Toni Morrison’s sphere of influence celebrated at landmark Princeton symposium .
Author Edwidge Danticat gave the keynote address. Among the scholars in attendance were two visiting Spelman professors who are collaborating with Princeton scholars in a two-year project as part of a new research initiative between the University and HBCU partners.
Reiner named assistant vice president for state affairs .
A veteran of New Jersey state government, Reiner will begin his appointment April 17.
Bonnie Bassler wins the 2023 Canada Gairdner International Award .
Bonnie Bassler wins prestigious award from the government of Canada and the Gairdner Foundation.
Board approves seven faculty appointments .
The Princeton University Board of Trustees has approved the appointment of seven faculty members, including four full professors and three assistant professors.
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.
Princeton University advances learning through scholarship, research, and teaching of unsurpassed quality, with an emphasis on undergraduate and doctoral education that is distinctive among the world’s great universities, and with a pervasive commitment to serve the nation and the world.
- 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