News & Features

A selection of items about diversity and inclusion at Princeton and around higher education. View archive »

Policies & Initiatives

UMatter health and well-being initiative launched

Be an active bystander - make healthy choices - care for others - take action! The new UMatter initiative helps students, faculty and staff promote a healthier and safer campus community.

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African American Studies department approved

The University's Board of Trustees approved the establishment of the Department of African American Studies effective July 1.

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Implementation Update

The Special Task Force on Diversity, Equity and Inclusion has submitted its report. Several changes are underway.

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Dinner brings first-generation students and faculty together

A small group of students and faculty members recently enjoyed a meal and discussed some common challenges they share as the first in their families to attend college.

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Number of gender-neutral bathrooms increasing

The process of creating more gender-neutral bathrooms across campus is underway.

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Faculty hiring, graduate recruiting programs among diversity initiatives

In response to the 2013 Report of the Trustee Ad Hoc Committee on Divesity, initiatives are underway to diversify the faculty, graduate student, postdoctoral and staff populations.

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Princeton launches new initiatives to increase socioeconomic diversity

Princeton has launched two new initiatives that aim to further increase the socioeconomic diversity of its student body and of students who major in fields related to science and technology.

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Vice President for Campus Life begins September 1

W. Rochell Calhoun will join Princeton as its new vice president for campus life effective September 1.

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Reflections on PUPP

For nearly 15 years, the Princeton University Preparatory Program (PUPP) has been supporting student academic success and cultural enrichment. This years cohort reflects on what PUPP means to them.

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We Are Listening

The University asked for your opinions and experiences of campus climate, diversity and inclusion.  The feedback is used to inform decisions about programs, policies and initiatives.

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Make Your Voice Heard

The Task Force on Diversity, Equity and Inclusion is collecting feedback regarding the University's policies and practices, as well as providing opportunities to discuss national events.

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Eisgruber reflects on why service matters

President Christopher L. Eisgruber reflects on his service as an undergraduate and why he feels volunteerism is an important part of the Princeton student experience.

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Native Americans at Princeton

For more than two centuries after its founding, the University excluded most minorities, but a handful of Native Americans proved an exception.

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