Administrators at Princeton
Christopher L. Eisgruber is charged with the general supervision of the University. He presides over meetings of the Board of Trustees, the Council of the Princeton University Community (CPUC) and the faculty. He represents the University to off-campus groups, including alumni, government agencies, foundations and educational associations. President Eisgruber is the Laurance S. Rockefeller Professor of Public Affairs in the Woodrow Wilson School and the University Center for Human Values.
David S. Lee serves as the president’s general deputy. As provost, he is the second-ranking academic officer of the University, with responsibility for all aspects of academic and nonacademic planning. As chief budgetary officer, he chairs the Priorities Committee, which prepares budget recommendations annually. He oversees long-term financial planning and the operation of a variety of facilities, among them the libraries and the art museum. Provost Lee is a professor of economics and public affairs.
Dean of the Faculty
David P. Dobkin oversees academic departments and programs and all matters pertaining to the well-being of the faculty, professional librarians, professional researchers and professional specialists. Dean Dobkin is the Phillip Y. Goldman '86 Professor in Computer Science..
Dean of the College
Valerie Smith has administrative responsibility for all aspects of undergraduate academic life, admission and financial aid policies, the undergraduate curriculum, academic standing and academic advising. She also oversees the residential colleges. Dean Smith is the Woodrow Wilson Professor of Literature, and professor of English and African American studies.
Vice President for Campus Life
Cynthia Cherrey has administrative oversight for matters that shape the student experience at Princeton. Supporting all areas of the student experience are the units that constitute campus life, including the dean of undergraduate students, athletics and campus recreation, career services, health services, religious life and the Pace Center for Civic Engagement. She represents Princeton in the Policy Committee of the Ivy League. Vice President Cherrey is a lecturer in the Woodrow Wilson School of Public and International Affairs.
Dean of Undergraduate Students
Kathleen Deignan has oversight responsibility for undergraduate residential life, University centers and student organizations, and is also responsible for matters relating to the conduct and discipline of undergraduates.