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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. 

Juneteenth: Opportunities to celebrate and reflect on the holiday
June 15, 2022

Juneteenth, the June 19 holiday honoring the emancipation of enslaved people in the United States, offers opportunities to reflect and to celebrate. Now an official federal holiday, and University holiday as well, Juneteenth will be…

Princeton marks more than 50 years of kosher dining on campus
May 26, 2022

For more than 50 years, Princeton’s kosher dining hall has served as a community-gathering space where Jewish and non-Jewish…

Statement Regarding Buffalo Shooting
May 17, 2022

President Eisgruber's Blog regarding the shooting in Buffalo, NY

Our hearts break for the ten people killed and three others wounded by a racist gunman in a Buffalo grocery store last weekend.  The anguish caused to the victims and their families, and to the broader Black community, is simultaneously unfathomable and yet too…

Yeh College will become Princeton’s seventh residential college
May 11, 2022

James Yeh ’87 and his wife, Jaimie Yeh, have made a major gift in the Venture Forward campaign, naming one of the new residential colleges at Princeton University. Yeh College, comprised of four dormitory halls and…