. Charles College

Location: Grand Coteau, Louisiana

Notes:

John Anthony Elet

President

1840 to 1847

Historical College Name: St. Xavier College

Current College Name: Xavier University

Location: Cincinnati, Ohio

Notes:

Nicholas Tillinghast

Principal

1840 to 1853

Historical College Name: Bridgewater Normal School

Current College Name: Bridgewater State University

Location: Bridgewater, Massachusetts

Notes:

Alfred E. Thom

Principal

1840 to 1843

Historical College Name: Marshall Academy

Current College Name: Marshall University

Location: Huntington, West Virginia

Notes:

John Williamson Nevin

President

1841 to 1853

Historical College Name: Marshall College

Current College Name: Franklin and Marshall College

Location: Lancaster, Pennsylvania

Notes:

Robert Henry

President

1841 to 1845

Historical College Name: South Carolina College

Current College Name: University of South Carolina

Location: Columbia, South Carolina

Notes:

Reverend Samuel Williamson

President

1841 to 1854

Historical College Name: Davidson College

Current College Name: Davidson College

Location: Davidson, North Carolina

Notes:

George Junkin

President

1841 to 1844

Historical College Name: Miami University

Current College Name: Miami University

Location: Oxford, Ohio

Notes:

Eliphaz Fay

President

1841 to 1843

Historical College Name: Waterville College

Current College Name: Colby College

Location: Waterville, Maine

Notes:

Nathan Bangs

President

1841 to 1842

Historical College Name: Wesleyan University

Current College Name: Wesleyan University

Location: Middletown, Connecticut

Notes:

John Williams Yeomans

President

1841 to 1844

Historical College Name: Lafayette College

Current College Name: Lafayette College

Location: Easton, Pennsylvania

Notes:

Charles White

President

1841 to 1861

Historical College Name: Wabash College

Current College Name: Wabash College

Location: Crawfordsville, Indiana

Notes:

James Finley

President

1841 to 1845

Historical College Name: McKendree College

Current College Name: McKendree University

Location: Lebanon, Illinois

Notes:

Samuel Kennedy Talmage

President

1841 to 1865

Historical College Name: Oglethorpe University

Current College Name: Oglethorpe University

Location: Atlanta, Georgia

Notes:

William B. Lacey

President

1841 to 1845

Historical College Name: College of Louisiana

Current College Name: Centenary College

Location: Shreveport, Louisiana

Notes:

Thomas C. Thornton

President

1841 to 1844

Historical College Name: Centenary College

Current College Name: Centenary College

Location: Shreveport, Louisiana

Notes: Thornton served as president of Centenary College in Brandon Springs, Mississippi before the institution merged with the College of Louisiana in 1844

Robert Ryland

President

1841 to 1866

Historical College Name: Richmond College

Current College Name: University of Richmond

Location: Richmond, Virginia

Notes:

Hiram H. Kellogg

President

1841 to 1845

Historical College Name: Knox College

Current College Name: Knox College

Location: Galesburg, Illinois

Notes:

John Hiram Lathrop

President

1841 to 1849

Historical College Name: University of Missouri

Current College Name: University of Missouri

Location: Columbia, Missouri

Notes:

Julius Bates

Principal

1841 to 1845

Historical College Name: Brockport Collegiate Institute

Current College Name: The College at Brockport, State University of New York

Location: Brockport, New York

Notes:

William Parker

Principal

1841 to 1843

Historical College Name: New Paltz Academy

Current College Name: State University of New York at New Paltz

Location: New Paltz, New York

Notes:

Reverend John McCloskey

President

1841 to 1843

Historical College Name: St. John’s College

Current College Name: Fordham University

Location: Bronx, New York

Notes: McCloskey served as Bishop of Albany 1847 to 1864 and Archbishop of New York 1864 to 1885

Nathaniel Fish Moore

President

1842 to 1849

Historical College Name: Columbia College

Current College Name: Columbia University

Location: New York, New York

Notes:

Henry B. Bascom

President

1842 to 1849

Historical College Name: Transylvania University

Current College Name: Transylvania University

Location: Lexington, Kentucky

Notes:

Robert Emory

President, acting

1842 to 1843

Historical College Name: Dickinson College

Current College Name: Dickinson College

Location: Carlisle, Pennsylvania

Notes:

Franceway Ranna Cossitt

President

1842 to 1844

Historical College Name: Cumberland University

Current College Name: Cumberland University

Location: Lebanon, Tennessee

Notes:

Henry St. George Tucker

Chairman of the Faculty

1842 to 1844

Historical College Name: University of Virginia

Current College Name: University of Virginia

Location: Charlottesville, Virginia

Notes:

Stephen Olin

President

1842 to 1851

Historical College Name: Wesleyan University

Current College Name: Wesleyan University

Location: Middletown, Connecticut

Notes:

Claude Rampon

President

1842 to 1844

Historical College Name: Spring Hill College

Current College Name: Spring Hill College

Location: Mobile, Alabama

Notes:

Samuel Sterling Sherman

President

1842 to 1852

Historical College Name: Howard College

Current College Name: Samford University

Location: Birmingham, Alabama

Notes:

Alexander Campbell

President

1842 to 1844

Historical College Name: Mississippi College

Current College Name: Mississippi College

Location: Clinton, Mississippi

Notes:

Edward Thomson

President

1842 to 1860

Historical College Name: Ohio Wesleyan University

Current College Name: Ohio Wesleyan University

Location: Delaware, Ohio

Notes:

Braxton Craven

President

1842 to 1863

Historical College Name: Union Institute/Normal College/Trinity College

Current College Name: Duke University

Location: Durham, North Carolina

Notes: Institution became Normal College in 1851 and Trinity College in 1851

Reverend Edward Sorin C.S.C.

President

1842 to 1865

Historical College Name: University of Notre Dame du Lac (University of Notre Dame)

Current College Name: University of Notre Dame

Location: South Bend, Indiana

Notes:

William Garvin

President

1842 to 1843

Historical College Name: Louisville Medical Institute

Current College Name: University of Louisville

Location: Louisville, Kentucky

Notes:

Rufus William Bailey

Principal

1842 to 1849

Historical College Name: Augusta Female Seminary

Current College Name: Mary Baldwin University

Location: Staunton, Virginia

Notes:

Samuel J. May

Principal

1842 to 1844

Historical College Name: The Normal School in Lexington

Current College Name: Framingham State University

Location: Framingham, Massachusetts

Notes:

John Price Durbin

President

1843 to 1845

Historical College Name: Dickinson College

Current College Name: Dickinson College

Location: Carlisle, Pennsylvania

Notes:

Reverend Samuel Matthews

President

1843 to 1845

Historical College Name: Greeneville College

Current College Name: Tusculum University

Location: Greeneville, Tennessee

Notes:

Heman Dyer

Principal

1843 to 1849

Historical College Name: Western University of Pennsylvania

Current College Name: University of Pittsburgh

Location: Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

Notes:

David Newton Sheldon

President

1843 to 1853

Historical College Name: Waterville College

Current College Name: Colby College

Location: Waterville, Maine

Notes:

Reverend Thomas F. Mulledy S.J.

President

1843 to 1845

Historical College Name: College of the Holy Cross

Current College Name: College of the Holy Cross

Location: Worcester, Massachusetts

Notes:

Joel Smith Bacon

President

1843 to 1854

Historical College Name: Columbian College

Current College Name: George Washington University

Location: Washington DC, District of Columbia

Notes:

Reverend George A. Carrell S.J.

President

1843 to 1847

Historical College Name: St. Louis University

Current College Name: St. Louis University

Location: St. Louis, Missouri

Notes:

James Andrus Blinn Stone

President

1843 to 1863

Historical College Name: Kalamazoo Branch of the University of Michigan/Kalamazoo Literary Institute/Kalamazoo College

Current College Name: Kalamazoo College

Location: Kalamazoo, Michigan

Notes: Institution became Kalamazoo Literary Institute in 1850 and Kalamazoo College in 1855

James Guthrie

President

1843 to 1846

Historical College Name: Louisville Medical Institute

Current College Name: University of Louisville

Location: Louisville, Kentucky

Notes:

F. A. Redington

Principal

1843 to 1849

Historical College Name: Fredonia Academy

Current College Name: State University of New York at Fredonia

Location: Fredonia, New York

Notes:

Reverend Ambrose Manahan

President

1843 to 1843

Historical College Name: St. John’s College

Current College Name: Fordham University

Location: Bronx, New York

Notes:

Reverend John Harley

President

1843 to 1845

Historical College Name: St. John’s College

Current College Name: Fordham University

Location: Bronx, New York

Notes:

Reverend John P. O’Dwyer O.S.A.

President

1843 to 1847

Historical College Name: Augustinian College of Villanova/Villanova College

Current College Name: Villanova University

Location: Villanova, Pennsylvania

Notes: Institution officially known as Augustinian College of Villanova, but commonly known as Villanova College

Charles F. Stockwell

Principal

1843 to 1845

Historical College Name: Wesleyan Seminary at Albion

Current College Name: Albion College

Location: Albion, Michigan

Notes:

Josiah B. Poage

Principal

1843 to 1850

Historical College Name: Marshall Academy

Current College Name: Marshall University

Location: Huntington, West Virginia

Notes:

Captain William F. Graham US Army

Superintendent

1843 to 1844

Historical College Name: The South Carolina Military Academy

Current College Name: The Citadel, the Military College of South Carolina

Location: Charleston, South Carolina

Notes:

Thomas C. Anderson

President

1844 to 1866

Historical College Name: Cumberland University

Current College Name: Cumberland University

Location: Lebanon, Tennessee

Notes:

William Barton Rogers

Chairman of the Faculty

1844 to 1845

Historical College Name: University of Virginia

Current College Name: University of Virginia

Location: Charlottesville, Virginia

Notes:

George Junkin

President

1844 to 1848

Historical College Name: Lafayette College

Current College Name: Lafayette College

Location: Easton, Pennsylvania

Notes:

Truman B. Ransom

President

1844 to 1847

Historical College Name: Norwich University

Current College Name: Norwich University

Location: Northfield, Vermont

Notes:

Reverend Julian M. Sturtevant

President

1844 to 1876

Historical College Name: Illinois College

Current College Name: Illinois College

Location: Jacksonville, Illinois

Notes:

Samuel Fuller

President, acting

1844 to 1845

Historical College Name: Kenyon College

Current College Name: Kenyon College

Location: Gambier, Ohio

Notes:

John Leadley Dagg

President

1844 to 1854

Historical College Name: Mercer University

Current College Name: Mercer University

Location: Macon, Georgia

Notes:

David O. Shattuck

President

1844 to 1848

Historical College Name: Centenary College of Louisiana

Current College Name: Centenary College

Location: Shreveport, Louisiana

Notes:

Robert McLain

President, pro tem

1844 to 1845

Historical College Name: Mississippi College

Current College Name: Mississippi College

Location: Clinton, Mississippi

Notes:

Ezra Keller

President

1844 to 1848

Historical College Name: Wittenberg College

Current College Name: Wittenberg University

Location: Springfield, Ohio

Notes:

Lester James

President

1844 to 1846

Historical College Name: Wesleyan College

Current College Name: Southwestern University

Location: Georgetown, Texas

Notes: The roots of Wesleyan became Southwestern University

Eliphaz Fay

Principal

1844 to 1847

Historical College Name: New Paltz Academy

Current College Name: State University of New York at New Paltz

Location: New Paltz, New York

Notes:

David Perkins Page

Principal

1844 to 1848

Historical College Name: New York State Normal School

Current College Name: University at Albany, SUNY

Location: Albany, New York

Notes:

Charles A. Bleck

Principal

1844 to 1848

Historical College Name: Salem Female Academy

Current College Name: Salem Academy and College

Location: Winston-Salem, North Carolina

Notes:

Reverend Maurice Oakley S.J.

President

1844 to 1846

Historical College Name: St. Charles College

Current College Name: St. Charles College

Location: Grand Coteau, Louisiana

Notes:

Chloe Clarke Willson

Founder and sole teacher

1844 to 1847

Historical College Name: Oregon Institute

Current College Name: Willamette University

Location: Salem, Oregon

Notes:

Cyrus Peirce

Principal

1844 to 1849

Historical College Name: The Normal School in West Newton/The State Normal School in West Newton

Current College Name: Framingham State University

Location: Framingham, Massachusetts

Notes: The institution moved to West Newton in 1844 and designated The State Normal School in West Newton in 1845

Major Richard W. Colcock US Army

Superintendent

1844 to 1852

Historical College Name: The South Carolina Military Academy

Current College Name: The Citadel, the Military College of South Carolina

Location: Charleston, South Carolina

Notes:

Patrick Jones Sparrow

President

1845 to 1847

Historical College Name: Hampden-Sydney College

Current College Name: Hampden-Sydney College

Location: Hampden-Sydney, Virginia

Notes:

Robert Emory

President

1845 to 1847

Historical College Name: Dickinson College

Current College Name: Dickinson College

Location: Carlisle, Pennsylvania

Notes:

William Peronneau Finley

President

1845 to 1857

Historical College Name: College of Charleston

Current College Name: College of Charleston

Location: Charleston, South Carolina

Notes:

Charles A. Van Vlech

President, appointed

1845 to 1846

Historical College Name: Greeneville College

Current College Name: Tusculum University

Location: Greeneville, Tennessee

Notes: appointed in 1845, but died in 1846 before serving

William C. Preston

President

1845 to 1851

Historical College Name: South Carolina College

Current College Name: University of South Carolina

Location: Columbia, South Carolina

Notes:

Robert Jefferson Breckinridge

President

1845 to 1847

Historical College Name: Jefferson College

Current College Name: Washington and Jefferson College

Location: Washington, Pennsylvania

Notes:

Erasmus D. MacMaster

President

1845 to 1849

Historical College Name: Miami University

Current College Name: Miami University

Location: Oxford, Ohio

Notes:

Samuel Mulledy S.J.

President

1845 to 1845

Historical College Name: Georgetown College

Current College Name: Georgetown University

Location: Washington DC, District of Columbia

Notes:

Thomas F. Mulledy S.J.

President

1845 to 1848

Historical College Name: Georgetown College

Current College Name: Georgetown University

Location: Washington DC, District of Columbia

Notes:

Edward H. Courtenay

Chairman of the Faculty

1845 to 1846

Historical College Name: University of Virginia

Current College Name: University of Virginia

Location: Charlottesville, Virginia

Notes:

Reverend James A. Ryder S.J.

President

1845 to 1848

Historical College Name: College of the Holy Cross

Current College Name: College of the Holy Cross

Location: Worcester, Massachusetts

Notes:

Edward Hitchcock

President

1845 to 1854

Historical College Name: Amherst College

Current College Name: Amherst College

Location: Amherst, Massachusetts

Notes:

Alexander D. Clark

President

1845 to 1861

Historical College Name: Franklin College

Current College Name: Franklin College

Location: New Athens, Ohio

Notes:

Sherlock A. Bronson

President

1845 to 1850

Historical College Name: Kenyon College

Current College Name: Kenyon College

Location: Gambier, Ohio

Notes:

Peter Akers

President

1845 to 1846

Historical College Name: McKendree College

Current College Name: McKendree University

Location: Lebanon, Illinois

Notes:

Nathan S.S. Beman

President

1845 to 1865

Historical College Name: Rensselaer Institute/Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute

Current College Name: Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute

Location: Troy, New York

Notes: Institution became Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute in 1861

William Hooper

President

1845 to 1848

Historical College Name: Wake Forest College

Current College Name: Wake Forest University

Location: Winston-Salem, North Carolina

Notes:

John Peter Bellier C.J.M.

President

1845 to 1846

Historical College Name: Spring Hill College

Current College Name: Spring Hill College

Location: Mobile, Alabama

Notes: The fathers of Vincennes assume control of the institution

Daniel Comfort

President

1845 to 1846

Historical College Name: Mississippi College

Current College Name: Mississippi College

Location: Clinton, Mississippi

Notes:

Jonathan Blanchard

President

1845 to 1857

Historical College Name: Knox College

Current College Name: Knox College

Location: Galesburg, Illinois

Notes:

Oliver Morehouse

Principal

1845 to 1846

Historical College Name: Brockport Collegiate Institute

Current College Name: The College at Brockport, State University of New York

Location: Brockport, New York

Notes:

Reverend James Roosevelt Bayley

President

1845 to 1846

Historical College Name: St. John’s College

Current College Name: Fordham University

Location: Bronx, New York

Notes: Bayley served as Bishop of Newark 1853 to 1872 and Archbishop of Baltimore 1872 to 1877

Brigadier General Henry Brewerton

Superintendent

1845 to 1852

Historical College Name: United States Military Academy

Current College Name: United States Military Academy

Location: West Point, New York

Notes:

Commander Franklin Buchanan

Superintendent

1845 to 1847

Historical College Name: United States Naval Academy

Current College Name: United States Naval Academy

Location: Annapolis, Maryland

Notes:

Edward Everett

President

1846 to 1849

Historical College Name: Harvard University

Current College Name: Harvard University

Location: Cambridge, Massachusetts

Notes:

Reverend Theodore Dwight Woolsey

President

1846 to 1871

Historical College Name: Yale College

Current College Name: Yale University

Location: New Haven, Connecticut

Notes:

John F. Fleming

President

1846 to 1847

Historical College Name: Greeneville College

Current College Name: Tusculum University

Location: Greeneville, Tennessee

Notes:

James L. Cabell

Chairman of the Faculty

1846 to 1847

Historical College Name: University of Virginia

Current College Name: University of Virginia

Location: Charlottesville, Virginia

Notes:

Stephen William Taylor

President

1846 to 1851

Historical College Name: University at Lewisburg

Current College Name: Bucknell University

Location: Lewisburg, Pennsylvania

Notes:

Silas Bailey

President

1846 to 1852

Historical College Name: Granville College

Current College Name: Denison University

Location: Granville, Ohio

Notes:

Erastus Wentworth

President

1846 to 1850

Historical College Name: McKendree College

Current College Name: McKendree University

Location: Lebanon, Illinois

Notes:

Reverend William A. Smith

President

1846 to 1863

Historical College Name: Randolph-Macon College

Current College Name: Randolph-Macon College

Location: Ashland, Virginia

Notes: Institution closed between 1863 and 1866 due to the war

Albin Desgaultieres

President

1846 to 1846

Historical College Name: Spring Hill College

Current College Name: Spring Hill College

Location: Mobile, Alabama

Notes: The college closed in 1846 while it conducted a search for the Jesuit fathers in France

Simeon Colton

President

1846 to 1848

Historical College Name: Mississippi College

Current College Name: Mississippi College

Location: Clinton, Mississippi

Notes:

Henry Smith

President

1846 to 1855

Historical College Name: Marietta College

Current College Name: Marietta College

Location: Marietta, Ohio

Notes:

Henry Lee Graves

President

1846 to 1851

Historical College Name: Baylor University

Current College Name: Baylor University

Location: Waco, Texas

Notes:

William Halsey

President

1846 to 1856

Historical College Name: Rutersville College

Current College Name: Southwestern University

Location: Georgetown, Texas

Notes: The roots of Rutersville became Southwestern University

F.H. Blades

President

1846 to 1847

Historical College Name: McKenzie College

Current College Name: Southwestern University

Location: Georgetown, Texas

Notes: The roots of McKenzie became Southwestern University

Samuel Smith Nicholas

President

1846 to 1847

Historical College Name: University of Louisville

Current College Name: University of Louisville

Location: Louisville, Kentucky

Notes:

Jacob C. Tooker

Principal

1846 to 1848

Historical College Name: Brockport Collegiate Institute

Current College Name: The College at Brockport, State University of New York

Location: Brockport, New York

Notes:

Millard Fillmore

Chancellor

1846 to 1874

Historical College Name: University of Buffalo

Current College Name: University of Buffalo

Location: Buffalo, New York

Notes:

Reverend Augustus J. Thébaud S.J.

President

1846 to 1851

Historical College Name: St. John’s College

Current College Name: Fordham University

Location: Bronx, New York

Notes:

Charles Lewis Cocke

Superintendent

1846 to 1901

Historical College Name: Valley Union Seminary/Hollins Institute

Current College Name: Hollins University

Location: Roanoke, Virginia

Notes: Institution became Hollins Institute in 1855

Clark T. Hinman

Principal

1846 to 1853

Historical College Name: Wesleyan Seminary at Albion and Albion Female Collegiate Institute

Current College Name: Albion College

Location: Albion, Michigan

Notes: Albion Female Collegiate Institute established in 1850

H. Dwight

Principal

1846 to 1855

Historical College Name: Baldwin Institute

Current College Name: Baldwin Wallace University

Location: Berea, Ohio

Notes:

Orville Nelson Hartshorn

President

1846 to 1887

Historical College Name: Mount Union Seminary/Mount Union College

Current College Name: University of Mount Union

Location: Alliance, Ohio

Notes:

Samuel Alsop

Headmaster

1846 to 1853

Historical College Name: The Bullock School for Boys/The Alsop School for Boys

Current College Name: Widener University

Location: Chester, Pennsylvania

Notes: Institution became The Alsop School for Boys when Samuel Alsop assumed leadership in 1846

Robert Saunders, Jr.

President

1847 to 1848

Historical College Name: College of William and Mary

Current College Name: College of William and Mary

Location: Williamsburg, Virginia

Notes:

Samuel B. Wilson

President, acting

1847 to 1847

Historical College Name: Hampden-Sydney College

Current College Name: Hampden-Sydney College

Location: Hampden-Sydney, Virginia

Notes:

Francis Smith Sampson

President, acting

1847 to 1848

Historical College Name: Hampden-Sydney College

Current College Name: Hampden-Sydney College

Location: Hampden-Sydney, Virginia

Notes:

William Henry Allen

President, acting

1847 to 1848

Historical College Name: Dickinson College

Current College Name: Dickinson College

Location: Carlisle, Pennsylvania

Notes:

Alexander Blaine Brown

President

1847 to 1856

Historical College Name: Jefferson College

Current College Name: Washington and Jefferson College

Location: Washington, Pennsylvania

Notes:

Harrison Harrison

Chairman of the Faculty

1847 to 1854

Historical College Name: University of Virginia

Current College Name: University of Virginia

Location: Charlottesville, Virginia

Notes:

John Barker

President

1847 to 1860

Historical College Name: Allegheny College

Current College Name: Allegheny College

Location: Meadville, Pennsylvania

Notes:

James Butler

President

1847 to 1848

Historical College Name: Norwich University

Current College Name: Norwich University

Location: Northfield, Vermont

Notes:

Reverend John B. Druyts S.J.

President

1847 to 1854

Historical College Name: St. Louis University

Current College Name: St. Louis University

Location: St. Louis, Missouri

Notes:

James Patriot Wilson, Jr.

President

1847 to 1850

Historical College Name: Delaware College

Current College Name: University of Delaware

Location: Newark, Delaware

Notes:

Francis de Sales Gautrelet S.J.

President

1847 to 1859

Historical College Name: Spring Hill College

Current College Name: Spring Hill College

Location: Mobile, Alabama

Notes: Francis de Sales Gautrelet and F. Gautrelet appear to be the same person, but verification is needed.

James Guthrie

President

1847 to 1869

Historical College Name: University of Louisville

Current College Name: University of Louisville

Location: Louisville, Kentucky

Notes:

Horace Webster

President

1847 to 1869

Historical College Name: Free Academy of the City of New York/College of the City of New York

Current College Name: The City College of New York

Location: New York, New York

Notes: Institution became College of the City of New York in 1866

Mr. Munsell

Principal

1847 to 1848

Historical College Name: New Paltz Academy

Current College Name: State University of New York at New Paltz

Location: New Paltz, New York

Notes:

Reverend William Harnett O.S.A.

President

1847 to 1848

Historical College Name: Villanova College

Current College Name: Villanova University

Location: Villanova, Pennsylvania

Notes:

Reverend John Abbadie S.J.

President

1847 to 1848

Historical College Name: St. Charles College

Current College Name: St. Charles College

Location: Grand Coteau, Louisiana

Notes:

John Blox

President

1847 to 1848

Historical College Name: St. Xavier College

Current College Name: Xavier University

Location: Cincinnati, Ohio

Notes:

Joseph Smith

Teacher

1847 to 1848

Historical College Name: Oregon Institute

Current College Name: Willamette University

Location: Salem, Oregon

Notes:

Francis Springer

President

1847 to 1855

Historical College Name: Hillsboro College/Illinois State University

Current College Name: Carthage College

Location: Kenosha, Wisconsin

Notes: Founded as Literary and Theological Institute of the Lutheran Church in the Far West, the institution’s name was quickly shortened to Hillsboro College in 1847 and then became Illinois State University in 1852

Commander George P. Upshur

Superintendent

1847 to 1850

Historical College Name: United States Naval Academy

Current College Name: United States Naval Academy

Location: Annapolis, Maryland

Notes:

Reverend George Junkin

President

1848 to 1861

Historical College Name: Washington College

Current College Name: Washington and Lee University

Location: Lexington, Virginia

Notes: the college was vacant during the war, 1861-1865

Charles Martin

President, acting

1848 to 1849

Historical College Name: Hampden-Sydney College

Current College Name: Hampden-Sydney College

Location: Hampden-Sydney, Virginia

Notes:

Jesse Truesdell Peck

President

1848 to 1852

Historical College Name: Dickinson College

Current College Name: Dickinson College

Location: Carlisle, Pennsylvania

Notes:

Alfred Ryors

President

1848 to 1852

Historical College Name: Ohio University

Current College Name: Ohio University

Location: Athens, Ohio

Notes:

James A. Ryder S.J.

President

1848 to 1851

Historical College Name: Georgetown College/Georgetown University

Current College Name: Georgetown University

Location: Washington DC, District of Columbia

Notes: Institution became Georgetown University

Reverend John Early S.J.

President

1848 to 1851

Historical College Name: College of the Holy Cross

Current College Name: College of the Holy Cross

Location: Worcester, Massachusetts

Notes:

Henry Wheaton

President

1848 to 1849

Historical College Name: Norwich University

Current College Name: Norwich University

Location: Northfield, Vermont

Notes:

John William

President

1848 to 1853

Historical College Name: Trinity College

Current College Name: Trinity College

Location: Hartford, Connecticut

Notes:

George Foster Pierce

President

1848 to 1854

Historical College Name: Emory College

Current College Name: Emory University

Location: Atlanta, Georgia

Notes:

Augustus Baldwin Longstreet

President

1848 to 1849

Historical College Name: Centenary College of Louisiana

Current College Name: Centenary College

Location: Shreveport, Louisiana

Notes:

George F. Holmes

Chancellor

1848 to 1849

Historical College Name: University of Mississippi

Current College Name: University of Mississippi

Location: Oxford, Mississippi

Notes:

Consider Parish

President

1848 to 1850

Historical College Name: Mississippi College

Current College Name: Mississippi College

Location: Clinton, Mississippi

Notes:

William C. Larrabee

President, acting

1848 to 1849

Historical College Name: Indiana Asbury University

Current College Name: DePauw University

Location: Greencastle, Indiana

Notes:

John McKenzie

President

1848 to 1868

Historical College Name: McKenzie College

Current College Name: Southwestern University

Location: Georgetown, Texas

Notes: The roots of McKenzie became Southwestern University

John G.K. Truair

Principal

1848 to 1853

Historical College Name: Brockport Collegiate Institute

Current College Name: The College at Brockport, State University of New York

Location: Brockport, New York

Notes:

George R. Perkins

Principal

1848 to 1852

Historical College Name: New York State Normal School

Current College Name: University at Albany, SUNY

Location: Albany, New York

Notes:

Reverend John P. O’Dwyer O.S.A.

President

1848 to 1850

Historical College Name: Villanova College

Current College Name: Villanova University

Location: Villanova, Pennsylvania

Notes:

Emil A. deSchweinitz

Principal

1848 to 1853

Historical College Name: Salem Female Academy

Current College Name: Salem Academy and College

Location: Winston-Salem, North Carolina

Notes:

James H. Wilbur

Principal

1848 to 1849

Historical College Name: Oregon Institute

Current College Name: Willamette University

Location: Salem, Oregon

Notes:

Bishop Thomas Bowman

President

1848 to 1858

Historical College Name: Williamsport Dickinson Seminary

Current College Name: Lycoming College

Location: Williamsport, Pennsylvania

Notes:

John Black Johnston

President

1848 to 1850

Historical College Name: Geneva Hall

Current College Name: Geneva College

Location: Beaver Falls, Pennsylvania

Notes:

Jared Sparks

President

1849 to 1853

Historical College Name: Harvard University

Current College Name: Harvard University

Location: Cambridge, Massachusetts

Notes:

Bishop John Johns

President

1849 to 1854

Historical College Name: College of William and Mary

Current College Name: College of William and Mary

Location: Williamsburg, Virginia

Notes:

Charles King

President

1849 to 1864

Historical College Name: Columbia College

Current College Name: Columbia University

Location: New York, New York

Notes:

Lewis Warner Green

President

1849 to 1856

Historical College Name: Hampden-Sydney College

Current College Name: Hampden-Sydney College

Location: Hampden-Sydney, Virginia

Notes:

James B. Dodd

President

1849 to 1856

Historical College Name: Transylvania University

Current College Name: Transylvania University

Location: Lexington, Kentucky

Notes:

Reverend Worthington Smith

President

1849 to 1855

Historical College Name: University of Vermont

Current College Name: University of Vermont

Location: Burlington, Vermont

Notes:

William C. Anderson

President

1849 to 1854

Historical College Name: Miami University

Current College Name: Miami University

Location: Oxford, Ohio

Notes:

David Hunter Riddle

Principal

1849 to 1855

Historical College Name: Western University of Pennsylvania

Current College Name: University of Pittsburgh

Location: Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

Notes:

Charles William Nassau

President

1849 to 1850

Historical College Name: Lafayette College

Current College Name: Lafayette College

Location: Easton, Pennsylvania

Notes:

Charles Grandison Finney

President, acting

1849 to 1849

Historical College Name: Oberlin Collegiate Institute

Current College Name: Oberlin College

Location: Oberlin, Ohio

Notes:

John Brown White

President

1849 to 1853

Historical College Name: Wake Forest College

Current College Name: Wake Forest University

Location: Winston-Salem, North Carolina

Notes:

Richard H. Rivers

President

1849 to 1853

Historical College Name: Centenary College of Louisiana

Current College Name: Centenary College

Location: Shreveport, Louisiana

Notes:

Augustus Baldwin Longstreet

Chancellor

1849 to 1856

Historical College Name: University of Mississippi

Current College Name: University of Mississippi

Location: Oxford, Mississippi

Notes:

Samuel Sprecher

President

1849 to 1874

Historical College Name: Wittenberg College

Current College Name: Wittenberg University

Location: Springfield, Ohio

Notes:

Lucien W. Berry

President

1849 to 1854

Historical College Name: Indiana Asbury University

Current College Name: DePauw University

Location: Greencastle, Indiana

Notes:

John Hiram Lathrop

Chancellor

1849 to 1858

Historical College Name: University of Wisconsin

Current College Name: University of Wisconsin

Location: Madison, Wisconsin

Notes:

Aaron Lucius Chapin

President

1849 to 1886

Historical College Name: Beloit College

Current College Name: Beloit College

Location: Beloit, Wisconsin

Notes:

William Harkness Sampson

Principal

1849 to 1853

Historical College Name: Lawrence University

Current College Name: Lawrence University

Location: Appleton, Wisconsin

Notes:

Mary C. Whitman

Principal

1849 to 1850

Historical College Name: Mount Holyoke Female Seminary

Current College Name: Mount Holyoke College

Location: South Hadley, Massachusetts

Notes:

James L. Reynolds

President

1849 to 1851

Historical College Name: Georgetown College

Current College Name: Georgetown College

Location: Georgetown, Kentucky

Notes:

Charles A. Seeley

Principal

1849 to 1851

Historical College Name: Fredonia Academy

Current College Name: State University of New York at Fredonia

Location: Fredonia, New York

Notes:

Reverend Calvin Butler

Principal

1849 to 1851

Historical College Name: New Paltz Academy

Current College Name: State University of New York at New Paltz

Location: New Paltz, New York

Notes:

Samuel Matthews

Principal

1849 to 1849

Historical College Name: Augusta Female Seminary

Current College Name: Mary Baldwin University

Location: Staunton, Virginia

Notes:

Reverend John Baplist Esseiva S.J.

President

1849 to 1853

Historical College Name: Preparatory College of the Immaculate Conception

Current College Name: Loyola University

Location: New Orleans, Louisiana

Notes:

John DeBlieck

President

1849 to 1851

Historical College Name: St. Xavier College

Current College Name: Xavier University

Location: Cincinnati, Ohio

Notes:

Nehemiah Doane

Principal

1849 to 1850

Historical College Name: Oregon Institute

Current College Name: Willamette University

Location: Salem, Oregon

Notes:

Eben Stearns

Principal

1849 to 1855

Historical College Name: The State Normal School at West Newton/The State Normal School at Framingham

Current College Name: Framingham State University

Location: Framingham, Massachusetts

Notes: The institution moved and became The State Normal School in Framingham in 1853

Theodore Frelinghuysen

President

1850 to 1862

Historical College Name: Rutgers College

Current College Name: Rutgers University

Location: New Brunswick, New Jersey

Notes:

W.B. Reese

President

1850 to 1853

Historical College Name: East Tennessee University

Current College Name: University of Tennessee

Location: Knoxville, Tennessee

Notes:

James Clark

President

1850 to 1852

Historical College Name: Washington College

Current College Name: Washington and Jefferson College

Location: Washington, Pennsylvania

Notes:

Daniel McLean

President

1850 to 1857

Historical College Name: Lafayette College

Current College Name: Lafayette College

Location: Easton, Pennsylvania

Notes:

Edward Bourns

President

1850 to 1865

Historical College Name: Norwich University

Current College Name: Norwich University

Location: Northfield, Vermont

Notes:

Henry Lewis Baugher

President

1850 to 1868

Historical College Name: Pennsylvania College

Current College Name: Gettysburg College

Location: Gettysburg, Pennsylvania

Notes:

Thomas M. Smith

President

1850 to 1854

Historical College Name: Kenyon College

Current College Name: Kenyon College

Location: Gambier, Ohio

Notes:

Anson W. Cummings

President

1850 to 1852

Historical College Name: McKendree College

Current College Name: McKendree University

Location: Lebanon, Illinois

Notes:

William Augustus Norton

President

1850 to 1850

Historical College Name: Delaware College

Current College Name: University of Delaware

Location: Newark, Delaware

Notes:

Matthew Meigs

President

1850 to 1851

Historical College Name: Delaware College

Current College Name: University of Delaware

Location: Newark, Delaware

Notes:

Isaac Newton Urner

President

1850 to 1867

Historical College Name: Mississippi College

Current College Name: Mississippi College

Location: Clinton, Mississippi

Notes:

James Shannon

President

1850 to 1856

Historical College Name: University of Missouri

Current College Name: University of Missouri

Location: Columbia, Missouri

Notes:

John Adams Savage

President

1850 to 1863

Historical College Name: Carroll College

Current College Name: Carroll University

Location: Waukesha, Wisconsin

Notes:

Mary W. Chapin

Principal

1850 to 1865

Historical College Name: Mount Holyoke Female Seminary

Current College Name: Mount Holyoke College

Location: South Hadley, Massachusetts

Notes: Chapin served as acting president 1850 to 1852

Reverend Samuel McKinney

President

1850 to 1853

Historical College Name: Austin College

Current College Name: Austin College

Location: Sherman, Texas

Notes:

Reverend William Harnett O.S.A.

President

1850 to 1851

Historical College Name: Villanova College

Current College Name: Villanova University

Location: Villanova, Pennsylvania

Notes:

Father Leo Meyer

President

1850 to 1857

Historical College Name: St. Mary’s Institute (OH)

Current College Name: University of Dayton

Location: Dayton, Ohio

Notes:

William J. Campbell

Principal

1850 to 1851

Historical College Name: Augusta Female Seminary

Current College Name: Mary Baldwin University

Location: Staunton, Virginia

Notes:

Francis S. Hoyt

President

1850 to 1860

Historical College Name: Oregon Institute/Willamette University

Current College Name: Willamette University

Location: Salem, Oregon

Notes: Institution became Willamette University in 1853

William Morton Reynolds

President

1850 to 1854

Historical College Name: Capital University

Current College Name: Capital University

Location: Columbus, Ohio

Notes:

Henry Clark

Teacher

1850 to 1850

Historical College Name: Marshall Academy

Current College Name: Marshall University

Location: Huntington, West Virginia

Notes: With the academy in decline, teachers Henry Clark and Joseph Foster briefly assumed leadership.

Joseph Foster

Teacher

1850 to 1850

Historical College Name: Marshall Academy

Current College Name: Marshall University

Location: Huntington, West Virginia

Notes: With the academy in decline, teachers Henry Clark and Joseph Foster briefly assumed leadership.

William B. McFarland

Principal

1850 to 1853

Historical College Name: Marshall Academy

Current College Name: Marshall University

Location: Huntington, West Virginia

Notes:

Commander Cornelius K. Stribling

Superintendent

1850 to 1853

Historical College Name: United States Naval Academy

Current College Name: United States Naval Academy

Location: Annapolis, Maryland

Notes:

E. S. Dulin

President

1850 to 1852

Historical College Name: William Jewell College

Current College Name: William Jewell College

Location: Liberty, Missouri

Notes:

William Finney George

President

1850 to 1852

Historical College Name: Geneva Hall

Current College Name: Geneva College

Location: Beaver Falls, Pennsylvania

Notes:

Francis Lieber

President pro tem

1851 to 1851

Historical College Name: South Carolina College

Current College Name: University of South Carolina

Location: Columbia, South Carolina

Notes:

James H. Thornwell

President

1851 to 1855

Historical College Name: South Carolina College

Current College Name: University of South Carolina

Location: Columbia, South Carolina

Notes:

Charles H. Stonestreet S.J.

