Isaac Ferris

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Isaac Ferris

In 1820 Rev. Isaac Ferris (1798–1873) was appointed by the Board of Domestic Missions to labor in the Classis of Montgomery. Later, he was active at Market Street Dutch Reform Church in New York City. He served as the 3rd President of New York University from 1853 to 1870. During his tenure he brought financial stability to the university.[1]


  1. ^ Thomas J. Frusciano; Marilyn H. Pettit (1997). New York University and the City: An Illustrated History. Rutgers University Press. pp. 46–. ISBN 978-0-8135-2347-7.
Preceded by
Theodore Frelinghuysen
President of New York University
Succeeded by
Howard Crosby