“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.”
The announcement emphasized that the change in standardized testing policy will apply for one year, and extend toward transfer applicants, as well — “many of whom are veterans or active-duty military.”
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.
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.
Demonstrations have swept the nation in the weeks since the killing of George Floyd in Minneapolis. We spoke with six Princeton students about their experiences protesting, thoughts on recent activism, and hopes for change.
After the company closed its restaurants during the shutdown, Panera Bread implemented curbside pick-up, drive-thru, and delivery options, as well as a grocery service to make up the lost income. However, the restaurant chain lost half of its business when dine-in services closed.
“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.
“With more local news outlets facing funding issues or having to cut back their coverage, college papers are becoming more of an important source of accountability for cities and towns across the country,” wrote Chuck Todd to The Daily Princetonian.
In this exclusive video interview, Dr. West sits down with The Daily Princetonian’s Sam Kagan to discuss ongoing protests, where they fit into the historical timeline, and what we can expect as a nation moving forward.
The decision comes after Zagster suspended all rentals on March 26 in response to safety concerns amid the pandemic. According to Kim Jackson, the Director of Transportation and Parking, all Zagster bikes and stations will be removed from Princeton by June 12.