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Albert Jiang / The Daily Princetonian

ELE professor ‘overstated the situation’ when telling students that ‘all teaching will be online’ out of ‘enthusiasm to improve’ instruction

“The state of the fall semester will be announced by President Eisgruber in early July, but for sure all teaching will be on-line as it was in the latter part of the spring,” Sturm wrote to students.

NEWS | June 23

Jon Ort / The Daily Princetonian

President Eisgruber asks senior leaders to explore how U. can fight racism, prepare reports by Aug. 21

“We have convened several task forces during the past decade to study issues of diversity and inclusion at Princeton University and made progress by implementing changes they recommended,“ President Eisgruber wrote to Cabinet members. “We have not, however, focused on eliminating racism. That is the charge I give to you now.”

NEWS | June 22

New Jersey’s Governor: Phil Murphy / Wikimedia Commons

NJ executive order rolls out new guidelines for colleges, says ‘hybrid system’ of online and in-person most ‘realistic’

On Wednesday, Governor Phil Murphy announced that the N.J. Office of the Secretary of Higher Education would release guidelines for reopening colleges. Universities must submit their restart plans to the Office at least 14 days before any students or staff return to campus, according to Murphy.

NEWS | June 17

Photo Credit: Jon Ort / The Daily Princetonian

As Harvard goes test-optional, U. becomes only Ivy requiring SAT, ACT for applicants to Class of 2025

Universities remain divided on whether to drop the requirements in light of the shuttering of testing centers and disruption of exam schedules caused by the COVID-19 pandemic. The College Board announced on June 2 it will be halting the administration of at-home SAT testing, and urged schools not to punish students who do not submit scores.

NEWS | June 17

Caitlin Limestahl / The Daily Princetonian

Vice Provost Minter calls Devos Title IX changes ‘problematic,’ explains U. process for adopting regulations

“Whatever the [Trump] Administration has done or will do with respect to gender identity [or] gender expression, our policies will protect people’s gender identity and gender expression,” Title IX Administrator Regan Crotty ’00 said.

NEWS | June 15