Reflections on truth and compassion mark Martin Luther King Jr. Day celebration .
Princeton University joined with community organizations on Jan. 21 for the annual Martin Luther King Jr. Day celebration at the Arts Council of Princeton. Tracy K. Smith, the Roger S. Berlind ’52 Professor in the Humanities and the U.S. poet laureate, was a featured speaker.
Students in 'Asian American Family' course connect race, kinship to create zine .
The fall course “The Asian American Family” explored the connection between race and kinship. Students created a zine of their creative work.
Princeton delegation to spotlight diversity and inclusion, innovation, bioengineering at World Economic Forum in Davos .
President Christopher Eisgruber and three Princeton faculty members are participating in the annual meeting of the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland, from Jan. 20-25. The delegation will be focused on diversity and inclusion across higher education as well as Princeton’s leading role in bioengineering, data science and artificial intelligence.
PEI Urban Challenges awards $509,000 to new urban sustainability projects .
Vertical farms in post-industrial America, origami-based noise-pollution barriers and cement made from burned waste make up the latest round of projects funded by the Princeton Environmental Institute Urban Grand Challenges program. Totaling $509,000, the new awards are active through September 2020.
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