P E O P L E
Name: Elisabeth Kieran
Position: Data management specialist in Grounds and Building Maintenance. Overseeing the closing of work orders and time card data entry.
Quote: "My job certainly has given me an opportunity to learn and grow. At the same time, it has given me a deep appreciation for the work -- the artisanship -- of shop employees."
Other interests: Participating in her church as a deacon and choir member and practicing yoga.
By the numbers
Of the 162 recognized student organizations at Princeton, the largest category is "ethnic" with 33 groups, such as the International Students Association at Princeton.
The second largest category, "special interest," features organizations ranging from the Baking Club to the Juggling Club to the American Whig-Cliosophic Society.
Today, there are 12 a cappella student organizations on campus; in 1890, there were 10 mandolin groups, none of which exist today.
Some of the oldest organizations are: Whig (1769), Clio (1770) and Whig-Clio (1941), the nation's oldest college political, literary and debating society; and Triangle Club (1891), the nation's oldest touring collegiate original musical comedy organization.
One of the newer groups is the Student Bioethics Forum, formed in 1995.
February 5, 2001
Vol. 90, No. 15
growth supports initiatives
rate increase lowest in 34 years
to replace loans
student aid expands
was noted urban planner, professor of
the numbers: student organizations
paints picture of future museum
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