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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…

New wayfinding system being introduced for Princeton
May 10, 2022

In an effort to help the campus community and University visitors better navigate Princeton’s expanding campus, new, accessible map kiosks have been installed at key campus entries, in time for Reunions and Commencement. 

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‘When I say I’m Asian American, I always hope that raises more questions than it answers.’
March 23, 2022

Our Year of the Tiger series continues in conversation with  Yi-Ching Ong, associate director at the John H. Pace, Jr. ’39 Center for Civic Engagement and director of the Service Focus program for Princeton…

Rodney Priestley named dean of Princeton’s Graduate School
March 9, 2022

Rodney Priestley, the Pomeroy and Betty Perry Smith Professor of Chemical and Biological Engineering and vice dean for innovation, has been named dean of Princeton University’s Graduate School. He will begin in his new role on June 1.