President

1851 to 1852

Historical College Name: Georgetown University

Current College Name: Georgetown University

Location: Washington DC, District of Columbia

Notes:

Reverend Anthony F. Ciampi S.J.

President

1851 to 1854

Historical College Name: College of the Holy Cross

Current College Name: College of the Holy Cross

Location: Worcester, Massachusetts

Notes:

Howard Malcom

President

1851 to 1857

Historical College Name: University at Lewisburg

Current College Name: Bucknell University

Location: Lewisburg, Pennsylvania

Notes:

Charles Grandison Finney

President

1851 to 1866

Historical College Name: Oberlin College

Current College Name: Oberlin College

Location: Oberlin, Ohio

Notes: Institution became Oberlin College in 1850

Stephen William Taylor

President

1851 to 1856

Historical College Name: Madison University

Current College Name: Colgate University

Location: Hamilton, New York

Notes:

Walter Scott Finney Graham

President

1851 to 1854

Historical College Name: Delaware College

Current College Name: University of Delaware

Location: Newark, Delaware

Notes:

John Nobili S.J.

President

1851 to 1856

Historical College Name: Santa Clara College

Current College Name: Santa Clara University

Location: Santa Clara, California

Notes:

Rufus Columbus Burleson

President

1851 to 1861

Historical College Name: Baylor University

Current College Name: Baylor University

Location: Waco, Texas

Notes:

David H. Cochran

Principal

1851 to 1854

Historical College Name: Fredonia Academy

Current College Name: State University of New York at Fredonia

Location: Fredonia, New York

Notes:

John B. Steel, Jr.

Principal

1851 to 1854

Historical College Name: New Paltz Academy

Current College Name: State University of New York at New Paltz

Location: New Paltz, New York

Notes:

Reverend John Larkin S.J.

President

1851 to 1854

Historical College Name: St. John’s College

Current College Name: Fordham University

Location: Bronx, New York

Notes:

Reverend Patrick E. Moriarty O.S.A.

President

1851 to 1855

Historical College Name: Villanova College

Current College Name: Villanova University

Location: Villanova, Pennsylvania

Notes:

William R. Browne

Principal

1851 to 1855

Historical College Name: Augusta Female Seminary

Current College Name: Mary Baldwin University

Location: Staunton, Virginia

Notes:

Edwards H. Myers

President

1851 to 1854

Historical College Name: Wesleyan Female College

Current College Name: Wesleyan College

Location: Macon, Georgia

Notes:

Reverend Felix-Joseph Barbelin S.J.

President

1851 to 1856

Historical College Name: Saint Joseph’s College

Current College Name: St. Joseph’s University

Location: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Notes:

George A. Carrell

President

1851 to 1853

Historical College Name: St. Xavier College

Current College Name: Xavier University

Location: Cincinnati, Ohio

Notes:

Adonijah Strong Welch

Principal

1851 to 1865

Historical College Name: Michigan State Normal School

Current College Name: Eastern Michigan University

Location: Ypsilanti, Michigan

Notes:

Edward Lasell

Principal

1851 to 1851

Historical College Name: Auburndale Female Seminary

Current College Name: Lasell University

Location: Newton, Massachusetts

Notes:

Charles Collins

President

1852 to 1860

Historical College Name: Dickinson College

Current College Name: Dickinson College

Location: Carlisle, Pennsylvania

Notes:

Solomon Howard

President

1852 to 1872

Historical College Name: Ohio University

Current College Name: Ohio University

Location: Athens, Ohio

Notes:

James I. Brownson

President

1852 to 1853

Historical College Name: Washington College

Current College Name: Washington and Jefferson College

Location: Washington, Pennsylvania

Notes:

John Work Scott

President

1852 to 1865

Historical College Name: Washington College

Current College Name: Washington and Jefferson College

Location: Washington, Pennsylvania

Notes:

Bernard A. Maguire S.J.

President

1852 to 1858

Historical College Name: Georgetown University

Current College Name: Georgetown University

Location: Washington DC, District of Columbia

Notes:

Augustus W. Smith

President

1852 to 1857

Historical College Name: Wesleyan University

Current College Name: Wesleyan University

Location: Middletown, Connecticut

Notes:

Peter Akers

President

1852 to 1857

Historical College Name: McKendree College

Current College Name: McKendree University

Location: Lebanon, Illinois

Notes:

Henry Philip Tappan

President

1852 to 1863

Historical College Name: University of Michigan

Current College Name: University of Michigan

Location: Ann Arbor, Michigan

Notes:

Alfred Ryors

President

1852 to 1853

Historical College Name: Indiana University

Current College Name: Indiana University

Location: Bloomington, Indiana

Notes:

Ephraim Emerson Wiley

President

1852 to 1879

Historical College Name: Emory and Henry College

Current College Name: Emory and Henry College

Location: Emory, Virginia

Notes:

Charles Reason

Principal

1852 to 1855

Historical College Name: Institute for Colored Youth

Current College Name: Cheyney University of Pennsylvania

Location: Cheyney, Pennsylvania

Notes:

Duncan Robertson Campbell

President

1852 to 1865

Historical College Name: Georgetown College

Current College Name: Georgetown College

Location: Georgetown, Kentucky

Notes:

Samuel B. Woolworth

Principal

1852 to 1856

Historical College Name: New York State Normal School

Current College Name: University at Albany, SUNY

Location: Albany, New York

Notes:

Edward Bannister

President

1852 to 1854

Historical College Name: University of the Pacific

Current College Name: University of the Pacific

Location: Stockton, California

Notes:

Reverend John Early S.J.

President

1852 to 1858

Historical College Name: Loyola College (MD)

Current College Name: Loyola University

Location: Baltimore, Maryland

Notes:

Josiah Lasell

Principal

1852 to 1860

Historical College Name: Auburndale Female Seminary/Lasell Female Seminary

Current College Name: Lasell University

Location: Newton, Massachusetts

Notes: Institution became Lasell Female Seminary in 1852

Major Francis W. Capers

Superintendent

1852 to 1859

Historical College Name: The South Carolina Military Academy

Current College Name: The Citadel, the Military College of South Carolina

Location: Charleston, South Carolina

Notes:

Colonel Robert E. Lee

Superintendent

1852 to 1855

Historical College Name: United States Military Academy

Current College Name: United States Military Academy

Location: West Point, New York

Notes:

Georg Grossman

President

1852 to 1868

Historical College Name: Wartburg Normal School

Current College Name: Wartburg College

Location: Waverly, Iowa

Notes:

James Renwick Wilson Sloane

President

1852 to 1856

Historical College Name: Geneva Hall

Current College Name: Geneva College

Location: Beaver Falls, Pennsylvania

Notes:

James Walker

President

1853 to 1860

Historical College Name: Harvard University

Current College Name: Harvard University

Location: Cambridge, Massachusetts

Notes:

George Cooke

President

1853 to 1857

Historical College Name: East Tennessee University

Current College Name: University of Tennessee

Location: Knoxville, Tennessee

Notes:

Reverend Hosea Ballou II

President

1853 to 1861

Historical College Name: Tufts College/Tufts University

Current College Name: Tufts University

Location: Medford, Massachusetts

Notes: Institution established as Tufts College and renamed Tufts University in 1855

Daniel Raynes Goodwin

President

1853 to 1860

Historical College Name: Trinity College

Current College Name: Trinity College

Location: Hartford, Connecticut

Notes:

Isaac Ferris

Chancellor

1853 to 1870

Historical College Name: University of the City of New York

Current College Name: New York University

Location: New York, New York

Notes:

Jeremiah Hall Hall

President

1853 to 1863

Historical College Name: Granville College/Denison University

Current College Name: Denison University

Location: Granville, Ohio

Notes: Institution became Denison University in 1856

William Mitchell Daily

President

1853 to 1859

Historical College Name: Indiana University

Current College Name: Indiana University

Location: Bloomington, Indiana

Notes:

Martin Brewer Anderson

President

1853 to 1888

Historical College Name: University of Rochester

Current College Name: University of Rochester

Location: Rochester, New York

Notes:

Henry Talbird

President

1853 to 1863

Historical College Name: Howard College

Current College Name: Samford University

Location: Birmingham, Alabama

Notes:

Horace Mann

President

1853 to 1859

Historical College Name: Antioch College

Current College Name: Antioch College

Location: Yellow Springs, Ohio

Notes:

Edward Cooke

President

1853 to 1859

Historical College Name: Lawrence University

Current College Name: Lawrence University

Location: Appleton, Wisconsin

Notes:

James Harlan

President

1853 to 1855

Historical College Name: Mount Pleasant Collegiate Institute

Current College Name: Iowa Wesleyan University

Location: Mount Pleasant, Iowa

Notes:

Clark T. Hinman

President

1853 to 1854

Historical College Name: Northwestern University

Current College Name: Northwestern University

Location: Evanston, Illinois

Notes:

Reverend Daniel Baker

President

1853 to 1857

Historical College Name: Austin College

Current College Name: Austin College

Location: Sherman, Texas

Notes:

N. P. Stanton

Principal

1853 to 1856

Historical College Name: Brockport Collegiate Institute

Current College Name: The College at Brockport, State University of New York

Location: Brockport, New York

Notes:

Samuel M. Fellows

Principal

1853 to 1857

Historical College Name: Iowa Conference Seminary

Current College Name: Cornell College

Location: Mount Vernon, Iowa

Notes:

Robert deSchweinitz

Principal

1853 to 1866

Historical College Name: Salem Female Academy

Current College Name: Salem Academy and College

Location: Winston-Salem, North Carolina

Notes:

Reverend Joseph Roduit S.J.

President

1853 to 1859

Historical College Name: Preparatory College of the Immaculate Conception

Current College Name: Loyola University

Location: New Orleans, Louisiana

Notes:

Isidore J. Boudreaux

President

1853 to 1856

Historical College Name: St. Xavier College

Current College Name: Xavier University

Location: Cincinnati, Ohio

Notes:

Ira Mayhew

Principal

1853 to 1854

Historical College Name: Wesleyan Seminary at Albion and Albion Female Collegiate Institute

Current College Name: Albion College

Location: Albion, Michigan

Notes: Albion Female Collegiate Institute established in 1850

Marshall Conant

Principal

1853 to 1860

Historical College Name: Bridgewater Normal School

Current College Name: Bridgewater State University

Location: Bridgewater, Massachusetts

Notes:

Staunton V. Field

Principal

1853 to 1854

Historical College Name: Marshall Academy

Current College Name: Marshall University

Location: Huntington, West Virginia

Notes:

Sidney Harper Marsh

President

1853 to 1879

Historical College Name: Tualitin Academy/Tualitin Academy and Pacific University

Current College Name: Pacific University

Location: Forest Grove, Oregon

Notes: Institution became Tualitin Academy and Pacific University in 1854

Commander Louis M. Goldsborough

Superintendent

1853 to 1857

Historical College Name: United States Naval Academy

Current College Name: United States Naval Academy

Location: Annapolis, Maryland

Notes:

James Patterson

President

1853 to 1866

Historical College Name: Westminster Collegiate Institute (PA)

Current College Name: Westminster College

Location: New Wilmington, Pennsylvania

Notes:

Colonel Theodore Hyatt

President

1853 to 1887

Historical College Name: The Alsop School for Boys/Hyatt’s Select School for Boys/Delaware Military Academy/Pennsylvania Military Academy

Current College Name: Widener University

Location: Chester, Pennsylvania

Notes: Hyatt assumed leadership and renamed the school Hyatt’s Select School for Boys in 1853, Delaware Military Academy in 1859, and Pennsylvania Military Academy upon moving it to Chester, Pennsylvania in 1862.

Robert S. Thomas

President

1853 to 1855

Historical College Name: William Jewell College

Current College Name: William Jewell College

Location: Liberty, Missouri

Notes:

Benjamin S. Ewell

President

1854 to 1888

Historical College Name: College of William and Mary

Current College Name: College of William and Mary

Location: Williamsburg, Virginia

Notes:

John Maclean, Jr.

President

1854 to 1868

Historical College Name: College of New Jersey

Current College Name: Princeton University

Location: Princeton, New Jersey

Notes:

Henry Vethake

Provost

1854 to 1859

Historical College Name: University of Pennsylvania

Current College Name: University of Pennsylvania

Location: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Notes:

William B. Rankin

President

1854 to 1858

Historical College Name: Greeneville College

Current College Name: Tusculum University

Location: Greeneville, Tennessee

Notes:

O. N. Stoddard

President, pro tempore

1854 to 1854

Historical College Name: Miami University

Current College Name: Miami University

Location: Oxford, Ohio

Notes:

John W. Hall

President

1854 to 1866

Historical College Name: Miami University

Current College Name: Miami University

Location: Oxford, Ohio

Notes:

Socrates Maupin

Chairman of the Faculty

1854 to 1870

Historical College Name: University of Virginia

Current College Name: University of Virginia

Location: Charlottesville, Virginia

Notes:

Robert Everett Pattison

President

1854 to 1857

Historical College Name: Waterville College

Current College Name: Colby College

Location: Waterville, Maine

Notes:

Reverend Peter J. Blenkinsop S.J.

President

1854 to 1857

Historical College Name: College of the Holy Cross

Current College Name: College of the Holy Cross

Location: Worcester, Massachusetts

Notes:

William Augustus Stearns

President

1854 to 1876

Historical College Name: Amherst College

Current College Name: Amherst College

Location: Amherst, Massachusetts

Notes:

Lorin Andrews

President

1854 to 1861

Historical College Name: Kenyon College

Current College Name: Kenyon College

Location: Gambier, Ohio

Notes:

Reverend John S. Verdin S.J.

President

1854 to 1859

Historical College Name: St. Louis University

Current College Name: St. Louis University

Location: St. Louis, Missouri

Notes:

Daniel Kirkwood

President

1854 to 1856

Historical College Name: Delaware College

Current College Name: University of Delaware

Location: Newark, Delaware

Notes:

Washington Manly Wingate

President

1854 to 1879

Historical College Name: Wake Forest College

Current College Name: Wake Forest University

Location: Winston-Salem, North Carolina

Notes:

Alexander Means

President

1854 to 1855

Historical College Name: Emory College

Current College Name: Emory University

Location: Atlanta, Georgia

Notes:

Nathaniel Macon Crawford

President

1854 to 1856

Historical College Name: Mercer University

Current College Name: Mercer University

Location: Macon, Georgia

Notes:

Daniel Curry

President

1854 to 1857

Historical College Name: Indiana Asbury University

Current College Name: DePauw University

Location: Greencastle, Indiana

Notes:

John Miller Dickey

President

1854 to 1856

Historical College Name: Ashmun Institute

Current College Name: Lincoln University

Location: Lincoln University, Pennsylvania

Notes:

Henry S. Noyes

President, ad interim

1854 to 1856

Historical College Name: Northwestern University

Current College Name: Northwestern University

Location: Evanston, Illinois

Notes:

David J. Pratt

Principal

1854 to 1864

Historical College Name: Fredonia Academy

Current College Name: State University of New York at Fredonia

Location: Fredonia, New York

Notes:

Reverend J. H. Sinclair

Principal

1854 to 1857

Historical College Name: New Paltz Academy

Current College Name: State University of New York at New Paltz

Location: New Paltz, New York

Notes:

Reverend Remigius Tellier S.J.

President

1854 to 1859

Historical College Name: St. John’s College

Current College Name: Fordham University

Location: Bronx, New York

Notes:

Martin C. Briggs

President

1854 to 1856

Historical College Name: University of the Pacific

Current College Name: University of the Pacific

Location: Stockton, California

Notes:

Osborn L. Smith

President

1854 to 1859

Historical College Name: Wesleyan Female College

Current College Name: Wesleyan College

Location: Macon, Georgia

Notes:

Thomas H. Sinex

President

1854 to 1864

Historical College Name: Wesleyan Seminary at Albion and Albion Female Collegiate Institute/Wesleyan Seminary and Female College at Albion/Albion College

Current College Name: Albion College

Location: Albion, Michigan

Notes: Wesleyan Seminary at Albion and Albion Female Collegiate Institute merged to form Wesleyan Seminary and Female College in 1857 and became Albion College in 1861

Jabez Brooks

President

1854 to 1857

Historical College Name: Hamline University

Current College Name: Hamline University

Location: St. Paul, Minnesota

Notes:

William R. Boyers

Principal

1854 to 1858

Historical College Name: Marshall Academy

Current College Name: Marshall University

Location: Huntington, West Virginia

Notes:

Richard Edwards

Principal

1854 to 1857

Historical College Name: Salem Normal School

Current College Name: Salem State University

Location: Salem, Massachusetts

Notes:

Charles Ellis

President

1854 to 1869

Historical College Name: Philadelphia College of Pharmacy

Current College Name: University of the Sciences in Philadelphia

Location: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Notes:

William May Wightman

President

1854 to 1859

Historical College Name: Wofford College

Current College Name: Wofford College

Location: Spartanburg, South Carolina

Notes:

Barnas Sears

President

1855 to 1867

Historical College Name: Brown University

Current College Name: Brown University

Location: Providence, Rhode Island

Notes:

Emanuel Vogel Gerhart

President

1855 to 1866

Historical College Name: Franklin and Marshall College

Current College Name: Franklin and Marshall College

Location: Lancaster, Pennsylvania

Notes:

Reverend Calvin Pease

President

1855 to 1861

Historical College Name: University of Vermont

Current College Name: University of Vermont

Location: Burlington, Vermont

Notes:

Charles F. McCay

President

1855 to 1857

Historical College Name: South Carolina College

Current College Name: University of South Carolina

Location: Columbia, South Carolina

Notes:

Reverend Drury Lacy

President

1855 to 1860

Historical College Name: Davidson College

Current College Name: Davidson College

Location: Davidson, North Carolina

Notes:

Joseph Getchell Binney

President

1855 to 1858

Historical College Name: Columbian College

Current College Name: George Washington University

Location: Washington DC, District of Columbia

Notes:

H. A. Duncan

President

1855 to 1861

Historical College Name: Greenville Woman’s College

Current College Name: Greenville Woman’s College

Location: Greenville, South Carolina

Notes:

James R. Thomas

President

1855 to 1867

Historical College Name: Emory College

Current College Name: Emory University

Location: Atlanta, Georgia

Notes:

Landon Cabell Garland

President

1855 to 1865

Historical College Name: University of Alabama

Current College Name: University of Alabama

Location: Tuscaloosa, Alabama

Notes:

John C. Miller

President

1855 to 1866

Historical College Name: Centenary College of Louisiana

Current College Name: Centenary College

Location: Shreveport, Louisiana

Notes:

Henry L. Hitchcock

President

1855 to 1871

Historical College Name: Western Reserve College

Current College Name: Case Western Reserve University

Location: Cleveland, Ohio

Notes:

Israel Ward Andrews

President

1855 to 1885

Historical College Name: Marietta College

Current College Name: Marietta College

Location: Marietta, Ohio

Notes:

Amos Dean

President

1855 to 1859

Historical College Name: University of Iowa

Current College Name: University of Iowa

Location: Iowa City, Iowa

Notes:

Reverend William Harnett O.S.A.

President

1855 to 1857

Historical College Name: Villanova College

Current College Name: Villanova University

Location: Villanova, Pennsylvania

Notes:

Anthony Maraschi S.J.

President

1855 to 1862

Historical College Name: St. Ignatius College

Current College Name: University of San Francisco

Location: San Francisco, California

Notes:

Mary Atkins

Principal

1855 to 1865

Historical College Name: Young Ladies’ Seminary

Current College Name: Mills College

Location: Oakland, California

Notes:

Joseph R. Wilson

Principal

1855 to 1855

Historical College Name: Augusta Female Seminary

Current College Name: Mary Baldwin University

Location: Staunton, Virginia

Notes:

John F. Stoddard

Principal

1855 to 1856

Historical College Name: Lancaster County Normal School

Current College Name: Millersville University

Location: Millersville, Pennsylvania

Notes:

John Wheeler

Principal/President

1855 to 1870

Historical College Name: Baldwin Institute/Baldwin University

Current College Name: Baldwin Wallace University

Location: Berea, Ohio

Notes: Institution became Baldwin University in 1856

Simeon W. Harkey

President

1855 to 1857

Historical College Name: Illinois State University (private)

Current College Name: Carthage College

Location: Kenosha, Wisconsin

Notes:

George Bigelow

Principal

1855 to 1866

Historical College Name: The State Normal School in Framingham/The Framingham Normal School

Current College Name: Framingham State University

Location: Framingham, Massachusetts

Notes: The institution became The Framingham Normal School in 1865

Clinton W. Sears

President

1855 to 1857

Historical College Name: Illinois Wesleyan University

Current College Name: Illinois Wesleyan University

Location: Bloomington, Illinois

Notes:

William F. Phelps

Principal

1855 to 1864

Historical College Name: New Jersey State Normal School

Current College Name: The College of New Jersey

Location: Ewing, New Jersey

Notes:

Major General John Gross Barnard

Superintendent

1855 to 1856

Historical College Name: United States Military Academy

Current College Name: United States Military Academy

Location: West Point, New York

Notes:

Albert Lewis Holladay

Appointed president, died

1856 to 1856

Historical College Name: Hampden-Sydney College

Current College Name: Hampden-Sydney College

Location: Hampden-Sydney, Virginia

Notes:

Charles Martin

President, acting

1856 to 1857

Historical College Name: Hampden-Sydney College

Current College Name: Hampden-Sydney College

Location: Hampden-Sydney, Virginia

Notes:

Lewis Warner Green

President

1856 to 1858

Historical College Name: Transylvania University

Current College Name: Transylvania University

Location: Lexington, Kentucky

Notes:

John F. McLaren

Principal

1856 to 1859

Historical College Name: Western University of Pennsylvania

Current College Name: University of Pittsburgh

Location: Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

Notes:

George Washington Eaton

President

1856 to 1868

Historical College Name: Madison University

Current College Name: Colgate University

Location: Hamilton, New York

Notes:

Augustus Woodruff Cowles

President

1856 to 1889

Historical College Name: Elmira Female College

Current College Name: Elmira College

Location: Elmira, New York

Notes:

Ellis James Newlin

President

1856 to 1859

Historical College Name: Delaware College

Current College Name: University of Delaware

Location: Newark, Delaware

Notes:

Shelton Palmer Sanford

President, acting

1856 to 1858

Historical College Name: Mercer University

Current College Name: Mercer University

Location: Macon, Georgia

Notes:

Frederick Augustus Porter Barnard

Chancellor

1856 to 1861

Historical College Name: University of Mississippi

Current College Name: University of Mississippi

Location: Oxford, Mississippi

Notes:

William Wilson Hudson

President

1856 to 1859

Historical College Name: University of Missouri

Current College Name: University of Missouri

Location: Columbia, Missouri

Notes:

Nicholas Congiato S.J.

President

1856 to 1857

Historical College Name: Santa Clara College

Current College Name: Santa Clara University

Location: Santa Clara, California

Notes:

Ebenezer Don Carlos Bassett

Principal

1856 to 1869

Historical College Name: Institute for Colored Youth

Current College Name: Cheyney University of Pennsylvania

Location: Cheyney, Pennsylvania

Notes:

John Pym Carter

President

1856 to 1861

Historical College Name: Ashmun Institute

Current College Name: Lincoln University

Location: Lincoln University, Pennsylvania

Notes:

Randolph S. Foster

President

1856 to 1860

Historical College Name: Northwestern University

Current College Name: Northwestern University

Location: Evanston, Illinois

Notes:

William Halsey

President

1856 to 1860

Historical College Name: Soule University

Current College Name: Southwestern University

Location: Georgetown, Texas

Notes: The roots of Soule became Southwestern University

David Burbank

Principal

1856 to 1861

Historical College Name: Brockport Collegiate Institute

Current College Name: The College at Brockport, State University of New York

Location: Brockport, New York

Notes:

David H. Cochran

Principal

1856 to 1864

Historical College Name: New York State Normal School

Current College Name: University at Albany, SUNY

Location: Albany, New York

Notes:

Most Reverend Bernard J. McQuaid

President

1856 to 1857

Historical College Name: Seton Hall College

Current College Name: Seton Hall University

Location: South Orange, New Jersey

Notes:

William J. Maclay

President

1856 to 1857

Historical College Name: University of the Pacific

Current College Name: University of the Pacific

Location: Stockton, California

Notes:

John Young

President

1856 to 1858

Historical College Name: North Western Christian University

Current College Name: Butler University

Location: Indianapolis, Indiana

Notes:

William H. Marquess

Principal

1856 to 1856

Historical College Name: Augusta Female Seminary

Current College Name: Mary Baldwin University

Location: Staunton, Virginia

Notes:

Reverend James A. Ryder S.J.

President

1856 to 1857

Historical College Name: Saint Joseph’s College

Current College Name: St. Joseph’s University

Location: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Notes:

Maurice Oakley

President

1856 to 1861

Historical College Name: St. Xavier College

Current College Name: Xavier University

Location: Cincinnati, Ohio

Notes:

James P. Wickersham

Principal

1856 to 1866

Historical College Name: Lancaster County Normal School/Millersville State Normal School

Current College Name: Millersville University

Location: Millersville, Pennsylvania

Notes: Institution became Millersville State Normal School in 1859

Reverend David Alexander Wallace

President

1856 to 1878

Historical College Name: Monmouth College (IL)

Current College Name: Monmouth College

Location: Monmouth, Illinois

Notes:

Reverend John J. Lynch C.M.

President

1856 to 1859

Historical College Name: Our Lady of Angels Seminary

Current College Name: Niagara University

Location: Niagara University, New York

Notes:

Major General Richard Delafield

Superintendent

1856 to 1861

Historical College Name: United States Military Academy

Current College Name: United States Military Academy

Location: West Point, New York

Notes:

John Calvin Knox Milligan

President

1856 to 1858

Historical College Name: Geneva Hall

Current College Name: Geneva College

Location: Beaver Falls, Pennsylvania

Notes:

John M.P. Atkinson

President

1857 to 1883

Historical College Name: Hampden-Sydney College

Current College Name: Hampden-Sydney College

Location: Hampden-Sydney, Virginia

Notes:

Nathaniel Russell Middleton

President

1857 to 1880

Historical College Name: College of Charleston

Current College Name: College of Charleston

Location: Charleston, South Carolina

Notes:

Augustus Baldwin Longstreet

President

1857 to 1861

Historical College Name: South Carolina College

Current College Name: University of South Carolina

Location: Columbia, South Carolina

Notes:

Joseph Alden

President

1857 to 1862

Historical College Name: Jefferson College

Current College Name: Washington and Jefferson College

Location: Washington, Pennsylvania

Notes:

James Tift Champlin

President

1857 to 1873

Historical College Name: Waterville College/Colby University

Current College Name: Colby College

Location: Waterville, Maine

Notes: Institution renamed Colby University in 1867

Reverend Anthony F. Ciampi S.J.

President

1857 to 1861

Historical College Name: College of the Holy Cross

Current College Name: College of the Holy Cross

Location: Worcester, Massachusetts

Notes:

George Wilson McPhail

President

1857 to 1863

Historical College Name: Lafayette College

Current College Name: Lafayette College

Location: Easton, Pennsylvania

Notes:

George Ripley Bliss

President

1857 to 1858

Historical College Name: University at Lewisburg

Current College Name: Bucknell University

Location: Lewisburg, Pennsylvania

Notes:

Werter Renick Davis

President, acting

1857 to 1858

Historical College Name: McKendree College

Current College Name: McKendree University

Location: Lebanon, Illinois

Notes:

Joseph G. Harlan

Principal

1857 to 1857

Historical College Name: Haverford College

Current College Name: Haverford College

Location: Haverford, Pennsylvania

Notes:

Cyrus Nutt

President, acting

1857 to 1858

Historical College Name: Indiana Asbury University

Current College Name: DePauw University

Location: Greencastle, Indiana

Notes:

Felix Cicaterri S.J.

President

1857 to 1861

Historical College Name: Santa Clara College

Current College Name: Santa Clara University

Location: Santa Clara, California

Notes:

Charles E. Hovey

President

1857 to 1861

Historical College Name: Illinois State Normal University

Current College Name: Illinois State University

Location: Normal, Illinois

Notes:

Joseph R. Williams

President

1857 to 1859

Historical College Name: Agricultural College of the State of Michigan

Current College Name: Michigan State University

Location: East Lansing, Michigan

Notes:

Frederick R. Brace

Principal

1857 to 1859

Historical College Name: New Paltz Academy

Current College Name: State University of New York at New Paltz

Location: New Paltz, New York

Notes:

Reverend Daniel J. Fisher

President

1857 to 1858

Historical College Name: Seton Hall College

Current College Name: Seton Hall University

Location: South Orange, New Jersey

Notes:

Alexander S. Gibbons

President

1857 to 1859

Historical College Name: University of the Pacific

Current College Name: University of the Pacific

Location: Stockton, California

Notes:

Richard W. Keeler

President

1857 to 1859

Historical College Name: Cornell College

Current College Name: Cornell College

Location: Mount Vernon, Iowa

Notes: Institution became Cornell College in 1857

John B. Tinsley

Principal

1857 to 1863

Historical College Name: Augusta Female Seminary

Current College Name: Mary Baldwin University

Location: Staunton, Virginia

Notes:

Reverend James A. Ward S.J.

President

1857 to 1860

Historical College Name: Saint Joseph’s College

Current College Name: St. Joseph’s University

Location: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Notes:

George Minns

Principal

1857 to 1862

Historical College Name: Minn’s Evening Normal School

Current College Name: San Jose State University

Location: San Jose, California

Notes:

William F. Lehmann

President

1857 to 1880

Historical College Name: Capital University

Current College Name: Capital University

Location: Columbus, Ohio

Notes:

Elihu Gunn

President

1857 to 1861

Historical College Name: Central University of Iowa

Current College Name: Central College

Location: Pella, Iowa

Notes:

Benjamin F. Crary

President

1857 to 1861

Historical College Name: Hamline University

Current College Name: Hamline University

Location: St. Paul, Minnesota

Notes:

Oliver Spencer Munsell

President

1857 to 1873

Historical College Name: Illinois Wesleyan University

Current College Name: Illinois Wesleyan University

Location: Bloomington, Illinois

Notes:

George C. Chandler

President

1857 to 1869

Historical College Name: Baptist College at McMinnville

Current College Name: Linfield University

Location: McMinnville, Oregon

Notes:

John Joseph Robinson

President

1857 to 1861

Historical College Name: Maryville College

Current College Name: Maryville College

Location: Maryville, Tennessee

Notes:

Alpheus Crosby

Principal

1857 to 1865

Historical College Name: Salem Normal School

Current College Name: Salem State University

Location: Salem, Massachusetts

Notes:

Captain George S. Blake

Superintendent

1857 to 1865

Historical College Name: United States Naval Academy

Current College Name: United States Naval Academy

Location: Annapolis, Maryland

Notes:

William Thompson

President

1857 to 1861

Historical College Name: William Jewell College

Current College Name: William Jewell College

Location: Liberty, Missouri

Notes:

Abraham Drake

Principal

1858 to 1861

Historical College Name: Transylvania Preparatory School

Current College Name: Transylvania University

Location: Lexington, Kentucky

Notes:

William D. Carnes

President

1858 to 1860

Historical College Name: East Tennessee University

Current College Name: University of Tennessee

Location: Knoxville, Tennessee

Notes:

Samuel Ware Fisher

President

1858 to 1866

Historical College Name: Hamilton College

Current College Name: Hamilton College

Location: Clinton, New York

Notes:

John Early S.J.

President

1858 to 1865

Historical College Name: Georgetown University

Current College Name: Georgetown University

Location: Washington DC, District of Columbia

Notes:

Lewis Warner Green

President

1858 to 1863

Historical College Name: Centre College

Current College Name: Centre College

Location: Danville, Kentucky

Notes:

Joseph H. Cummings

President

1858 to 1875

Historical College Name: Wesleyan University

Current College Name: Wesleyan University

Location: Middletown, Connecticut

Notes: Cummings also held a LL.D.

Reverend Abner Jackson

President

1858 to 1867

Historical College Name: Hobart Free College/Hobart College

Current College Name: Hobart and William Smith Colleges

Location: Geneva, New York

Notes: Institution renamed Hobart College

Justin Rolph Loomis

President

1858 to 1879

Historical College Name: University at Lewisburg

Current College Name: Bucknell University

Location: Lewisburg, Pennsylvania

Notes:

Nelson Cobleigh

President

1858 to 1863

Historical College Name: McKendree College

Current College Name: McKendree University

Location: Lebanon, Illinois

Notes:

Benjamin Kurtz

President

1858 to 1865

Historical College Name: Evangelical Lutheran Missionary Institute

Current College Name: Susquehanna University

Location: Selinsgrove, Pennsylvania

Notes:

Nathaniel Macon Crawford

President

1858 to 1866

Historical College Name: Mercer University

Current College Name: Mercer University

Location: Macon, Georgia

Notes:

Thomas Bowman

President

1858 to 1872

Historical College Name: Indiana Asbury University

Current College Name: DePauw University

Location: Greencastle, Indiana

Notes:

Harvey Curtis

President

1858 to 1862

Historical College Name: Knox College

Current College Name: Knox College

Location: Galesburg, Illinois

Notes:

Richard Rust

President

1858 to 1862

Historical College Name: Wilberforce University

Current College Name: Wilberforce University

Location: Wilberforce, Ohio

Notes:

Joseph Gibson Hoyt

Chancellor

1858 to 1862

Historical College Name: Washington University

Current College Name: Washington University

Location: St. Louis, Missouri

Notes:

J. A.R. Rogers

Principal

1858 to 1869

Historical College Name: Berea College

Current College Name: Berea College

Location: Berea, Kentucky

Notes:

Rufus William Bailey

President

1858 to 1862

Historical College Name: Austin College

Current College Name: Austin College

Location: Sherman, Texas

Notes:

Samuel K. Hoshour

President

1858 to 1861

Historical College Name: North Western Christian University

Current College Name: Butler University

Location: Indianapolis, Indiana

Notes:

Reverend William Clarke S.J.

President

1858 to 1860

Historical College Name: Loyola College (MD)

Current College Name: Loyola University

Location: Baltimore, Maryland

Notes:

Werter Renick Davis

President

1858 to 1862

Historical College Name: Baker University

Current College Name: Baker University

Location: Baldwin City, Kansas

Notes:

William Wrightman

President

1858 to 1867

Historical College Name: Southern University (Greensboro, AL)

Current College Name: Birmingham-Southern College

Location: Birmingham, Alabama

Notes:

William Morton Reynolds

President

1858 to 1862

Historical College Name: Illinois State University (private)

Current College Name: Carthage College

Location: Kenosha, Wisconsin

Notes:

Reverend John H. Dashiell

President

1858 to 1860

Historical College Name: Williamsport Dickinson Seminary

Current College Name: Lycoming College

Location: Williamsport, Pennsylvania

Notes:

Benjamin Hudson Thackston

Principal

1858 to 1861

Historical College Name: Marshall Academy/Marshall College

Current College Name: Marshall University

Location: Huntington, West Virginia

Notes: Institution became Marshall College in 1858

Reverend Lewis F. Kampmann

Head Professor

1858 to 1864

Historical College Name: Moravian College and Theological Seminary

Current College Name: Moravian University

Location: Bethlehem, Pennsylvania

Notes:

John Calvin Smith Smith

President

1858 to 1860

Historical College Name: Geneva Hall

Current College Name: Geneva College

Location: Beaver Falls, Pennsylvania

Notes:

Robert Milligan

President

1859 to 1865

Historical College Name: Kentucky University at Harrodsburg

Current College Name: Transylvania University

Location: Lexington, Kentucky

Notes:

John J. Lampson

President

1859 to 1860

Historical College Name: Greeneville College

Current College Name: Tusculum University

Location: Greeneville, Tennessee

Notes:

Benjamin Hallowell

President

1859 to 1859

Historical College Name: Maryland Agricultural College

Current College Name: University of Maryland

Location: College Park, Maryland

Notes:

Charles Benedict Calvert

President, acting

1859 to 1860

Historical College Name: Maryland Agricultural College

Current College Name: University of Maryland

Location: College Park, Maryland

Notes:

George Woods

Principal/Chancellor

1859 to 1880

Historical College Name: Western University of Pennsylvania

Current College Name: University of Pittsburgh

Location: Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

Notes: Executive leadership title changed to chancellor in 1870

Reverend George Whitefield Samson

President

1859 to 1871

Historical College Name: Columbian College

Current College Name: George Washington University

Location: Washington DC, District of Columbia

Notes:

John Morgan

President

1859 to 1859

Historical College Name: Oberlin College

Current College Name: Oberlin College

Location: Oberlin, Ohio

Notes:

John Hiram Lathrop

President

1859 to 1860

Historical College Name: Indiana University

Current College Name: Indiana University

Location: Bloomington, Indiana

Notes:

Reverend Ferdinand Coosemans S.J.

President

1859 to 1862

Historical College Name: St. Louis University

Current College Name: St. Louis University

Location: St. Louis, Missouri

Notes:

John Stebbins Lee

Principal

1859 to 1868

Historical College Name: St. Lawrence University, Preparatory Dept.

Current College Name: St. Lawrence University

Location: Canton, New York

Notes:

George F. Wiswell

President, acting

1859 to 1859

Historical College Name: Delaware College

Current College Name: University of Delaware

Location: Newark, Delaware

Notes: Wiswell was a trustee

Rathmell Wilson

President, acting

1859 to 1870

Historical College Name: Delaware College

Current College Name: University of Delaware

Location: Newark, Delaware

Notes: Wilson was a trustee and the institution was closed during much of this time

James Clement Furman

President

1859 to 1879

Historical College Name: Furman University

Current College Name: Furman University

Location: Greenville, South Carolina

Notes:

Anthony Jourdant S.J.

