Cyrus Northrop
Wednesday, September 10, 2008 2:55 PM

Cyrus Northrop was born on September 30, 1834. He was a leader, teacher, orator and the second President of the University of Minnesota.

His 27 year term was the longest of the presidents. He was a peacemaker and expanded University programs to include Education, dentistry, law, medicine, pharmacy, nursing, and forestry. He won the hearts of students, faculty, and the state.