- Term in Office:
- Indiana University (B.A. 1836)
Professional Background: Professor at St. Charles College, chaplain in the U.S. Congress (1844–1845), trustee of Indiana University (1853)
After serving one and a half days as a trustee of Indiana University, the Reverend William Daily was elected IU’s third president on August 2, 1853. He resigned under pressure on January 26, 1859.