President

1859 to 1862

Historical College Name: Spring Hill College

Current College Name: Spring Hill College

Location: Mobile, Alabama

Notes:

Thomas Hill

President

1859 to 1862

Historical College Name: Antioch College

Current College Name: Antioch College

Location: Yellow Springs, Ohio

Notes:

Henry Barnard

Chancellor

1859 to 1860

Historical College Name: University of Wisconsin

Current College Name: University of Wisconsin

Location: Madison, Wisconsin

Notes:

Russell Zelotes Mason

President

1859 to 1865

Historical College Name: Lawrence University

Current College Name: Lawrence University

Location: Appleton, Wisconsin

Notes:

Silas Totten

President

1859 to 1862

Historical College Name: University of Iowa

Current College Name: University of Iowa

Location: Iowa City, Iowa

Notes:

William Jeremiah Sasnett

President

1859 to 1861

Historical College Name: East Alabama Male College

Current College Name: Auburn University

Location: Auburn, Alabama

Notes:

Colonel William Tecumseh Sherman

Superintendent

1859 to 1861

Historical College Name: Seminary of Learning of the State of Louisiana and Military Academy

Current College Name: Louisiana State University

Location: Baton Rouge, Louisiana

Notes:

Lewis R. Fisk

President

1859 to 1862

Historical College Name: Agricultural College of the State of Michigan/State Agricultural College

Current College Name: Michigan State University

Location: East Lansing, Michigan

Notes: Institution became State Agricultural College in 1861

Evan Pugh

President

1859 to 1864

Historical College Name: Farmer’s High School of Pennsylvania/Agricultural College of Pennsylvania

Current College Name: Pennsylvania State University

Location: State College, Pennsylvania

Notes: Institution became Agricultural College of Pennsylvania in 1862

Reverend Augustus J. Thébaud S.J.

President

1859 to 1863

Historical College Name: St. John’s College

Current College Name: Fordham University

Location: Bronx, New York

Notes:

Most Reverend Bernard J. McQuaid

President

1859 to 1868

Historical College Name: Seton Hall College

Current College Name: Seton Hall University

Location: South Orange, New Jersey

Notes:

Edward Bannister

President

1859 to 1867

Historical College Name: University of the Pacific

Current College Name: University of the Pacific

Location: Stockton, California

Notes:

Samuel M. Fellows

President

1859 to 1863

Historical College Name: Cornell College

Current College Name: Cornell College

Location: Mount Vernon, Iowa

Notes: Fellows served as acting president 1859 to 1860

John M. Bonnell

President

1859 to 1871

Historical College Name: Wesleyan Female College

Current College Name: Wesleyan College

Location: Macon, Georgia

Notes:

Very Reverend Pamfilo da Magliano O.F.M.

President

1859 to 1867

Historical College Name: St. Bonaventure College and Seminary

Current College Name: St. Bonaventure University

Location: Saint Bonaventure, New York

Notes:

Reverend John O’Reilly C.M.

President

1859 to 1862

Historical College Name: Our Lady of Angels Seminary

Current College Name: Niagara University

Location: Niagara University, New York

Notes:

Brother John McMahon O.S.F.

President

1859 to 1862

Historical College Name: St. Francis College

Current College Name: St. Francis College

Location: Brooklyn Heights, New York

Notes:

Major Peter F. Stevens

Superintendent

1859 to 1861

Historical College Name: The South Carolina Military Academy

Current College Name: The Citadel, the Military College of South Carolina

Location: Charleston, South Carolina

Notes:

Albert Micajah Shipp

President

1859 to 1875

Historical College Name: Wofford College

Current College Name: Wofford College

Location: Spartanburg, South Carolina

Notes:

Cornelius Conway Felton

President

1860 to 1862

Historical College Name: Harvard University

Current College Name: Harvard University

Location: Cambridge, Massachusetts

Notes:

Daniel Raynes Goodwin

Provost

1860 to 1868

Historical College Name: University of Pennsylvania

Current College Name: University of Pennsylvania

Location: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Notes:

Andrew J. Sutton

Principal

1860 to 1867

Historical College Name: Washington College (Maryland)

Current College Name: Washington College

Location: Chestertown, Maryland

Notes:

Herman Merrills Johnson

President

1860 to 1868

Historical College Name: Dickinson College

Current College Name: Dickinson College

Location: Carlisle, Pennsylvania

Notes:

Andrew Adgate Lipscomb

Chancellor

1860 to 1874

Historical College Name: University of Georgia

Current College Name: University of Georgia

Location: Athens, Georgia

Notes:

J. J. Ridley

President

1860 to 1862

Historical College Name: East Tennessee University

Current College Name: University of Tennessee

Location: Knoxville, Tennessee

Notes:

Reverend John Lycan Kirkpatrick

President

1860 to 1866

Historical College Name: Davidson College

Current College Name: Davidson College

Location: Davidson, North Carolina

Notes:

John Work Scott

President

1860 to 1860

Historical College Name: Maryland Agricultural College

Current College Name: University of Maryland

Location: College Park, Maryland

Notes:

John M. Colby

President

1860 to 1861

Historical College Name: Maryland Agricultural College

Current College Name: University of Maryland

Location: College Park, Maryland

Notes:

George Loomis

President

1860 to 1875

Historical College Name: Allegheny College

Current College Name: Allegheny College

Location: Meadville, Pennsylvania

Notes:

John Brocklesby

President, acting

1860 to 1861

Historical College Name: Trinity College

Current College Name: Trinity College

Location: Hartford, Connecticut

Notes:

Cyrus Nutt

President

1860 to 1875

Historical College Name: Indiana University

Current College Name: Indiana University

Location: Bloomington, Indiana

Notes:

C. C. Baughman

Principal

1860 to 1864

Historical College Name: Susquehanna Female College

Current College Name: Susquehanna University

Location: Selinsgrove, Pennsylvania

Notes:

Frederick Merrick

President

1860 to 1873

Historical College Name: Ohio Wesleyan University

Current College Name: Ohio Wesleyan University

Location: Delaware, Ohio

Notes:

Benjamin Blake Minor

President

1860 to 1862

Historical College Name: University of Missouri

Current College Name: University of Missouri

Location: Columbia, Missouri

Notes:

Henry S. Noyes

President, ad interim

1860 to 1867

Historical College Name: Northwestern University

Current College Name: Northwestern University

Location: Evanston, Illinois

Notes:

George W. Carter

President

1860 to 1861

Historical College Name: Soule University

Current College Name: Southwestern University

Location: Georgetown, Texas

Notes: The roots of Soule became Southwestern University

John H. Post

Principal

1860 to 1860

Historical College Name: New Paltz Academy

Current College Name: State University of New York at New Paltz

Location: New Paltz, New York

Notes:

M. McN. Walsh

Principal

1860 to 1861

Historical College Name: New Paltz Academy

Current College Name: State University of New York at New Paltz

Location: New Paltz, New York

Notes:

Brother John Stintzi

President

1860 to 1876

Historical College Name: St. Mary’s Institute (OH)

Current College Name: University of Dayton

Location: Dayton, Ohio

Notes:

George Franklin Seymour

Warden

1860 to 1861

Historical College Name: St. Stephen’s College

Current College Name: Bard College

Location: Annandale, New York

Notes:

Reverend Joseph O’Callaghan S.J.

President

1860 to 1863

Historical College Name: Loyola College (MD)

Current College Name: Loyola University

Location: Baltimore, Maryland

Notes:

Reverend Antonio Usannaz S.J.

President

1860 to 1862

Historical College Name: Preparatory College of the Immaculate Conception

Current College Name: Loyola University

Location: New Orleans, Louisiana

Notes:

Reverend Feliz-Joseph Barbelin S.J.

President

1860 to 1868

Historical College Name: Saint Joseph’s College

Current College Name: St. Joseph’s University

Location: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Notes:

Thomas Milton Gatch

President

1860 to 1865

Historical College Name: Willamette University

Current College Name: Willamette University

Location: Salem, Oregon

Notes:

Lars Paul Esbjörn

President

1860 to 1863

Historical College Name: Augustana Seminary

Current College Name: Augustana College

Location: Rock Island, Illinois

Notes:

Albert Gardner Boyden

Principal

1860 to 1906

Historical College Name: Bridgewater Normal School

Current College Name: Bridgewater State University

Location: Bridgewater, Massachusetts

Notes:

George W. Briggs

Principal

1860 to 1864

Historical College Name: Lasell Female Seminary

Current College Name: Lasell University

Location: Newton, Massachusetts

Notes:

Reverend Thompson Mitchell

President

1860 to 1869

Historical College Name: Williamsport Dickinson Seminary

Current College Name: Lycoming College

Location: Williamsport, Pennsylvania

Notes:

Charles N. Sims

President

1860 to 1862

Historical College Name: Valparaiso Male and Female College

Current College Name: Valparaiso University

Location: Valparaiso, Indiana

Notes:

Jonathan Blanchard

President

1860 to 1882

Historical College Name: Wheaton College (IL)

Current College Name: Wheaton College

Location: Wheaton, Illinois

Notes:

James Kennedy Patterson

Principal

1861 to 1865

Historical College Name: Transylvania Preparatory School

Current College Name: Transylvania University

Location: Lexington, Kentucky

Notes:

Maximillian LaBorde

Chairman of the Faculty

1861 to 1865

Historical College Name: South Carolina College

Current College Name: University of South Carolina

Location: Columbia, South Carolina

Notes:

Henry Onderdonk

President

1861 to 1864

Historical College Name: Maryland Agricultural College

Current College Name: University of Maryland

Location: College Park, Maryland

Notes:

Reverend James Clark S.J.

President

1861 to 1867

Historical College Name: College of the Holy Cross

Current College Name: College of the Holy Cross

Location: Worcester, Massachusetts

Notes:

Samuel Eliot

President

1861 to 1864

Historical College Name: Trinity College

Current College Name: Trinity College

Location: Hartford, Connecticut

Notes:

William Wishart

Vice President

1861 to 1867

Historical College Name: Franklin College

Current College Name: Franklin College

Location: New Athens, Ohio

Notes: Presidency vacant during these years

Benjamin L. Lang

President, acting

1861 to 1863

Historical College Name: Kenyon College

Current College Name: Kenyon College

Location: Gambier, Ohio

Notes:

C. J. Redford

President

1861 to 1862

Historical College Name: Greenville Woman’s College

Current College Name: Greenville Woman’s College

Location: Greenville, South Carolina

Notes:

Milo P. Jewett

President

1861 to 1864

Historical College Name: Vassar Female College

Current College Name: Vassar College

Location: Poughkeepsie, New York

Notes:

John Whelan Sterling

Vice Chancellor

1861 to 1867

Historical College Name: University of Wisconsin

Current College Name: University of Wisconsin

Location: Madison, Wisconsin

Notes:

Burchard Villiger S.J.

President

1861 to 1865

Historical College Name: Santa Clara College

Current College Name: Santa Clara University

Location: Santa Clara, California

Notes:

John Wynne Martin

President

1861 to 1865

Historical College Name: Ashmun Institute

Current College Name: Lincoln University

Location: Lincoln University, Pennsylvania

Notes:

Anthony Vallas

Superintendent

1861 to 1862

Historical College Name: Seminary of Learning of the State of Louisiana and Military Academy

Current College Name: Louisiana State University

Location: Baton Rouge, Louisiana

Notes:

Asa Shinn Mercer

President

1861 to 1863

Historical College Name: Territorial University of Washington

Current College Name: University of Washington

Location: Seattle, Washington

Notes:

George Washington Baines

President

1861 to 1863

Historical College Name: Baylor University

Current College Name: Baylor University

Location: Waco, Texas

Notes:

William Halsey

President

1861 to 1868

Historical College Name: Soule University

Current College Name: Southwestern University

Location: Georgetown, Texas

Notes: The roots of Soule became Southwestern University

Reverend P. J. Williams

Principal

1861 to 1863

Historical College Name: Brockport Collegiate Institute

Current College Name: The College at Brockport, State University of New York

Location: Brockport, New York

Notes:

David M. DeWitt

Principal

1861 to 1862

Historical College Name: New Paltz Academy

Current College Name: State University of New York at New Paltz

Location: New Paltz, New York

Notes:

Edward Austin Sheldon

Principal

1861 to 1897

Historical College Name: Oswego Primary Teachers’ Training School/Oswego State Normal and Training School

Current College Name: State University of New York at Oswego

Location: Oswego, New York

Notes: Institution became Oswego State Normal and Training School (shortened to Oswego Normal School) in 1865

Thomas Richey

Warden

1861 to 1863

Historical College Name: St. Stephen’s College

Current College Name: Bard College

Location: Annandale, New York

Notes:

Allen R. Benton

President

1861 to 1868

Historical College Name: North Western Christian University

Current College Name: Butler University

Location: Indianapolis, Indiana

Notes:

John Schultz

President

1861 to 1865

Historical College Name: St. Xavier College

Current College Name: Xavier University

Location: Cincinnati, Ohio

Notes:

Jabez Brooks

President

1861 to 1869

Historical College Name: Hamline University

Current College Name: Hamline University

Location: St. Paul, Minnesota

Notes:

Peter Laurentius Larsen

President

1861 to 1902

Historical College Name: Luther College

Current College Name: Luther College

Location: Decorah, Iowa

Notes:

J. M. Brown

Teacher

1861 to 1861

Historical College Name: Marshall College

Current College Name: Marshall University

Location: Huntington, West Virginia

Notes: Brown served as the acting leader, followed by Daniel Webster Thrush in 1861

Daniel Webster Thrush

Teacher

1861 to 1861

Historical College Name: Marshall College

Current College Name: Marshall University

Location: Huntington, West Virginia

Notes: Webster followed J.M. Brown as acting leader in 1861

Augustine Austin Smith

President

1861 to 1883

Historical College Name: Plainfield College/North-Western College

Current College Name: North Central College

Location: Naperville, Illinois

Notes: Institution became North-Western College in 1864

Major James B. White

Superintendent

1861 to 1865

Historical College Name: The South Carolina Military Academy

Current College Name: The Citadel, the Military College of South Carolina

Location: Charleston, South Carolina

Notes:

General Pierre Gustave Toutant-Beauregard

Superintendent

1861 to 1861

Historical College Name: United States Military Academy

Current College Name: United States Military Academy

Location: West Point, New York

Notes:

Major General Richard Delafield

Superintendent

1861 to 1861

Historical College Name: United States Military Academy

Current College Name: United States Military Academy

Location: West Point, New York

Notes:

Lieutenant Colonel Alexander Hamilton Bowman

Superintendent

1861 to 1864

Historical College Name: United States Military Academy

Current College Name: United States Military Academy

Location: West Point, New York

Notes:

Thomas Hill

President

1862 to 1868

Historical College Name: Harvard University

Current College Name: Harvard University

Location: Cambridge, Massachusetts

Notes:

William Henry Campbell

President

1862 to 1882

Historical College Name: Rutgers College

Current College Name: Rutgers University

Location: New Brunswick, New Jersey

Notes:

Reverend Joseph Torrey

President

1862 to 1866

Historical College Name: University of Vermont

Current College Name: University of Vermont

Location: Burlington, Vermont

Notes:

David Hunter Riddle

President

1862 to 1865

Historical College Name: Jefferson College

Current College Name: Washington and Jefferson College

Location: Washington, Pennsylvania

Notes:

Reverend Alonzo Ames Miner

President

1862 to 1875

Historical College Name: Tufts University

Current College Name: Tufts University

Location: Medford, Massachusetts

Notes:

Joseph Ferrand Tuttle

President

1862 to 1892

Historical College Name: Wabash College

Current College Name: Wabash College

Location: Crawfordsville, Indiana

Notes:

Reverend Thomas O’Neil S.J.

President

1862 to 1868

Historical College Name: St. Louis University

Current College Name: St. Louis University

Location: St. Louis, Missouri

Notes:

Samuel James Gummere

Principal/President

1862 to 1874

Historical College Name: Haverford College

Current College Name: Haverford College

Location: Haverford, Pennsylvania

Notes: Gunmere’s title was changed to president in 1864

C. R. Twitty

President

1862 to 1863

Historical College Name: Greenville Woman’s College

Current College Name: Greenville Woman’s College

Location: Greenville, South Carolina

Notes:

Aloysius Curioz S.J.

President

1862 to 1865

Historical College Name: Spring Hill College

Current College Name: Spring Hill College

Location: Mobile, Alabama

Notes:

Reverend Austin Craig

President

1862 to 1865

Historical College Name: Antioch College

Current College Name: Antioch College

Location: Yellow Springs, Ohio

Notes:

John Burns Weston

President, acting

1862 to 1865

Historical College Name: Antioch College

Current College Name: Antioch College

Location: Yellow Springs, Ohio

Notes:

Oliver M. Spencer

President

1862 to 1867

Historical College Name: University of Iowa

Current College Name: University of Iowa

Location: Iowa City, Iowa

Notes:

Richard Edwards

President

1862 to 1876

Historical College Name: Illinois State Normal University

Current College Name: Illinois State University

Location: Normal, Illinois

Notes:

W. E.M. Linfield

Superintendent

1862 to 1863

Historical College Name: Seminary of Learning of the State of Louisiana and Military Academy

Current College Name: Louisiana State University

Location: Baton Rouge, Louisiana

Notes:

William Barton Rogers

Principal/President

1862 to 1870

Historical College Name: Massachusetts Institute of Technology

Current College Name: Massachusetts Institute of Technology

Location: Cambridge, Massachusetts

Notes: Rogers was appointed as principal of the School of Industrial Science and both his title and the MIT’s name changed quickly

Theophilus C. Abbot

President

1862 to 1885

Historical College Name: State Agricultural College

Current College Name: Michigan State University

Location: East Lansing, Michigan

Notes:

William Chauvenet

Chancellor

1862 to 1869

Historical College Name: Washington University

Current College Name: Washington University

Location: St. Louis, Missouri

Notes:

Reverend Samuel McKinney

President

1862 to 1871

Historical College Name: Austin College

Current College Name: Austin College

Location: Sherman, Texas

Notes:

Charles H. Haywood

Principal

1862 to 1863

Historical College Name: New Paltz Academy

Current College Name: State University of New York at New Paltz

Location: New Paltz, New York

Notes:

Nicholas Congiato S.J.

President

1862 to 1865

Historical College Name: St. Ignatius College

Current College Name: University of San Francisco

Location: San Francisco, California

Notes:

Reverend Felix Benausse S.J.

President

1862 to 1874

Historical College Name: Preparatory College of the Immaculate Conception

Current College Name: Loyola University

Location: New Orleans, Louisiana

Notes:

Ahira Holmes

Principal

1862 to 1865

Historical College Name: California State Normal School

Current College Name: San Jose State University

Location: San Jose, California

Notes: Founded as Minn’s Evening Normal School, the institution became California State Normal School in 1862

George Washington Paddock

President

1862 to 1864

Historical College Name: Baker University

Current College Name: Baker University

Location: Baldwin City, Kansas

Notes:

Simeon W. Harkey

President

1862 to 1866

Historical College Name: Illinois State University (private)

Current College Name: Carthage College

Location: Kenosha, Wisconsin

Notes:

E. H. Scarff

President

1862 to 1871

Historical College Name: Central University of Iowa

Current College Name: Central College

Location: Pella, Iowa

Notes:

Reverend Eric Norelius

Founder

1862 to 1863

Historical College Name: Red Wing Academy

Current College Name: Gustavus Adolphus College

Location: St. Peter, Minnesota

Notes: Unclear if this institution was called Red Wing Academy or Minnesota Elementarskela, but it would become St. Angar’s Academy in 1863 and Gustavus Adolphus College in 1876

Reverend Thomas J. Smith C.M.

President

1862 to 1863

Historical College Name: Our Lady of Angels Seminary/The College and Seminary of Our Lady of the Angels

Current College Name: Niagara University

Location: Niagara University, New York

Notes: Institution became The College and Seminary of Our Lady of the Angels in 1863

Brother Cyprian O’Beirne O.S.F.

President

1862 to 1863

Historical College Name: St. Francis College

Current College Name: St. Francis College

Location: Brooklyn Heights, New York

Notes:

Erastus H. Staley

President

1862 to 1864

Historical College Name: Valparaiso Male and Female College

Current College Name: Valparaiso University

Location: Valparaiso, Indiana

Notes:

Asa Dodge Smith

President

1863 to 1877

Historical College Name: Dartmouth College

Current College Name: Dartmouth College

Location: Hanover, New Hampshire

Notes:

William L. Breckinridge

President

1863 to 1868

Historical College Name: Centre College

Current College Name: Centre College

Location: Danville, Kentucky

Notes:

William Cassady Cattell

President

1863 to 1883

Historical College Name: Lafayette College

Current College Name: Lafayette College

Location: Easton, Pennsylvania

Notes:

Charles Short

President

1863 to 1867

Historical College Name: Kenyon College

Current College Name: Kenyon College

Location: Gambier, Ohio

Notes:

Samson Talbot

President

1863 to 1873

Historical College Name: Denison University

Current College Name: Denison University

Location: Granville, Ohio

Notes:

Robert Allyn

President

1863 to 1874

Historical College Name: McKendree College

Current College Name: McKendree University

Location: Lebanon, Illinois

Notes:

Erastus Otis Haven

President

1863 to 1869

Historical College Name: University of Michigan

Current College Name: University of Michigan

Location: Ann Arbor, Michigan

Notes:

Johannes Bapst S.J.

President

1863 to 1869

Historical College Name: Boston College

Current College Name: Boston College

Location: Boston, Massachusetts

Notes:

James Clement Furman

President

1863 to 1864

Historical College Name: Greenville Woman’s College

Current College Name: Greenville Woman’s College

Location: Greenville, South Carolina

Notes:

John G. Sanburn

President, acting

1863 to 1863

Historical College Name: Knox College

Current College Name: Knox College

Location: Galesburg, Illinois

Notes:

William S. Curtis

President

1863 to 1868

Historical College Name: Knox College

Current College Name: Knox College

Location: Galesburg, Illinois

Notes:

Daniel A. Payne

President

1863 to 1876

Historical College Name: Wilberforce University

Current College Name: Wilberforce University

Location: Wilberforce, Ohio

Notes:

Joseph J. Denison

President

1863 to 1873

Historical College Name: Kansas State Agricultural College

Current College Name: Kansas State University

Location: Manhattan, Kansas

Notes:

William A. Seay

Superintendent

1863 to 1863

Historical College Name: Seminary of Learning of the State of Louisiana and Military Academy/Louisiana State University/Louisiana State University and Agricultural and Mechanical College

Current College Name: Louisiana State University

Location: Baton Rouge, Louisiana

Notes:

William Trigg Gannaway

President

1863 to 1865

Historical College Name: Trinity College

Current College Name: Duke University

Location: Durham, North Carolina

Notes:

William Edward Barnard

President

1863 to 1866

Historical College Name: Territorial University of Washington

Current College Name: University of Washington

Location: Seattle, Washington

Notes:

Malcolm MacVicar

Principal

1863 to 1867

Historical College Name: Brockport Collegiate Institute

Current College Name: The College at Brockport, State University of New York

Location: Brockport, New York

Notes:

Henry Gallup

Principal

1863 to 1865

Historical College Name: New Paltz Academy

Current College Name: State University of New York at New Paltz

Location: New Paltz, New York

Notes:

Reverend Edward Doucet S.J.

President

1863 to 1865

Historical College Name: St. John’s College

Current College Name: Fordham University

Location: Bronx, New York

Notes:

William Fletcher King

President

1863 to 1873

Historical College Name: Cornell College

Current College Name: Cornell College

Location: Mount Vernon, Iowa

Notes: King served as acting president 1863 to 1865

Oren Burbank Cheney

President

1863 to 1894

Historical College Name: Bates College

Current College Name: Bates College

Location: Lewiston, Maine

Notes:

Robert Brinkerhoff Fairbairn

Warden

1863 to 1898

Historical College Name: St. Stephen’s College

Current College Name: Bard College

Location: Annandale, New York

Notes:

Mary Julia Baldwin

Principal

1863 to 1897

Historical College Name: Augusta Female Seminary/Mary Baldwin Seminary

Current College Name: Mary Baldwin University

Location: Staunton, Virginia

Notes: Institution became Mary Baldwin Seminary in 1895

Reverend Anthony F. Ciampi S.J.

President

1863 to 1866

Historical College Name: Loyola College (MD)

Current College Name: Loyola University

Location: Baltimore, Maryland

Notes:

Tuve Nils Hasselquist

President

1863 to 1891

Historical College Name: Augustana Seminary/Augustana College and Theological Seminary

Current College Name: Augustana College

Location: Rock Island, Illinois

Notes: Institution became Augustana College and Theological Seminary in 1865

Reverend Andrew Jackson

Principal

1863 to 1873

Historical College Name: St. Ansgar’s Academy

Current College Name: Gustavus Adolphus College

Location: St. Peter, Minnesota

Notes:

Salina Cordelia Hite Mason

Teacher

1863 to 1867

Historical College Name: Marshall College

Current College Name: Marshall University

Location: Huntington, West Virginia

Notes: Mason assumed responsibility for the management of the school during the interregnum period between the West Virginia Conference of the Methodist Episcopal Church sold the property and the institution became a state institution.

Reverend Robert E. Rice C.M.

President

1863 to 1878

Historical College Name: The College and Seminary of Our Lady of the Angels

Current College Name: Niagara University

Location: Niagara University, New York

Notes:

Brother Paul St. Leger O.S.F.

President

1863 to 1866

Historical College Name: St. Francis College

Current College Name: St. Francis College

Location: Brooklyn Heights, New York

Notes:

Reverend John Harrington

President

1863 to 1863

Historical College Name: Saint Mary’s College of California

Current College Name: St. Mary’s College of California

Location: Moraga, California

Notes:

Reverend Peter Joseph Grey

President

1863 to 1868

Historical College Name: Saint Mary’s College of California

Current College Name: St. Mary’s College of California

Location: Moraga, California

Notes:

William E. Merriman

President

1863 to 1876

Historical College Name: Brockway College/Ripon College

Current College Name: Ripon College

Location: Ripon, Wisconsin

Notes: Institution became Ripon College in 1864

Ambrose P. Kelsey

Principal

1863 to 1864

Historical College Name: Western State Normal School

Current College Name: University of Maine at Farmington

Location: Farmington, Maine

Notes:

Frederick Augustus Porter Barnard

President

1864 to 1889

Historical College Name: Columbia College

Current College Name: Columbia University

Location: New York, New York

Notes:

Nicholas B. Worthington

President

1864 to 1867

Historical College Name: Maryland Agricultural College

Current College Name: University of Maryland

Location: College Park, Maryland

Notes:

John Brocklesby

President, acting

1864 to 1864

Historical College Name: Trinity College

Current College Name: Trinity College

Location: Hartford, Connecticut

Notes:

John Barrett Kerfoot

President

1864 to 1866

Historical College Name: Trinity College

Current College Name: Trinity College

Location: Hartford, Connecticut

Notes:

Charles Hallette Judson

President

1864 to 1878

Historical College Name: Greenville Woman’s College

Current College Name: Greenville Woman’s College

Location: Greenville, South Carolina

Notes:

John Raymond

President

1864 to 1878

Historical College Name: Vassar Female College/Vassar College

Current College Name: Vassar College

Location: Poughkeepsie, New York

Notes: Institution became Vassar College in 1867

Henry Flagg French

President

1864 to 1866

Historical College Name: Massachusetts Agricultural College

Current College Name: University of Massachusetts Amherst

Location: Amherst, Massachusetts

Notes:

William Henry Allen

President

1864 to 1866

Historical College Name: Agricultural College of Pennsylvania

Current College Name: Pennsylvania State University

Location: State College, Pennsylvania

Notes:

John Milton Gregory

President

1864 to 1867

Historical College Name: Kalamazoo College

Current College Name: Kalamazoo College

Location: Kalamazoo, Michigan

Notes:

William Carey Crane

President

1864 to 1885

Historical College Name: Baylor University

Current College Name: Baylor University

Location: Waco, Texas

Notes:

Edward Parrish

President

1864 to 1871

Historical College Name: Swarthmore College

Current College Name: Swarthmore College

Location: Swarthmore, Pennsylvania

Notes:

Edward Miner Gallaudet

President

1864 to 1910

Historical College Name: National College for the Deaf and Dumb/National Deaf-Mute College/Gallaudet College

Current College Name: Gallaudet University

Location: Washington DC, District of Columbia

Notes: Institution became National Deaf-Mute College in 1865 and Gallaudet College in 1894

Homer T. Fuller

Principal

1864 to 1867

Historical College Name: Fredonia Academy

Current College Name: State University of New York at Fredonia

Location: Fredonia, New York

Notes:

Oliver C. Arey

Principal

1864 to 1867

Historical College Name: New York State Normal School

Current College Name: University at Albany, SUNY

Location: Albany, New York

Notes:

George B. Jocelyn

President

1864 to 1869

Historical College Name: Albion College

Current College Name: Albion College

Location: Albion, Michigan

Notes:

Leonard Leidy Hartman

President

1864 to 1865

Historical College Name: Baker University

Current College Name: Baker University

Location: Baldwin City, Kansas

Notes:

William Nast

President

1864 to 1893

Historical College Name: German Wallace College

Current College Name: Baldwin Wallace University

Location: Berea, Ohio

Notes:

Charles W. Cushing

Principal

1864 to 1874

Historical College Name: Lasell Female Seminary

Current College Name: Lasell University

Location: Newton, Massachusetts

Notes:

John Wesley Johnson

President

1864 to 1867

Historical College Name: Baptist College at McMinnville

Current College Name: Linfield University

Location: McMinnville, Oregon

Notes:

Reverend Lewis R. Huebener

President

1864 to 1867

Historical College Name: Moravian College and Theological Seminary

Current College Name: Moravian University

Location: Bethlehem, Pennsylvania

Notes:

John S. Hart

Principal

1864 to 1871

Historical College Name: New Jersey State Normal School

Current College Name: The College of New Jersey

Location: Ewing, New Jersey

Notes:

Major General Zealous Bates Tower

Superintendent

1864 to 1864

Historical College Name: United States Military Academy

Current College Name: United States Military Academy

Location: West Point, New York

Notes:

Brigadier General George Washington Cullum

Superintendent

1864 to 1866

Historical College Name: United States Military Academy

Current College Name: United States Military Academy

Location: West Point, New York

Notes:

B. Wilson Smith

President

1864 to 1867

Historical College Name: Valparaiso Male and Female College

Current College Name: Valparaiso University

Location: Valparaiso, Indiana

Notes:

Robert E. Lee

President

1865 to 1870

Historical College Name: Washington College

Current College Name: Washington and Lee University

Location: Lexington, Virginia

Notes:

John Bryan Bowman

Regent

1865 to 1878

Historical College Name: Kentucky University

Current College Name: Transylvania University

Location: Lexington, Kentucky

Notes:

William Stevenson Doak

President

1865 to 1882

Historical College Name: Tusculum College/Greeneville and Tusculum College

Current College Name: Tusculum University

Location: Greeneville, Tennessee

Notes: Tusculum College merged with Greeneville College in 1868

Thomas W. Humes

President

1865 to 1883

Historical College Name: East Tennessee University/University of Tennessee

Current College Name: University of Tennessee

Location: Knoxville, Tennessee

Notes:

Robert Woodward Barnwell

Chairman of the Faculty

1865 to 1873

Historical College Name: South Carolina College/University of South Carolina

Current College Name: University of South Carolina

Location: Columbia, South Carolina

Notes: Name changed to University of South Carolina in 1866

John Flack Winslow

President

1865 to 1868

Historical College Name: Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute

Current College Name: Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute

Location: Troy, New York

Notes:

Henry Ziegler

President

1865 to 1881

Historical College Name: Evangelical Lutheran Missionary Institute

Current College Name: Susquehanna University

Location: Selinsgrove, Pennsylvania

Notes:

John Newton Waddel

Chancellor

1865 to 1874

Historical College Name: University of Mississippi

Current College Name: University of Mississippi

Location: Oxford, Mississippi

Notes:

Jabez Lamar Monroe Curry

President

1865 to 1868

Historical College Name: Howard College

Current College Name: Samford University

Location: Birmingham, Alabama

Notes:

John Hiram Lathrop

President

1865 to 1866

Historical College Name: University of Missouri

Current College Name: University of Missouri

Location: Columbia, Missouri

Notes:

George McKendree Steele

President

1865 to 1879

Historical College Name: Lawrence University

Current College Name: Lawrence University

Location: Appleton, Wisconsin

Notes:

Aloysius Masnata S.J.

President

1865 to 1868

Historical College Name: Santa Clara College

Current College Name: Santa Clara University

Location: Santa Clara, California

Notes:

Leonard Waterman

Principal

1865 to 1866

Historical College Name: Baltimore Normal School for Colored Teachers

Current College Name: Bowie State University

Location: Prince George’s County, Maryland

Notes:

Isaac Norton Rendall

President

1865 to 1906

Historical College Name: Ashmun Institute/Lincoln University (PA.)

Current College Name: Lincoln University

Location: Lincoln University, Pennsylvania

Notes: Institution became Lincoln University in 1866

Robert W. Oliver

Chancellor

1865 to 1867

Historical College Name: University of Kansas

Current College Name: University of Kansas

Location: Lawrence, Kansas

Notes:

David French Boyd

Superintendent/President

1865 to 1880

Historical College Name: Seminary of Learning of the State of Louisiana and Military Academy/Louisiana State University/Louisiana State University and Agricultural and Mechanical College

Current College Name: Louisiana State University

Location: Baton Rouge, Louisiana

Notes: Boyd’s title changed to president in 1877; Institution became Louisiana State University in 1870. The agricultural and mechanical branch was established in New Orleans in 1874 and the two merged in 1877.

Andrew Dickson White

President

1865 to 1885

Historical College Name: Cornell University

Current College Name: Cornell University

Location: Ithaca, New York

Notes:

William Asa Finley

President

1865 to 1872

Historical College Name: Corvallis College/Corvallis State Agricultural College

Current College Name: Oregon State University

Location: Corvallis, Oregon

Notes: Institution became Corvallis State Agricultural College in 1868

Sophia D. Stoddard

Principal

1865 to 1867

Historical College Name: Mount Holyoke Female Seminary

Current College Name: Mount Holyoke College

Location: South Hadley, Massachusetts

Notes:

Reverend Patrick Dillon C.S.C.

President

1865 to 1866

Historical College Name: University of Notre Dame

Current College Name: University of Notre Dame

Location: South Bend, Indiana

Notes:

Nathaniel Macon Crawford

President

1865 to 1871

Historical College Name: Georgetown College

Current College Name: Georgetown College

Location: Georgetown, Kentucky

Notes:

Jonathan Macomber Allen

President

1865 to 1892

Historical College Name: Alfred University

Current College Name: Alfred University

Location: Alfred, New York

Notes: Allen served as acting president 1865 to 1867

Reverend William Moylan S.J.

President

1865 to 1868

Historical College Name: St. John’s College

Current College Name: Fordham University

Location: Bronx, New York

Notes:

Reverend Ambrose A. Mullen O.S.A.

President

1865 to 1869

Historical College Name: Villanova College

Current College Name: Villanova University

Location: Villanova, Pennsylvania

Notes:

Burchard Villiger S.J.

President

1865 to 1866

Historical College Name: St. Ignatius College

Current College Name: University of San Francisco

Location: San Francisco, California

Notes:

George Magoun

President

1865 to 1884

Historical College Name: Iowa College

Current College Name: Grinnell College

Location: Grinnell, Iowa

Notes:

Cyrus Taggart Mills

President

1865 to 1884

Historical College Name: Young Ladies’ Seminary/Mills Seminary and College

Current College Name: Mills College

Location: Oakland, California

Notes: Institution became Mills Seminary and College in 1877

Walter H. Hill

President

1865 to 1869

Historical College Name: St. Xavier College

Current College Name: Xavier University

Location: Cincinnati, Ohio

Notes:

Leonard Jackson Powell

President, interim

1865 to 1865

Historical College Name: Willamette University

Current College Name: Willamette University

Location: Salem, Oregon

Notes:

Joseph Henry Wythe

President

1865 to 1867

Historical College Name: Willamette University

Current College Name: Willamette University

Location: Salem, Oregon

Notes:

George Minns

Principal

1865 to 1866

Historical College Name: California State Normal School

Current College Name: San Jose State University

Location: San Jose, California

Notes:

John Wesley Locke

President

1865 to 1866

Historical College Name: Baker University

Current College Name: Baker University

Location: Baldwin City, Kansas

Notes:

David Porter Mayhew

Principal

1865 to 1870

Historical College Name: Michigan State Normal School

Current College Name: Eastern Michigan University

Location: Ypsilanti, Michigan

Notes:

Adam Martin

President

1865 to 1869

Historical College Name: Wisconsin University/Northwestern College

Current College Name: Northwestern College

Location: Watertown, Wisconsin

Notes: Known as Wisconsin University and Northwestern College (or university)

Daniel Barnard Hagar

Principal

1865 to 1896

Historical College Name: Salem Normal School

Current College Name: Salem State University

Location: Salem, Massachusetts

Notes:

Henry Martin Tupper

President

1865 to 1893

Historical College Name: Raleigh Theological Institute/Shaw Collegiate Institute/Shaw University

Current College Name: Shaw University

Location: Raleigh, North Carolina

Notes: Institution became Shaw Collegiate Institute in 1870 and Shaw University in 1875

Rear Admiral David D. Porter

Superintendent

1865 to 1869

Historical College Name: United States Naval Academy

Current College Name: United States Naval Academy

Location: Annapolis, Maryland

Notes:

Nathan Robinson Johnston

President

1865 to 1867

Historical College Name: Geneva Hall

Current College Name: Geneva College

Location: Beaver Falls, Pennsylvania

Notes:

George Gage

Principal

1865 to 1867

Historical College Name: Western State Teachers College

Current College Name: University of Maine at Farmington

Location: Farmington, Maine

Notes:

John Williamson Nevin

President

1866 to 1876

Historical College Name: Franklin and Marshall College

Current College Name: Franklin and Marshall College

Location: Lancaster, Pennsylvania

Notes:

James Burrill Angell

President

1866 to 1871

Historical College Name: University of Vermont

Current College Name: University of Vermont

Location: Burlington, Vermont

Notes:

Laurens Perseus Hickok

President

1866 to 1868

Historical College Name: Union College

Current College Name: Union College

Location: Schenectady, New York

Notes:

Harvey Denison Kitchel

President

1866 to 1873

Historical College Name: Middlebury College

Current College Name: Middlebury College

Location: Middlebury, Vermont

Notes:

Jonathan Edwards

President

1866 to 1869

Historical College Name: Washington and Jefferson College

Current College Name: Washington and Jefferson College

Location: Washington, Pennsylvania

Notes:

Reverend George Wilson McPhail

President

1866 to 1871

Historical College Name: Davidson College

Current College Name: Davidson College

Location: Davidson, North Carolina

Notes:

Benjamin W. McDonnold

President

1866 to 1873

Historical College Name: Cumberland University

Current College Name: Cumberland University

Location: Lebanon, Tennessee

Notes:

George Washington Custis Lee

President

1866 to 1866

Historical College Name: Maryland Agricultural College

Current College Name: University of Maryland

Location: College Park, Maryland

Notes:

Robert B. Stanton

President

1866 to 1871

Historical College Name: Miami University

Current College Name: Miami University

Location: Oxford, Ohio

Notes:

Samuel Gilman Brown

President

1866 to 1881

Historical College Name: Hamilton College

Current College Name: Hamilton College

Location: Clinton, New York

Notes:

Bernard A. Maguire S.J.

