Faculty of the Department of Arts (College)
The College faculty consisted of six full professors plus five other professors. One professor had emeritus status. George Allen served as secretary of the faculty as well as professor of Greek and Latin. According to the University Catalogue, 1851-52, undergraduate coursework covered the subjects of intellectual, moral and natural philosophy; Greek, Latin, French and Italian language and literature; rhetoric and English literature; chemistry; mathematics; geography, law and American and European history.
|Rev. John Ludlow, D.D., LL.D.
Provost of the University; Professor of Moral Philosophy
|Henry Vethake, LL.D.
Vice-Provost and Professor of Mathematics
|Rev. Samuel Brown Wylie, D.D.
Emeritus Professor of Greek and Latin
|Henry Reed, LL.D.
Professor of Rhetoric and English Literature
|John Fries Frazer, A.M.
Professor of Natural Philosophy and Chemistry
|George Allen, A.M.
Professor of Greek and Latin
Professors Not Members of the Faculty of Arts:
Faculty of the Medical Department
The teaching staff consisted of ten professors (two were emeritus), two lecturers and one demonstrator in the subjects of anatomy, chemistry, materia medica, obstetrics, pharmacy, surgery, the theory and practice of medicine, and clinical medicine and clinical surgery. The University Catalogue, 1851-52 provides a description of the requirements for admission and of the curriculum.
- Nathaniel Chapman, M.D.
Emeritus Professor of the Theory and Practice of Medicine and of Clinical Medicine
- Robert Hare, M.D.
Emeritus Professor of Chemistry
- William Gibson, M.D.
Professor of Surgery
- William E. Horner, M.D.
Professor of Anatomy
- Samuel Jackson, M.D.
Professor of the Institutes of Medicine
- George Bacon Wood, M.D.
Professor of the Theory and Practice of Medicine and of Clinical Medicine
- Hugh L. (Hugh Lenox) Hodge, M.D.
Professor of Obstetrics and of the Diseases of Women and Children
- James B. Rogers, M.D.
Professor of Chemistry
- Joseph Carson, M.D.
Professor of Materia Medica and of Pharmacy
- George W. Norris, M.D.
Professor of Clinical Surgery
- William W. Gerhard, M.D.
Assistant Lecturer in Demonstrative Medicine
- Henry Hollingsworth Smith, M.D.
Assistant Lecturer in Demonstrative Surgery
- John Neill, M.D
Demonstrator of Anatomy