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Forbes ranks U. No. 5 among "America's Top Colleges," No. 2 among "Best Value Colleges"

Forbes ranked the University fifth on its America’s Top Colleges 2019 list, behind Harvard University, Stanford University, Yale University, and the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. Forbes’ 2019 Best Value Colleges ranking, however, puts the University at the second spot behind only Brigham Young University.

NEWS | 08/20/2019

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U. names CBE professor Rodney Priestley to new vice dean of innovation position

The Office of the Dean for Research has named professor of chemical and biological engineering Rodney Priestley to the newly-created position of vice dean for innovation. Priestley will work to expand ties with industry, external entrepreneurs, venture capitalists, alumni, and other potential partners,  help foster a culture of innovation and entrepreneurship, and enable on-campus researchers to translate their work into commercial and non-profit endeavors.

NEWS | 08/16/2019

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U. names nine new trustees

The University has named nine new members to the Board of Trustees, effective July 1, according to a statement on June 18. According to the statement, the new trustees are Heather Gerken ’91, Anthony H.P. Lee ’79, Brad Smith ’81, Sumir Chadha ’93, Bob Peck ’88, Anthony Yoseloff ’96, Amy Alving GS ’88, Terri Sewell ’86, and Sarah Varghese ’19.

NEWS | 06/24/2019

CPUC meeting discusses Ban the Box, Service Focus, innovation.
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U. to decide whether to amend language of conviction history question on supplemental application

The draft of the proposal will be presented at the meeting of the Council of the Princeton University Community (CPUC) on Monday, May 6, and then voted on at CUAFA’s May 13 meeting. The final decision as to whether to approve or revise the committee’s recommendation will lie with President Christopher Eisgruber ’83. 

NEWS | 05/05/2019

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Google, U. hold inauguration event for Google AI Lab on Palmer Square

The University and Google held an inaugural event for the new Google AI lab located just north of campus in Palmer Square on Thursday, May 2.  The event hosted speakers such as Professor of Computer Science Elad Hazan, New Jersey Governor Philip Murphy, New Jersey Congresswoman Bonnie Watson Coleman, alumnus and former Google Chairman Eric Schmidt ’76, and President Christopher Eisgruber ’83. 

NEWS | 05/02/2019

Emily Carter has served as dean of the School of Engineering and Applied Science for the past three years. 
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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.”

NEWS | 04/29/2019