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Professor sans Pupils


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In 1793, Reverend David Ker was appointed Professor of Humanity of the University at Chapel Hill. Emigrating from Ireland to Fayetteville in 1789, Ker appears as a member of Orange Presbytery in September of that year, listed as the first Presbyterian minister in that city. His duties as Presiding Professor at the new University included superintendent of all studies, performance of morning and evening prayers, and examination of students each Sunday evening.
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