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U. offers admission to 13 transfer students

Of the 13 accepted students, eight come from military backgrounds. Five of the students are women and the other eight are men. Additionally, eight are first-generation college students.

Emily Carter, dean of School of Engineering and Applied Science, to step down

According to the University’s Office of Engineering Communications, Carter will become “the university’s second-ranking officer and serve as the chief operating and academic officer,” a position meant to “[bring] broad vision and executive leadership to campus-wide policy, planning, initiatives and operations.”

U. increases financial aid budget by 7.2 percent for 2019–20 academic year

On Thursday, April 25, the Office of Communications announced that the University trustees have “adopted an operating budget for the University totaling $2.3 billion for 2019–20.” Of this total budget, $187.4 million — up 7.2 percent from last year’s $174.2 million — will go towards undergraduate financial aid.

Griswold ’95, Lozada GS ’97 win Pulitzer Prizes

Eliza Griswold ’95 — a journalist, poet, and former Ferris Professor of Journalism at the University — received this year’s Pulitzer Prize for general nonfiction for her book, “Amity and Prosperity: One Family and the Fracturing of America.” The Washington Post nonfiction book critic Carlos Lozada GS ’97 received the Pulitzer Prize for criticism “for reviews and essays on politics, truth, immigration and American identity in the Trump era.”

Graffiti criticizing Title IX found in Prospect Gardens during Preview

On Tuesday, April 9, the first day of Princeton Preview 2019, graffiti was found in Prospect Gardens. Three statements — “Title IX protects rapists” in two places and “Fuck Title IX” in one — were written in dark red ink on the ground of the Class of 1975 Walk. As of Wednesday night, the University was aware of the incident and working to remove the marks.