William J. Sasnett
|William J. Sasnett|
|President of Auburn University|
|Succeeded by||James Ferguson Dowdell|
April 29, 1820|
Hancock County, Georgia, U.S.
|Died||November 3, 1865(aged 45)|
William Jeremiah Sasnett (April 29, 1820 – November 3, 1865) was an American educator and was the first President of East Alabama Mens College, now known as Auburn University, from 1858 to 1861.
William J. Sasnett was a graduate of Oglethorpe University in Atlanta, Georgia. He served as a Methodist clergyman. He was a Professor at Oxford College, now known as Emory University. He became the first President of East Alabama Mens College, now known as Auburn University, from 1858 to 1861.
- Progress: Considered With Particular Reference to the Methodist Episcopal Church, South (1956)
|President of Auburn University
James Ferguson Dowdell