University Mission, Academics & Research

Princeton University seeks to achieve the highest levels of distinction in the discovery and transmission of knowledge. The University is dedicated to undergraduate teaching and also offers doctoral education in all disciplines, emphasizing original and independent scholarship, and master's degree programs to prepare candidates for careers in public life and professional practice. With 34 academic departments in the humanities, social sciences, natural sciences and engineering, Princeton is regarded as a world-renowned academic institution and research center with extraordinary resources and an outstanding faculty and research staff.

The Princeton faculty and student community benefit from not only first-rate facilities and resources but also from the dedicated efforts of our skilled and talented employees who believe in and support the University’s mission.
Read more about three individuals who through their work, actions and dedication, support the University’s mission, academics and research.