Joseph Caldwell

Joseph Caldwell

Joseph Caldwell

Associated Building(s): Caldwell Hall;

Other Relationships: First University President

Birthplace: Lamington, New Jersey

Lifespan: 1773-04-21/1835-01-27

Race: White

Sex: Male

Relationship(s) to University: Administrator, Professor

Era(s): Antebellum, Revolutionary

Involvement(s): Slavery

Slaveowner: Yes


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Latitude/Longitude: 40.660100, -74.717907

Joseph Caldwell (1773-1835) was a Princeton graduate, who was a mathematics professor at UNC and later University president from 1804-1812 and 18117-1835. He was known for his builing campaings, survival of a financial crisis, and advancing science at UNC.

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