'New England Bound': Warren explores colonialism and slavery
Wendy Warren's book, "New England Bound," explores the history of chattel bondage — enslaved people held as property — in 17th-century New England.
William Baumol, economist of broad range and influence, dies at 95
William Baumol, who made major contributions across a wide swath of economics and mentored two future Princeton University presidents, died Thursday, May 4, in New York. He was 95 years old.
Employee retirements, May 2017
The following is an updated list of University employee retirements.
Princeton is led by Christopher L. Eisgruber, a constitutional scholar who became our 20th president in 2013. The trustees are responsible for the overall direction of the University. Our academic officers and officers of the corporation oversee various aspects of University governance.
- 1746College of New Jersey founded in Elizabeth, New Jersey, by the Presbyterian Synod
- 1896Name officially changed to Princeton University
- 1900Graduate School established
- 1969Trustees vote to admit women undergraduates
- 2001Financial aid policy changes, replacing loans with grants that do not need to be repaid