President

1866 to 1870

Historical College Name: Georgetown University

Current College Name: Georgetown University

Location: Washington DC, District of Columbia

Notes:

Samuel Shattuck

President, acting

1866 to 1867

Historical College Name: Norwich University

Current College Name: Norwich University

Location: Northfield, Vermont

Notes:

John Brocklesby

President, acting

1866 to 1867

Historical College Name: Trinity College

Current College Name: Trinity College

Location: Hartford, Connecticut

Notes:

James Harris Fairchild

President

1866 to 1889

Historical College Name: Oberlin College

Current College Name: Oberlin College

Location: Oberlin, Ohio

Notes: Oberlin Conservatory became part of Oberlin College in 1867

Colonel Thomas C. Johnson

President

1866 to 1868

Historical College Name: Randolph-Macon College

Current College Name: Randolph-Macon College

Location: Ashland, Virginia

Notes:

William K. Pendleton

President

1866 to 1887

Historical College Name: Bethany College

Current College Name: Bethany College

Location: Bethany, West Virginia

Notes:

Henry Holcombe Tucker

President

1866 to 1871

Historical College Name: Mercer University

Current College Name: Mercer University

Location: Macon, Georgia

Notes:

William H. Watkins

President

1866 to 1871

Historical College Name: Centenary College of Louisiana

Current College Name: Centenary College

Location: Shreveport, Louisiana

Notes:

Tiberius G. Jones

President

1866 to 1869

Historical College Name: Richmond College

Current College Name: University of Richmond

Location: Richmond, Virginia

Notes:

George Washington Hosmer

President

1866 to 1872

Historical College Name: Antioch College

Current College Name: Antioch College

Location: Yellow Springs, Ohio

Notes:

Daniel Read

President

1866 to 1876

Historical College Name: University of Missouri

Current College Name: University of Missouri

Location: Columbia, Missouri

Notes:

Walter L. Rankin

President

1866 to 1871

Historical College Name: Carroll College

Current College Name: Carroll University

Location: Waukesha, Wisconsin

Notes: operations then suspended between 1871 and 1893

H. F. Hartwell

Principal

1866 to 1869

Historical College Name: Baltimore Normal School for Colored Teachers

Current College Name: Bowie State University

Location: Prince George’s County, Maryland

Notes:

Richard Baxter Foster

Principal

1866 to 1870

Historical College Name: Lincoln Institute

Current College Name: Lincoln University of Missouri

Location: Jefferson City, Missouri

Notes:

James Ferguson Dowdell

President

1866 to 1872

Historical College Name: East Alabama Male College

Current College Name: Auburn University

Location: Auburn, Alabama

Notes:

Paul Ansel Chadbourne

President

1866 to 1867

Historical College Name: Massachusetts Agricultural College

Current College Name: University of Massachusetts Amherst

Location: Amherst, Massachusetts

Notes:

Asa Dodge Smith

President, Board of Trustees

1866 to 1877

Historical College Name: New Hampshire College of Agriculture and the Mechanic Arts

Current College Name: University of New Hampshire

Location: Durham, New Hampshire

Notes: New Hampshire College of Agriculture and the Mechanic Arts existed as a division of Dartmouth College at this time

John Fraser

President

1866 to 1868

Historical College Name: Agricultural College of Pennsylvania

Current College Name: Pennsylvania State University

Location: State College, Pennsylvania

Notes:

Braxton Craven

President

1866 to 1882

Historical College Name: Trinity College

Current College Name: Duke University

Location: Durham, North Carolina

Notes:

Reverend William Corby C.S.C.

President

1866 to 1872

Historical College Name: University of Notre Dame

Current College Name: University of Notre Dame

Location: South Bend, Indiana

Notes:

George Fred Whitworth

President

1866 to 1867

Historical College Name: Territorial University of Washington

Current College Name: University of Washington

Location: Seattle, Washington

Notes: Institution was then closed between 1867 and 1869

Henry Coppee

President

1866 to 1875

Historical College Name: Lehigh University

Current College Name: Lehigh University

Location: Bethlehem, Pennsylvania

Notes:

Charles Todd Quintard

Vice Chancellor

1866 to 1872

Historical College Name: University of the South

Current College Name: The University of the South

Location: Sewanee, Tennessee

Notes: Institution was also known as Sewanee, Sewanee College, or Sewanee University; Vice chancellor selected as the title for the chief executive

Jared Hasbrouck

Principal

1866 to 1868

Historical College Name: New Paltz Academy

Current College Name: State University of New York at New Paltz

Location: New Paltz, New York

Notes:

Nicholas Congiato S.J.

President

1866 to 1869

Historical College Name: St. Ignatius College

Current College Name: University of San Francisco

Location: San Francisco, California

Notes:

Maximilian E. Grunert

Principal

1866 to 1877

Historical College Name: Salem Female Academy

Current College Name: Salem Academy and College

Location: Winston-Salem, North Carolina

Notes:

Reverend John D. Early S.J.

President

1866 to 1870

Historical College Name: Loyola College (MD)

Current College Name: Loyola University

Location: Baltimore, Maryland

Notes:

Henry J. Carver

Principal

1866 to 1871

Historical College Name: Bloomsburg Literary Institute/Bloomsburg Literary Institute and State Normal School

Current College Name: Bloomsburg University of Pennsylvania

Location: Bloomsburg, Pennsylvania

Notes: Institution became Bloomsburg Literary Institute and State Normal School in 1869

John S. Ermentrout

Principal

1866 to 1871

Historical College Name: Keystone State Normal School

Current College Name: Kutztown University of Pennsylvania

Location: Kutztown, Pennsylvania

Notes:

Edward Brooks

Principal

1866 to 1883

Historical College Name: Millersville State Normal School

Current College Name: Millersville University

Location: Millersville, Pennsylvania

Notes:

Henry P. Carlton

Principal

1866 to 1867

Historical College Name: California State Normal School

Current College Name: San Jose State University

Location: San Jose, California

Notes:

John Wesley Horner

President

1866 to 1867

Historical College Name: Baker University

Current College Name: Baker University

Location: Baldwin City, Kansas

Notes:

Annie Johnson

Principal

1866 to 1875

Historical College Name: The Framingham Normal School

Current College Name: Framingham State University

Location: Framingham, Massachusetts

Notes:

Philip Phelps, Jr.

President

1866 to 1878

Historical College Name: Hope College

Current College Name: Hope College

Location: Holland, Michigan

Notes:

Thomas Rhys Vickroy

President

1866 to 1871

Historical College Name: Lebanon Valley College

Current College Name: Lebanon Valley College

Location: Annville, Pennsylvania

Notes:

Brother Jerome Magner O.S.F.

President

1866 to 1872

Historical College Name: St. Francis College

Current College Name: St. Francis College

Location: Brooklyn Heights, New York

Notes:

McFadden Alexander Newell

Principal

1866 to 1890

Historical College Name: Maryland State Normal School (now Towson University)

Current College Name: Towson University

Location: Towson, Maryland

Notes:

Brigadier General Thomas Gamble Pitcher

Superintendent

1866 to 1871

Historical College Name: United States Military Academy

Current College Name: United States Military Academy

Location: West Point, New York

Notes:

Robert C. Berkeley

Principal

1867 to 1873

Historical College Name: Washington College (Maryland)

Current College Name: Washington College

Location: Chestertown, Maryland

Notes:

Samuel Harris

President

1867 to 1871

Historical College Name: Bowdoin College

Current College Name: Bowdoin College

Location: Brunswick, Maine

Notes:

Charles Landon Carter Minor

President

1867 to 1868

Historical College Name: Maryland Agricultural College

Current College Name: University of Maryland

Location: College Park, Maryland

Notes:

Reverend Robert W. Brady S.J.

President

1867 to 1869

Historical College Name: College of the Holy Cross

Current College Name: College of the Holy Cross

Location: Worcester, Massachusetts

Notes:

Thomas Walker

President

1867 to 1868

Historical College Name: Norwich University

Current College Name: Norwich University

Location: Northfield, Vermont

Notes:

Abner Jackson

President

1867 to 1874

Historical College Name: Trinity College

Current College Name: Trinity College

Location: Hartford, Connecticut

Notes:

R. G. Campbell

President

1867 to 1871

Historical College Name: Franklin College

Current College Name: Franklin College

Location: New Athens, Ohio

Notes:

James Kent Stone

President

1867 to 1868

Historical College Name: Kenyon College

Current College Name: Kenyon College

Location: Gambier, Ohio

Notes:

Luther M. Smith

President

1867 to 1871

Historical College Name: Emory College

Current College Name: Emory University

Location: Atlanta, Georgia

Notes:

Walter Hillman

President

1867 to 1873

Historical College Name: Mississippi College

Current College Name: Mississippi College

Location: Clinton, Mississippi

Notes:

Paul Ansel Chadbourne

President

1867 to 1870

Historical College Name: University of Wisconsin

Current College Name: University of Wisconsin

Location: Madison, Wisconsin

Notes:

Nathan Ransom Leonard

President, acting

1867 to 1868

Historical College Name: University of Iowa

Current College Name: University of Iowa

Location: Iowa City, Iowa

Notes:

Charles Brandon Boynton

President

1867 to 1867

Historical College Name: Howard University

Current College Name: Howard University

Location: Washington DC, District of Columbia

Notes:

Byron Sunderland

President

1867 to 1869

Historical College Name: Howard University

Current College Name: Howard University

Location: Washington DC, District of Columbia

Notes:

Robert Harris

Principal

1867 to 1880

Historical College Name: Howard School/State Colored Normal School

Current College Name: Fayetteville State university

Location: Fayetteville, North Carolina

Notes: Institution established as the Howard School and renamed State Colored Normal School in 1877

John Milton Gregory

President

1867 to 1880

Historical College Name: Illinois Industrial University

Current College Name: University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign

Location: Urbana, Illinois

Notes:

John Fraser

Chancellor

1867 to 1874

Historical College Name: University of Kansas

Current College Name: University of Kansas

Location: Lawrence, Kansas

Notes:

William Smith Clark

President

1867 to 1879

Historical College Name: Massachusetts Agricultural College

Current College Name: University of Massachusetts Amherst

Location: Amherst, Massachusetts

Notes:

Levi Stockbridge

President, acting

1867 to 1867

Historical College Name: Massachusetts Agricultural College

Current College Name: University of Massachusetts Amherst

Location: Amherst, Massachusetts

Notes:

Alexander Martin

President

1867 to 1875

Historical College Name: Agricultural College of West Virginia/West Virginia University

Current College Name: West Virginia University

Location: Morgantown, West Virginia

Notes: Institution became West Virginia University in 1968

Helen M. French

Principal

1867 to 1872

Historical College Name: Mount Holyoke Female Seminary

Current College Name: Mount Holyoke College

Location: South Hadley, Massachusetts

Notes:

Charles McLean

Principal

1867 to 1898

Historical College Name: Brockport State Normal School

Current College Name: The College at Brockport, State University of New York

Location: Brockport, New York

Notes: Institution became Brockport State Normal School in 1867

Joseph Allen

Principal

1867 to 1869

Historical College Name: Fredonia Normal School

Current College Name: State University of New York at Fredonia

Location: Fredonia, New York

Notes:

Samuel B. Woolworth

Principal, acting

1867 to 1867

Historical College Name: New York State Normal School

Current College Name: University at Albany, SUNY

Location: Albany, New York

Notes:

Joseph Alden

Principal

1867 to 1882

Historical College Name: New York State Normal School

Current College Name: University at Albany, SUNY

Location: Albany, New York

Notes:

Thomas H. Sinex

President

1867 to 1872

Historical College Name: University of the Pacific

Current College Name: University of the Pacific

Location: Stockton, California

Notes:

Reverend William J. Monteith

President

1867 to 1868

Historical College Name: Albany Collegiate Institute

Current College Name: Lewis and Clark College

Location: Albany, Oregon

Notes:

Luther T. Woodward

President, interim

1867 to 1868

Historical College Name: Willamette University

Current College Name: Willamette University

Location: Salem, Oregon

Notes:

George E. Tait

Principal

1867 to 1868

Historical College Name: California State Normal School

Current College Name: San Jose State University

Location: San Jose, California

Notes:

Elial Jay Rice

President

1867 to 1868

Historical College Name: Baker University

Current College Name: Baker University

Location: Baldwin City, Kansas

Notes:

Edward Wadsworth

President, acting

1867 to 1870

Historical College Name: Southern University (Greensboro, AL)

Current College Name: Birmingham-Southern College

Location: Birmingham, Alabama

Notes:

Barnabas Coffin Hobbs

President

1867 to 1868

Historical College Name: Earlham College

Current College Name: Earlham College

Location: Earlham, Indiana

Notes:

Silas E. Shepard

President, acting

1867 to 1868

Historical College Name: Hiram College

Current College Name: Hiram College

Location: Hiram, Ohio

Notes:

James Thomas Ward

President

1867 to 1886

Historical College Name: Western Maryland College

Current College Name: McDaniel College

Location: Westminster, Maryland

Notes:

Right Reverend Edmund Alexander DeSchweinitz

President

1867 to 1885

Historical College Name: Moravian College and Theological Seminary

Current College Name: Moravian University

Location: Bethlehem, Pennsylvania

Notes:

Father Wolfgang Northman O.S.F.

President

1867 to 1873

Historical College Name: St. John’s College (MN)

Current College Name: St. John’s University

Location: Collegeville, Minnesota

Notes:

Joseph Baldwin

President

1867 to 1881

Historical College Name: North Missouri Normal and Commercial School/North Missouri Normal School/First District Normal School

Current College Name: Truman State University

Location: Kirksville, Missouri

Notes: Institution became North Missouri Normal School in 1868 and First District Normal School in 1870

Thomas Bond Wood

President

1867 to 1869

Historical College Name: Valparaiso Male and Female College

Current College Name: Valparaiso University

Location: Valparaiso, Indiana

Notes:

Robert Audley Browne

President

1867 to 1870

Historical College Name: Westminster Collegiate Institute (PA)

Current College Name: Westminster College

Location: New Wilmington, Pennsylvania

Notes:

Samuel John Crowe

President

1867 to 1871

Historical College Name: Geneva Hall

Current College Name: Geneva College

Location: Beaver Falls, Pennsylvania

Notes:

James McCosh

President

1868 to 1888

Historical College Name: College of New Jersey

Current College Name: Princeton University

Location: Princeton, New Jersey

Notes:

Charles Janeway Stillé

Provost

1868 to 1880

Historical College Name: University of Pennsylvania

Current College Name: University of Pennsylvania

Location: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Notes:

Alexis Caswell

President

1868 to 1872

Historical College Name: Brown University

Current College Name: Brown University

Location: Providence, Rhode Island

Notes:

Samuel Dickinson Hillman

President, acting

1868 to 1868

Historical College Name: Dickinson College

Current College Name: Dickinson College

Location: Carlisle, Pennsylvania

Notes:

Robert Laurenson Dashiell

President

1868 to 1872

Historical College Name: Dickinson College

Current College Name: Dickinson College

Location: Carlisle, Pennsylvania

Notes:

Solomon S. Pool

President

1868 to 1870

Historical College Name: University of North Carolina (Chapel Hill)

Current College Name: University of North Carolina Chapel Hill

Location: Chapel Hill, North Carolina

Notes: The University was closed by the reconstruction government and reopened in 1875

Franklin Buchanan

President

1868 to 1869

Historical College Name: Maryland Agricultural College

Current College Name: University of Maryland

Location: College Park, Maryland

Notes:

Reverend James Kent Stone

President

1868 to 1869

Historical College Name: Hobart College

Current College Name: Hobart and William Smith Colleges

Location: Geneva, New York

Notes:

Reverend James Rankine

President

1868 to 1871

Historical College Name: Hobart College

Current College Name: Hobart and William Smith Colleges

Location: Geneva, New York

Notes:

Milton Valentine

President

1868 to 1884

Historical College Name: Pennsylvania College

Current College Name: Gettysburg College

Location: Gettysburg, Pennsylvania

Notes:

Eli Todd Tappan

President

1868 to 1875

Historical College Name: Kenyon College

Current College Name: Kenyon College

Location: Gambier, Ohio

Notes:

Reverend Francis F. Stuntebeck S.J.

President

1868 to 1871

Historical College Name: St. Louis University

Current College Name: St. Louis University

Location: St. Louis, Missouri

Notes:

Ebenezer Dodge

President

1868 to 1890

Historical College Name: Madison University/Colgate University

Current College Name: Colgate University

Location: Hamilton, New York

Notes: Institution became Colgate in 1890

James Forsyth

President

1868 to 1886

Historical College Name: Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute

Current College Name: Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute

Location: Troy, New York

Notes:

Thomas C. Brinsmade

President

1868 to 1868

Historical College Name: Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute

Current College Name: Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute

Location: Troy, New York

Notes:

Richmond Fisk

President

1868 to 1872

Historical College Name: St. Lawrence University

Current College Name: St. Lawrence University

Location: Canton, New York

Notes:

Reverend James A. Duncan

President

1868 to 1877

Historical College Name: Randolph-Macon College

Current College Name: Randolph-Macon College

Location: Ashland, Virginia

Notes:

John Montillot S.J.

President

1868 to 1875

Historical College Name: Spring Hill College

Current College Name: Spring Hill College

Location: Mobile, Alabama

Notes:

Edward Quinn Thornton

President

1868 to 1869

Historical College Name: Howard College

Current College Name: Samford University

Location: Birmingham, Alabama

Notes:

Edward Beecher

President, acting

1868 to 1868

Historical College Name: Knox College

Current College Name: Knox College

Location: Galesburg, Illinois

Notes: Beecher was a trustee of the college

John P. Gulliver

President

1868 to 1872

Historical College Name: Knox College

Current College Name: Knox College

Location: Galesburg, Illinois

Notes:

James Black

President

1868 to 1870

Historical College Name: University of Iowa

Current College Name: University of Iowa

Location: Iowa City, Iowa

Notes:

Aloysius Varsi S.J.

President

1868 to 1876

Historical College Name: Santa Clara College

Current College Name: Santa Clara University

Location: Santa Clara, California

Notes:

Samuel Chapman Armstrong

Principal

1868 to 1893

Historical College Name: Hampton Agricultural and Industrial School

Current College Name: Hampton University

Location: Hampton, Virginia

Notes:

Adonijah Strong Welch

President

1868 to 1883

Historical College Name: Iowa State Agricultural College

Current College Name: Iowa State University

Location: Ames, Iowa

Notes:

Merritt Caldwell Fernald

President, acting

1868 to 1871

Historical College Name: Maine State College of Agriculture and Mechanic Arts

Current College Name: University of Maine

Location: Orono, Maine

Notes:

Thomas Henry Burrowes

President

1868 to 1871

Historical College Name: Agricultural College of Pennsylvania

Current College Name: Pennsylvania State University

Location: State College, Pennsylvania

Notes:

David H. Wheeler

President, ad interim

1868 to 1869

Historical College Name: Northwestern University

Current College Name: Northwestern University

Location: Evanston, Illinois

Notes:

Kendall Brooks

President

1868 to 1887

Historical College Name: Kalamazoo College

Current College Name: Kalamazoo College

Location: Kalamazoo, Michigan

Notes:

Francis Asbury Mood

President

1868 to 1873

Historical College Name: Soule University

Current College Name: Southwestern University

Location: Georgetown, Texas

Notes: The roots of Soule became Southwestern University

H. M. Bauscher

Principal

1868 to 1881

Historical College Name: New Paltz Academy

Current College Name: State University of New York at New Paltz

Location: New Paltz, New York

Notes:

Charles O. Thompson

President

1868 to 1882

Historical College Name: Worcester County Free Institute of Industrial Science

Current College Name: Worcester Polytechnic Institute

Location: Worcester, Massachusetts

Notes:

Reverend Joseph Shea S.J.

President

1868 to 1874

Historical College Name: St. John’s College

Current College Name: Fordham University

Location: Bronx, New York

Notes:

Most Reverend Michael A. Corrigan

President

1868 to 1876

Historical College Name: Seton Hall College

Current College Name: Seton Hall University

Location: South Orange, New Jersey

Notes:

Reverend Henry Bushnell

President

1868 to 1869

Historical College Name: Albany Collegiate Institute

Current College Name: Lewis and Clark College

Location: Albany, Oregon

Notes:

Otis A. Burgess

President

1868 to 1870

Historical College Name: North Western Christian University

Current College Name: Butler University

Location: Indianapolis, Indiana

Notes:

Reverend Burchard Villiger S.J.

President

1868 to 1893

Historical College Name: Saint Joseph’s College

Current College Name: St. Joseph’s University

Location: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Notes:

Nelson Rounds

President

1868 to 1870

Historical College Name: Willamette University

Current College Name: Willamette University

Location: Salem, Oregon

Notes:

Father Diomede Falconio O.F.M.

President

1868 to 1869

Historical College Name: St. Bonaventure College and Seminary

Current College Name: St. Bonaventure University

Location: Saint Bonaventure, New York

Notes:

Henry P. Carlton

Principal, acting

1868 to 1868

Historical College Name: California State Normal School

Current College Name: San Jose State University

Location: San Jose, California

Notes: Carlton served as acting principal February to May 1868

William T. Lucky

Principal

1868 to 1873

Historical College Name: California State Normal School

Current College Name: San Jose State University

Location: San Jose, California

Notes:

Oliver C. Arey

President

1868 to 1876

Historical College Name: Whitewater Normal School

Current College Name: University of Wisconsin – Whitewater

Location: Whitewater, Wisconsin

Notes:

Joseph Moore

President

1868 to 1883

Historical College Name: Earlham College

Current College Name: Earlham College

Location: Earlham, Indiana

Notes:

John M. Atwater

President, acting

1868 to 1870

Historical College Name: Hiram College

Current College Name: Hiram College

Location: Hiram, Ohio

Notes:

Samuel R. Thompson

Principal

1868 to 1871

Historical College Name: Marshall College State Normal School

Current College Name: Marshall University

Location: Huntington, West Virginia

Notes: Institution became Marshall College State Normal School/West Virginia Normal School at Marshall College in 1868 or simply still Marshall College

Brother U. Justin McMahon

President

1868 to 1879

Historical College Name: Saint Mary’s College of California

Current College Name: St. Mary’s College of California

Location: Moraga, California

Notes:

John Klindworth

President

1868 to 1875

Historical College Name: Wartburg College/Wartburg Normal School

Current College Name: Wartburg College

Location: Waverly, Iowa

Notes:

Thomas Rambaut

President

1868 to 1873

Historical College Name: William Jewell College

Current College Name: William Jewell College

Location: Liberty, Missouri

Notes:

Charles C. Rounds

Principal

1868 to 1883

Historical College Name: Western State Normal School/Northern State Normal School

Current College Name: University of Main at Farmington

Location: Farmington, Maine

Notes: Institution became Northern State Normal School in 1878

Charles W. Eliot

President

1869 to 1909

Historical College Name: Harvard University

Current College Name: Harvard University

Location: Cambridge, Massachusetts

Notes:

Charles Augustus Aiken

President

1869 to 1871

Historical College Name: Union College

Current College Name: Union College

Location: Schenectady, New York

Notes:

Samuel J. Wilson

President

1869 to 1869

Historical College Name: Washington and Jefferson College

Current College Name: Washington and Jefferson College

Location: Washington, Pennsylvania

Notes:

Samuel Regester

President

1869 to 1873

Historical College Name: Maryland Agricultural College

Current College Name: University of Maryland

Location: College Park, Maryland

Notes:

Reverend Anthony F. Ciampi S.J.

President

1869 to 1873

Historical College Name: College of the Holy Cross

Current College Name: College of the Holy Cross

Location: Worcester, Massachusetts

Notes:

Roger Howard

President

1869 to 1871

Historical College Name: Norwich University

Current College Name: Norwich University

Location: Northfield, Vermont

Notes:

Henry Simmons Frieze

President, acting

1869 to 1871

Historical College Name: University of Michigan

Current College Name: University of Michigan

Location: Ann Arbor, Michigan

Notes:

Robert W. Brady S.J.

President

1869 to 1870

Historical College Name: Boston College

Current College Name: Boston College

Location: Boston, Massachusetts

Notes:

William M. Cunningham

President

1869 to 1870

Historical College Name: Oglethorpe University

Current College Name: Oglethorpe University

Location: Atlanta, Georgia

Notes:

Samuel R. Freeman

President

1869 to 1871

Historical College Name: Howard College

Current College Name: Samford University

Location: Birmingham, Alabama

Notes:

Reverend Ebenezer Tucker

Principal

1869 to 1870

Historical College Name: Tougaloo University

Current College Name: Tougaloo College

Location: Jackson, Mississippi

Notes:

Edmund A. Ware

President

1869 to 1885

Historical College Name: Atlanta University

Current College Name: Clark Atlanta University

Location: Atlanta, Georgia

Notes:

D. W. Hammond

President

1869 to 1870

Historical College Name: Clark University

Current College Name: Clark Atlanta University

Location: Atlanta, Georgia

Notes:

Oliver Otis Howard

President

1869 to 1874

Historical College Name: Howard University

Current College Name: Howard University

Location: Washington DC, District of Columbia

Notes:

P. J. Doran

Principal

1869 to 1870

Historical College Name: Baltimore Normal School for Colored Teachers

Current College Name: Bowie State University

Location: Prince George’s County, Maryland

Notes:

Fanny M. Jackson-Coppin

Principal

1869 to 1902

Historical College Name: Institute for Colored Youth

Current College Name: Cheyney University of Pennsylvania

Location: Cheyney, Pennsylvania

Notes:

Daniel S. Wentworth

Principal

1869 to 1883

Historical College Name: Cook County Normal School

Current College Name: Chicago State University

Location: Chicago, Illinois

Notes:

William Watts Folwell

President

1869 to 1884

Historical College Name: University of Minnesota

Current College Name: University of Minnesota-Twin Cities

Location: St. Paul, Minnesota

Notes:

John R. Park

President

1869 to 1892

Historical College Name: University of Deseret

Current College Name: University of Utah

Location: Salt Lake City, Utah

Notes:

Erastus Otis Haven

President

1869 to 1872

Historical College Name: Northwestern University

Current College Name: Northwestern University

Location: Evanston, Illinois

Notes:

John Henry Hall

President

1869 to 1872

Historical College Name: Territorial University of Washington

Current College Name: University of Washington

Location: Seattle, Washington

Notes:

James Kennedy Patterson

President

1869 to 1910

Historical College Name: Agricultural and Mechanical College of Kentucky/State University of Kentucky

Current College Name: University of Kentucky

Location: Lexington, Kentucky

Notes: Institution became State University of Kentucky in 1908

Edward Henry Fairchild

President

1869 to 1889

Historical College Name: Berea College

Current College Name: Berea College

Location: Berea, Kentucky

Notes:

William E. Beeson

President

1869 to 1882

Historical College Name: Trinity University

Current College Name: Trinity University

Location: San Antonio, Texas

Notes:

Isaac Caldwell

President

1869 to 1886

Historical College Name: University of Louisville

Current College Name: University of Louisville

Location: Louisville, Kentucky

Notes:

Alexander S. Webb

President

1869 to 1902

Historical College Name: College of the City of New York

Current College Name: The City College of New York

Location: New York, New York

Notes:

John Armstrong

President

1869 to 1878

Historical College Name: Fredonia Normal School

Current College Name: State University of New York at Fredonia

Location: Fredonia, New York

Notes:

Reverend Patrick A. Stanton O.S.A.

President

1869 to 1872

Historical College Name: Villanova College

Current College Name: Villanova University

Location: Villanova, Pennsylvania

Notes:

Joseph Bayma S.J.

President

1869 to 1873

Historical College Name: St. Ignatius College

Current College Name: University of San Francisco

Location: San Francisco, California

Notes:

Reverend Edward R. Geary

President

1869 to 1871

Historical College Name: Albany Collegiate Institute

Current College Name: Lewis and Clark College

Location: Albany, Oregon

Notes:

Father Maximus Cassini O.S.F.

President

1869 to 1872

Historical College Name: St. Bonaventure College and Seminary

Current College Name: St. Bonaventure University

Location: Saint Bonaventure, New York

Notes:

J. L.G. McKown

President

1869 to 1870

Historical College Name: Albion College

Current College Name: Albion College

Location: Albion, Michigan

Notes:

August Weenaas

President

1869 to 1876

Historical College Name: Augsburg Seminarium/Norwegian Danish Evangelical Lutheran Augsburg Seminary

Current College Name: Augsburg University

Location: Minneapolis, Minnesota

Notes: Institution became Norwegian Danish Evangelical Lutheran Augsburg Seminary in 1873

John Alexander Simpson

President

1869 to 1869

Historical College Name: Baker University

Current College Name: Baker University

Location: Baldwin City, Kansas

Notes:

Alonzo Webster

President

1869 to 1874

Historical College Name: Claflin University

Current College Name: Claflin University

Location: Orangeburg, South Carolina

Notes:

William Albert Jones

President

1869 to 1879

Historical College Name: Indiana State Normal School

Current College Name: Indiana State University

Location: Terre Haute, Indiana

Notes:

Reverend Wilson Lee Spottswood

President

1869 to 1873

Historical College Name: Williamsport Dickinson Seminary

Current College Name: Lycoming College

Location: Williamsport, Pennsylvania

Notes:

Lewis O. Thompson

President

1869 to 1870

Historical College Name: Northwestern College

Current College Name: Northwestern College

Location: Watertown, Wisconsin

Notes:

Peter Mason Bartlett

President

1869 to 1887

Historical College Name: Maryville College

Current College Name: Maryville College

Location: Maryville, Tennessee

Notes:

Commodore John L. Worden

Superintendent

1869 to 1874

Historical College Name: United States Naval Academy

Current College Name: United States Naval Academy

Location: Annapolis, Maryland

Notes:

Dillwyn Parrish

President

1869 to 1885

Historical College Name: Philadelphia College of Pharmacy

Current College Name: University of the Sciences in Philadelphia

Location: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Notes:

John Henry Augustus Bomberger

President

1869 to 1890

Historical College Name: Ursinus College

Current College Name: Ursinus College

Location: Collegeville, Pennsylvania

Notes:

Aaron Gurney

President

1869 to 1871

Historical College Name: Valparaiso Male and Female College

Current College Name: Valparaiso University

Location: Valparaiso, Indiana

Notes:

James I. Brownson

President

1870 to 1870

Historical College Name: Washington and Jefferson College

Current College Name: Washington and Jefferson College

Location: Washington, Pennsylvania

Notes:

George P. Hays

President

1870 to 1881

Historical College Name: Washington and Jefferson College

Current College Name: Washington and Jefferson College

Location: Washington, Pennsylvania

Notes:

John Early S.J.

President

1870 to 1873

Historical College Name: Georgetown University

Current College Name: Georgetown University

Location: Washington DC, District of Columbia

Notes:

Charles S. Venable

Chairman of the Faculty

1870 to 1873

Historical College Name: University of Virginia

Current College Name: University of Virginia

Location: Charlottesville, Virginia

Notes:

Ormand Beatty

President

1870 to 1888

Historical College Name: Centre College

Current College Name: Centre College

Location: Danville, Kentucky

Notes: Beatty also served as President pro tem in 1868

Howard Crosby

Chancellor

1870 to 1881

Historical College Name: University of the City of New York

Current College Name: New York University

Location: New York, New York

Notes:

Robert J. Fulton S.J.

President

1870 to 1880

Historical College Name: Boston College

Current College Name: Boston College

Location: Boston, Massachusetts

Notes:

William Henry Purnell

President

1870 to 1885

Historical College Name: Delaware College

Current College Name: University of Delaware

Location: Newark, Delaware

Notes:

David Willis

President

1870 to 1872

Historical College Name: Oglethorpe University

Current College Name: Oglethorpe University

Location: Atlanta, Georgia

Notes:

William Russell Smith

President

1870 to 1871

Historical College Name: University of Alabama

Current College Name: University of Alabama

Location: Tuscaloosa, Alabama

Notes:

Andrew J. Steele

Principal

1870 to 1873

Historical College Name: Tougaloo University

Current College Name: Tougaloo College

Location: Jackson, Mississippi

Notes:

Uriah Cleary

President

1870 to 1871

Historical College Name: Clark University

Current College Name: Clark Atlanta University

Location: Atlanta, Georgia

Notes:

Anne Coore

Principal

1870 to 1872

Historical College Name: Baltimore Normal School for Colored Teachers

Current College Name: Bowie State University

Location: Prince George’s County, Maryland

Notes:

W. B. Payne

Principal

1870 to 1871

Historical College Name: Lincoln Institute

Current College Name: Lincoln University of Missouri

Location: Jefferson City, Missouri

Notes:

Reverend Stephen Mattoon

President

1870 to 1884

Historical College Name: Biddle Memorial Institute/Biddle University

Current College Name: Johnson C. Smith University

Location: Charlotte, North Carolina

Notes: Institution became Biddle university in 1876

Henry Durant

President

1870 to 1872

Historical College Name: University of California

Current College Name: University of California

Location: Berkeley, California

Notes:

John Daniel Runkle

President

1870 to 1878

Historical College Name: Massachusetts Institute of Technology

Current College Name: Massachusetts Institute of Technology

Location: Cambridge, Massachusetts

Notes: Runkle served as president pro tem in 1868 while the ailing William Barton Rogers took a leave of absence

William Greenleaf Eliot, Jr.

Chancellor

1870 to 1887

Historical College Name: Washington University

Current College Name: Washington University

Location: St. Louis, Missouri

Notes:

Thomas Hunter

President

1870 to 1906

Historical College Name: Female Normal and High School/Normal College of the City of New York

Current College Name: Hunter College

Location: New York, New York

Notes: Institution became Normal College of the City of New York in 1870

John R. Buchtel

Board president and founder

1870 to 1892

Historical College Name: Buchtel College

Current College Name: University of Akron

Location: Akron, Ohio

Notes:

Henry Morton

President

1870 to 1902

Historical College Name: Stevens Institute of Technology

Current College Name: Stevens Institute of Technology

Location: Hoboken, New Jersey

Notes:

James Woodward Strong

President

1870 to 1903

Historical College Name: Northfield College/Carleton College

Current College Name: Carleton College

Location: Northfield, Minnesota

Notes: Institution became Carleton College in 1872

Willis Lord

President

1870 to 1873

Historical College Name: University of Wooster

Current College Name: College of Wooster

Location: Wooster, Ohio

Notes:

William F. Black

President

1870 to 1873

Historical College Name: North Western Christian University

Current College Name: Butler University

Location: Indianapolis, Indiana

Notes:

Reverend William Becker S.J.

President

1870 to 1872

Historical College Name: Canisius College

Current College Name: Canisius College

Location: Buffalo, New York

Notes:

Arnold Damen S.J.

President

1870 to 1872

Historical College Name: St. Ignatius College

Current College Name: Loyola University

Location: Chicago, Illinois

Notes:

Reverend Edward Henchy S.J.

