Frederick Barnard

Frederick Augustus Porter Barnard (1809-1889) was an educator in science and mathematics who taught at the University of Alabama from 1837-54. He later served as president of the University of Mississippi and Columbia College (now Columbia University), and Barnard College was named in his honor. Barnard advocated for equal educational opportunities for men and women.

Courtesy of the W. S. Hoole Special Collections Library, University of Alabama

Appears In