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Hobson '91 gift establishes new residential college
Oct. 8, 2020

The lead gift given by Mellody Hobson '91 and the Hobson/Lucas Family Foundation will establish a new residential college on Princeton's campus.  Hobson College will replace First College, formerly known as Wilson College.

Professors Benjamin and Taylor among first cohort of Freedom Scholars
Sept. 17, 2020

The Marguerite Casey Foundation and Group Health Foundation partnered to create the Freedom Scholars Awards. The program, designed to support scholars whose work is at the forefront of economic and social justice movements,…

Combating systemic racism
Sept. 2, 2020

President Christopher L. Eisgruber shared an update with the campus community outlining next the University's next steps in combating systemic racism on our campus and beyond.

Read his statement

Summer Journalism Program builds virtual community
Aug. 21, 2020

The Princeton Summer Journalism Program pivoted to a virtual engagement this year, challenging high school students to build community and hone their journalism skills through Zoom.

Fellowship program seeks to increase readiness for graduate study
Aug. 18, 2020

The new Pre-Doctoral Fellowship Program, launched by the Graduate School, provides a fully-funded year of study at Princeton prior to commencing doctoral work.

New Title IX/Sexual Misconduct policies
Aug. 3, 2020

On Monday, Aug. 3, 2020 the University implemented new policies related to Title IX/sexual misconduct in response to new federal Title IX regulations.

Principles of Inclusivity and Free Speech
July 28, 2020

University leaders issued a statement to the entire Princeton University community affirming our commitment to inclusivity and mutual respect.

SPIA faculty approve curriculum review, graduate course addition
July 9, 2020

The Princeton School of Public and International Affairs faculty adopted a measure calling for a comprehensive review of the School's curriculum.  As an interim measure, the faculty approved the addition of a mandatory…

Anthropology Professor Laurence Ralph produces film on urban policing
July 8, 2020

‘The Torture Letters’ brings visibility to unjustified police stops of Black teenagers in Chicago.  The film is available online now and will featured at the first Humanities Innovation Forum in September.

Woodrow Wilson name removed from policy school, residential college
June 27, 2020

At the recommendation of President Eisgruber, the board of trustees voted on June 26 to remove the name of Woodrow Wilson from the University's Policy School and residential college.