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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

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CPUC, November 2019

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

Princeton University President Christopher Eisgruber '83 stands in a suit and an orange tie behind a brown podium with a microphone in hand. A banner that says "Google AI" in blue, red, yellow, and green is next to him.

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

SEAS Dean Emily Carter to step down

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

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U. claims error in room draw process, provides compensation to affected students

Upperclass room draw processes were not completely randomized this year, according to an email sent to the dorm-undergrads listserv by Director of Housing Dorian Johnson. Johnson wrote that $1,000 would be deducted from the 2019–20 housing fees of rising seniors directly affected by the issue and in the lower half of their class’s draw.

NEWS | 04/26/2019

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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.

NEWS | 04/25/2019