James Calder

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James Calder
James Calder.jpg
5th President of the
Pennsylvania State University
In office
Preceded by Thomas Henry Burrowes
Succeeded by Joseph Shortlidge
President of
Hillsdale College
In office
Personal details
Born (1826-02-16)February 16, 1826
Harrisburg, Pennsylvania
Died November 22, 1893(1893-11-22) (aged 67)
Harrisburg, Pennsylvania
Spouse(s) Ellen Cordelia Winebrenner
Alma mater Wesleyan College

James Calder (February 16, 1826 – November 22, 1893) was the third president of Hillsdale College, serving from 1869 to 1871,[1] and the fifth president of the Pennsylvania State University, serving from 1871 until 1880.


Academic offices
Preceded by
Thomas Henry Burrowes
Pennsylvania State University President
1871 – 1880
Succeeded by
Joseph Shortlidge