President

1870 to 1871

Historical College Name: Loyola College (MD)

Current College Name: Loyola University

Location: Baltimore, Maryland

Notes:

Thomas Milton Gatch

President

1870 to 1879

Historical College Name: Willamette University

Current College Name: Willamette University

Location: Salem, Oregon

Notes:

Reverend James Black

President

1870 to 1875

Historical College Name: Pennsylvania Female College

Current College Name: Chatham University

Location: Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

Notes: Not to be confused with Pennsylvania Female College located in Collegeville, PA

William B. Silber

President

1870 to 1871

Historical College Name: Albion College

Current College Name: Albion College

Location: Albion, Michigan

Notes:

Patterson McNutt

President

1870 to 1871

Historical College Name: Baker University

Current College Name: Baker University

Location: Baldwin City, Kansas

Notes:

William Godman

President

1870 to 1875

Historical College Name: Baldwin University

Current College Name: Baldwin Wallace University

Location: Berea, Ohio

Notes:

Allen Andrews

President

1870 to 1875

Historical College Name: Southern University (Greensboro, AL)

Current College Name: Birmingham-Southern College

Location: Birmingham, Alabama

Notes:

Charles Fitz Roy Bellows

Principal

1870 to 1871

Historical College Name: Michigan State Normal School

Current College Name: Eastern Michigan University

Location: Ypsilanti, Michigan

Notes:

Burke A. Hinsdale

President

1870 to 1882

Historical College Name: Hiram College

Current College Name: Hiram College

Location: Hiram, Ohio

Notes:

Reverend Noah Porter

President

1871 to 1886

Historical College Name: Yale College

Current College Name: Yale University

Location: New Haven, Connecticut

Notes:

George Washington Custis Lee

President

1871 to 1897

Historical College Name: Washington and Lee University

Current College Name: Washington and Lee University

Location: Lexington, Virginia

Notes:

Matthew H. Buckham

President

1871 to 1910

Historical College Name: University of Vermont

Current College Name: University of Vermont

Location: Burlington, Vermont

Notes:

Joshua L. Chamberlain

President

1871 to 1883

Historical College Name: Bowdoin College

Current College Name: Bowdoin College

Location: Brunswick, Maine

Notes:

Eliphalet Nott Potter

President

1871 to 1884

Historical College Name: Union College

Current College Name: Union College

Location: Schenectady, New York

Notes:

John Rennie Blake

President

1871 to 1877

Historical College Name: Davidson College

Current College Name: Davidson College

Location: Davidson, North Carolina

Notes:

Andrew Dousa Hepburn

President

1871 to 1873

Historical College Name: Miami University

Current College Name: Miami University

Location: Oxford, Ohio

Notes: Hepburn appointed pro tempore in 1871, but later considered regular president

James Clarke Welling

President

1871 to 1894

Historical College Name: Columbian College/Columbian University

Current College Name: George Washington University

Location: Washington DC, District of Columbia

Notes: Institution changed name to Columbian University in 1873

Reverend Maunsell Von Rensselaer

President

1871 to 1876

Historical College Name: Hobart College

Current College Name: Hobart and William Smith Colleges

Location: Geneva, New York

Notes:

Malcolm Douglass

President

1871 to 1875

Historical College Name: Norwich University

Current College Name: Norwich University

Location: Northfield, Vermont

Notes:

Andrew F. Ross

President

1871 to 1877

Historical College Name: Franklin College

Current College Name: Franklin College

Location: New Athens, Ohio

Notes:

Frances Drake Parish

President

1871 to 1871

Historical College Name: Oberlin College

Current College Name: Oberlin College

Location: Oberlin, Ohio

Notes:

John Millott Ellis

President

1871 to 1871

Historical College Name: Oberlin College

Current College Name: Oberlin College

Location: Oberlin, Ohio

Notes:

James Burrill Angell

President

1871 to 1909

Historical College Name: University of Michigan

Current College Name: University of Michigan

Location: Ann Arbor, Michigan

Notes:

Reverend Joseph G. Zealand S.J.

President

1871 to 1874

Historical College Name: St. Louis University

Current College Name: St. Louis University

Location: St. Louis, Missouri

Notes:

Osborn L. Smith

President

1871 to 1875

Historical College Name: Emory College

Current College Name: Emory University

Location: Atlanta, Georgia

Notes:

Matthew F. Maury

President

1871 to 1871

Historical College Name: University of Alabama

Current College Name: University of Alabama

Location: Tuscaloosa, Alabama

Notes:

Nathaniel Thomas Lupton

President

1871 to 1874

Historical College Name: University of Alabama

Current College Name: University of Alabama

Location: Tuscaloosa, Alabama

Notes:

Charles G. Andrews

President

1871 to 1882

Historical College Name: Centenary College of Louisiana

Current College Name: Centenary College

Location: Shreveport, Louisiana

Notes:

James T. Murfee

President

1871 to 1887

Historical College Name: Howard College

Current College Name: Samford University

Location: Birmingham, Alabama

Notes:

Carroll Cutler

President

1871 to 1886

Historical College Name: Western Reserve University

Current College Name: Case Western Reserve University

Location: Cleveland, Ohio

Notes:

John Hanson Twombly

President

1871 to 1874

Historical College Name: University of Wisconsin

Current College Name: University of Wisconsin

Location: Madison, Wisconsin

Notes:

George Thacher

President

1871 to 1877

Historical College Name: University of Iowa

Current College Name: University of Iowa

Location: Iowa City, Iowa

Notes:

Hiram Rhodes Revels

President

1871 to 1882

Historical College Name: Alcorn University/Alcorn Agricultural and Mechanical College

Current College Name: Alcorn State University

Location: Lorman, Mississippi

Notes: Institution became Alcorn Agricultural and Mechanical College

I. Marcy

President

1871 to 1872

Historical College Name: Clark University

Current College Name: Clark Atlanta University

Location: Atlanta, Georgia

Notes:

Joseph T. Robert

President

1871 to 1884

Historical College Name: Augusta Institute/Augusta Baptist Seminary

Current College Name: Morehouse College

Location: Atlanta, Georgia

Notes: Institution became Augusta Bible Seminary in 1879

Reverend Timothy L. Dodge

President

1871 to 1876

Historical College Name: Benedict Institute

Current College Name: Benedict College

Location: Columbia, South Carolina

Notes:

Noah Putnam Gates

President

1871 to 1873

Historical College Name: Arkansas Industrial University

Current College Name: University of Arkansas

Location: Fayetteville, Arkansas

Notes:

Charles Frederick Allen

President

1871 to 1878

Historical College Name: Maine State College of Agriculture and Mechanic Arts

Current College Name: University of Maine

Location: Orono, Maine

Notes:

Allen R. Benton

President

1871 to 1876

Historical College Name: University of Nebraska

Current College Name: University of Nebraska – Lincoln

Location: Lincoln, Nebraska

Notes:

James Calder

President

1871 to 1880

Historical College Name: The Pennsylvania State College

Current College Name: Pennsylvania State University

Location: State College, Pennsylvania

Notes: Institution became The Pennsylvania State College

Basil Manly, Jr.

President

1871 to 1879

Historical College Name: Georgetown College

Current College Name: Georgetown College

Location: Georgetown, Kentucky

Notes:

Edward Hicks Magill

President

1871 to 1889

Historical College Name: Swarthmore College

Current College Name: Swarthmore College

Location: Swarthmore, Pennsylvania

Notes:

Reverend Samuel Magoffin Luckett

President

1871 to 1878

Historical College Name: Austin College

Current College Name: Austin College

Location: Sherman, Texas

Notes:

Reverend Royal K. Warren

President

1871 to 1876

Historical College Name: Albany Collegiate Institute

Current College Name: Lewis and Clark College

Location: Albany, Oregon

Notes:

Edward H. Myers

President

1871 to 1874

Historical College Name: Wesleyan Female College

Current College Name: Wesleyan College

Location: Macon, Georgia

Notes:

Reverend Stephen Kelly S.J.

President

1871 to 1877

Historical College Name: Loyola College (MD)

Current College Name: Loyola University

Location: Baltimore, Maryland

Notes:

Thomas O’Neill

President

1871 to 1879

Historical College Name: St. Xavier College

Current College Name: Xavier University

Location: Cincinnati, Ohio

Notes:

Leopold Bushart

President

1871 to 1874

Historical College Name: St. Xavier College

Current College Name: Xavier University

Location: Cincinnati, Ohio

Notes:

Charles G. Barkley

Principal

1871 to 1872

Historical College Name: Bloomsburg Literary Institute and State Normal School

Current College Name: Bloomsburg University of Pennsylvania

Location: Bloomsburg, Pennsylvania

Notes:

George Sumner Albee

President

1871 to 1898

Historical College Name: Oshkosh Normal School

Current College Name: University of Wisconsin – Oshkosh

Location: Oshkosh, Wisconsin

Notes:

George B. Jocelyn

President

1871 to 1877

Historical College Name: Albion College

Current College Name: Albion College

Location: Albion, Michigan

Notes:

Robert Latimore Harford

President

1871 to 1873

Historical College Name: Baker University

Current College Name: Baker University

Location: Baldwin City, Kansas

Notes:

Lewis Dunn

President

1871 to 1881

Historical College Name: Central University of Iowa

Current College Name: Central College

Location: Pella, Iowa

Notes:

Maurelian Sheel F.S.C.

President

1871 to 1891

Historical College Name: Christian Brothers College

Current College Name: Christian Brothers University

Location: Memphis, Tennessee

Notes:

Joseph Estabrook

Principal

1871 to 1880

Historical College Name: Michigan State Normal School

Current College Name: Eastern Michigan University

Location: Ypsilanti, Michigan

Notes:

Carl Frederick Kranz

President

1871 to 1875

Historical College Name: Elmhurst Proseminary and Academy

Current College Name: Elmhurst University

Location: Elmhurst, Illinois

Notes:

Lucian H. Hammond

President

1871 to 1876

Historical College Name: Lebanon Valley College

Current College Name: Lebanon Valley College

Location: Annville, Pennsylvania

Notes:

John Ball Powell

Principal

1871 to 1872

Historical College Name: Marshall College State Normal School

Current College Name: Marshall University

Location: Huntington, West Virginia

Notes:

August F. Ernst

President

1871 to 1919

Historical College Name: Northwestern College

Current College Name: Northwestern College

Location: Watertown, Wisconsin

Notes:

Lewis M. Johnson

Principal

1871 to 1876

Historical College Name: New Jersey State Normal School

Current College Name: The College of New Jersey

Location: Ewing, New Jersey

Notes:

Major General Thomas H. Ruger

Superintendent

1871 to 1876

Historical College Name: United States Military Academy

Current College Name: United States Military Academy

Location: West Point, New York

Notes:

William Milroy

President

1871 to 1872

Historical College Name: Geneva Hall

Current College Name: Geneva College

Location: Beaver Falls, Pennsylvania

Notes:

Ezekiel Robinson Robinson

President

1872 to 1889

Historical College Name: Brown University

Current College Name: Brown University

Location: Providence, Rhode Island

Notes:

James Andrew McCauley

President

1872 to 1888

Historical College Name: Dickinson College

Current College Name: Dickinson College

Location: Carlisle, Pennsylvania

Notes:

Paul Ansel Chadbourne

President

1872 to 1881

Historical College Name: Williams College

Current College Name: Williams College

Location: Williamstown, Massachusetts

Notes:

William Henry Scott

President

1872 to 1883

Historical College Name: Ohio University

Current College Name: Ohio University

Location: Athens, Ohio

Notes:

Absalom Gaines Gaines

President

1872 to 1888

Historical College Name: St. Lawrence University

Current College Name: St. Lawrence University

Location: Canton, New York

Notes:

Archibald John Battle

President

1872 to 1889

Historical College Name: Mercer University

Current College Name: Mercer University

Location: Macon, Georgia

Notes:

Edward Orton, Sr.

President

1872 to 1873

Historical College Name: Antioch College

Current College Name: Antioch College

Location: Yellow Springs, Ohio

Notes:

Reuben Andrus

President

1872 to 1875

Historical College Name: Indiana Asbury University

Current College Name: DePauw University

Location: Greencastle, Indiana

Notes:

Albert Hurd

President, acting

1872 to 1875

Historical College Name: Knox College

Current College Name: Knox College

Location: Galesburg, Illinois

Notes:

A. H. Newell

Principal

1872 to 1893

Historical College Name: Baltimore Normal School for Colored Teachers/Baltimore Normal School

Current College Name: Bowie State University

Location: Prince George’s County, Maryland

Notes: Institution became Baltimore Normal School

J. Emory Round

President

1872 to 1882

Historical College Name: Centenary Biblical Institute

Current College Name: Morgan State University

Location: Baltimore, Maryland

Notes:

Bishop John M. Brown

title not known

1872 to 1876

Historical College Name: Connecticut High School and Institute

Current College Name: Paul Quinn College

Location: Dallas, Texas

Notes:

Isaac Taylor Tichenor

President

1872 to 1882

Historical College Name: Agricultural and Mechanical College of Alabama

Current College Name: Auburn University

Location: Auburn, Alabama

Notes: Institution became Agricultural and Mechanical College of Alabama in 1872

Daniel Coit Gilman

President

1872 to 1875

Historical College Name: University of California

Current College Name: University of California

Location: Berkeley, California

Notes:

Richard Owen

President

1872 to 1874

Historical College Name: Purdue University

Current College Name: Purdue University

Location: La Fayette, Indiana

Notes:

Joseph Emery

President, acting

1872 to 1872

Historical College Name: Corvallis State Agricultural College

Current College Name: Oregon State University

Location: Corvallis, Oregon

Notes:

Benjamin Lea Arnold

President

1872 to 1892

Historical College Name: Corvallis State Agricultural College/State Agricultural College/Oregon State Agricultural College/Oregon Agricultural College

Current College Name: Oregon State University

Location: Corvallis, Oregon

Notes: Institution became State Agricultural College in 1876, Corvallis State Agricultural College in 1881, Oregon State Agricultural College in 1882, State Agricultural College in 1886, and Oregon Agricultural College in 1890

Charles Landon Carter Minor

President

1872 to 1879

Historical College Name: Virginia Agricultural and Mechanical College

Current College Name: Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University

Location: Blacksburg, Virginia

Notes:

Charles H. Fowler

President

1872 to 1876

Historical College Name: Northwestern University

Current College Name: Northwestern University

Location: Evanston, Illinois

Notes:

Julia E. Ward

Principal

1872 to 1883

Historical College Name: Mount Holyoke Female Seminary

Current College Name: Mount Holyoke College

Location: South Hadley, Massachusetts

Notes:

Reverend Auguste Lemonnier C.S.C.

President

1872 to 1874

Historical College Name: University of Notre Dame

Current College Name: University of Notre Dame

Location: South Bend, Indiana

Notes:

Eugene Kincaid Hill

President

1872 to 1874

Historical College Name: Territorial University of Washington

Current College Name: University of Washington

Location: Seattle, Washington

Notes:

Josiah Gorgas

Vice Chancellor

1872 to 1878

Historical College Name: University of the South

Current College Name: The University of the South

Location: Sewanee, Tennessee

Notes: Institution was also known as Sewanee, Sewanee College, or Sewanee University; Vice chancellor selected as the title for the chief executive

Sullivan H. McCollester

President

1872 to 1878

Historical College Name: Buchtel College

Current College Name: University of Akron

Location: Akron, Ohio

Notes:

Reverend Thomas Galberry O.S.A.

President

1872 to 1876

Historical College Name: Villanova College

Current College Name: Villanova University

Location: Villanova, Pennsylvania

Notes:

Alexander S. Gibbons

President

1872 to 1877

Historical College Name: University of the Pacific

Current College Name: University of the Pacific

Location: Stockton, California

Notes:

Reverend Henry Behrens S.J.

President

1872 to 1876

Historical College Name: Canisius College

Current College Name: Canisius College

Location: Buffalo, New York

Notes:

Ferdinand Coosemans S.J.

President

1872 to 1874

Historical College Name: St. Ignatius College

Current College Name: Loyola University

Location: Chicago, Illinois

Notes:

Victor Beaudevin S.J.

President

1872 to 1874

Historical College Name: St. Peter’s College

Current College Name: St. Peter’s University

Location: Jersey City, New Jersey

Notes:

Reverend John R. Hewitt

Principal

1872 to 1873

Historical College Name: Bloomsburg Literary Institute and State Normal School

Current College Name: Bloomsburg University of Pennsylvania

Location: Bloomsburg, Pennsylvania

Notes:

Abraham Reasor Horne

Principal

1872 to 1877

Historical College Name: Keystone State Normal School

Current College Name: Kutztown University of Pennsylvania

Location: Kutztown, Pennsylvania

Notes:

George P. Beard

Principal

1872 to 1875

Historical College Name: Cumberland Valley State Normal School

Current College Name: Shippensburg University

Location: Shippensburg, Pennsylvania

Notes:

James Elmore Morrow

Principal

1872 to 1873

Historical College Name: Marshall College State Normal School

Current College Name: Marshall University

Location: Huntington, West Virginia

Notes:

Brother Peter Frewen O.S.F.

President

1872 to 1875

Historical College Name: St. Francis College

Current College Name: St. Francis College

Location: Brooklyn Heights, New York

Notes:

E. Tupper Jeffers

President

1872 to 1883

Historical College Name: Westminster Collegiate Institute (PA)

Current College Name: Westminster College

Location: New Wilmington, Pennsylvania

Notes:

Henry Hosick George

President

1872 to 1890

Historical College Name: Geneva Hall/Geneva College

Current College Name: Geneva College

Location: Beaver Falls, Pennsylvania

Notes:

William James Rivers

Principal

1873 to 1887

Historical College Name: Washington College (Maryland)

Current College Name: Washington College

Location: Chestertown, Maryland

Notes:

Thomas N. Williams

Principal

1873 to 1889

Historical College Name: Washington College (Maryland)

Current College Name: Washington College

Location: Chestertown, Maryland

Notes:

Benjamin B. Babbitt

Chairman of the Faculty

1873 to 1875

Historical College Name: University of South Carolina

Current College Name: University of South Carolina

Location: Columbia, South Carolina

Notes:

Nathan Green, Jr.

President

1873 to 1902

Historical College Name: Cumberland University

Current College Name: Cumberland University

Location: Lebanon, Tennessee

Notes:

Patrick Healy Healy S.J.

President

1873 to 1882

Historical College Name: Georgetown University

Current College Name: Georgetown University

Location: Washington DC, District of Columbia

Notes:

James F. Harrison

Chairman of the Faculty

1873 to 1886

Historical College Name: University of Virginia

Current College Name: University of Virginia

Location: Charlottesville, Virginia

Notes:

Henry Ephraim Robins

President

1873 to 1882

Historical College Name: Colby University

Current College Name: Colby College

Location: Waterville, Maine

Notes:

Reverend Joseph B. O’Hagan S.J.

President

1873 to 1878

Historical College Name: College of the Holy Cross

Current College Name: College of the Holy Cross

Location: Worcester, Massachusetts

Notes:

Fletcher Marsh

President, acting

1873 to 1875

Historical College Name: Denison University

Current College Name: Denison University

Location: Granville, Ohio

Notes:

Warren Sheldon Webb

President

1873 to 1891

Historical College Name: Mississippi College

Current College Name: Mississippi College

Location: Clinton, Mississippi

Notes:

Samuel Carroll Derby

President, acting

1873 to 1874

Historical College Name: Antioch College

Current College Name: Antioch College

Location: Yellow Springs, Ohio

Notes:

Reverend John K. Nutting

Principal/President

1873 to 1875

Historical College Name: Tougaloo University

Current College Name: Tougaloo College

Location: Jackson, Mississippi

Notes:

F. C. Moore

President

1873 to 1876

Historical College Name: Wiley University

Current College Name: Wiley College

Location: Marshall, Texas

Notes:

Albert Webb Bishop

President

1873 to 1875

Historical College Name: Arkansas Industrial University

Current College Name: University of Arkansas

Location: Fayetteville, Arkansas

Notes:

John Anderson

President

1873 to 1879

Historical College Name: Kansas State Agricultural College

Current College Name: Kansas State University

Location: Manhattan, Kansas

Notes:

Edward Francis Baxter Orton, Sr.

President

1873 to 1881

Historical College Name: Ohio Agricultural and Mechanical College/Ohio State University

Current College Name: Ohio State University

Location: Columbus, Ohio

Notes: Institution became Ohio State University in 1878

William Fairfield Warren

President

1873 to 1903

Historical College Name: Boston University

Current College Name: Boston University

Location: Boston, Massachusetts

Notes:

Alexander Winchell

Chancellor

1873 to 1874

Historical College Name: Syracuse University

Current College Name: Syracuse University

Location: Syracuse, New York

Notes:

Francis Asbury Mood

President

1873 to 1884

Historical College Name: Southwestern University

Current College Name: Southwestern University

Location: Georgetown, Texas

Notes:

Addison Clark

President

1873 to 1899

Historical College Name: Add-Ran Male and Female College/Add-Ran Christian University

Current College Name: Texas Christian University

Location: Fort Worth, Texas

Notes: Institution became Add-Ran Christian University in 1889

Aloysius Masnata S.J.

President

1873 to 1876

Historical College Name: St. Ignatius College

Current College Name: University of San Francisco

Location: San Francisco, California

Notes:

Hugh Boyd

President, acting

1873 to 1874

Historical College Name: Cornell College

Current College Name: Cornell College

Location: Mount Vernon, Iowa

Notes:

Archibald Alexander Edward Taylor

President

1873 to 1883

Historical College Name: University of Wooster

Current College Name: College of Wooster

Location: Wooster, Ohio

Notes:

Otis A. Burgess

President

1873 to 1881

Historical College Name: North Western Christian University/Butler University

Current College Name: Butler University

Location: Indianapolis, Indiana

Notes: Institution became Butler University in 1877

Father Theophilus d’Avignon O.S.F.

President

1873 to 1874

Historical College Name: St. Bonaventure College and Seminary

Current College Name: St. Bonaventure University

Location: Saint Bonaventure, New York

Notes:

T. L. Griswold

Principal

1873 to 1877

Historical College Name: Bloomsburg Literary Institute and State Normal School

Current College Name: Bloomsburg University of Pennsylvania

Location: Bloomsburg, Pennsylvania

Notes:

Charles H. Allen

Principal

1873 to 1889

Historical College Name: California State Normal School/San Jose State Normal School

Current College Name: San Jose State University

Location: San Jose, California

Notes: Institution became San Jose State Normal School in 1887

Samuel S. Weatherby

President

1873 to 1874

Historical College Name: Baker University

Current College Name: Baker University

Location: Baldwin City, Kansas

Notes:

David Loy Tressler

President

1873 to 1880

Historical College Name: Illinois State University (private)/Carthage College

Current College Name: Carthage College

Location: Kenosha, Wisconsin

Notes: Institution changed its name to Carthage College in 1870 after moving from Springfield Carthage, Illinois

Nathan J. Morrison

President

1873 to 1885

Historical College Name: Drury College

Current College Name: Drury University

Location: Springfield, Missouri

Notes:

John J. Frodeen

Principal, interim

1873 to 1874

Historical College Name: St. Ansgar’s Academy

Current College Name: Gustavus Adolphus College

Location: St. Peter, Minnesota

Notes:

Samuel J. Fallows

President

1873 to 1875

Historical College Name: Illinois Wesleyan University

Current College Name: Illinois Wesleyan University

Location: Bloomington, Illinois

Notes:

J. D. Robb

President

1873 to 1873

Historical College Name: Baptist College at McMinnville

Current College Name: Linfield University

Location: McMinnville, Oregon

Notes:

Mark Bailey

President

1873 to 1876

Historical College Name: Baptist College at McMinnville

Current College Name: Linfield University

Location: McMinnville, Oregon

Notes:

James Beauchamp Clark

Principal

1873 to 1874

Historical College Name: Marshall College State Normal School

Current College Name: Marshall University

Location: Huntington, West Virginia

Notes:

Abbot Alexius Edelbrock O.S.B.

President

1873 to 1889

Historical College Name: Saint John’s College (MN)/Saint John’s University (MN)

Current College Name: St. John’s University

Location: Collegeville, Minnesota

Notes: Institution became Saint John’s University in 1883

David W. Lewis

President

1873 to 1885

Historical College Name: North Georgia Agricultural College

Current College Name: University of North Georgia

Location: Dahlonega, Georgia

Notes:

Henry Baker Brown

President

1873 to 1917

Historical College Name: Valparaiso Male and Female College/Northern Indiana Normal School and Business Institute/Valparaiso College/Valparaiso University

Current College Name: Valparaiso University

Location: Valparaiso, Indiana

Notes: Brown took over the defunct Valparaiso Make and Female College in 1873 and renamed it Northern Indiana Normal School and Business Institute. The institution became Valparaiso College in 1900 and Valparaiso University in 1907.

Henry Holcombe Tucker

Chancellor

1874 to 1878

Historical College Name: University of Georgia

Current College Name: University of Georgia

Location: Athens, Georgia

Notes:

Henry Turner Eddy

Dean

1874 to 1877

Historical College Name: University of Cincinnati

Current College Name: University of Cincinnati

Location: Cincinnati, Ohio

Notes:

John Brocklesby

President, acting

1874 to 1874

Historical College Name: Trinity College

Current College Name: Trinity College

Location: Hartford, Connecticut

Notes:

Thomas Ruggles Pynchon

President

1874 to 1883

Historical College Name: Trinity College

Current College Name: Trinity College

Location: Hartford, Connecticut

Notes:

John Wesley Locke

President

1874 to 1878

Historical College Name: McKendree College

Current College Name: McKendree University

Location: Lebanon, Illinois

Notes:

Reverend Leopold Bushart S.J.

President

1874 to 1877

Historical College Name: St. Louis University

Current College Name: St. Louis University

Location: St. Louis, Missouri

Notes:

Carlos Green Smith

President

1874 to 1878

Historical College Name: University of Alabama

Current College Name: University of Alabama

Location: Tuscaloosa, Alabama

Notes:

Alexander P. Stewart

Chancellor

1874 to 1886

Historical College Name: University of Mississippi

Current College Name: University of Mississippi

Location: Oxford, Mississippi

Notes:

John B. Helwig

President

1874 to 1882

Historical College Name: Wittenberg College

Current College Name: Wittenberg University

Location: Springfield, Ohio

Notes:

John A. Bascom

President

1874 to 1887

Historical College Name: University of Wisconsin

Current College Name: University of Wisconsin

Location: Madison, Wisconsin

Notes:

George N. Card

President

1874 to 1878

Historical College Name: State Normal School and University for Colored Students and Teachers

Current College Name: Alabama State University

Location: Montgomery, Alabama

Notes:

W. J. Parker

Principal

1874 to 1877

Historical College Name: Bennett College

Current College Name: Bennett College

Location: Greensboro, North Carolina

Notes:

Robert Allyn

President

1874 to 1892

Historical College Name: Southern Illinois Normal University

Current College Name: Southern Illinois University, Carbondale

Location: Carbondale, Illinois

Notes:

Abram C. Shortridge

President

1874 to 1875

Historical College Name: Purdue University

Current College Name: Purdue University

Location: La Fayette, Indiana

Notes:

James Marvin

Chancellor

1874 to 1883

Historical College Name: University of Kansas

Current College Name: University of Kansas

Location: Lawrence, Kansas

Notes:

Reverend Patrick Colovin C.S.C.

President

1874 to 1877

Historical College Name: University of Notre Dame

Current College Name: University of Notre Dame

Location: South Bend, Indiana

Notes:

Mary W. (May) Thayer

President

1874 to 1874

Historical College Name: Territorial University of Washington

Current College Name: University of Washington

Location: Seattle, Washington

Notes:

George Fred Whitworth

President

1874 to 1876

Historical College Name: Territorial University of Washington

Current College Name: University of Washington

Location: Seattle, Washington

Notes: Institution was closed 1874 to 1876

Erastus Otis Haven

Chancellor

1874 to 1880

Historical College Name: Syracuse University

Current College Name: Syracuse University

Location: Syracuse, New York

Notes:

Orsamus H. Marshall

Chancellor

1874 to 1884

Historical College Name: University of Buffalo

Current College Name: University of Buffalo

Location: Buffalo, New York

Notes:

Reverend William Gockeln S.J.

President

1874 to 1882

Historical College Name: St. John’s College

Current College Name: Fordham University

Location: Bronx, New York

Notes:

William Fletcher King

President

1874 to 1880

Historical College Name: Cornell College

Current College Name: Cornell College

Location: Mount Vernon, Iowa

Notes:

Reverend Edward Duffield Neill

President

1874 to 1884

Historical College Name: Macalester College

Current College Name: Macalester College

Location: St. Paul, Minnesota

Notes:

Thorbjorn N. Mohn

President

1874 to 1899

Historical College Name: St. Olaf College

Current College Name: St. Olaf College

Location: Northfield, Minnesota

Notes:

William C. Bass

President

1874 to 1894

Historical College Name: Wesleyan Female College

Current College Name: Wesleyan College

Location: Macon, Georgia

Notes:

John DeBlieck S.J.

President

1874 to 1877

Historical College Name: St. Ignatius College

Current College Name: Loyola University

Location: Chicago, Illinois

Notes:

Reverend Robert Olivier S.J.

President

1874 to 1878

Historical College Name: Preparatory College of the Immaculate Conception

Current College Name: Loyola University

Location: New Orleans, Louisiana

Notes:

John McQuaid S.J.

President

1874 to 1888

Historical College Name: St. Peter’s College

Current College Name: St. Peter’s University

Location: Jersey City, New Jersey

Notes:

Edward A. Higgins

President

1874 to 1879

Historical College Name: St. Xavier College

Current College Name: Xavier University

Location: Cincinnati, Ohio

Notes:

Father Charles Vissani O.S.F.

President

1874 to 1877

Historical College Name: St. Bonaventure College and Seminary

Current College Name: St. Bonaventure University

Location: Saint Bonaventure, New York

Notes:

Sidney Brownsberger

President

1874 to 1881

Historical College Name: Battle Creek College

Current College Name: Battle Creek College

Location: Battle Creek, Michigan

Notes:

Joseph J. Denison

President

1874 to 1879

Historical College Name: Baker University

Current College Name: Baker University

Location: Baldwin City, Kansas

Notes:

Edward Cooke

President

1874 to 1884

Historical College Name: Claflin University

Current College Name: Claflin University

Location: Orangeburg, South Carolina

Notes:

Reverend Andrew Jackson

Principal, acting

1874 to 1876

Historical College Name: St. Ansgar’s Academy

Current College Name: Gustavus Adolphus College

Location: St. Peter, Minnesota

Notes:

Charles C. Bragdon

Principal

1874 to 1908

Historical College Name: Lasell Female Seminary/Lasell Seminary for Young Women

Current College Name: Lasell University

Location: Newton, Massachusetts

Notes: Institution became Lasell Seminary for Young Women in 1874

Reverend Edward J. Gray

President

1874 to 1905

Historical College Name: Williamsport Dickinson Seminary

Current College Name: Lycoming College

Location: Williamsport, Pennsylvania

Notes:

Alonzo Decatur Chesterman

Principal

1874 to 1881

Historical College Name: Marshall College State Normal School

Current College Name: Marshall University

Location: Huntington, West Virginia

Notes:

Rear Admiral Christopher R.P. Rodgers

Superintendent

1874 to 1878

Historical College Name: United States Naval Academy

Current College Name: United States Naval Academy

Location: Annapolis, Maryland

Notes:

E. Harlow Russell

Principal

1874 to 1909

Historical College Name: Worcester Normal School

Current College Name: Worcester State University

Location: Worcester, Massachusetts

Notes:

Calvin Butler Hulbert

President

1875 to 1879

Historical College Name: Middlebury College

Current College Name: Middlebury College

Location: Middlebury, Vermont

Notes:

Anson W. Cummings

Chairman of the Faculty

1875 to 1877

Historical College Name: University of South Carolina

Current College Name: University of South Carolina

Location: Columbia, South Carolina

Notes:

William H. Parker

President

1875 to 1882

Historical College Name: Maryland Agricultural College

Current College Name: University of Maryland

Location: College Park, Maryland

Notes:

Lucius H. Bugbee

President

1875 to 1882

Historical College Name: Allegheny College

Current College Name: Allegheny College

Location: Meadville, Pennsylvania

Notes:

Reverend Elmer Hewitt Capen

President

1875 to 1905

Historical College Name: Tufts University

Current College Name: Tufts University

Location: Medford, Massachusetts

Notes:

Cyrus D. Foss

President

1875 to 1880

Historical College Name: Wesleyan University

Current College Name: Wesleyan University

Location: Middletown, Connecticut

Notes:

Charles Curtis

President

1875 to 1875

Historical College Name: Norwich University

Current College Name: Norwich University

Location: Northfield, Vermont

Notes:

Josiah Swett

President

1875 to 1877

Historical College Name: Norwich University

Current College Name: Norwich University

Location: Northfield, Vermont

Notes:

Edward C. Benson

President, acting

1875 to 1876

Historical College Name: Kenyon College

Current College Name: Kenyon College

Location: Gambier, Ohio

Notes:

Elisha Benjamin Andrews

President

1875 to 1879

Historical College Name: Denison University

Current College Name: Denison University

Location: Granville, Ohio

Notes:

Lemuel Moss

President

1875 to 1884

Historical College Name: Indiana University

Current College Name: Indiana University

Location: Bloomington, Indiana

Notes:

Thomas Chase

President

1875 to 1886

Historical College Name: Haverford College

Current College Name: Haverford College

Location: Haverford, Pennsylvania

Notes:

Atticus Greene Haygood

President

1875 to 1884

Historical College Name: Emory College

Current College Name: Emory University

Location: Atlanta, Georgia

Notes:

Dominic Beaudequin S.J.

President

1875 to 1880

Historical College Name: Spring Hill College

Current College Name: Spring Hill College

Location: Mobile, Alabama

Notes:

Alexander Martin

President

1875 to 1889

Historical College Name: Indiana Asbury University/DePauw University

Current College Name: DePauw University

Location: Greencastle, Indiana

Notes: Institution changed its name to DePauw University in 1884

Newton Bateman

President

1875 to 1892

Historical College Name: Knox College

Current College Name: Knox College

Location: Galesburg, Illinois

Notes:

Erastus Milo Cravath

President

1875 to 1900

Historical College Name: Fisk University

Current College Name: Fisk University

Location: Nashville, Tennessee

Notes:

Reverend Leander A. Darling

Principal/President

1875 to 1877

Historical College Name: Tougaloo University

Current College Name: Tougaloo College

Location: Jackson, Mississippi

Notes:

Edward Parmelee Smith

President

1875 to 1876

Historical College Name: Howard University

Current College Name: Howard University

Location: Washington DC, District of Columbia

Notes:

William Hooper Councill

President

1875 to 1909

Historical College Name: Huntsville Normal School/State Normal and Industrial School at Huntsville/State Agricultural and Mechanical College for Negroes

Current College Name: Alabama A&M University

Location: Huntsville, Alabama

Notes: Institution became State Normal and Industrial School at Huntsville in 1878 and State Agricultural and Mechanical College for Negroes in 1890

Samuel T. Mitchell

Principal

1875 to 1878

Historical College Name: Lincoln Institute

Current College Name: Lincoln University of Missouri

Location: Jefferson City, Missouri

Notes:

Joseph Carter Corbin

Principal

1875 to 1902

Historical College Name: Branch Normal College

Current College Name: University of Arkansas, Pine Bluff

Location: Pine Bluff, Arkansas

Notes:

Noah Putnam Gates

President

1875 to 1877

Historical College Name: Arkansas Industrial University

Current College Name: University of Arkansas

Location: Fayetteville, Arkansas

Notes:

Daniel Coit Gilman

President

1875 to 1901

Historical College Name: Johns Hopkins University

Current College Name: Johns Hopkins University

Location: Baltimore, Maryland

Notes:

Laurenus Clark Seelye

President

1875 to 1910

Historical College Name: Smith College

Current College Name: Smith College

Location: Northampton, Massachusetts

Notes:

Ada Howard

President

1875 to 1881

Historical College Name: Wellesley College

Current College Name: Wellesley College

Location: Wellesley, Massachusetts

Notes:

Landon Cabell Garland

Chancellor

1875 to 1893

Historical College Name: Vanderbilt University

Current College Name: Vanderbilt University

Location: Nashville, Tennessee

Notes:

John McDowell Leavitt

President

1875 to 1880

Historical College Name: Lehigh University

Current College Name: Lehigh University

Location: Bethlehem, Pennsylvania

Notes:

James Dougherty

President

1875 to 1876

Historical College Name: Colorado College

Current College Name: Colorado College

Location: Colorado Springs, Colorado

Notes:

Reverend Thomas Strong

President

1875 to 1878

Historical College Name: Pennsylvania Female College

Current College Name: Chatham University

Location: Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

Notes: Not to be confused with Pennsylvania Female College located in Collegeville, PA

Edmund Burke Fairfield

Principal

1875 to 1876

Historical College Name: Indiana Normal School

Current College Name: Indiana University of Pennsylvania

Location: Indiana, Pennsylvania

Notes:

Isaac Newton Hays

Principal

1875 to 1878

Historical College Name: Cumberland Valley State Normal School

Current College Name: Shippensburg University

Location: Shippensburg, Pennsylvania

Notes:

Aaron Schuyler

President

1875 to 1885

Historical College Name: Baldwin University

Current College Name: Baldwin Wallace University

Location: Berea, Ohio

Notes:

Luther M. Smith

President

1875 to 1879

Historical College Name: Southern University (Greensboro, AL)

Current College Name: Birmingham-Southern College

Location: Birmingham, Alabama

Notes:

Philip Frederick Meusch

President

1875 to 1880

Historical College Name: Elmhurst Proseminary and Academy

Current College Name: Elmhurst University

Location: Elmhurst, Illinois

Notes:

Ellen Hyde

Principal

1875 to 1898

Historical College Name: The Framingham Normal School/The Framingham State Normal School

Current College Name: Framingham State University

Location: Framingham, Massachusetts

Notes: Institution became The Framingham State Normal School in 1889

William H.H. Adams

President

1875 to 1888

Historical College Name: Illinois Wesleyan University

Current College Name: Illinois Wesleyan University

Location: Bloomington, Illinois

Notes:

Brother Paul St. Leger O.S.F.

President

1875 to 1876

Historical College Name: St. Francis College

Current College Name: St. Francis College

Location: Brooklyn Heights, New York

Notes:

Sigmund Fritschel

President

1875 to 1885

Historical College Name: Wartburg College/Wartburg Normal School

Current College Name: Wartburg College

Location: Waverly, Iowa

Notes:

James Henry Carlisle

President

1875 to 1902

Historical College Name: Wofford College

Current College Name: Wofford College

Location: Spartanburg, South Carolina

Notes:

William Marvel Nevin

President, acting

1876 to 1877

Historical College Name: Franklin and Marshall College

Current College Name: Franklin and Marshall College

Location: Lancaster, Pennsylvania

Notes:

Kemp B. Battle

President

1876 to 1891

Historical College Name: University of North Carolina (Chapel Hill)

Current College Name: University of North Carolina Chapel Hill

Location: Chapel Hill, North Carolina

Notes:

Reverend William S. Perry

President

1876 to 1876

Historical College Name: Hobart College

Current College Name: Hobart and William Smith Colleges

Location: Geneva, New York

Notes:

Reverend Robert G. Hinsdale

President

1876 to 1883

Historical College Name: Hobart College

Current College Name: Hobart and William Smith Colleges

Location: Geneva, New York

Notes:

Julius Hawley Seelye

President

1876 to 1890

Historical College Name: Amherst College

Current College Name: Amherst College

Location: Amherst, Massachusetts

Notes:

William B. Bodine

President

1876 to 1891

Historical College Name: Kenyon College

Current College Name: Kenyon College

Location: Gambier, Ohio

Notes:

Charles H. Payne

President

1876 to 1888

Historical College Name: Ohio Wesleyan University

Current College Name: Ohio Wesleyan University

Location: Delaware, Ohio

Notes: Wesleyan Female College merged with the institution during this time

John Burns Weston

President, acting

1876 to 1877

Historical College Name: Antioch College

Current College Name: Antioch College

Location: Yellow Springs, Ohio

Notes:

Samuel Carroll Derby

President

1876 to 1881

Historical College Name: Antioch College

Current College Name: Antioch College

Location: Yellow Springs, Ohio

Notes:

Samuel Spahr Laws

President

1876 to 1889

Historical College Name: University of Missouri

Current College Name: University of Missouri

Location: Columbia, Missouri

Notes:

Aloysius Brunengo S.J.

