BY THE NUMBERS

Commencement 2002

• 565 men and 523 women in the class of 2002 received degrees at commencement June 4. Of those, 886 received bachelor of arts degrees and 202 received bachelor of science in engineering degrees. Three students from earlier classes also received degrees.

• About 46 percent of the class members, or 503 students, received honors. Of those, 98 students graduated with highest honors, 175 with high honors and 230 with honors.

• The 611 advanced degrees awarded June 4 included both master's and doctoral degrees: 232 doctor of philosophy degrees; 227 master of arts degrees; 52 master in public affairs degrees; 21 master of science in engineering degrees; 20 master of architecture degrees; 20 master of engineering degrees; 16 master in public policy degrees; 11 master in public affairs and urban and regional planning degrees; four master of fine arts degrees; four master in finance degrees; three master of Near Eastern studies degrees; and one master of science degree.

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June 17, 2002
Vol. 92, No. 29
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Contents

Commencement 2002
Tilghman urges graduates to carry on 'the spirit of Princeton'
Four faculty members recognized for their outstanding teaching
Commencement highlights on Web
Photographs from Commencement 2002
By the numbers: Commencement 2002

Inside
Spence gift creates Ludwig endowment
University libraries have designs on the future

Science
Study tracks death of iguanas in the Galapagos
$7.5 million funds work in 'organic' electronics
Students take challenging class assignment to the wall
Scholars go to the schools to teach science

Faculty news
Malkiel, Taylor reappointed
Faculty members named to endowed chairs
Board approves promotions
New faculty members appointed
Twelve faculty members transfer to emeritus status

Sections
People, spotlight
People, briefs
Calendar of events


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Staff writers: Jennifer Greenstein Altmann, Steven Schultz
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Photographer: Denise Applewhite
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