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Opening Exercises
Opening Exercises, 2012. Photo: Denise Applewhite

From its founding in 1746, Princeton has educated a striking range of leaders in the United States and around the world. Today, as the University continues to evolve, the student body reflects an increasing diversity of Princetonians from a range of socioeconomic backgrounds and from nations across the globe. Their ideas, cultural traditions and languages are essential in creating the dynamic environment for learning that Princeton is today.