President

1876 to 1880

Historical College Name: Santa Clara College

Current College Name: Santa Clara University

Location: Santa Clara, California

Notes:

J. B. Martin

President

1876 to 1877

Historical College Name: Clark University

Current College Name: Clark Atlanta University

Location: Atlanta, Georgia

Notes:

W. H. Davis

President

1876 to 1885

Historical College Name: Wiley University

Current College Name: Wiley College

Location: Marshall, Texas

Notes:

Bishop Richard Harvey Cain

title not known

1876 to 1880

Historical College Name: Connecticut High School and Institute/Waco College

Current College Name: Paul Quinn College

Location: Dallas, Texas

Notes: Institution became Waco College upon moving from Austin to Waco in 1877

George O. Richardson

President

1876 to 1882

Historical College Name: Samuel Huston College

Current College Name: Huston-Tillotson University

Location: Austin, Texas

Notes:

Benjamin Franklin Lee

President

1876 to 1884

Historical College Name: Wilberforce University

Current College Name: Wilberforce University

Location: Wilberforce, Ohio

Notes:

Reverend Lewis Colby

President

1876 to 1879

Historical College Name: Benedict Institute

Current College Name: Benedict College

Location: Columbia, South Carolina

Notes:

John LeConte

President

1876 to 1881

Historical College Name: University of California

Current College Name: University of California

Location: Berkeley, California

Notes:

Edwin C. Hewett

President

1876 to 1890

Historical College Name: Illinois State Normal University

Current College Name: Illinois State University

Location: Normal, Illinois

Notes:

Emerson E. White

President

1876 to 1883

Historical College Name: Purdue University

Current College Name: Purdue University

Location: La Fayette, Indiana

Notes:

Edmund Burke Fairfield

President

1876 to 1882

Historical College Name: University of Nebraska

Current College Name: University of Nebraska – Lincoln

Location: Lincoln, Nebraska

Notes:

John Wesley Johnson

President

1876 to 1893

Historical College Name: University of Oregon

Current College Name: University of Oregon

Location: Eugene, Oregon

Notes:

Thomas Sanford Gathright

President

1876 to 1879

Historical College Name: Agricultural and Mechanical College of Texas

Current College Name: Texas A&M University

Location: College Station, Texas

Notes:

Oliver H. Marcy

President, acting

1876 to 1881

Historical College Name: Northwestern University

Current College Name: Northwestern University

Location: Evanston, Illinois

Notes:

Edward P. Tenney

President

1876 to 1884

Historical College Name: Colorado College

Current College Name: Colorado College

Location: Colorado Springs, Colorado

Notes:

Isham L. Burrow

President

1876 to 1887

Historical College Name: Central Collegiate Institute

Current College Name: Hendrix College

Location: Conway, Arkansas

Notes:

Warren N. Dusenberry

Principal

1876 to 1876

Historical College Name: Brigham Young Academy

Current College Name: Brigham Young University

Location: Provo, Utah

Notes:

Karl G. Maeser

Principal

1876 to 1892

Historical College Name: Brigham Young Academy

Current College Name: Brigham Young University

Location: Provo, Utah

Notes:

Reverend Thomas C. Middleton O.S.A.

President

1876 to 1878

Historical College Name: Villanova College

Current College Name: Villanova University

Location: Villanova, Pennsylvania

Notes:

John Pinasco S.J.

President

1876 to 1880

Historical College Name: St. Ignatius College

Current College Name: University of San Francisco

Location: San Francisco, California

Notes:

Reverend James H. Corrigan

President

1876 to 1888

Historical College Name: Seton Hall College

Current College Name: Seton Hall University

Location: South Orange, New Jersey

Notes:

Reverend Francis Feith

President

1876 to 1879

Historical College Name: St. Mary’s Institute (OH)

Current College Name: University of Dayton

Location: Dayton, Ohio

Notes:

Reverend Howard W. Stratton

President

1876 to 1878

Historical College Name: Albany Collegiate Institute

Current College Name: Lewis and Clark College

Location: Albany, Oregon

Notes:

Reverend John B. Lessmann S.J.

President

1876 to 1877

Historical College Name: Canisius College

Current College Name: Canisius College

Location: Buffalo, New York

Notes:

David M. Sensenig

Principal

1876 to 1878

Historical College Name: Indiana Normal School

Current College Name: Indiana University of Pennsylvania

Location: Indiana, Pennsylvania

Notes:

William F. Phelps

President

1876 to 1878

Historical College Name: Whitewater Normal School

Current College Name: University of Wisconsin – Whitewater

Location: Whitewater, Wisconsin

Notes:

Georg Sverdrup

President

1876 to 1907

Historical College Name: Norwegian Danish Evangelical Lutheran Augsburg Seminary/Augsburg Seminary

Current College Name: Augsburg University

Location: Minneapolis, Minnesota

Notes: Institution became Augsburg Seminary in 1892

Geert Egberts Boer

Docent

1876 to 1902

Historical College Name: Theological School (De Theologische School)

Current College Name: Calvin University

Location: Grand Rapids, Michigan

Notes:

Reverend Jonas P. Nyquist

President

1876 to 1881

Historical College Name: St. Ansgar’s Academy /Gustavus Adolphus College

Current College Name: Gustavus Adolphus College

Location: St. Peter, Minnesota

Notes: Institution became Gustavus Adolphus College in 1876

David D. DeLong

President

1876 to 1887

Historical College Name: Lebanon Valley College

Current College Name: Lebanon Valley College

Location: Annville, Pennsylvania

Notes:

John E. Magers

President

1876 to 1877

Historical College Name: Baptist College at McMinnville

Current College Name: Linfield University

Location: McMinnville, Oregon

Notes:

Brother Jerome Magner O.S.F.

President

1876 to 1894

Historical College Name: St. Francis College

Current College Name: St. Francis College

Location: Brooklyn Heights, New York

Notes:

Washington Hasbrouck

Principal

1876 to 1889

Historical College Name: New Jersey State Normal School

Current College Name: The College of New Jersey

Location: Ewing, New Jersey

Notes:

Lieutenant General John McAllister Schofield

Superintendent

1876 to 1881

Historical College Name: United States Military Academy

Current College Name: United States Military Academy

Location: West Point, New York

Notes:

James Cleland Gilchrist

Principal

1876 to 1886

Historical College Name: Iowa State Normal School

Current College Name: University of Northern Iowa

Location: Cedar Falls, Iowa

Notes:

Edward H. Merrell

President

1876 to 1891

Historical College Name: Ripon College

Current College Name: Ripon College

Location: Ripon, Wisconsin

Notes:

Samuel Colcord Bartlett

President

1877 to 1892

Historical College Name: Dartmouth College

Current College Name: Dartmouth College

Location: Hanover, New Hampshire

Notes:

Reverend Andrew Dousa Hepburn

President

1877 to 1885

Historical College Name: Davidson College

Current College Name: Davidson College

Location: Davidson, North Carolina

Notes:

Thomas Vickers

Rector

1877 to 1884

Historical College Name: University of Cincinnati

Current College Name: University of Cincinnati

Location: Cincinnati, Ohio

Notes:

Charles Curtis

President

1877 to 1880

Historical College Name: Norwich University

Current College Name: Norwich University

Location: Northfield, Vermont

Notes:

George C. Vincent

President

1877 to 1884

Historical College Name: Franklin College

Current College Name: Franklin College

Location: New Athens, Ohio

Notes:

William Brinkerhoff

President

1877 to 1884

Historical College Name: Franklin College

Current College Name: Franklin College

Location: New Athens, Ohio

Notes:

Reverend Joseph E. Keller S.J.

President

1877 to 1881

Historical College Name: St. Louis University

Current College Name: St. Louis University

Location: St. Louis, Missouri

Notes:

Reverend W. W. Bennett

President

1877 to 1886

Historical College Name: Randolph-Macon College

Current College Name: Randolph-Macon College

Location: Ashland, Virginia

Notes:

Christian W. Slagle

President, acting

1877 to 1878

Historical College Name: University of Iowa

Current College Name: University of Iowa

Location: Iowa City, Iowa

Notes:

George S. Pope

President

1877 to 1887

Historical College Name: Tougaloo University

Current College Name: Tougaloo College

Location: Jackson, Mississippi

Notes:

R. E. Bisbee

President

1877 to 1881

Historical College Name: Clark University

Current College Name: Clark Atlanta University

Location: Atlanta, Georgia

Notes:

William Weston Patton

President

1877 to 1889

Historical College Name: Howard University

Current College Name: Howard University

Location: Washington DC, District of Columbia

Notes:

Charles Ayer

President

1877 to 1894

Historical College Name: Natchez Seminary

Current College Name: Jackson State University

Location: Jackson, Mississippi

Notes:

Edward O. Thayer

President

1877 to 1881

Historical College Name: Bennett College

Current College Name: Bennett College

Location: Greensboro, North Carolina

Notes:

Daniel Harvey Hill

President

1877 to 1884

Historical College Name: Arkansas Industrial University

Current College Name: University of Arkansas

Location: Fayetteville, Arkansas

Notes:

Joseph A. Sewall

President

1877 to 1887

Historical College Name: University of Colorado

Current College Name: University of Colorado

Location: Boulder, Colorado

Notes:

George W. Nesmith

President, Board of Trustees

1877 to 1890

Historical College Name: New Hampshire College of Agriculture and the Mechanic Arts

Current College Name: University of New Hampshire

Location: Durham, New Hampshire

Notes: New Hampshire College of Agriculture and the Mechanic Arts existed as a division of Dartmouth College at this time

John Rhey Thompson

President

1877 to 1881

Historical College Name: West Virginia University

Current College Name: West Virginia University

Location: Morgantown, West Virginia

Notes:

Reverend William Corby C.S.C.

President

1877 to 1881

Historical College Name: University of Notre Dame

Current College Name: University of Notre Dame

Location: South Bend, Indiana

Notes:

Alexander Jay Anderson

President

1877 to 1882

Historical College Name: Territorial University of Washington

Current College Name: University of Washington

Location: Seattle, Washington

Notes:

R. W. Pitman

President, acting

1877 to 1878

Historical College Name: Trinity University

Current College Name: Trinity University

Location: San Antonio, Texas

Notes:

Charles Carroll Stratton

President

1877 to 1887

Historical College Name: University of the Pacific

Current College Name: University of the Pacific

Location: Stockton, California

Notes:

Theophilus Zorn

Principal

1877 to 1884

Historical College Name: Salem Female Academy

Current College Name: Salem Academy and College

Location: Winston-Salem, North Carolina

Notes:

Reverend Martin Port S.J.

President

1877 to 1883

Historical College Name: Canisius College

Current College Name: Canisius College

Location: Buffalo, New York

Notes:

Thomas H. Miles S.J.

President

1877 to 1880

Historical College Name: St. Ignatius College

Current College Name: Loyola University

Location: Chicago, Illinois

Notes:

Reverend Edward A. McGurk S.J.

President

1877 to 1885

Historical College Name: Loyola College (MD)

Current College Name: Loyola University

Location: Baltimore, Maryland

Notes:

Father Leo da Saracena O.S.F.

President

1877 to 1880

Historical College Name: St. Bonaventure College and Seminary

Current College Name: St. Bonaventure University

Location: Saint Bonaventure, New York

Notes:

David Jewett Waller, Jr.

Principal

1877 to 1890

Historical College Name: Bloomsburg Literary Institute and State Normal School

Current College Name: Bloomsburg University of Pennsylvania

Location: Bloomsburg, Pennsylvania

Notes:

Nathan C. Schaeffer

Principal

1877 to 1893

Historical College Name: Keystone State Normal School

Current College Name: Kutztown University of Pennsylvania

Location: Kutztown, Pennsylvania

Notes:

Albert Newton Raub

Principal

1877 to 1884

Historical College Name: Central State Normal School

Current College Name: Lock Haven University

Location: Lock Haven, Pennsylvania

Notes:

Lewis R. Fiske

President

1877 to 1898

Historical College Name: Albion College

Current College Name: Albion College

Location: Albion, Michigan

Notes:

Ep Roberts

President

1877 to 1878

Historical College Name: Baptist College at McMinnville

Current College Name: Linfield University

Location: McMinnville, Oregon

Notes:

Henry Hall White

President

1878 to 1880

Historical College Name: Kentucky University

Current College Name: Transylvania University

Location: Lexington, Kentucky

Notes:

Patrick Hues Mell

Chancellor

1878 to 1888

Historical College Name: University of Georgia

Current College Name: University of Georgia

Location: Athens, Georgia

Notes:

Reverend Edward D. Boone S.J.

President

1878 to 1883

Historical College Name: College of the Holy Cross

Current College Name: College of the Holy Cross

Location: Worcester, Massachusetts

Notes:

Ross Clark Houghton

President

1878 to 1879

Historical College Name: McKendree College

Current College Name: McKendree University

Location: Lebanon, Illinois

Notes:

Alexander Townes Townes

President

1878 to 1894

Historical College Name: Greenville Woman’s College

Current College Name: Greenville Woman’s College

Location: Greenville, South Carolina

Notes:

Josiah Gorgas

President

1878 to 1879

Historical College Name: University of Alabama

Current College Name: University of Alabama

Location: Tuscaloosa, Alabama

Notes:

Samuel L. Caldwell

President

1878 to 1885

Historical College Name: Vassar College

Current College Name: Vassar College

Location: Poughkeepsie, New York

Notes:

Josiah Little Pickard

President

1878 to 1887

Historical College Name: University of Iowa

Current College Name: University of Iowa

Location: Iowa City, Iowa

Notes:

William Burns Paterson

President

1878 to 1915

Historical College Name: State Normal School and University for Colored Students and Teachers/Alabama Colored Peoples University/State Normal School for Colored Students

Current College Name: Alabama State University

Location: Montgomery, Alabama

Notes: Institution became Alabama Colored Peoples University in 1887 and State Normal School for Colored Students in 1889

L. W. Minor

Principal

1878 to 1878

Historical College Name: Alta Vista Agricultural College

Current College Name: Prairie View A&M University

Location: Prairie View, Texas

Notes:

Roman A. Shaffel S.J.

President

1878 to 1880

Historical College Name: Creighton University

Current College Name: Creighton University

Location: Omaha, Nebraska

Notes:

Reverend Henry B. Boude

President

1878 to 1881

Historical College Name: Austin College

Current College Name: Austin College

Location: Sherman, Texas

Notes:

Everett L. Rexford

President

1878 to 1880

Historical College Name: Buchtel College

Current College Name: University of Akron

Location: Akron, Ohio

Notes:

Francis Palmer

President

1878 to 1906

Historical College Name: Fredonia Normal School

Current College Name: State University of New York at Fredonia

Location: Fredonia, New York

Notes:

Reverend John J. Fedigan O.S.A.

President

1878 to 1880

Historical College Name: Villanova College

Current College Name: Villanova University

Location: Villanova, Pennsylvania

Notes:

David B. Rice

President

1878 to 1879

Historical College Name: Albany Collegiate Institute

Current College Name: Lewis and Clark College

Location: Albany, Oregon

Notes:

Reverend F. Gautrelet S.J.

President

1878 to 1879

Historical College Name: Preparatory College of the Immaculate Conception

Current College Name: Loyola University

Location: New Orleans, Louisiana

Notes: Francis de Sales Gautrelet and F. Gautrelet appear to be the same person, but verification is needed.

Helen E. Pelletreau

President

1878 to 1894

Historical College Name: Pennsylvania Female College/Pennsylvania College for Women

Current College Name: Chatham University

Location: Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

Notes: Pelletreau served as acting president 1878 to 1881; Institution became Not to be confused with Pennsylvania College for Women in 1890

John H. French

Principal

1878 to 1881

Historical College Name: Indiana Normal School

Current College Name: Indiana University of Pennsylvania

Location: Indiana, Pennsylvania

Notes:

John W. Stearns

President

1878 to 1885

Historical College Name: Whitewater Normal School

Current College Name: University of Wisconsin – Whitewater

Location: Whitewater, Wisconsin

Notes:

Reverend William Patrick Power

Rector

1878 to 1885

Historical College Name: Pittsburgh Catholic College

Current College Name: Duquesne University

Location: Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

Notes:

J. G. Burchett

President

1878 to 1881

Historical College Name: Baptist College at McMinnville

Current College Name: Linfield University

Location: McMinnville, Oregon

Notes:

Reverend Jackson Burgess McMichael

President

1878 to 1897

Historical College Name: Monmouth College (IL)

Current College Name: Monmouth College

Location: Monmouth, Illinois

Notes:

Reverend P. V. Kavanagh C.M.

President

1878 to 1894

Historical College Name: The College and Seminary of Our Lady of the Angels/Niagara University

Current College Name: Niagara University

Location: Niagara University, New York

Notes: Institution became Niagara University in 1883

Commodore Foxhall A. Parker

Superintendent

1878 to 1879

Historical College Name: United States Naval Academy

Current College Name: United States Naval Academy

Location: Annapolis, Maryland

Notes:

William Corthell

Principal

1878 to 1905

Historical College Name: Gorham Normal School

Current College Name: University of Southern Maine

Location: Gorham, Maine

Notes: The Gorham campus would combine with Portland to form what is University of Southern in 1971 Maine

Francis Wayland Tustin

President, interim

1879 to 1879

Historical College Name: University at Lewisburg

Current College Name: Bucknell University

Location: Lewisburg, Pennsylvania

Notes:

David Jayne Hill

President

1879 to 1888

Historical College Name: University at Lewisburg/Bucknell University

Current College Name: Bucknell University

Location: Lewisburg, Pennsylvania

Notes: Institution renamed Bucknell University in 1886

Alfred Owen

President

1879 to 1886

Historical College Name: Denison University

Current College Name: Denison University

Location: Granville, Ohio

Notes:

Daniel W. Phillips

President

1879 to 1883

Historical College Name: McKendree College

Current College Name: McKendree University

Location: Lebanon, Illinois

Notes:

John Lee Buchanan

President

1879 to 1880

Historical College Name: Emory and Henry College

Current College Name: Emory and Henry College

Location: Emory, Virginia

Notes:

Thomas Henderson Pritchard

President

1879 to 1882

Historical College Name: Wake Forest College

Current College Name: Wake Forest University

Location: Winston-Salem, North Carolina

Notes:

William Stokes Wyman

President, acting

1879 to 1880

Historical College Name: University of Alabama

Current College Name: University of Alabama

Location: Tuscaloosa, Alabama

Notes:

Elias DeWitt Huntley

President

1879 to 1883

Historical College Name: Lawrence University

Current College Name: Lawrence University

Location: Appleton, Wisconsin

Notes:

E. H. Anderson

Principal

1879 to 1885

Historical College Name: Prairie View Normal School

Current College Name: Prairie View A&M University

Location: Prairie View, Texas

Notes:

Reverend Edgar J. Goodspeed

President

1879 to 1882

Historical College Name: Benedict Institute

Current College Name: Benedict College

Location: Columbia, South Carolina

Notes:

Elijah Evans Edwards

President

1879 to 1882

Historical College Name: Agricultural College of Colorado

Current College Name: Colorado State University

Location: Fort Collins, Colorado

Notes:

George T. Fairchild

President

1879 to 1897

Historical College Name: Kansas State Agricultural College

Current College Name: Kansas State University

Location: Manhattan, Kansas

Notes:

Merritt Caldwell Fernald

President

1879 to 1893

Historical College Name: Maine State College of Agriculture and Mechanic Arts

Current College Name: University of Maine

Location: Orono, Maine

Notes:

William Barton Rogers

President

1879 to 1881

Historical College Name: Massachusetts Institute of Technology

Current College Name: Massachusetts Institute of Technology

Location: Cambridge, Massachusetts

Notes: Rogers was appointed president pro tem in June 1878 and then president in December 1879

Charles L. Flint

President

1879 to 1880

Historical College Name: Massachusetts Agricultural College

Current College Name: University of Massachusetts Amherst

Location: Amherst, Massachusetts

Notes:

John Garland James

President

1879 to 1883

Historical College Name: Agricultural and Mechanical College of Texas

Current College Name: Texas A&M University

Location: College Station, Texas

Notes:

Richard Moberly Dudley

President

1879 to 1893

Historical College Name: Georgetown College

Current College Name: Georgetown College

Location: Georgetown, Kentucky

Notes:

Telfair Hodgson

Vice Chancellor

1879 to 1890

Historical College Name: University of the South

Current College Name: The University of the South

Location: Sewanee, Tennessee

Notes: Institution was also known as Sewanee, Sewanee College, or Sewanee University; Vice chancellor selected as the title for the chief executive

Bernard Mallon

Principal

1879 to 1879

Historical College Name: Sam Houston Normal Institute

Current College Name: Sam Houston State University

Location: Huntsville, Texas

Notes:

Hildreth H. Smith

Principal

1879 to 1881

Historical College Name: Sam Houston Normal Institute

Current College Name: Sam Houston State University

Location: Huntsville, Texas

Notes:

Reverend George Meyer

President

1879 to 1887

Historical College Name: St. Mary’s Institute (OH)

Current College Name: University of Dayton

Location: Dayton, Ohio

Notes:

Reverend Elbert Neal Condit

President

1879 to 1885

Historical College Name: Albany Collegiate Institute

Current College Name: Lewis and Clark College

Location: Albany, Oregon

Notes:

Rudolph J. Meyer

President

1879 to 1881

Historical College Name: St. Xavier College

Current College Name: Xavier University

Location: Cincinnati, Ohio

Notes:

Charles E. Lambert

President

1879 to 1880

Historical College Name: Willamette University

Current College Name: Willamette University

Location: Salem, Oregon

Notes:

B. S. Potter

Principal

1879 to 1882

Historical College Name: Cumberland Valley State Normal School

Current College Name: Shippensburg University

Location: Shippensburg, Pennsylvania

Notes:

William Henry Sweet

President

1879 to 1886

Historical College Name: Baker University

Current College Name: Baker University

Location: Baldwin City, Kansas

Notes:

George Pliny Brown

President

1879 to 1885

Historical College Name: Indiana State Normal School

Current College Name: Indiana State University

Location: Terre Haute, Indiana

Notes:

James Quinter

President

1879 to 1888

Historical College Name: Brethren Normal School

Current College Name: Juniata College

Location: Huntingdon, Pennsylvania

Notes:

John R. Herrick

President

1879 to 1883

Historical College Name: Tualitin Academy and Pacific University

Current College Name: Pacific University

Location: Forest Grove, Oregon

Notes:

Brother Bettelin McMahon

President

1879 to 1891

Historical College Name: Saint Mary’s College of California

Current College Name: St. Mary’s College of California

Location: Moraga, California

Notes:

Rear Admiral George Balch

Superintendent

1879 to 1881

Historical College Name: United States Naval Academy

Current College Name: United States Naval Academy

Location: Annapolis, Maryland

Notes:

Charles Louis Loos

President

1880 to 1897

Historical College Name: Kentucky University

Current College Name: Transylvania University

Location: Lexington, Kentucky

Notes:

Cyrus Hamlin

President

1880 to 1885

Historical College Name: Middlebury College

Current College Name: Middlebury College

Location: Middlebury, Vermont

Notes:

William Porcher Miles

President

1880 to 1882

Historical College Name: South Carolina College of Agriculture and Mechanics

Current College Name: University of South Carolina

Location: Columbia, South Carolina

Notes: Name changed to South Carolina College of Agriculture and Mechanics

Milton Goff

Chancellor, acting

1880 to 1881

Historical College Name: Western University of Pennsylvania

Current College Name: University of Pittsburgh

Location: Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

Notes:

John W. Beach

President

1880 to 1887

Historical College Name: Wesleyan University

Current College Name: Wesleyan University

Location: Middletown, Connecticut

Notes: Beach also held a LL.D.

Charles Lewis

President

1880 to 1892

Historical College Name: Norwich University

Current College Name: Norwich University

Location: Northfield, Vermont

Notes:

Henry Simmons Frieze

President, acting

1880 to 1882

Historical College Name: University of Michigan

Current College Name: University of Michigan

Location: Ann Arbor, Michigan

Notes: Frieze stepped in as acting president while James Angell served as minister to China

Jeremiah O’Connor S.J.

President

1880 to 1884

Historical College Name: Boston College

Current College Name: Boston College

Location: Boston, Massachusetts

Notes:

David Sullins

President

1880 to 1885

Historical College Name: Emory and Henry College

Current College Name: Emory and Henry College

Location: Emory, Virginia

Notes:

Burwell Boykin Lewis

President

1880 to 1885

Historical College Name: University of Alabama

Current College Name: University of Alabama

Location: Tuscaloosa, Alabama

Notes:

John A. Downey S.J.

President

1880 to 1883

Historical College Name: Spring Hill College

Current College Name: Spring Hill College

Location: Mobile, Alabama

Notes:

John Burns Weston

President, acting

1880 to 1881

Historical College Name: Antioch College

Current College Name: Antioch College

Location: Yellow Springs, Ohio

Notes:

John Pinasco S.J.

President

1880 to 1883

Historical College Name: Santa Clara College

Current College Name: Santa Clara University

Location: Santa Clara, California

Notes:

Sophia B. Packard

Co-founder/President

1880 to 1891

Historical College Name: Atlanta Baptist Female Seminary

Current College Name: Spelman College

Location: Atlanta, Georgia

Notes:

Charles Waddell Chesnutt

Principal

1880 to 1883

Historical College Name: State Colored Normal School

Current College Name: Fayetteville State university

Location: Fayetteville, North Carolina

Notes:

Inman E. Page

President

1880 to 1898

Historical College Name: Lincoln Institute (MO.)

Current College Name: Lincoln University of Missouri

Location: Jefferson City, Missouri

Notes:

Hightower Theodore Keiling

President/Principal

1880 to 1883

Historical College Name: Waco College/Paul Quinn College

Current College Name: Paul Quinn College

Location: Dallas, Texas

Notes: Institution became Paul Quinn College in 1881; conflicting sources refer to Keiling as both principal and president

Horace Davis

President

1880 to 1890

Historical College Name: University of California

Current College Name: University of California

Location: Berkeley, California

Notes:

Selim Hobart Peabody

President

1880 to 1891

Historical College Name: Illinois Industrial University/University of Illinois

Current College Name: University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign

Location: Urbana, Illinois

Notes: Institution became University of Illinois in 1885

William Preston Johnston

President

1880 to 1883

Historical College Name: Louisiana State University and Agricultural and Mechanical College

Current College Name: Louisiana State University

Location: Baton Rouge, Louisiana

Notes:

Levi Stockbridge

President

1880 to 1882

Historical College Name: Massachusetts Agricultural College

Current College Name: University of Massachusetts Amherst

Location: Amherst, Massachusetts

Notes:

Stephen D. Lee

President

1880 to 1899

Historical College Name: Mississippi Agricultural and Mechanical College

Current College Name: Mississippi State University

Location: Starkville, Mississippi

Notes:

Joseph Shortlidge

President

1880 to 1881

Historical College Name: The Pennsylvania State College

Current College Name: Pennsylvania State University

Location: State College, Pennsylvania

Notes:

John Lee Buchanan

President

1880 to 1882

Historical College Name: Virginia Agricultural and Mechanical College

Current College Name: Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University

Location: Blacksburg, Virginia

Notes:

Marion M. Bovard

President

1880 to 1891

Historical College Name: University of Southern California

Current College Name: University of Southern California

Location: Los Angeles, California

Notes:

Robert Alexander Lamberton

President

1880 to 1893

Historical College Name: Lehigh University

Current College Name: Lehigh University

Location: Bethlehem, Pennsylvania

Notes:

Thomas H. Miles S.J.

President

1880 to 1883

Historical College Name: Creighton University

Current College Name: Creighton University

Location: Omaha, Nebraska

Notes:

David Hastings Moore

Chancellor

1880 to 1889

Historical College Name: University of Denver

Current College Name: University of Denver

Location: Denver, Colorado

Notes:

Orello Cone

President

1880 to 1896

Historical College Name: Buchtel College

Current College Name: University of Akron

Location: Akron, Ohio

Notes:

Reverend Joseph A. Coleman O.S.A.

President

1880 to 1886

Historical College Name: Villanova College

Current College Name: Villanova University

Location: Villanova, Pennsylvania

Notes:

Robert E. Kenna S.J.

President

1880 to 1883

Historical College Name: St. Ignatius College

Current College Name: University of San Francisco

Location: San Francisco, California

Notes:

Alonzo Collin

President, acting

1880 to 1881

Historical College Name: Cornell College

Current College Name: Cornell College

Location: Mount Vernon, Iowa

Notes:

Thomas O’Neil S.J.

President

1880 to 1884

Historical College Name: St. Ignatius College

Current College Name: Loyola University

Location: Chicago, Illinois

Notes:

Reverend T. W. Butler S.J.

President

1880 to 1887

Historical College Name: Preparatory College of the Immaculate Conception

Current College Name: Loyola University

Location: New Orleans, Louisiana

Notes:

Thomas Van Scoy

President

1880 to 1891

Historical College Name: Willamette University

Current College Name: Willamette University

Location: Salem, Oregon

Notes:

Father Theophilus Pospisilik O.S.F.

President

1880 to 1886

Historical College Name: St. Bonaventure College and Seminary

Current College Name: St. Bonaventure University

Location: Saint Bonaventure, New York

Notes:

Josiah Lewis

President

1880 to 1881

Historical College Name: Southern University (Greensboro, AL)

Current College Name: Birmingham-Southern College

Location: Birmingham, Alabama

Notes:

Malcolm MacVicar

Principal

1880 to 1881

Historical College Name: Michigan State Normal School

Current College Name: Eastern Michigan University

Location: Ypsilanti, Michigan

Notes:

Johann Peter Goebel

President

1880 to 1887

Historical College Name: Elmhurst Proseminary and Academy

Current College Name: Elmhurst University

Location: Elmhurst, Illinois

Notes:

Charles Wesley Emerson

President and founder

1880 to 1903

Historical College Name: Boston Conservatory of Elocution, Oratory, and Dramatic Art/Monroe Conservatory of Oratory/Emerson College of Oratory

Current College Name: Emerson College

Location: Boston, Massachusetts

Notes: Emerson founded the institution as Boston Conservatory of Elocution in 1880. Emerson changed the name to Monroe College of Oratory in 1881. The institution became Emerson College of Oratory in 1890.

William James Rolfe

President

1880 to 1903

Historical College Name: Emerson College of Oratory

Current College Name: Emerson College

Location: Boston, Massachusetts

Notes:

David Clarke John

President

1880 to 1883

Historical College Name: Hamline University

Current College Name: Hamline University

Location: St. Paul, Minnesota

Notes:

Charles Scott

President

1880 to 1893

Historical College Name: Hope College

Current College Name: Hope College

Location: Holland, Michigan

Notes:

William Pepper

Provost

1881 to 1894

Historical College Name: University of Pennsylvania

Current College Name: University of Pennsylvania

Location: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Notes:

Franklin Carter

President

1881 to 1901

Historical College Name: Williams College

Current College Name: Williams College

Location: Williamstown, Massachusetts

Notes:

James D. Moffat

President

1881 to 1914

Historical College Name: Washington and Jefferson College

Current College Name: Washington and Jefferson College

Location: Washington, Pennsylvania

Notes:

Henry Darling

President

1881 to 1891

Historical College Name: Hamilton College

Current College Name: Hamilton College

Location: Clinton, New York

Notes:

Henry Mitchell MacCracken

Chancellor

1881 to 1884

Historical College Name: Western University of Pennsylvania

Current College Name: University of Pittsburgh

Location: Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

Notes:

John Hall

Chancellor

1881 to 1891

Historical College Name: University of the City of New York

Current College Name: New York University

Location: New York, New York

Notes:

Reverend Rudolph J. Meyer S.J.

President

1881 to 1885

Historical College Name: St. Louis University

Current College Name: St. Louis University

Location: St. Louis, Missouri

Notes:

Edward I. Devitt S.J.

President

1881 to 1894

Historical College Name: Boston College

Current College Name: Boston College

Location: Boston, Massachusetts

Notes:

Peter Born

President

1881 to 1893

Historical College Name: Evangelical Lutheran Missionary Institute

Current College Name: Susquehanna University

Location: Selinsgrove, Pennsylvania

Notes:

Charles Manly

President

1881 to 1897

Historical College Name: Furman University

Current College Name: Furman University

Location: Greenville, South Carolina

Notes:

Booker Taliaferro Washington

President

1881 to 1915

Historical College Name: Tuskegee Normal and Industrial Institute

Current College Name: Tuskegee University

Location: Tuskegee, Alabama

Notes:

Edward O. Thayer

President

1881 to 1890

Historical College Name: Clark University

Current College Name: Clark Atlanta University

Location: Atlanta, Georgia

Notes:

William E. Brooks

President

1881 to 1884

Historical College Name: Tillotson College

Current College Name: Huston-Tillotson University

Location: Austin, Texas

Notes:

Wilbur F. Steele

President

1881 to 1889

Historical College Name: Bennett College

Current College Name: Bennett College

Location: Greensboro, North Carolina

Notes:

William Thomas Reid

President

1881 to 1885

Historical College Name: University of California

Current College Name: University of California

Location: Berkeley, California

Notes:

Solomon Mead

Principal

1881 to 1882

Historical College Name: Storrs Agricultural School

Current College Name: University of Connecticut

Location: Storrs, Connecticut

Notes:

Francis Amasa Walker

President

1881 to 1897

Historical College Name: Massachusetts Institute of Technology

Current College Name: Massachusetts Institute of Technology

Location: Cambridge, Massachusetts

Notes: Walker died in office January 5, 1897

Walter Quincy Scott

President

1881 to 1883

Historical College Name: Ohio State University

Current College Name: Ohio State University

Location: Columbus, Ohio

Notes:

James Y. McKee

President, acting

1881 to 1882

Historical College Name: The Pennsylvania State College

Current College Name: Pennsylvania State University

Location: State College, Pennsylvania

Notes:

Joseph H. Cummings

President

1881 to 1890

Historical College Name: Northwestern University

Current College Name: Northwestern University

Location: Evanston, Illinois

Notes:

Alice Freeman Palmer

President

1881 to 1887

Historical College Name: Wellesley College

Current College Name: Wellesley College

Location: Wellesley, Massachusetts

Notes:

Reverend Thomas E. Walsh C.S.C.

President

1881 to 1893

Historical College Name: University of Notre Dame

Current College Name: University of Notre Dame

Location: South Bend, Indiana

Notes:

Charles N. Sims

Chancellor

1881 to 1893

Historical College Name: Syracuse University

Current College Name: Syracuse University

Location: Syracuse, New York

Notes:

Frederick E. Partington

Principal

1881 to 1884

Historical College Name: New Paltz Academy

Current College Name: State University of New York at New Paltz

Location: New Paltz, New York

Notes:

Joseph Baldwin

Principal

1881 to 1891

Historical College Name: Sam Houston Normal Institute

Current College Name: Sam Houston State University

Location: Huntsville, Texas

Notes:

Reverend Joseph F. Rigge S.J.

President

1881 to 1882

Historical College Name: Marquette College

Current College Name: Marquette University

Location: Milwaukee, Wisconsin

Notes:

George Thomas Carpenter

President/Chancellor

1881 to 1893

Historical College Name: Drake University

Current College Name: Drake University

Location: Des Moines, Iowa

Notes: Carpenter served as president 1881 to 1882 and chancellor 1882 to 1893

William Fletcher King

President

1881 to 1908

Historical College Name: Cornell College

Current College Name: Cornell College

Location: Mount Vernon, Iowa

Notes:

Harvey W. Everest

President

1881 to 1886

Historical College Name: Butler University

Current College Name: Butler University

Location: Indianapolis, Indiana

Notes:

John I. Coghlan

President

1881 to 1884

Historical College Name: St. Xavier College

Current College Name: Xavier University

Location: Cincinnati, Ohio

Notes:

Leonard H. Durling

Principal

1881 to 1888

Historical College Name: Indiana Normal School

Current College Name: Indiana University of Pennsylvania

Location: Indiana, Pennsylvania

Notes:

Alexander McLearn

President

1881 to 1882

Historical College Name: Battle Creek College

Current College Name: Battle Creek College

Location: Battle Creek, Michigan

Notes:

J. A. Kunkelman

President

1881 to 1883

Historical College Name: Carthage College (IL)

Current College Name: Carthage College

Location: Kenosha, Wisconsin

Notes:

George Garner

President

1881 to 1884

Historical College Name: Central University of Iowa

Current College Name: Central College

Location: Pella, Iowa

Notes:

Stephen Phelps

President

1881 to 1886

Historical College Name: Coe College

Current College Name: Coe College

Location: Cedar Rapids, Iowa

Notes:

Daniel Putnam

Principal

1881 to 1883

Historical College Name: Michigan State Normal School

Current College Name: Eastern Michigan University

Location: Ypsilanti, Michigan

Notes:

Reverend Matthias Wahlstrom

President

1881 to 1904

Historical College Name: Gustavus Adolphus College

Current College Name: Gustavus Adolphus College

Location: St. Peter, Minnesota

Notes: Walhstrom served as acting president in 1881 and 1882

E. C. Anderson

President

1881 to 1887

Historical College Name: Baptist College at McMinnville

Current College Name: Linfield University

Location: McMinnville, Oregon

Notes:

Benjamin Hudson Thackston

Principal

1881 to 1884

Historical College Name: Marshall College State Normal School

Current College Name: Marshall University

Location: Huntington, West Virginia

Notes:

William P. Nason

President

1881 to 1882

Historical College Name: First District Normal School (now Truman State University)

Current College Name: Truman State University

Location: Kirksville, Missouri

Notes:

Major General Oliver Otis Howard

Superintendent

1881 to 1882

Historical College Name: United States Military Academy

Current College Name: United States Military Academy

Location: West Point, New York

Notes:

Rear Admiral Christopher R.P. Rodgers

Superintendent

1881 to 1881

Historical College Name: United States Naval Academy

Current College Name: United States Naval Academy

Location: Annapolis, Maryland

Notes:

Captain Francis Munroe Ramsay

Superintendent

1881 to 1886

Historical College Name: United States Naval Academy

Current College Name: United States Naval Academy

Location: Annapolis, Maryland

Notes:

Merrill Edward Gates

President

1882 to 1890

Historical College Name: Rutgers College

Current College Name: Rutgers University

Location: New Brunswick, New Jersey

Notes:

Henry Elliott Shepherd

President

1882 to 1897

Historical College Name: College of Charleston

Current College Name: College of Charleston

Location: Charleston, South Carolina

Notes:

Alexander Doak

President, acting

1882 to 1883

Historical College Name: Greeneville and Tusculum College

Current College Name: Tusculum University

Location: Greeneville, Tennessee

Notes:

Augustine J. Smith

President

1882 to 1887

Historical College Name: Maryland Agricultural College

Current College Name: University of Maryland

Location: College Park, Maryland

Notes:

James A. Doonan S.J.

