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Making a Difference

Opportunity & Impact

At Princeton, every member of our community plays an important role in our mission of teaching and research. That mission provides every faculty and staff member with the opportunity to make an impact bigger than oneself. Meet some of our wonderful colleagues below. 

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Kathleen Applegate: "We are in the service of humanity"
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President Eisgruber with award winners at Weaver Track

President's Award for Distinguished Teaching 2022

Each year, select Princeton faculty members are honored at Commencement ceremonies with President's Awards for Distinguished Teaching.

President's Achievement Award

Several members of the staff are honored each spring with the President's Achievement Award for their dedication, outstanding contributions and exemplary service to the University.

Communiversity TRASH ARTstravaganza hat table

Community Service

Faculty, staff and students focus their energy on the local community — and beyond — throughout the year. Along with providing services such as tutoring and mentoring of local children, our employees and students organize annual initiatives that serve local residents with donations of clothing, furniture, food and services.