Sustainability Action Plan increases stormwater management efforts for improved water quality and reduced runoff .
About 100 acres on Princeton's campus meet high standards for improved surface water quality and reduced runoff. The University's Sustainability Action Plan aims to expand these areas to 139 acres by 2026, and then 222 acres by 2046.
Fernández-Kelly receives Distinguished Career Award from American Sociological Association .
The American Sociological Association honors Princeton Sociology Professor Patricia Fernández-Kelly for her outstanding contributions to the field.
Sea level rise is speeding up, says Princeton climatologist Michael Oppenheimer .
Princeton's Michael Oppenheimer spoke on CBS's "60 Minutes" about the threat posed by rising sea levels to many cities, including UNESCO World Heritage Site Venice, Italy.
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