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Community commitments

• Since June 2000, the University has made more than $1.66 million in commitments to several community endeavors, including $500,000 to the Princeton Regional Schools building project; $500,000 to the construction of the new Princeton Public Library; and $300,000 to the restoration of Monument Drive Park in front of Borough Hall.

• During this same time frame, the University made a significant dollar commitment to renovate the Garden Theatre -- a University-owned, but public movie theater in Princeton that is considered by residents and elected officials as important to the economic vitality of downtown.

• Over the past several years, additional special gifts have included nearly $1 million to the Medical Center at Princeton; $100,000 to the Arts Council of Princeton; $100,000 to open space preservation; $265,000 to the fire and first aid squads (this includes $155,000 given this past year to purchase a new Princeton First Aid and Rescue Squad vehicle); $50,000 to the Princeton YWCA; $30,000 to the "Curtain Calls" New Year's Eve celebration; and $1.2 million in cash and land for affordable housing.

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September 24, 2001
Vol. 91, No. 3
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Contents

In the news
Paying Tribute, seeking understanding
Financial aid improvements help achieve more diversity
Special events mark installation celebration
Building was booming on campus this summer

People
Trustees grant faculty promotions
Biologist has an artistic alter ego
Spotlight/People
Princeton Prep Program

Community
Celebration set for Oct. 6
Office is resource for community
Center brings together community service efforts
University shares knowledge through auditing program
By the numbers: Community commitments

Sections
Calendar of events
Nassau Notes
News briefs
Research notes


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