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President Eisgruber’s annual State of the University letter, 2023
Feb. 2, 2023

Princeton University President Christopher L. Eisgruber sent his annual State of the University letter to faculty, students and staff on Tuesday, Jan. 31, celebrating Princeton’s full return to in-person teaching and research following COVID-19 and addressing how the University and other liberal arts institutions might adapt to the…

University dedicates Laura Wooten Hall in honor of beloved election poll worker’s lifelong commitment to service
Nov. 2, 2022

Laura Wooten Hall was officially dedicated on Princeton’s campus Oct. 26 during a joyful ceremony that brought together state, county and local officials with Wooten’s proud family, friends, faculty, staff and students.

Princeton University-HBCU partnerships launch first research projects
Nov. 2, 2022

Ten research collaborations between Princeton University faculty and their peers at historically Black colleges and universities (HBCU) have been selected to receive support through the Princeton Alliance for Collaborative Research and Innovation (PACRI). These are the first projects to be launched through the groundbreaking alliance announced…

Princeton will name campus arch for Kentaro Ikeda ’44
Oct. 4, 2022

Princeton’s Board of Trustees has approved naming a campus archway for Kentaro Ikeda, a member of the Class of 1944 and the University’s sole Japanese student during World War II. The archway in Lockhart Hall will be called Ikeda Arch effective Oct. 4. Ikeda died at 92 in November 2011.

Princeton unveils portrait of basketball and political great Bill Bradley ’65
Sept. 12, 2022

Princeton University unveiled a portrait of alumnus William W. “Bill” Bradley, Class of 1965, at a ceremony held Friday, Sept. 9, in Robertson Hall.

Bradley’s portrait, an oil on canvas, was commissioned by Princeton upon the recommendation of the Portraiture Nominations Committee, which was convened in 2017.

Princeton will enhance its groundbreaking financial aid program
Sept. 8, 2022

Most families earning up to $100,000 a year will pay nothing, and many families with income above $100,000 will receive additional aid, including those at higher income levels with multiple children in college. A majority of the additional scholarship funding will benefit families earning less than $150,000, and the University’s highest-need…

Wherry appointed vice dean for diversity and inclusion
June 30, 2022

Frederick Wherry has been named the inaugural vice dean for diversity and inclusion in Princeton’s Office of the Dean of the Faculty. As vice dean, Wherry also will serve as director of the Presidential Postdoctoral Research…

University update following the U.S. Supreme Court decision in Dobbs v. Jackson Women’s Health Organization
June 27, 2022

University officials are carefully reviewing the U.S. Supreme Court’s decision in Dobbs v. Jackson Women’s Health Organization, which overrules Roe v. Wade and Planned Parenthood v. Caseyand are confident that Princeton University healthcare and…

President's Blog: 10th Anniversary of DACA
June 15, 2022

On the 10th anniversary of the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program, President Eisgruber reflects on its implications for Princeton and for the nation.