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Tilghman to be installed Sept. 28

formal installation of Shirley M. Tilghman as the 19th president of Princeton University is set for Friday, Sept. 28. The ceremony, open to all members of the University and local communities, will begin at 3:30 p.m. on the front lawn of Nassau Hall.

This academic convocation will include a procession of trustees, faculty and senior administrative officers in academic attire and an address by Tilghman. It will be followed by dinner and dancing for the University community that evening.

For details on the installation, visit this Web site .

Tilghman took office on June 15, succeeding Harold T. Shapiro, who retired from the presidency following more than 13 years of service. A member of the Princeton faculty since 1986, she most recently served as the Howard A. Prior Professor of the Life Sciences and as the director of the University's Lewis-Sigler Institute for Integrative Genomics.

To read the full news release announcing Tilghman's appointment, click here

Contact: Marilyn Marks (609) 258-3601

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