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Memorial service for Kelley planned for Feb. 26--POSTPONED

Friday, Feb. 26, 2010, 5 p.m. University Chapel

This service has been postponed due to weather and will be rescheduled at a later date.

A memorial service for Stanley Kelley Jr., Princeton professor emeritus of politics, is set for 5 p.m. Friday, Feb. 26, in the University Chapel. A reception will follow in the Chancellor Green Rotunda.

Kelley, who left an indelible mark on the University after chairing a key committee on governance in the late 1960s, died Sunday, Jan. 17, in Princeton from complications of Alzheimer's disease. He was 83. A full obituary is available online.

Speakers will include: Princeton President Emeritus William G. Bowen; Fred Greenstein, professor emeritus of politics; John Geer, a 1986 graduate alumnus; Donald Collat, a 1975 alumnus; Glenn Kelley, Stanley Kelley Jr.'s brother; and Amy Gutmann, president of the University of Pennsylvania and Princeton's Laurance S. Rockefeller University Professor Emeritus of Politics and the University Center for Human Values.

Robert George, the McCormick Professor of Jurisprudence and director of the James Madison Program at Princeton, will provide opening and closing words.

Guests may park in Lot #10 (.pdf) on Williams Street.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the Stanley Kelley Teaching Prize, Princeton University, Department of Politics, 130 Corwin Hall, Princeton, NJ 08544. Checks may be made payable to the Trustees of Princeton, and in the memo field donors should write: Stanley Kelley Teaching Prize.

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