President

1882 to 1888

Historical College Name: Georgetown University

Current College Name: Georgetown University

Location: Washington DC, District of Columbia

Notes:

George Dana Boardman Pepper

President

1882 to 1889

Historical College Name: Colby University

Current College Name: Colby College

Location: Waterville, Maine

Notes:

Reverend Edward A. Tanner

President

1882 to 1892

Historical College Name: Illinois College

Current College Name: Illinois College

Location: Jacksonville, Illinois

Notes:

D. M. Rush

President

1882 to 1885

Historical College Name: Centenary College of Louisiana

Current College Name: Centenary College

Location: Shreveport, Louisiana

Notes:

Samuel Alfred Ort

President

1882 to 1900

Historical College Name: Wittenberg College

Current College Name: Wittenberg University

Location: Springfield, Ohio

Notes:

Orin J. Wait

President

1882 to 1883

Historical College Name: Antioch College

Current College Name: Antioch College

Location: Yellow Springs, Ohio

Notes: institution was closed from 1881 to 1882 to let the endowment recover

John Houston Burrus

President

1882 to 1893

Historical College Name: Alcorn Agricultural and Mechanical College

Current College Name: Alcorn State University

Location: Lorman, Mississippi

Notes:

William Maslin Frysinger

President

1882 to 1888

Historical College Name: Centenary Biblical Institute

Current College Name: Morgan State University

Location: Baltimore, Maryland

Notes:

Reverend Charles E. Becker

President

1882 to 1895

Historical College Name: Benedict Institute/Benedict College

Current College Name: Benedict College

Location: Columbia, South Carolina

Notes: Institute became Benedict College in 1891

William Leroy Broun

President

1882 to 1883

Historical College Name: Agricultural and Mechanical College of Alabama

Current College Name: Auburn University

Location: Auburn, Alabama

Notes:

Charles L. Ingersoll

President

1882 to 1891

Historical College Name: Agricultural College of Colorado

Current College Name: Colorado State University

Location: Fort Collins, Colorado

Notes:

George W. Atherton

President

1882 to 1906

Historical College Name: The Pennsylvania State College

Current College Name: Pennsylvania State University

Location: State College, Pennsylvania

Notes:

Ephraim M. Epstein

President

1882 to 1883

Historical College Name: University of South Dakota

Current College Name: University of South Dakota

Location: Vermillion, South Dakota

Notes:

Thomas Nelson Conrad

President

1882 to 1886

Historical College Name: Virginia Agricultural and Mechanical College

Current College Name: Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University

Location: Blacksburg, Virginia

Notes:

William Lyne Wilson

President

1882 to 1883

Historical College Name: West Virginia University

Current College Name: West Virginia University

Location: Morgantown, West Virginia

Notes:

Reverend Edward Porter Palmer

President

1882 to 1885

Historical College Name: Austin College

Current College Name: Austin College

Location: Sherman, Texas

Notes:

S. T. Anderson

President, acting

1882 to 1883

Historical College Name: Trinity University

Current College Name: Trinity University

Location: San Antonio, Texas

Notes:

Edward P. Waterbury

Principal

1882 to 1889

Historical College Name: New York State Normal School

Current College Name: University at Albany, SUNY

Location: Albany, New York

Notes:

Reverend Patrick Dealy S.J.

President

1882 to 1885

Historical College Name: St. John’s College

Current College Name: Fordham University

Location: Bronx, New York

Notes:

Reverend Isidore J. Boudreaux S.J.

President

1882 to 1884

Historical College Name: Marquette College

Current College Name: Marquette University

Location: Milwaukee, Wisconsin

Notes:

Alexander Jay Anderson

President

1882 to 1891

Historical College Name: Whitman College

Current College Name: Whitman College

Location: Walla Walla, Washington

Notes:

Elizabeth Cary Agassiz

President

1882 to 1903

Historical College Name: Society for the Collegiate Instruction for Women/Radcliffe College

Current College Name: Harvard University

Location: Cambridge, Massachusetts

Notes: became Radcliffe College in 1894

Samuel B. Heiges

Principal

1882 to 1886

Historical College Name: Cumberland Valley State Normal School

Current College Name: Shippensburg University

Location: Shippensburg, Pennsylvania

Notes:

Allen Andrews

President

1882 to 1894

Historical College Name: Southern University (Greensboro, AL)

Current College Name: Birmingham-Southern College

Location: Birmingham, Alabama

Notes:

Joseph Price

President and founder

1882 to 1893

Historical College Name: Zion Wesley Institute/Zion Wesley College/Livingstone College

Current College Name: Livingstone College

Location: Salisbury, North Carolina

Notes: Institution became Zion Wesley College in 1885 and Livingstone College in 1887

Colonel John P. Thomas CSA

Superintendent

1882 to 1885

Historical College Name: The South Carolina Military Academy

Current College Name: The Citadel, the Military College of South Carolina

Location: Charleston, South Carolina

Notes:

Joseph Philip Blanton

President

1882 to 1891

Historical College Name: First District Normal School (now Truman State University)

Current College Name: Truman State University

Location: Kirksville, Missouri

Notes:

Major General Wesley Merritt

Superintendent

1882 to 1887

Historical College Name: United States Military Academy

Current College Name: United States Military Academy

Location: West Point, New York

Notes:

Charles Blanchard

President

1882 to 1925

Historical College Name: Wheaton College (IL)

Current College Name: Wheaton College

Location: Wheaton, Illinois

Notes:

Richard McIlwaine

President

1883 to 1904

Historical College Name: Hampden-Sydney College

Current College Name: Hampden-Sydney College

Location: Hampden-Sydney, Virginia

Notes:

Jeremiah Moore

President

1883 to 1901

Historical College Name: Greeneville and Tusculum College

Current College Name: Tusculum University

Location: Greeneville, Tennessee

Notes:

McLaren John McBryde

President

1883 to 1891

Historical College Name: South Carolina College

Current College Name: University of South Carolina

Location: Columbia, South Carolina

Notes: Name changed back to South Carolina College

David H. Wheeler

President

1883 to 1888

Historical College Name: Allegheny College

Current College Name: Allegheny College

Location: Meadville, Pennsylvania

Notes:

Reverend Robert W. Brady S.J.

President

1883 to 1887

Historical College Name: College of the Holy Cross

Current College Name: College of the Holy Cross

Location: Worcester, Massachusetts

Notes:

James Hall Mason Knox

President

1883 to 1890

Historical College Name: Lafayette College

Current College Name: Lafayette College

Location: Easton, Pennsylvania

Notes:

George Williamson Smith

President

1883 to 1904

Historical College Name: Trinity College

Current College Name: Trinity College

Location: Hartford, Connecticut

Notes:

William Fletcher Swahlen

President

1883 to 1886

Historical College Name: McKendree College

Current College Name: McKendree University

Location: Lebanon, Illinois

Notes:

David McKiniry S.J.

President

1883 to 1887

Historical College Name: Spring Hill College

Current College Name: Spring Hill College

Location: Mobile, Alabama

Notes:

Daniel Albright Long

President

1883 to 1899

Historical College Name: Antioch College

Current College Name: Antioch College

Location: Yellow Springs, Ohio

Notes:

Bradford Paul Raymond

President

1883 to 1889

Historical College Name: Lawrence University

Current College Name: Lawrence University

Location: Appleton, Wisconsin

Notes:

Robert E. Kenna S.J.

President

1883 to 1888

Historical College Name: Santa Clara College

Current College Name: Santa Clara University

Location: Santa Clara, California

Notes:

Francis W. Parker

Principal

1883 to 1899

Historical College Name: Cook County Normal School/Chicago Normal School

Current College Name: Chicago State University

Location: Chicago, Illinois

Notes: Institution became Chicago Normal School in 1896

Ezekiel Ezra Smith

Principal

1883 to 1888

Historical College Name: State Colored Normal School

Current College Name: Fayetteville State university

Location: Fayetteville, North Carolina

Notes:

Isaac M. Burgan

President/Principal

1883 to 1891

Historical College Name: Paul Quinn College

Current College Name: Paul Quinn College

Location: Dallas, Texas

Notes: Conflicting sources refer to Burgan as both principal and president

Thomas Mason

President

1883 to 1896

Historical College Name: Philander Smith College

Current College Name: Philander Smith College

Location: Little Rock, Arkansas

Notes:

David French Boyd

President

1883 to 1884

Historical College Name: Agricultural and Mechanical College of Alabama

Current College Name: Auburn University

Location: Auburn, Alabama

Notes:

Benjamin F. Koons

Principal/President

1883 to 1898

Historical College Name: Storrs Agricultural School/Storrs Agricultural College

Current College Name: University of Connecticut

Location: Storrs, Connecticut

Notes: Koons became president in 1893; Institution became Storrs Agricultural College in 1893

James H. Smart

President

1883 to 1900

Historical College Name: Purdue University

Current College Name: Purdue University

Location: La Fayette, Indiana

Notes:

Seaman Knapp

President

1883 to 1884

Historical College Name: Iowa State Agricultural College

Current College Name: Iowa State University

Location: Ames, Iowa

Notes:

Joshua Lippincott

Chancellor

1883 to 1889

Historical College Name: University of Kansas

Current College Name: University of Kansas

Location: Lawrence, Kansas

Notes:

James W. Nicholson

President, interim

1883 to 1884

Historical College Name: Louisiana State University and Agricultural and Mechanical College

Current College Name: Louisiana State University

Location: Baton Rouge, Louisiana

Notes:

Henry Hill Goodell

President, acting

1883 to 1883

Historical College Name: Massachusetts Agricultural College

Current College Name: University of Massachusetts Amherst

Location: Amherst, Massachusetts

Notes:

James C. Greenough

President

1883 to 1886

Historical College Name: Massachusetts Agricultural College

Current College Name: University of Massachusetts Amherst

Location: Amherst, Massachusetts

Notes:

William Henry Scott

President

1883 to 1895

Historical College Name: Ohio State University

Current College Name: Ohio State University

Location: Columbus, Ohio

Notes:

John Simonds

President

1883 to 1885

Historical College Name: University of South Dakota

Current College Name: University of South Dakota

Location: Vermillion, South Dakota

Notes:

Hardaway Hunt Dinwiddie

Chairman of the Faculty

1883 to 1887

Historical College Name: Agricultural and Mechanical College of Texas

Current College Name: Texas A&M University

Location: College Station, Texas

Notes:

J. W. Mallett

Chairman of the faculty

1883 to 1884

Historical College Name: University of Texas

Current College Name: University of Texas

Location: Austin, Texas

Notes:

Elizabeth Blanchard

Principal/President

1883 to 1889

Historical College Name: Mount Holyoke Female Seminary/Mount Holyoke Seminary and College

Current College Name: Mount Holyoke College

Location: South Hadley, Massachusetts

Notes: Institution became Mount Holyoke Seminary and College in 1888 and Blanchard’s title changed to president

Marquis Lafayette Wood

President

1883 to 1884

Historical College Name: Trinity College

Current College Name: Duke University

Location: Durham, North Carolina

Notes:

Joseph G. Zealand S.J.

President

1883 to 1884

Historical College Name: Creighton University

Current College Name: Creighton University

Location: Omaha, Nebraska

Notes:

Benjamin G. McLeskey

President

1883 to 1885

Historical College Name: Trinity University

Current College Name: Trinity University

Location: San Antonio, Texas

Notes:

Homer T. Fuller

President

1883 to 1894

Historical College Name: Worcester County Free Institute of Industrial Science/Worcester Polytechnic Institute

Current College Name: Worcester Polytechnic Institute

Location: Worcester, Massachusetts

Notes: Institution became Worcester Polytechnic Institute in 1887

Joseph C. Sasia S.J.

President

1883 to 1887

Historical College Name: St. Ignatius College

Current College Name: University of San Francisco

Location: San Francisco, California

Notes:

Sylvester Fithian Scovel

President

1883 to 1899

Historical College Name: University of Wooster

Current College Name: College of Wooster

Location: Wooster, Ohio

Notes:

Reverend Theodore Van Rossum S.J.

President

1883 to 1888

Historical College Name: Canisius College

Current College Name: Canisius College

Location: Buffalo, New York

Notes:

Benjamin F. Shaub

Principal

1883 to 1887

Historical College Name: Millersville State Normal School

Current College Name: Millersville University

Location: Millersville, Pennsylvania

Notes:

Wolcott H. Littlejohn

President

1883 to 1885

Historical College Name: Battle Creek College

Current College Name: Battle Creek College

Location: Battle Creek, Michigan

Notes:

J. S. Detweiler

President

1883 to 1884

Historical College Name: Carthage College (IL)

Current College Name: Carthage College

Location: Kenosha, Wisconsin

Notes:

William Penn Pinkham

President, acting

1883 to 1884

Historical College Name: Earlham College

Current College Name: Earlham College

Location: Earlham, Indiana

Notes:

Edwin Willits

Principal

1883 to 1885

Historical College Name: Michigan State Normal School

Current College Name: Eastern Michigan University

Location: Ypsilanti, Michigan

Notes:

George Henry Bridgman

President

1883 to 1912

Historical College Name: Hamline University

Current College Name: Hamline University

Location: St. Paul, Minnesota

Notes:

George M. Laughlin

President

1883 to 1887

Historical College Name: Hiram College

Current College Name: Hiram College

Location: Hiram, Ohio

Notes:

Henry H. Rassweiler

President

1883 to 1888

Historical College Name: North-Western College

Current College Name: North Central College

Location: Naperville, Illinois

Notes:

Jacob F. Ellis

President

1883 to 1891

Historical College Name: Tualitin Academy and Pacific University

Current College Name: Pacific University

Location: Forest Grove, Oregon

Notes:

George C. Purington

Principal

1883 to 1909

Historical College Name: Northern State Normal School/Farmington State Normal School

Current College Name: University of Maine at Farmington

Location: Farmington, Maine

Notes: Institution became Farmington State Normal School in 1889

Charles William Super

President

1884 to 1896

Historical College Name: Ohio University

Current College Name: Ohio University

Location: Athens, Ohio

Notes:

Jacob Dolson Cox

President

1884 to 1889

Historical College Name: University of Cincinnati

Current College Name: University of Cincinnati

Location: Cincinnati, Ohio

Notes:

Milton Goff

Chancellor

1884 to 1890

Historical College Name: Western University of Pennsylvania

Current College Name: University of Pittsburgh

Location: Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

Notes:

Reverend Eliphalet Nott Potter

President

1884 to 1897

Historical College Name: Hobart College

Current College Name: Hobart and William Smith Colleges

Location: Geneva, New York

Notes:

Harvey Washington McKnight

President

1884 to 1904

Historical College Name: Pennsylvania College

Current College Name: Gettysburg College

Location: Gettysburg, Pennsylvania

Notes:

David Starr Jordan

President

1884 to 1891

Historical College Name: Indiana University

Current College Name: Indiana University

Location: Bloomington, Indiana

Notes:

Edward V. Boursaud S.J.

President

1884 to 1887

Historical College Name: Boston College

Current College Name: Boston College

Location: Boston, Massachusetts

Notes:

Charles Elisha Taylor

President

1884 to 1905

Historical College Name: Wake Forest College

Current College Name: Wake Forest University

Location: Winston-Salem, North Carolina

Notes:

Isaac Stiles Hopkins

President

1884 to 1888

Historical College Name: Emory College

Current College Name: Emory University

Location: Atlanta, Georgia

Notes:

William Preston Johnston

President

1884 to 1899

Historical College Name: Tulane University

Current College Name: Tulane University

Location: New Orleans, Louisiana

Notes:

John Kershaw

President

1884 to 1886

Historical College Name: Tillotson College

Current College Name: Huston-Tillotson University

Location: Austin, Texas

Notes:

Samuel T. Mitchell

President

1884 to 1900

Historical College Name: Wilberforce University

Current College Name: Wilberforce University

Location: Wilberforce, Ohio

Notes:

Reverend W. A. Holliday

President

1884 to 1885

Historical College Name: Biddle University

Current College Name: Johnson C. Smith University

Location: Charlotte, North Carolina

Notes:

William Leroy Broun

President

1884 to 1902

Historical College Name: Agricultural and Mechanical College of Alabama/Alabama Polytechnic Institute

Current College Name: Auburn University

Location: Auburn, Alabama

Notes: Institution became Alabama Polytechnic Institution in 1899

George Matthews Edgar

President

1884 to 1887

Historical College Name: Arkansas Industrial University

Current College Name: University of Arkansas

Location: Fayetteville, Arkansas

Notes:

David French Boyd

President

1884 to 1886

Historical College Name: Louisiana State University and Agricultural and Mechanical College

Current College Name: Louisiana State University

Location: Baton Rouge, Louisiana

Notes:

Cyrus Northrop

President

1884 to 1911

Historical College Name: University of Minnesota

Current College Name: University of Minnesota-Twin Cities

Location: St. Paul, Minnesota

Notes:

James Irving Manatt

President

1884 to 1888

Historical College Name: University of Nebraska

Current College Name: University of Nebraska – Lincoln

Location: Lincoln, Nebraska

Notes:

William M. Blackburn

President

1884 to 1885

Historical College Name: University of North Dakota

Current College Name: University of North Dakota

Location: Grand Forks, North Dakota

Notes:

George W. Lilley

President

1884 to 1885

Historical College Name: Dakota Agricultural College

Current College Name: South Dakota State University

Location: Brookings, South Dakota

Notes:

Leslie Waggener

Chairman of the faculty

1884 to 1894

Historical College Name: University of Texas

Current College Name: University of Texas

Location: Austin, Texas

Notes:

Hugh M. Finnegan S.J.

President

1884 to 1885

Historical College Name: Creighton University

Current College Name: Creighton University

Location: Omaha, Nebraska

Notes:

George N. Marden

Chair of the faculty

1884 to 1888

Historical College Name: Colorado College

Current College Name: Colorado College

Location: Colorado Springs, Colorado

Notes:

Henry A. Balcom

Principal

1884 to 1885

Historical College Name: New Paltz Academy

Current College Name: State University of New York at New Paltz

Location: New Paltz, New York

Notes:

Reverend Thomas S. Fitzgerald S.J.

President

1884 to 1887

Historical College Name: Marquette College

Current College Name: Marquette University

Location: Milwaukee, Wisconsin

Notes:

Samuel Jay Buck

President

1884 to 1887

Historical College Name: Iowa College

Current College Name: Grinnell College

Location: Grinnell, Iowa

Notes:

Reverend Thomas A. McCurdy

President

1884 to 1890

Historical College Name: Macalester College

Current College Name: Macalester College

Location: St. Paul, Minnesota

Notes:

Edward Rondthaler

Principal

1884 to 1888

Historical College Name: Salem Female Academy/Salem Female Academy and College

Current College Name: Salem Academy and College

Location: Winston-Salem, North Carolina

Notes: Institution became Salem Female Academy and College in 1886

Joseph G. Zealand S.J.

President

1884 to 1887

Historical College Name: St. Ignatius College

Current College Name: Loyola University

Location: Chicago, Illinois

Notes:

Henry Moeller

President

1884 to 1885

Historical College Name: St. Xavier College

Current College Name: Xavier University

Location: Cincinnati, Ohio

Notes:

George P. Beard

Principal

1884 to 1887

Historical College Name: Central State Normal School

Current College Name: Lock Haven University

Location: Lock Haven, Pennsylvania

Notes:

E. F. Bartholomew

President

1884 to 1888

Historical College Name: Carthage College (IL)

Current College Name: Carthage College

Location: Kenosha, Wisconsin

Notes:

Lewis M. Dunton

President

1884 to 1922

Historical College Name: Claflin University

Current College Name: Claflin University

Location: Orangeburg, South Carolina

Notes:

Joseph John Mills

President

1884 to 1903

Historical College Name: Earlham College

Current College Name: Earlham College

Location: Earlham, Indiana

Notes:

Woodbridge N. Ferris

President and founder

1884 to 1928

Historical College Name: The Big Rapids Industrial School/Ferris Industrial School/Ferris Institute

Current College Name: Ferris State University

Location: Big Rapids, Michigan

Notes: Institution became Ferris Industrial School in 1885 and Ferris Institute in 1898

William Joseph Kenny, Sr.

Principal

1884 to 1886

Historical College Name: Marshall College State Normal School

Current College Name: Marshall University

Location: Huntington, West Virginia

Notes:

Christian Johann Albrecht

Director, acting

1884 to 1885

Historical College Name: Dr. Martin Luther College

Current College Name: Dr. Martin Luther College

Location: New Ulm, Minnesota

Notes:

Richard W. Jones

President

1884 to 1888

Historical College Name: Industrial Institute and College

Current College Name: Mississippi University for Women

Location: Columbus, Mississippi

Notes:

Robert Gracey Ferguson

President

1884 to 1906

Historical College Name: Westminster Collegiate Institute/Westminster College (PA)

Current College Name: Westminster College

Location: New Wilmington, Pennsylvania

Notes: Institution became Westminster College in 1897

William DeWitt Hyde

President

1885 to 1917

Historical College Name: Bowdoin College

Current College Name: Bowdoin College

Location: Brunswick, Maine

Notes:

Ezra Brainerd

President

1885 to 1908

Historical College Name: Middlebury College

Current College Name: Middlebury College

Location: Middlebury, Vermont

Notes:

Reverend Luther McKinnon

President

1885 to 1888

Historical College Name: Davidson College

Current College Name: Davidson College

Location: Davidson, North Carolina

Notes:

Robert W. McFarland

President

1885 to 1888

Historical College Name: Miami University

Current College Name: Miami University

Location: Oxford, Ohio

Notes: McFarland appointed pro tempore in 1885, but later considered regular president

Reverend Mr. Black

President

1885 to 1888

Historical College Name: Franklin College

Current College Name: Franklin College

Location: New Athens, Ohio

Notes: First name not known

Reverend Henry Moeller S.J.

President

1885 to 1889

Historical College Name: St. Louis University

Current College Name: St. Louis University

Location: St. Louis, Missouri

Notes:

John Hollis Caldwell

President

1885 to 1888

Historical College Name: Delaware College

Current College Name: University of Delaware

Location: Newark, Delaware

Notes:

E. E. Hoss

President

1885 to 1886

Historical College Name: Emory and Henry College

Current College Name: Emory and Henry College

Location: Emory, Virginia

Notes:

William Stokes Wyman

President, acting

1885 to 1886

Historical College Name: University of Alabama

Current College Name: University of Alabama

Location: Tuscaloosa, Alabama

Notes:

Thomas Albert Smith Adams

President

1885 to 1888

Historical College Name: Centenary College of Louisiana

Current College Name: Centenary College

Location: Shreveport, Louisiana

Notes:

John S. Eaton

President

1885 to 1891

Historical College Name: Marietta College

Current College Name: Marietta College

Location: Marietta, Ohio

Notes:

John Wilson Simpson

President

1885 to 1891

Historical College Name: Marietta College

Current College Name: Marietta College

Location: Marietta, Ohio

Notes:

Thomas S. Chase

President, acting

1885 to 1886

Historical College Name: Atlanta University

Current College Name: Clark Atlanta University

Location: Atlanta, Georgia

Notes:

Samuel T. Graves

President

1885 to 1890

Historical College Name: Augusta Baptist Seminary

Current College Name: Morehouse College

Location: Atlanta, Georgia

Notes:

L. C. Anderson

Principal

1885 to 1887

Historical College Name: Prairie View Normal School

Current College Name: Prairie View A&M University

Location: Prairie View, Texas

Notes:

N. D. Clifford

President

1885 to 1888

Historical College Name: Wiley University

Current College Name: Wiley College

Location: Marshall, Texas

Notes:

Thomas M. Dart

President

1885 to 1888

Historical College Name: Samuel Huston College

Current College Name: Huston-Tillotson University

Location: Austin, Texas

Notes:

Edward Singleton Holden

President

1885 to 1888

Historical College Name: University of California

Current College Name: University of California

Location: Berkeley, California

Notes:

Leigh Hunt

President

1885 to 1886

Historical College Name: Iowa State Agricultural College

Current College Name: Iowa State University

Location: Ames, Iowa

Notes:

Edwin Willits

President

1885 to 1889

Historical College Name: State Agricultural College

Current College Name: Michigan State University

Location: East Lansing, Michigan

Notes:

Charles Kendall Adams

President

1885 to 1892

Historical College Name: Cornell University

Current College Name: Cornell University

Location: Ithaca, New York

Notes:

John R. Herrick

President

1885 to 1887

Historical College Name: University of South Dakota

Current College Name: University of South Dakota

Location: Vermillion, South Dakota

Notes:

Eli Marsh Turner

President

1885 to 1893

Historical College Name: West Virginia University

Current College Name: West Virginia University

Location: Morgantown, West Virginia

Notes:

James Rhoads

President

1885 to 1894

Historical College Name: Bryn Mawr College

Current College Name: Bryn Mawr

Location: Bryn Mawr, Pennsylvania

Notes:

Reddin Andrews

President

1885 to 1886

Historical College Name: Baylor University

Current College Name: Baylor University

Location: Waco, Texas

Notes:

John Wesley Heidt

President

1885 to 1889

Historical College Name: Southwestern University

Current College Name: Southwestern University

Location: Georgetown, Texas

Notes:

Michael P. Dowling S.J.

President

1885 to 1889

Historical College Name: Creighton University

Current College Name: Creighton University

Location: Omaha, Nebraska

Notes:

Reverend Donald Macgregor

President

1885 to 1887

Historical College Name: Austin College

Current College Name: Austin College

Location: Sherman, Texas

Notes:

Luther Apelles Johnson

President

1885 to 1889

Historical College Name: Trinity University

Current College Name: Trinity University

Location: San Antonio, Texas

Notes:

Eben Carleton Sprague

Chancellor

1885 to 1895

Historical College Name: University of Buffalo

Current College Name: University of Buffalo

Location: Buffalo, New York

Notes:

Edward P. Hooker

President

1885 to 1892

Historical College Name: Rollins College

Current College Name: Rollins College

Location: Winter Park, Florida

Notes:

Reverend Thomas J. Campbell S.J.

President

1885 to 1888

Historical College Name: St. John’s College

Current College Name: Fordham University

Location: Bronx, New York

Notes:

Joseph C. Wyckoff

President

1885 to 1886

Historical College Name: Albany Collegiate Institute

Current College Name: Lewis and Clark College

Location: Albany, Oregon

Notes:

John F. Forbes

President

1885 to 1904

Historical College Name: John B. Stetson University

Current College Name: Stetson University

Location: DeLand, Florida

Notes:

Homer Baxter Sprague

President

1885 to 1887

Historical College Name: Mills Seminary and College/Mills College

Current College Name: Mills College

Location: Oakland, California

Notes: Institution became Mills College in 1885

Reverend Francis Smith S.J.

President

1885 to 1891

Historical College Name: Loyola College (MD)

Current College Name: Loyola University

Location: Baltimore, Maryland

Notes:

Edward A. Higgins

President

1885 to 1887

Historical College Name: St. Xavier College

Current College Name: Xavier University

Location: Cincinnati, Ohio

Notes:

David Allen Reed

President

1885 to 1891

Historical College Name: School for Christian Workers

Current College Name: Springfield College

Location: Springfield, Massachusetts

Notes:

Theron B. Pray

President, interim

1885 to 1885

Historical College Name: Whitewater Normal School

Current College Name: University of Wisconsin – Whitewater

Location: Whitewater, Wisconsin

Notes:

Albert Salisbury

President

1885 to 1911

Historical College Name: Whitewater Normal School

Current College Name: University of Wisconsin – Whitewater

Location: Whitewater, Wisconsin

Notes:

William W. Prescott

President

1885 to 1894

Historical College Name: Battle Creek College

Current College Name: Battle Creek College

Location: Battle Creek, Michigan

Notes:

Reverend Daniel Reed

President

1885 to 1886

Historical College Name: Central University of Iowa

Current College Name: Central College

Location: Pella, Iowa

Notes:

Reverend John Willms

Rector

1885 to 1886

Historical College Name: Pittsburgh Catholic College

Current College Name: Duquesne University

Location: Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

Notes:

Daniel Putnam

Principal

1885 to 1886

Historical College Name: Michigan State Normal School

Current College Name: Eastern Michigan University

Location: Ypsilanti, Michigan

Notes:

William Wood Parsons

President

1885 to 1921

Historical College Name: Indiana State Normal School

Current College Name: Indiana State University

Location: Terre Haute, Indiana

Notes:

Otto Hoyer

Director

1885 to 1893

Historical College Name: Dr. Martin Luther College

Current College Name: Dr. Martin Luther College

Location: New Ulm, Minnesota

Notes:

Reverend Dr. Augustus Schultze

President

1885 to 1918

Historical College Name: Moravian College and Theological Seminary

Current College Name: Moravian University

Location: Bethlehem, Pennsylvania

Notes:

Brigadier General George D. Johnston

Superintendent

1885 to 1890

Historical College Name: The South Carolina Military Academy

Current College Name: The Citadel, the Military College of South Carolina

Location: Charleston, South Carolina

Notes:

Charles Bullock

President

1885 to 1900

Historical College Name: Philadelphia College of Pharmacy

Current College Name: University of the Sciences in Philadelphia

Location: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Notes:

Reverend Timothy Dwight IV

President

1886 to 1899

Historical College Name: Yale University

Current College Name: Yale University

Location: New Haven, Connecticut

Notes: grandson of Timothy Dwight, IV

Charles S. Venable

Chairman of the Faculty

1886 to 1888

Historical College Name: University of Virginia

Current College Name: University of Virginia

Location: Charlottesville, Virginia

Notes:

William Asbury Williams

President

1886 to 1901

Historical College Name: Franklin College

Current College Name: Franklin College

Location: New Athens, Ohio

Notes:

Nathan Smith Burton

President, acting

1886 to 1886

Historical College Name: Denison University

Current College Name: Denison University

Location: Granville, Ohio

Notes:

Edward A. Whitwam

President

1886 to 1887

Historical College Name: McKendree College

Current College Name: McKendree University

Location: Lebanon, Illinois

Notes:

William Gurley

President, acting

1886 to 1887

Historical College Name: Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute

Current College Name: Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute

Location: Troy, New York

Notes:

William Waugh Smith

President

1886 to 1897

Historical College Name: Randolph-Macon College

Current College Name: Randolph-Macon College

Location: Ashland, Virginia

Notes:

T.W. Jordan

President

1886 to 1888

Historical College Name: Emory and Henry College

Current College Name: Emory and Henry College

Location: Emory, Virginia

Notes:

Henry DeLamar Clayton

President

1886 to 1889

Historical College Name: University of Alabama

Current College Name: University of Alabama

Location: Tuscaloosa, Alabama

Notes:

Edward Mayes

Chancellor

1886 to 1892

Historical College Name: University of Mississippi

Current College Name: University of Mississippi

Location: Oxford, Mississippi

Notes:

James Monroe Taylor

President

1886 to 1914

Historical College Name: Vassar College

Current College Name: Vassar College

Location: Poughkeepsie, New York

Notes:

Cady Staley

President

1886 to 1902

Historical College Name: Case School of Applied Science

Current College Name: Case Western Reserve University

Location: Cleveland, Ohio

Notes:

Edward Dwight Eaton

President

1886 to 1905

Historical College Name: Beloit College

Current College Name: Beloit College

Location: Beloit, Wisconsin

Notes:

Horace Bumstead

President, acting

1886 to 1887

Historical College Name: Atlanta University

Current College Name: Clark Atlanta University

Location: Atlanta, Georgia

Notes:

John Henry Jackson

President

1886 to 1898

Historical College Name: Kentucky Normal Institute

Current College Name: Kentucky State University

Location: Frankfort, Kentucky

Notes:

Benjamin O. Bird

Principal

1886 to 1897

Historical College Name: Princess Anne Academy

Current College Name: University of Maryland, Eastern Shore

Location: Princess Anne, Maryland

Notes:

John Mercer Langston

President

1886 to 1887

Historical College Name: Virginia Normal and Collegiate Institute

Current College Name: Virginia State University

Location: Petersburg, Virginia

Notes:

Henry L. Hubbell

President

1886 to 1888

Historical College Name: Tillotson College

Current College Name: Huston-Tillotson University

Location: Austin, Texas

Notes:

Reverend W. F. Johnson

President

1886 to 1891

Historical College Name: Biddle University

Current College Name: Johnson C. Smith University

Location: Charlotte, North Carolina

Notes:

Hiram Bradford Farmer

Principal

1886 to 1888

Historical College Name: Territorial Normal School

Current College Name: Arizona State University

Location: Tempe, Arizona

Notes:

William Chamberlain

President

1886 to 1890

Historical College Name: Iowa State Agricultural College

Current College Name: Iowa State University

Location: Ames, Iowa

Notes:

Thomas D. Boyd

President

1886 to 1887

Historical College Name: Louisiana State University and Agricultural and Mechanical College

Current College Name: Louisiana State University

Location: Baton Rouge, Louisiana

Notes:

Henry Hill Goodell

President, acting

1886 to 1905

Historical College Name: Massachusetts Agricultural College

Current College Name: University of Massachusetts Amherst

Location: Amherst, Massachusetts

Notes:

Franklin Reuben Carpenter

Dean

1886 to 1889

Historical College Name: Dakota School of Mines

Current College Name: South Dakota School of Mines and Technology

Location: Rapid City, South Dakota

Notes:

Lunsford Lindsay Lomax

President

1886 to 1891

Historical College Name: Virginia Agricultural and Mechanical College

Current College Name: Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University

Location: Blacksburg, Virginia

Notes:

Rufus Columbus Burleson

President

1886 to 1897

Historical College Name: Baylor University

Current College Name: Baylor University

Location: Waco, Texas

Notes:

James Rebmann S.J.

President

1886 to 1890

Historical College Name: Gonzaga College

Current College Name: Gonzaga University

Location: Spokane, Washington

Notes:

James Speed Pirtle

President

1886 to 1905

Historical College Name: University of Louisville

Current College Name: University of Louisville

Location: Louisville, Kentucky

Notes:

David Bancroft Johnson

President

1886 to 1928

Historical College Name: Winthrop Training School for Teachers/South Carolina Industrial and Winthrop Normal College/Winthrop Normal and Industrial College of South Carolina/Winthrop College

Current College Name: Winthrop University

Location: Rock Hill, South Carolina

Notes: Institution became South Carolina Industrial and Winthrop Normal College in 1891, Winthrop Normal and Industrial College of South Carolina in 1893, and Winthrop College in 1920

William Hersey Hopkins

President

1886 to 1890

Historical College Name: Woman’s College of Baltimore City

Current College Name: Goucher College

Location: Baltimore, Maryland

Notes:

Eugene Bouton

Principal

1886 to 1888

Historical College Name: New Paltz Normal

Current College Name: State University of New York at New Paltz

Location: New Paltz, New York

Notes:

Reverend Francis M. Sheeran O.S.A.

President

1886 to 1890

Historical College Name: Villanova College

Current College Name: Villanova University

Location: Villanova, Pennsylvania

Notes:

Earl T. Lockhard

President

1886 to 1886

Historical College Name: Albany Collegiate Institute

Current College Name: Lewis and Clark College

Location: Albany, Oregon

Notes:

Allen R. Benton

President

1886 to 1891

Historical College Name: Butler University

Current College Name: Butler University

Location: Indianapolis, Indiana

Notes:

John B. Neustich S.J.

