Princeton Weekly Bulletin   June 19, 2006, Vol. 95, No. 29   search   prev   next

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Page One
Commencement 2006
Tilghman to graduates: Carry the spirit of Princeton
Operating budget benefits from strong investment returns

Tuition grant increased for children
Princeton to disassociate from Darfur investments
New landscape marks 250th anniversary of Maclean House
University staff picnic

Faculty news
Four faculty members recognized for outstanding teaching
Fourteen new faculty members appointed
Eight faculty members transfer to emeritus status
Seven selected for endowed chairs
Promotions, resignations

Research and teaching
Princeton awarded $2.2 million for biology education
Institute fosters partnerships to help region
Tiny transmitters allow researchers to follow flies
Ward unravels bacteria’s role in global nitrogen cycle
Suburbia a rich source of scholarship for Princeton historian
Princeton scientists explore the next frontier of stem cell research

Eight named to University Board of Trustees

Calendar of events
By the numbers



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Seven selected for endowed chairs

Princeton NJ — Seven faculty members have been named to endowed professorships:

Charles Beitz, the Edwards S. Sanford Professor of Politics effective July 1, 2006.

Emily Carter, the Arthur W. Marks ’19 Professor of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering, effective July 1, 2006.

Ingrid Daubechies, the Henry Burchard Fine Professor of Mathematics, effective Feb. 1, 2007, through June 30, 2007.

Nicholas Katz, the Henry Burchard Fine Professor of Mathematics, effective Sept. 1, 2006, through Jan. 31, 2007.

Ignacio Rodriguez-Iturbe, the James S. McDonnell Distinguished University Professor of Civil and Environmental Engineering, effective July 1, 2006.

Cecilia Rouse, the Theodore A. Wells ’29 Professor of Economics and Public Affairs, effective July 1, 2006.

Keith Whittington, the William Nelson Cromwell Professor of Politics, effective July 1, 2006.