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Stanley Kelley Jr. in 1984

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Memorial service for Kelley planned for March 27

Saturday, March 27, 2010, 1 p.m. University Chapel

This service was rescheduled from Feb. 26.

A memorial service for Stanley Kelley Jr., Princeton professor emeritus of politics, is set for 1 p.m. Saturday, March 27, 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; Harold Feiveson, senior research policy analyst in the Woodrow Wilson School of Public and International Affairs and the Program on Science and Global Security; 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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