President

1886 to 1888

Historical College Name: St. Ignatius College

Current College Name: John Carroll University

Location: Cleveland, Ohio

Notes:

John Frederick McCreary

Principal

1886 to 1889

Historical College Name: Cumberland Valley State Normal School

Current College Name: Shippensburg University

Location: Shippensburg, Pennsylvania

Notes:

Hillary Asbury Gobin

President

1886 to 1890

Historical College Name: Baker University

Current College Name: Baker University

Location: Baldwin City, Kansas

Notes:

Joseph E. Stubbs

President

1886 to 1894

Historical College Name: Baldwin University

Current College Name: Baldwin Wallace University

Location: Berea, Ohio

Notes:

Lewis Dunn

President

1886 to 1888

Historical College Name: Central University of Iowa

Current College Name: Central College

Location: Pella, Iowa

Notes:

Reverend John Tuohill Murphy

President

1886 to 1899

Historical College Name: Pittsburgh Catholic College

Current College Name: Duquesne University

Location: Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

Notes:

John Mahelm Berry Sill

Principal

1886 to 1893

Historical College Name: Michigan State Normal School

Current College Name: Eastern Michigan University

Location: Ypsilanti, Michigan

Notes:

Thomas Edward Hodges

Principal

1886 to 1896

Historical College Name: Marshall College State Normal School

Current College Name: Marshall University

Location: Huntington, West Virginia

Notes:

Thomas Hamilton Lewis

President

1886 to 1920

Historical College Name: Western Maryland College

Current College Name: McDaniel College

Location: Westminster, Maryland

Notes:

Commander William Thomas Sampson

Superintendent

1886 to 1890

Historical College Name: United States Naval Academy

Current College Name: United States Naval Academy

Location: Annapolis, Maryland

Notes:

William Starr Basinger

President

1886 to 1893

Historical College Name: North Georgia Agricultural College

Current College Name: University of North Georgia

Location: Dahlonega, Georgia

Notes:

Homer Horatio Seerley

Principal/President

1886 to 1928

Historical College Name: Iowa State Normal School/Iowa State Teachers College

Current College Name: University of Northern Iowa

Location: Cedar Falls, Iowa

Notes: Institution became Iowa State Teachers College in 1909

Reverend Edward Lewis

President

1886 to 1889

Historical College Name: Chattanooga University

Current College Name: University of Tennessee at Chattanooga

Location: Chattanooga, Tennessee

Notes:

Charles W. Dabney

President

1887 to 1904

Historical College Name: University of Tennessee

Current College Name: University of Tennessee

Location: Knoxville, Tennessee

Notes:

Colonel William Joseph Martin, Sr.

President, acting

1887 to 1888

Historical College Name: Davidson College

Current College Name: Davidson College

Location: Davidson, North Carolina

Notes:

James L. Bryan

President

1887 to 1887

Historical College Name: Maryland Agricultural College

Current College Name: University of Maryland

Location: College Park, Maryland

Notes:

Allen Dodge

President

1887 to 1888

Historical College Name: Maryland Agricultural College

Current College Name: University of Maryland

Location: College Park, Maryland

Notes:

Reverend Samuel Cahill S.J.

President

1887 to 1889

Historical College Name: College of the Holy Cross

Current College Name: College of the Holy Cross

Location: Worcester, Massachusetts

Notes:

Galusha Anderson

President

1887 to 1889

Historical College Name: Denison University

Current College Name: Denison University

Location: Granville, Ohio

Notes:

Isaiah Villars

President

1887 to 1889

Historical College Name: McKendree College

Current College Name: McKendree University

Location: Lebanon, Illinois

Notes:

Henry Simmons Frieze

President, acting

1887 to 1887

Historical College Name: University of Michigan

Current College Name: University of Michigan

Location: Ann Arbor, Michigan

Notes: Frieze stepped in as acting president while James Angell served on U.S.-Canada commissions

Thomas H. Stack S.J.

President

1887 to 1887

Historical College Name: Boston College

Current College Name: Boston College

Location: Boston, Massachusetts

Notes:

Nicholas Russo S.J.

President

1887 to 1888

Historical College Name: Boston College

Current College Name: Boston College

Location: Boston, Massachusetts

Notes:

Albert E. Powers

President, acting

1887 to 1888

Historical College Name: Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute

Current College Name: Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute

Location: Troy, New York

Notes:

Isaac Sharpless

President

1887 to 1917

Historical College Name: Haverford College

Current College Name: Haverford College

Location: Haverford, Pennsylvania

Notes:

William H. Woolery

President

1887 to 1889

Historical College Name: Bethany College

Current College Name: Bethany College

Location: Bethany, West Virginia

Notes:

James Lonergan S.J.

President

1887 to 1896

Historical College Name: Spring Hill College

Current College Name: Spring Hill College

Location: Mobile, Alabama

Notes:

Hiram L. Haydn

President

1887 to 1890

Historical College Name: Western Reserve University

Current College Name: Case Western Reserve University

Location: Cleveland, Ohio

Notes:

Thomas Chrowder Chamberlin

President

1887 to 1892

Historical College Name: University of Wisconsin

Current College Name: University of Wisconsin

Location: Madison, Wisconsin

Notes:

Charles Ashmead Schaeffer

President

1887 to 1898

Historical College Name: University of Iowa

Current College Name: University of Iowa

Location: Iowa City, Iowa

Notes:

Reverend Frank G. Woodworth

President

1887 to 1912

Historical College Name: Tougaloo University

Current College Name: Tougaloo College

Location: Jackson, Mississippi

Notes:

Cyrus W. Vance

President, acting

1887 to 1888

Historical College Name: Atlanta University

Current College Name: Clark Atlanta University

Location: Atlanta, Georgia

Notes:

Thomas DeSaille Tucker

President

1887 to 1901

Historical College Name: The State Normal College for Colored Students

Current College Name: Florida A&M University

Location: Tallahassee, Florida

Notes:

James Hugo Johnston

President

1887 to 1914

Historical College Name: Virginia Normal and Collegiate Institute/Virginia Normal and Industrial Institute

Current College Name: Virginia State University

Location: Petersburg, Virginia

Notes: Institution became Virginia Normal and Industrial Institute in 1902

Edward Hunter Murfee

President

1887 to 1894

Historical College Name: Arkansas Industrial University

Current College Name: University of Arkansas

Location: Fayetteville, Arkansas

Notes:

Horace M. Hale

President

1887 to 1892

Historical College Name: University of Colorado

Current College Name: University of Colorado

Location: Boulder, Colorado

Notes:

George Matthews Edgar

President

1887 to 1892

Historical College Name: Seminary West of the Suwannee River

Current College Name: Florida State University

Location: Tallahassee, Florida

Notes:

James W. Nicholson

President

1887 to 1896

Historical College Name: Louisiana State University and Agricultural and Mechanical College

Current College Name: Louisiana State University

Location: Baton Rouge, Louisiana

Notes:

Leroy Brown

President

1887 to 1889

Historical College Name: University of Nevada

Current College Name: University of Nevada, Reno

Location: Reno, Nevada

Notes:

Homer Baxter Sprague

President

1887 to 1891

Historical College Name: University of North Dakota

Current College Name: University of North Dakota

Location: Grand Forks, North Dakota

Notes:

Russell H. Conwell

President

1887 to 1925

Historical College Name: Temple College/Temple College of Philadelphia/Temple University

Current College Name: Temple University

Location: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Notes: The Institution became Temple University in 1907

Lewis McLouth

President

1887 to 1896

Historical College Name: Dakota Agricultural College

Current College Name: South Dakota State University

Location: Brookings, South Dakota

Notes:

Edward Olson

President

1887 to 1889

Historical College Name: University of South Dakota

Current College Name: University of South Dakota

Location: Vermillion, South Dakota

Notes:

John Wesley Hoyt

President

1887 to 1890

Historical College Name: University of Wyoming

Current College Name: University of Wyoming

Location: Laramie, Wyoming

Notes:

Helen Shafer

President

1887 to 1894

Historical College Name: Wellesley College

Current College Name: Wellesley College

Location: Wellesley, Massachusetts

Notes:

John Franklin Crowell

President

1887 to 1894

Historical College Name: Trinity College

Current College Name: Duke University

Location: Durham, North Carolina

Notes:

Leonard Jackson Powell

President

1887 to 1895

Historical College Name: Territorial University of Washington/University of Washington

Current College Name: University of Washington

Location: Seattle, Washington

Notes: Institution became University of Washington in 1889 when the territory of Washington became a state

Thomas Milton Gatch

President

1887 to 1895

Historical College Name: University of Washington

Current College Name: University of Washington

Location: Seattle, Washington

Notes:

Monson A. Willcox

President

1887 to 1891

Historical College Name: Kalamazoo College

Current College Name: Kalamazoo College

Location: Kalamazoo, Michigan

Notes:

Bishop John J. Keane

Rector

1887 to 1896

Historical College Name: Catholic University of America

Current College Name: Catholic University of America

Location: Washington DC, District of Columbia

Notes:

Reverend Samuel A. Weller

President

1887 to 1891

Historical College Name: The Occidental University of Los Angeles

Current College Name: Occidental College

Location: Los Angeles, California

Notes:

Reverend Samuel Magoffin Luckett

President

1887 to 1897

Historical College Name: Austin College

Current College Name: Austin College

Location: Sherman, Texas

Notes:

Alexander Millar

President

1887 to 1902

Historical College Name: Central Collegiate Institute/Hendrix College

Current College Name: Hendrix College

Location: Conway, Arkansas

Notes: Institution became Hendrix College in 1889

Reverend Stanislaus P. La Lumiere S.J.

President

1887 to 1889

Historical College Name: Marquette College

Current College Name: Marquette University

Location: Milwaukee, Wisconsin

Notes:

Henry Imoda S.J.

President

1887 to 1893

Historical College Name: St. Ignatius College

Current College Name: University of San Francisco

Location: San Francisco, California

Notes:

Reverend John Harks

President

1887 to 1889

Historical College Name: St. Mary’s Institute (OH)

Current College Name: University of Dayton

Location: Dayton, Ohio

Notes:

A. C. Hirst

President

1887 to 1891

Historical College Name: University of the Pacific

Current College Name: University of the Pacific

Location: Stockton, California

Notes:

George Augustus Gates

President

1887 to 1900

Historical College Name: Iowa College

Current College Name: Grinnell College

Location: Grinnell, Iowa

Notes:

Reverend Elbert Neal Condit

President

1887 to 1894

Historical College Name: Albany Collegiate Institute

Current College Name: Lewis and Clark College

Location: Albany, Oregon

Notes:

Charles Carroll Stratton

President

1887 to 1890

Historical College Name: Mills College

Current College Name: Mills College

Location: Oakland, California

Notes:

Mother Alexia Hoell

Considered first president

1887 to 1907

Historical College Name: St. Joseph’s Normal School

Current College Name: Alverno College

Location: Milwaukee, Wisconsin

Notes:

Edward A. Higgins S.J.

President

1887 to 1891

Historical College Name: St. Ignatius College

Current College Name: Loyola University

Location: Chicago, Illinois

Notes:

Reverend J. F. O’Conner S.J.

President

1887 to 1890

Historical College Name: Preparatory College of the Immaculate Conception

Current College Name: Loyola University

Location: New Orleans, Louisiana

Notes:

Henry Schapman

President

1887 to 1893

Historical College Name: St. Xavier College

Current College Name: Xavier University

Location: Cincinnati, Ohio

Notes:

Father Joseph Butler O.F.M.

President

1887 to 1911

Historical College Name: St. Bonaventure College and Seminary

Current College Name: St. Bonaventure University

Location: Saint Bonaventure, New York

Notes:

A. J. Davis

Principal

1887 to 1902

Historical College Name: Clarion State Normal School

Current College Name: PennWest Clarion

Location: Clarion, Pennsylvania

Notes:

James Eldon

Principal

1887 to 1900

Historical College Name: Central State Normal School

Current College Name: Lock Haven University

Location: Lock Haven, Pennsylvania

Notes:

Eliphalet O. Lyte

Principal

1887 to 1912

Historical College Name: Millersville State Normal School

Current College Name: Millersville University

Location: Millersville, Pennsylvania

Notes:

James Marshall

President

1887 to 1896

Historical College Name: Coe College

Current College Name: Coe College

Location: Cedar Rapids, Iowa

Notes:

Daniel Irion

President

1887 to 1919

Historical College Name: Elmhurst Proseminary and Academy/

Current College Name: Elmhurst University

Location: Elmhurst, Illinois

Notes:

Colman Bancroft

President, acting

1887 to 1888

Historical College Name: Hiram College

Current College Name: Hiram College

Location: Hiram, Ohio

Notes:

Edmund S. Lorenz

President

1887 to 1889

Historical College Name: Lebanon Valley College

Current College Name: Lebanon Valley College

Location: Annville, Pennsylvania

Notes:

Truman G. Brownson

President

1887 to 1896

Historical College Name: Baptist College at McMinnville/McMinnville College

Current College Name: Linfield University

Location: McMinnville, Oregon

Notes: Institution became McMinnville College in 1890

Marshman E. Wadsworth

President

1887 to 1898

Historical College Name: Michigan College of Mines

Current College Name: Michigan Technological University

Location: Houghton, Michigan

Notes:

Charles Pratt

Founder and president

1887 to 1891

Historical College Name: Pratt Institute

Current College Name: Pratt Institute

Location: Brooklyn, New York

Notes:

Major General John Parke

Superintendent

1887 to 1889

Historical College Name: United States Military Academy

Current College Name: United States Military Academy

Location: West Point, New York

Notes:

Lyon G. Tyler

President

1888 to 1919

Historical College Name: College of William and Mary

Current College Name: College of William and Mary

Location: Williamsburg, Virginia

Notes:

Francis Landey Patton

President

1888 to 1902

Historical College Name: College of New Jersey/Princeton University

Current College Name: Princeton University

Location: Princeton, New Jersey

Notes: Institution became Princeton University in 1896

Charles Francis Himes

President, acting

1888 to 1889

Historical College Name: Dickinson College

Current College Name: Dickinson College

Location: Carlisle, Pennsylvania

Notes:

Harrison Edwin Webster

President

1888 to 1894

Historical College Name: Union College

Current College Name: Union College

Location: Schenectady, New York

Notes:

Reverend John Bunyan Shearer

President

1888 to 1901

Historical College Name: Davidson College

Current College Name: Davidson College

Location: Davidson, North Carolina

Notes:

Henry E. Alvord

President

1888 to 1892

Historical College Name: Maryland Agricultural College

Current College Name: University of Maryland

Location: College Park, Maryland

Notes:

Ethelbert Dudley Warfield

President

1888 to 1891

Historical College Name: Miami University

Current College Name: Miami University

Location: Oxford, Ohio

Notes:

J. Havens Richards S.J.

President

1888 to 1898

Historical College Name: Georgetown University

Current College Name: Georgetown University

Location: Washington DC, District of Columbia

Notes:

William M. Thornton

Chairman of the Faculty

1888 to 1896

Historical College Name: University of Virginia

Current College Name: University of Virginia

Location: Charlottesville, Virginia

Notes:

Wilbur G. Williams

President

1888 to 1889

Historical College Name: Allegheny College

Current College Name: Allegheny College

Location: Meadville, Pennsylvania

Notes:

William C. Young

President

1888 to 1896

Historical College Name: Centre College

Current College Name: Centre College

Location: Danville, Kentucky

Notes:

George G. Groff

President, interim

1888 to 1889

Historical College Name: Bucknell University

Current College Name: Bucknell University

Location: Lewisburg, Pennsylvania

Notes:

Robert J. Fulton S.J.

President

1888 to 1891

Historical College Name: Boston College

Current College Name: Boston College

Location: Boston, Massachusetts

Notes:

John H. Peck

President

1888 to 1901

Historical College Name: Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute

Current College Name: Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute

Location: Troy, New York

Notes:

Alpheus Baker Hervey

President

1888 to 1894

Historical College Name: St. Lawrence University

Current College Name: St. Lawrence University

Location: Canton, New York

Notes:

Lewis Porter Bush

President, acting

1888 to 1888

Historical College Name: Delaware College

Current College Name: University of Delaware

Location: Newark, Delaware

Notes: Bush was a trustee

Albert Newton Raub

President

1888 to 1896

Historical College Name: Delaware College

Current College Name: University of Delaware

Location: Newark, Delaware

Notes:

Warren Akin Candler

President

1888 to 1898

Historical College Name: Emory College

Current College Name: Emory University

Location: Atlanta, Georgia

Notes:

W. L.C. Hunnicutt

President

1888 to 1894

Historical College Name: Centenary College of Louisiana

Current College Name: Centenary College

Location: Shreveport, Louisiana

Notes:

Benjamin Franklin Riley

President

1888 to 1893

Historical College Name: Howard College

Current College Name: Samford University

Location: Birmingham, Alabama

Notes:

John Pinasco S.J.

President

1888 to 1893

Historical College Name: Santa Clara College

Current College Name: Santa Clara University

Location: Santa Clara, California

Notes:

Horace Bumstead

President

1888 to 1907

Historical College Name: Atlanta University

Current College Name: Clark Atlanta University

Location: Atlanta, Georgia

Notes:

George H. Williams

Principal

1888 to 1895

Historical College Name: State Colored Normal School

Current College Name: Fayetteville State university

Location: Fayetteville, North Carolina

Notes:

John J. Wagner

President

1888 to 1901

Historical College Name: Centenary Biblical Institute/Morgan College

Current College Name: Morgan State University

Location: Baltimore, Maryland

Notes: Institution became Morgan College in 1890

George Whitaker

President

1888 to 1889

Historical College Name: Wiley University

Current College Name: Wiley College

Location: Marshall, Texas

Notes:

William M. Brown

President

1888 to 1894

Historical College Name: Tillotson College

Current College Name: Huston-Tillotson University

Location: Austin, Texas

Notes:

Robert Lindley Long

Principal

1888 to 1890

Historical College Name: Territorial Normal School/Arizona Territorial Normal School

Current College Name: Arizona State University

Location: Tempe, Arizona

Notes: Institution became Arizona Territorial Normal School in 1889

Isaac Stiles Hopkins

President

1888 to 1896

Historical College Name: Georgia School of Technology

Current College Name: Georgia Institute of Technology

Location: Atlanta, Georgia

Notes:

Charles Edwin Bessey

President, acting

1888 to 1891

Historical College Name: University of Nebraska

Current College Name: University of Nebraska – Lincoln

Location: Lincoln, Nebraska

Notes: Bessey also served as acting president 1899-1900

Hiram Hadley

President

1888 to 1894

Historical College Name: Las Cruces College/New Mexico College of Agriculture and Mechanic Arts

Current College Name: New Mexico State University

Location: Las Cruces, New Mexico

Notes: Institution became New Mexico College of Agriculture and Mechanic Arts in 1889

Louis Lowry McInnis

Chairman of the Faculty

1888 to 1890

Historical College Name: Agricultural and Mechanical College of Texas

Current College Name: Texas A&M University

Location: College Station, Texas

Notes:

William F. Slocum

President

1888 to 1917

Historical College Name: Colorado College

Current College Name: Colorado College

Location: Colorado Springs, Colorado

Notes:

Charles B. Sumner

Financial agent with supervisory authority

1888 to 1890

Historical College Name: Pomona College

Current College Name: Pomona College

Location: Claremont, California

Notes:

Frank S. Capen

Principal

1888 to 1899

Historical College Name: New Paltz Normal

Current College Name: State University of New York at New Paltz

Location: New Paltz, New York

Notes:

G. Stanley Hall

President

1888 to 1920

Historical College Name: Clark University

Current College Name: Clark University

Location: Worcester, Massachusetts

Notes:

Reverend John Scully S.J.

President

1888 to 1891

Historical College Name: St. John’s College

Current College Name: Fordham University

Location: Bronx, New York

Notes:

Reverend William Marshall

President

1888 to 1897

Historical College Name: Seton Hall College

Current College Name: Seton Hall University

Location: South Orange, New Jersey

Notes:

John H. Clewell

President

1888 to 1909

Historical College Name: Salem Female Academy and College

Current College Name: Salem Academy and College

Location: Winston-Salem, North Carolina

Notes:

Reverend Ulric Heinzler S.J.

President

1888 to 1891

Historical College Name: Canisius College

Current College Name: Canisius College

Location: Buffalo, New York

Notes:

Henry Knappmeyer S.J.

President

1888 to 1893

Historical College Name: St. Ignatius College

Current College Name: John Carroll University

Location: Cleveland, Ohio

Notes:

Peter Cassidy S.J.

President

1888 to 1891

Historical College Name: St. Peter’s College

Current College Name: St. Peter’s University

Location: Jersey City, New Jersey

Notes:

Z. X. Snyder

Principal

1888 to 1891

Historical College Name: Indiana Normal School

Current College Name: Indiana University of Pennsylvania

Location: Indiana, Pennsylvania

Notes:

Holmes Dysinger

President

1888 to 1895

Historical College Name: Carthage College (IL)

Current College Name: Carthage College

Location: Kenosha, Wisconsin

Notes:

Reverend Seth Axtell

President

1888 to 1890

Historical College Name: Central University of Iowa

Current College Name: Central College

Location: Pella, Iowa

Notes:

Francis T. Ingalls

President

1888 to 1892

Historical College Name: Drury College

Current College Name: Drury University

Location: Springfield, Missouri

Notes:

Ely V. Zollars

President

1888 to 1902

Historical College Name: Hiram College

Current College Name: Hiram College

Location: Hiram, Ohio

Notes:

William H. Wilder

President

1888 to 1898

Historical College Name: Illinois Wesleyan University

Current College Name: Illinois Wesleyan University

Location: Bloomington, Illinois

Notes:

H. B. Brumbaugh

President

1888 to 1893

Historical College Name: Brethren Normal School

Current College Name: Juniata College

Location: Huntingdon, Pennsylvania

Notes:

Charles H. Cocke

President

1888 to 1890

Historical College Name: Industrial Institute and College

Current College Name: Mississippi University for Women

Location: Columbus, Mississippi

Notes:

Charles F. Creighton

President

1888 to 1893

Historical College Name: Nebraska Wesleyan University

Current College Name: Nebraska Wesleyan University

Location: Lincoln, Nebraska

Notes:

Tamerlane Pliny Marsh

President

1888 to 1898

Historical College Name: Mount Union College

Current College Name: University of Mount Union

Location: Alliance, Ohio

Notes:

William Luther Moore

Principal

1888 to 1889

Historical College Name: Croatan Normal School

Current College Name: University of North Carolina Pembroke

Location: Pembroke, North Carolina

Notes:

Thomas C. Buchanan

Principal

1888 to 1889

Historical College Name: Cullowhee Academy

Current College Name: Western Carolina University

Location: Cullowhee, North Carolina

Notes:

Brigadier General Charles Hyatt

President

1888 to 1930

Historical College Name: Pennsylvania Military Academy/Pennsylvania Military College

Current College Name: Widener University

Location: Chester, Pennsylvania

Notes: Institution became Pennsylvania Military College in 1892

Elisha Benjamin Andrews

President

1889 to 1898

Historical College Name: Brown University

Current College Name: Brown University

Location: Providence, Rhode Island

Notes:

Charles W. Reid

Principal

1889 to 1903

Historical College Name: Washington College (Maryland)

Current College Name: Washington College

Location: Chestertown, Maryland

Notes:

George Edward Reed

President

1889 to 1911

Historical College Name: Dickinson College

Current College Name: Dickinson College

Location: Carlisle, Pennsylvania

Notes:

William Ellison Boggs

Chancellor

1889 to 1898

Historical College Name: University of Georgia

Current College Name: University of Georgia

Location: Athens, Georgia

Notes:

Henry Harbaugh Apple

President

1889 to 1909

Historical College Name: Franklin and Marshall College

Current College Name: Franklin and Marshall College

Location: Lancaster, Pennsylvania

Notes:

David H. Wheeler

President

1889 to 1893

Historical College Name: Allegheny College

Current College Name: Allegheny College

Location: Meadville, Pennsylvania

Notes:

Henry Turner Eddy

Dean

1889 to 1890

Historical College Name: University of Cincinnati

Current College Name: University of Cincinnati

Location: Cincinnati, Ohio

Notes:

Albion Woodbury Small

President

1889 to 1892

Historical College Name: Colby University

Current College Name: Colby College

Location: Waterville, Maine

Notes:

Reverend Michael O’Kane S.J.

President

1889 to 1893

Historical College Name: College of the Holy Cross

Current College Name: College of the Holy Cross

Location: Worcester, Massachusetts

Notes:

Bradford Pau Raymond

President

1889 to 1908

Historical College Name: Wesleyan University

Current College Name: Wesleyan University

Location: Middletown, Connecticut

Notes:

John Howard Harris

President

1889 to 1919

Historical College Name: Bucknell University

Current College Name: Bucknell University

Location: Lewisburg, Pennsylvania

Notes:

Henry Martyn Tenney

President

1889 to 1891

Historical College Name: Oberlin College

Current College Name: Oberlin College

Location: Oberlin, Ohio

Notes:

A.G. Jepson

President, acting

1889 to 1890

Historical College Name: McKendree College

Current College Name: McKendree University

Location: Lebanon, Illinois

Notes:

Reverend Edward L. Gleeson S.J.

President

1889 to 1890

Historical College Name: St. Louis University

Current College Name: St. Louis University

Location: St. Louis, Missouri

Notes:

David Jayne Hill

President

1889 to 1896

Historical College Name: University of Rochester

Current College Name: University of Rochester

Location: Rochester, New York

Notes:

Wilson Phraner

President

1889 to 1889

Historical College Name: Elmira Female College

Current College Name: Elmira College

Location: Elmira, New York

Notes:

Charles Van Norden

President

1889 to 1893

Historical College Name: Elmira Female College/Elmira College

Current College Name: Elmira College

Location: Elmira, New York

Notes: Institution became Elmira College in 1890

R. W. Jones

President

1889 to 1889

Historical College Name: Emory and Henry College

Current College Name: Emory and Henry College

Location: Emory, Virginia

Notes:

James Atkins

President

1889 to 1893

Historical College Name: Emory and Henry College

Current College Name: Emory and Henry College

Location: Emory, Virginia

Notes:

Archibald McLean

President

1889 to 1891

Historical College Name: Bethany College

Current College Name: Bethany College

Location: Bethany, West Virginia

Notes:

Gustavus Alonzo Nunnally

President

1889 to 1893

Historical College Name: Mercer University

Current College Name: Mercer University

Location: Macon, Georgia

Notes:

William Stokes Wyman

President, acting

1889 to 1890

Historical College Name: University of Alabama

Current College Name: University of Alabama

Location: Tuscaloosa, Alabama

Notes:

James Whitford Bashford

President

1889 to 1904

Historical College Name: Ohio Wesleyan University

Current College Name: Ohio Wesleyan University

Location: Delaware, Ohio

Notes:

John P.D. John

President

1889 to 1895

Historical College Name: DePauw University

Current College Name: DePauw University

Location: Greencastle, Indiana

Notes:

Charles Wesley Gallagher

President

1889 to 1893

Historical College Name: Lawrence University

Current College Name: Lawrence University

Location: Appleton, Wisconsin

Notes:

P. A. Pool

President

1889 to 1893

Historical College Name: Wiley University

Current College Name: Wiley College

Location: Marshall, Texas

Notes:

Charles N. Grandison

President

1889 to 1892

Historical College Name: Bennett College

Current College Name: Bennett College

Location: Greensboro, North Carolina

Notes:

Oscar Clute

President

1889 to 1893

Historical College Name: State Agricultural College

Current College Name: Michigan State University

Location: East Lansing, Michigan

Notes:

Stephen Jones

President

1889 to 1894

Historical College Name: University of Nevada

Current College Name: University of Nevada, Reno

Location: Reno, Nevada

Notes:

Alexander Holladay

President

1889 to 1899

Historical College Name: North Carolina College of Agriculture and Mechanic Arts

Current College Name: North Carolina State University

Location: Raleigh, North Carolina

Notes:

George Francis Duck

Dean

1889 to 1890

Historical College Name: South Dakota School of Mines

Current College Name: South Dakota School of Mines and Technology

Location: Rapid City, South Dakota

Notes: Institution became South Dakota School of Mines in 1889

Mary A. Brigham

President Elect

1889 to 1889

Historical College Name: Mount Holyoke Seminary and College

Current College Name: Mount Holyoke College

Location: South Hadley, Massachusetts

Notes: Brigham died in a railway accident before her term began

Louisa F. Cowles

President, acting

1889 to 1890

Historical College Name: Mount Holyoke Seminary and College

Current College Name: Mount Holyoke College

Location: South Hadley, Massachusetts

Notes:

William Hyde Appleton

President

1889 to 1891

Historical College Name: Swarthmore College

Current College Name: Swarthmore College

Location: Swarthmore, Pennsylvania

Notes:

Thomas S. Fitzgerald S.J.

President

1889 to 1891

Historical College Name: Creighton University

Current College Name: Creighton University

Location: Omaha, Nebraska

Notes:

Lunsford Dickens

President

1889 to 1890

Historical College Name: Trinity University

Current College Name: Trinity University

Location: San Antonio, Texas

Notes:

Albert N. Husted

Principal

1889 to 1889

Historical College Name: New York State Normal School

Current College Name: University at Albany, SUNY

Location: Albany, New York

Notes:

William J. Milne

President

1889 to 1914

Historical College Name: New York State Normal School/New York State Normal College

Current College Name: University at Albany, SUNY

Location: Albany, New York

Notes: Institution became New York State Normal College in 1890

William S. Long

President

1889 to 1894

Historical College Name: Elon College

Current College Name: Elon University

Location: Elon, North Carolina

Notes:

Reverend Joseph Grimmelsman S.J.

President

1889 to 1891

Historical College Name: Marquette College

Current College Name: Marquette University

Location: Milwaukee, Wisconsin

Notes:

Reverend Joseph Weckesser

President

1889 to 1896

Historical College Name: St. Mary’s Institute (OH)

Current College Name: University of Dayton

Location: Dayton, Ohio

Notes:

Ella Weed

Generally recognized as the head of “guiding spirit”

1889 to 1894

Historical College Name: Barnard College

Current College Name: Columbia University

Location: New York, New York

Notes:

Nicholas Murray Butler

President

1889 to 1891

Historical College Name: New York School for the Training of Teachers

Current College Name: Columbia University

Location: New York, New York

Notes:

George Mifflin Dallas Eckels

Principal

1889 to 1907

Historical College Name: Cumberland Valley State Normal School

Current College Name: Shippensburg University

Location: Shippensburg, Pennsylvania

Notes:

Edward Timothy Pierce

Principal

1889 to 1893

Historical College Name: Chico Normal School

Current College Name: California State University, Chico

Location: Chico, California

Notes:

Charles Childs

Principal

1889 to 1896

Historical College Name: San Jose State Normal School

Current College Name: San Jose State University

Location: San Jose, California

Notes:

John Q. Emery

President

1889 to 1893

Historical College Name: State Normal School

Current College Name: University of Wisconsin – River Falls

Location: River Falls, Wisconsin

Notes: River Falls

Arthur Boothby Morrill

Principal

1889 to 1893

Historical College Name: Willimantic State Normal School

Current College Name: Eastern Connecticut State University

Location: Willimantic, Connecticut

Notes:

Cyrus J. Kephart

President

1889 to 1890

Historical College Name: Lebanon Valley College

Current College Name: Lebanon Valley College

Location: Annville, Pennsylvania

Notes:

Samuel Ward Boardman

President

1889 to 1901

Historical College Name: Maryville College

Current College Name: Maryville College

Location: Maryville, Tennessee

Notes:

Herman J. Kiekhoefer

President

1889 to 1910

Historical College Name: North-Western College

Current College Name: North Central College

Location: Naperville, Illinois

Notes:

Abbot Leo I. Haid O.S.B.

President

1889 to 1894

Historical College Name: Saint Leo Military College

Current College Name: St. Leo University

Location: St. Leo, Florida

Notes:

James M. Green

Principal

1889 to 1917

Historical College Name: New Jersey State Normal School/New Jersey State Normal School in Trenton

Current College Name: The College of New Jersey

Location: Ewing, New Jersey

Notes: Institution became New Jersey State Normal School in Trenton in 1908

Brigadier General John Moulder Wilson

Superintendent

1889 to 1893

Historical College Name: United States Military Academy

Current College Name: United States Military Academy

Location: West Point, New York

Notes:

Ezra Baulder

Principal

1889 to 1890

Historical College Name: Croatan Normal School

Current College Name: University of North Carolina Pembroke

Location: Pembroke, North Carolina

Notes:

John F. Spence

President

1889 to 1893

Historical College Name: U.S. Grant University (Chattanooga campus)

Current College Name: University of Tennessee at Chattanooga

Location: Chattanooga, Tennessee

Notes: Previously Chattanooga University, institution merged with U.S. Grant University in Athens (previously East Tennessee Wesleyan University). University of Tennessee Chattanooga and Tennessee Wesleyan University possess a shared history between 1889 and the 1902s.

Louis F. Moench

Principal

1889 to 1892

Historical College Name: Weber Stake Academy

Current College Name: Weber State University

Location: Ogden, Utah

Notes:

Robert L. Madison

Principal/President

1889 to 1912

Historical College Name: Cullowhee Academy/Cullowhee Normal and Industrial School

Current College Name: Western Carolina University

Location: Cullowhee, North Carolina

Notes: Institution became Cullowhee Normal and Industrial School in 1905; Madison’s title changed to president during term

Seth Low

President

1890 to 1901

Historical College Name: Columbia College

Current College Name: Columbia University

Location: New York, New York

Notes:

Waylon Richardson Benedict

Dean

1890 to 1891

Historical College Name: University of Cincinnati

Current College Name: University of Cincinnati

Location: Cincinnati, Ohio

Notes:

Traill Green

President, acting

1890 to 1891

Historical College Name: Lafayette College

Current College Name: Lafayette College

Location: Easton, Pennsylvania

Notes:

Merrill Edwards Gates

President

1890 to 1899

Historical College Name: Amherst College

Current College Name: Amherst College

Location: Amherst, Massachusetts

Notes:

Daniel Boardman Purinton

President

1890 to 1901

Historical College Name: Denison University

Current College Name: Denison University

Location: Granville, Ohio

Notes:

Thomas H. Herdman

President, acting

1890 to 1893

Historical College Name: McKendree College

Current College Name: McKendree University

Location: Lebanon, Illinois

Notes:

Reverend Joseph Grimmelsman S.J.

President

1890 to 1898

Historical College Name: St. Louis University

Current College Name: St. Louis University

Location: St. Louis, Missouri

Notes:

Scott Shipp

Superintendent

1890 to 1907

Historical College Name: Virginia Military Institute

Current College Name: Virginia Military Institute

Location: Lexington, Virginia

Notes:

Richard Channing Jones

President

1890 to 1897

Historical College Name: University of Alabama

Current College Name: University of Alabama

Location: Tuscaloosa, Alabama

Notes:

Charles F. Thwing

President

1890 to 1921

Historical College Name: Western Reserve University

Current College Name: Case Western Reserve University

Location: Cleveland, Ohio

Notes:

Ellen Clara Sabin

President

1890 to 1895

Historical College Name: Downer College

Current College Name: Milwaukee-Downer College

Location: Milwaukee, Wisconsin

Notes:

William H. Hickman

President

1890 to 1893

Historical College Name: Clark University

Current College Name: Clark Atlanta University

Location: Atlanta, Georgia

Notes:

Jeremiah Rankin

President

1890 to 1903

Historical College Name: Howard University

Current College Name: Howard University

Location: Washington DC, District of Columbia

Notes:

George Sale

President

1890 to 1906

Historical College Name: Augusta Baptist Seminary/Atlanta Baptist College

Current College Name: Morehouse College

Location: Atlanta, Georgia

Notes: Institution became Atlanta Baptist College in 1897

Frank Arthur Gulley

Dean

1890 to 1894

Historical College Name: University of Arizona

Current College Name: University of Arizona

Location: Tucson, Arizona

Notes: Gulley served as Dean of the School of Agriculture and Director of the Agriculture Experiment Station

Dayton A. Reed

Principal

1890 to 1892

Historical College Name: Arizona Territorial Normal School

Current College Name: Arizona State University

Location: Tempe, Arizona

Notes:

Martin Kellogg

President

1890 to 1899

Historical College Name: University of California

Current College Name: University of California

Location: Berkeley, California

Notes:

John Williston Cook

President

1890 to 1899

Historical College Name: Illinois State Normal University

Current College Name: Illinois State University

Location: Normal, Illinois

Notes:

Francis Snow

Chancellor

1890 to 1901

Historical College Name: University of Kansas

Current College Name: University of Kansas

Location: Lawrence, Kansas

Notes:

Lyman Stevens

President, Board of Trustees

1890 to 1893

Historical College Name: New Hampshire College of Agriculture and the Mechanic Arts

Current College Name: University of New Hampshire

Location: Durham, New Hampshire

Notes: New Hampshire College of Agriculture and the Mechanic Arts existed as a division of Dartmouth College at this time

Horace E. Stockbridge

President

1890 to 1893

Historical College Name: North Dakota Agricultural College

Current College Name: North Dakota State University

Location: Fargo, North Dakota

Notes:

H. Aubrey Strode

President

1890 to 1893

Historical College Name: Clemson Agricultural College of South Carolina

Current College Name: Clemson University

Location: Clemson, South Carolina

Notes:

Samuel Cushman

Dean

1890 to 1891

Historical College Name: South Dakota School of Mines

Current College Name: South Dakota School of Mines and Technology

Location: Rapid City, South Dakota

Notes:

Howard B. Grose

President

1890 to 1891

Historical College Name: University of South Dakota

Current College Name: University of South Dakota

Location: Vermillion, South Dakota

Notes:

William Stuart Lorraine Bringhurst

President, acting

1890 to 1891

Historical College Name: Agricultural and Mechanical College of Texas

Current College Name: Texas A&M University

Location: College Station, Texas

Notes:

Jeremiah W. Sanborn

President

1890 to 1894

Historical College Name: Agricultural College of Utah

Current College Name: Utah State University

Location: Logan, Utah

Notes:

Henry Wade Rogers

President

1890 to 1900

Historical College Name: Northwestern University

Current College Name: Northwestern University

Location: Evanston, Illinois

Notes:

Charles Mackin S.J.

President

1890 to 1891

Historical College Name: Gonzaga College

Current College Name: Gonzaga University

Location: Spokane, Washington

Notes:

William B. Stewart

President

1890 to 1892

Historical College Name: Berea College

Current College Name: Berea College

Location: Berea, Kentucky

Notes:

B. D. Cockrill

President

1890 to 1896

Historical College Name: Trinity University

Current College Name: Trinity University

Location: San Antonio, Texas

Notes:

William Fraser McDowell

Chancellor

1890 to 1899

Historical College Name: University of Denver

Current College Name: University of Denver

Location: Denver, Colorado

Notes:

Thomas Frank Gailor

Vice Chancellor

1890 to 1893

Historical College Name: University of the South

Current College Name: The University of the South

Location: Sewanee, Tennessee

Notes: Institution was also known as Sewanee, Sewanee College, or Sewanee University; Vice chancellor selected as the title for the chief executive