Claire Lee


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Mayor appoints nine to new Civil Rights Commission

Princeton’s former Civil Rights Commission was active from 1968 to 1998, according to Town Topics. A subcommittee of the Human Services department introduced an ordinance last October after working for its re-establishment for two years.


News & Notes: Christie plans to finish term

New Jersey governor and ex officio University trustee Chris Christie has announced that he plans to finish his term, which ends in 2018, according to the New York Times. He criticized the media for continuing to speculate whether he will leave the state to serve in President-elect Donald Trump’s incoming administration. Despite his plan to finish his term, Christie has not ruled out continuing to serve in the Trump administration.


Task force recommends change in language requirement, academic calendar

In a report issued Thursday morning, the Task Force on General Education made six recommendations pertaining to undergraduate teaching that span from mandating foreign language studies regardless of prior proficiency to changes in the academic calendar.According to the report, the task force is recommending that the fall term start earlier and conclude in December.


News & Notes: Harvard gets sued over admission practices

Several University students who had previously applied to Harvard University received emails from Harvard Thursdayafternoon informing them that their undergraduate application information to Harvard has been summoned by the court in a lawsuit concerning admission practices. The current litigation that Harvard faces,Students For Fair Admissions, Inc. v.