Charles Grandison Finney, flamboyant evangelist of the Second Great Awakening, served as the second President of Oberlin College (1851-65). From 1824 to 1833, Finney conducted revivals in the Middle and Eastern states, but mainly in towns of New York. In 1832, he was the pastor of the Second Free Presbyterian Church, New York City. At Oberlin he taught Systematic Theology (1835-58), Pastoral Theology (1835-75), Polemic Theology, and Mental and Moral Philosophy. Helped train a line of Ministers.