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Position: Communications editor at the Princeton Environmental Institute. Editing and writing the PEI News, which is published three times a year. Producing other publications and materials, ranging from a directory of associated faculty and an annual report to grant reports and undergraduate course offering guides.
Quote: "Working for PEI is rewarding. My job often involves interviewing members of the institute's associated faculty, and learning and writing about their teaching and research is fascinating. I am fortunate to be a part of the effort to communicate their vital work to the campus community, alumni and many others outside of the University."
Other interests: Peters devoted nine years to researching and writing a book about the life and work of her great-grandfather, the founder of Investors Syndicate, which later became IDS and then American Express Financial Advisors. The book, "John Elliott Tappan and the Origins of American Express Financial Advisors," co-written by Kenneth Lipartito, was published last fall by Palgrave, the scholarly and reference division of St. Martin's Press. She lives in Hopewell with her husband and their two daughters, ages 7 and 3.
Board approves three promotions
Princeton NJ -- The Board of Trustees has approved the promotions of three faculty members. The faculty members and their departments, by the academic rank to which they are being promoted, are:
Professor -- Naomi Leonard, mechanical and aerospace engineering; and Christian Wildberg, classics. Both are effective July 1, 2003.
Associate professor -- Deborah Yashar, politics and international affairs, with continuing tenure, effective Feb. 1, 2003.
Princeton NJ -- The Office of the Dean of the Faculty invites members of the University community to submit letters of nomination for the 2003 President's Award for Distinguished Teaching.
The awards, presented annually at commencement, are intended to recognize excellence in undergraduate and graduate teaching by Princeton faculty members. All current full, associate and assistant professors, lecturers on continuing appointment, senior lecturers and lecturers who have served at least half time for three or more years are eligible for nomination.
Letters of nomination should be sent by Friday, Jan. 31, to the Office of the Dean of the Faculty, 9 Nassau Hall.
The Bulletin is published weekly during the academic year, except during University breaks and exam weeks, by the Office of Communications. Second class postage paid at Princeton. Postmaster: Send address changes to Princeton Weekly Bulletin, Office of Communications, Princeton University, 22 Chambers St., Suite 201, Princeton, NJ 08542. Permission is given to adapt, reprint or excerpt material from the Bulletin for use in other media.
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Deadline. In general, the copy deadline for each issue is the Friday 10 days in advance of the Monday cover date. The deadline for the Bulletin that covers Jan. 13-Feb. 2 is Friday, Jan. 3. A complete publication schedule is available at deadlines or by calling (609) 258-3601.
Editor: Ruth Stevens