Penn History

Penn in the 18th Century

The College

College Administration

This exhibit was researched, written and created by Mary D. McConaghy, Michael Silberman, and Irina Kalashnikova in 2004 as part of the celebration of Benjamin Franklin's 300th birthday.

Provosts

1775-1779
William Smith

1780-1802
John Ewing
A.M. (hon.) 1759

Vice-Provosts

1755-1779
Francis Alison
A.M. (hon.) 1759

1780-1782
David Rittenhouse
A.M. (hon.) 1767

1782-1791
Samuel Magaw
A.B. 1757, A.M. 1760, D.D. (hon.) 1783

1789-1810
John Andrews
A.B. 1765, A.M. 1767