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Ten of 11 artifacts from University Art Museum set to be returned to Italy

Six of the items were loaned to PUAM by Edoardo Almagià ’73, a Rome-based art dealer who has been investigated on-and-off for smuggling activity over the past two decades.

Six of the items were loaned to PUAM by Edoardo Almagià ’73, a Rome-based art dealer who has been investigated on-and-off for smuggling activity over the past two decades.

NEWS | September 11

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Dean of College Dolan to step down at end of 2023–2024 academic year

Dolan will be taking a two-year sabbatical during which she will continue research and then retire from the faculty in 2026. Provost Jennifer Rexford will lead a search committee for Dolan’s successor, with hopes of filling the position by next summer.

Dolan will be taking a two-year sabbatical during which she will continue research and then retire from the faculty in 2026. Provost Jennifer Rexford will lead a search committee for Dolan’s successor, with hopes of filling the position by next summer.

NEWS | September 7

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Director of the Office of Sustainability leaves longtime role for UMich

Shana Weber is leaving her position as Director of Princeton’s Office of Sustainability after 17 years. She will be taking on a new position overseeing campus sustainability at the University of Michigan. In her absence, Ijeoma Nwagwu, the current Assistant Director, will take charge of the Office of Sustainability as interim director.

Shana Weber is leaving her position as Director of Princeton’s Office of Sustainability after 17 years. She will be taking on a new position overseeing campus sustainability at the University of Michigan. In her absence, Ijeoma Nwagwu, the current Assistant Director, will take charge of the Office of Sustainability as interim director.

NEWS | September 3

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Sister of kidnapped grad student criticizes Princeton’s response in op-ed

The op-ed alleges that Elizabeth Tsurkovs advisors were aware of her travel to Iraq for dissertation research. In a statement to the Daily Princetonian, University Spokesperson Michael Hotchkiss wrote that “University Travel to Iraq is not permitted for students (graduate or undergraduate), and there are no exceptions.”

The op-ed alleges that Elizabeth Tsurkovs advisors were aware of her travel to Iraq for dissertation research. In a statement to the Daily Princetonian, University Spokesperson Michael Hotchkiss wrote that “University Travel to Iraq is not permitted for students (graduate or undergraduate), and there are no exceptions.”

NEWS | August 24

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Princeton to change essay question, study further admissions changes for future years

The committee is charged with examining not only the impact of the court’s decision on affirmative action, but also how the pandemic and campus expansion have “affected the University’s achievement of its admission priorities.”

The Committee is charged with examining not only the impact of the court’s decision on affirmative action but also how the pandemic and campus expansion have “affected the University’s achievement of its admission priorities.”

NEWS | August 22

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Media criticism of book on fall seminar syllabus echoed by Center for Jewish Life

On Monday, Rabbi Gil Steinlauf of the University’s Center for Jewish Life (CJL) sent a letter to the CJL community expressing concern over the inclusion of the text and urging the NES Department to reconsider its use.

On Monday, Rabbi Gil Steinlauf of the University’s Center for Jewish Life (CJL) sent a letter to the CJL community expressing concern over the inclusion of the text and urging the NES Department to reconsider its use.

NEWS | August 16

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Future of legacy at Princeton up in the air as Department of Education opens investigation

On July 19, Wesleyan University announced that it would be discontinuing legacy admissions, following the Supreme Court's decision to strike down affirmative action last month. The Daily Princetonian looks at the policy and its future at Princeton.

On July 19, Wesleyan University announced that it would be discontinuing legacy admissions, following the Supreme Court's decision to strike down affirmative action last month. The Daily Princetonian looks at the policy and its future at Princeton.

NEWS | July 19

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Grad student kidnapped by Iraqi militia while conducting research for dissertation

Politics Ph.D. candidate Elizabeth Tsurkov has been held by an Iraqi militant group since March, according to a statement by the Israeli Prime Minister.

Politics Ph.D. candidate Elizabeth Tsurkov has been held by an Iraqi militant group since March, according to a statement by the Israeli Prime Minister.

NEWS | July 6

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From Eisgruber, a commitment to diversity, but no hints as to Princeton admissions changes

In an email address sent to the University community, President Eisgruber affirmed Princeton’s commitment to diversity in light of today’s Supreme Court decision overhauling affirmative action. 

In an email address sent to the University community, President Eisgruber affirmed Princeton’s commitment to diversity in light of today’s Supreme Court decision overhauling affirmative action. 

NEWS | June 29

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Familiar campus expansion and diversity themes, no affirmative action details in President Eisgruber’s annual address

This was the first time he explicitly connected the modernist architecture of new campus buildings, which has been controversial on campus, to mental health.

This was the first time he explicitly connected the modernist architecture of new campus buildings, which has been controversial on campus, to mental health.

NEWS | May 29

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Former Dean Nancy Malkiel talks joining the faculty as first women were admitted in 1969

Nancy Weiss Malkiel sat down with the ‘Prince’ to discuss joining the faculty in 1969, when women were first admitted to the University, and her thoughts on the history of coeducation at Princeton.

Nancy Weiss Malkiel sat down with the ‘Prince’ to discuss joining the faculty in 1969, when women were first admitted to the University, and her thoughts on the history of coeducation at Princeton. 

NEWS | May 25

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Free speech coordinators monitor as students hold ‘die-in’ outside BP conference

Around 30 members of Divest Princeton organized a “die-in” at the annual conference between members of the oil and gas companies Carbon Mitigation Initiative and British Petroleum.

Around 30 members of Divest Princeton organized a “die-in” at the annual conference between members of the oil and gas companies Carbon Mitigation Initiative and British Petroleum.

NEWS | May 8

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Dean of Faculty talks administrative bloat, faculty diversity, and hiring in sit-down interview

The ‘Prince’ sat down with Dean of the Faculty Gene Jarrett ’97 to discuss diversity and inclusion initiatives, undergraduate expansion, and administrative bloat, as his second academic year in the position comes to an end. 

The ‘Prince’ sat down with Dean of the Faculty Gene Jarrett ’97 to discuss diversity and inclusion initiatives, undergraduate expansion, and administrative bloat, as his second academic year in the position comes to an end. 

NEWS | May 8

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Faculty approve climate science minor, mostly humanities departmental minors

University faculty approved all eight minors up for consideration, including two new minors in Climate Science and Philosophy, on April 24. Of the six brand new minor programs approved so far, most are pared-down versions of existing majors, opening the door for students to deeply explore areas of studies without declaring.  

University faculty approved all eight minors up for consideration, including two new minors in Climate Science and Philosophy, on April 24. Of the six brand new minor programs approved so far, most are pared-down versions of existing majors, opening the door for students to deeply explore areas of studies without declaring.  

NEWS | May 5