1811 in Columbia history:
- William Harris succeeds Benjamin Moore as college president
- Creation of the post of Provost to compensate John Mitchell Mason for not gaining the presidency
- The "Riotous Commencement", in which students violently protested the faculty's decision not to confer a degree upon John Stevenson, who had inserted objectionable words into his commencement speech.
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