The train of emigration was rapidly moving westward in 1830; prospects
for expansion were bright, and the offer was thankfully accepted.
Doctor Steele came on to examine the place and approved of it. The
Reformed Medical College of Ohio, better known as the Medical
Department of Worthington College, was instituted, and Doctor Steele
was made President. The latter proved wanting and was asked to
vacate, when a stalwart young Kentuckian,
full of vigor, resource, and
ability, and fresh from the New York Institution, was installed at the
head of the venture.