Center for gender and sexuality ushers in a new era of support for women and LGBTQIA+ students at Princeton
April 14, 2021

Building upon the historical legacy and impactful work of Princeton’s Women*s Center and LGBT Center, a new center for gender and sexuality at Princeton University will launch in fall 2021, allowing staff to better serve individuals and groups across campus, said LaTanya Buck, dean for diversity and inclusion in the Office of the Vice President…

Common approach to diversity in higher education reflects preferences of white Americans
April 13, 2021
Written by B. Rose Huber

The paper, "How University Diversity Rationales Inform Student Preferences and Outcomes" authored by Jordan G. Starck, Stacey Sinclair and J. Nicole Shelton, investigates two different approaches to diversity: an “instrumental rationale,” which asserts that including minority perspectives provides educational benefits; and a “moral rationale,”…

President Eisgruber statement: Standing in solidarity with our Asian American community
March 17, 2021

The following statement by Princeton President Christopher L. Eisgruber was shared on the President’s blog on March 17, 2021:

I join the Princeton University community and people everywhere in mourning the victims of last night’s horrific shootings in Atlanta. …

Graduate School launches inclusive leadership program supporting Princeton’s anti-racism efforts
March 16, 2021

Thirty-three Princeton graduate students co-created and completed the Graduate School’s inaugural Inclusive Leadership Learning Cohort (ILLC) in fall 2020. The GradFUTURES Professional Development and Access, Diversity and…

Teaching with Collections: ‘Reading Toni Morrison’ in a virtual world
Feb. 1, 2021

Although the course “Reading Toni Morrison” was taught virtually this fall, students were given special digital access to the Toni Morrison papers in Princeton University Library’s Special Collections to explore the Nobel Laureate…

The double pandemic: Health policy course pivots to address COVID-19 and systemic racism
Jan. 26, 2021

As Heather Howard, a lecturer in public affairs, was planning for her fall course “Health Care for Vulnerable Populations in the U.S.,” she considered not one but two pandemics. And she knew she had to retool the…

Committee on Principles to Govern Renaming and Changes to Campus Iconography seeks community input
Dec. 7, 2020

The committee will launch a series of listening sessions this week, along with a website where Princetonians can share feedback and learn more about the committee’s work, which is expected to continue throughout the 2020-21 academic year.

The ad hoc committee is charged with…

Eric and Wendy Schmidt endow new professorship of Indigenous studies at Princeton
Dec. 4, 2020

A new professorship of Indigenous studies, endowed by a $5 million gift from Wendy Schmidt and her husband, Eric Schmidt, a 1976 alumnus, will build on Princeton’s interdisciplinary strengths and expand its faculty…

OHR issues resources, tools for pre and post-election conversations
Nov. 2, 2020

The Office of Human Resources has assembled resources and scheduled a series of open discussions available to University faculty and staff.  The resources are available on the OHR website and those interested in attending a virtual open…

Public Safety works to expand its ‘Community Caretaking’ philosophy
Oct. 15, 2020

The Department of Public Safety announced the formation of an advisory committee focused on seeking community feedback on its services and programs.  The committee will have representation from the…