“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 University is not pursuing the issue of immunity,” a spokesperson told the ‘Prince.’ Instead, it “will focus on the principles and initiatives outlined by the governor and attorney general” in a June 2 announcement.
“[Armstrong’s] important contributions as a teacher, a faculty adviser, a scholar and a University citizen make her an exceptional choice to succeed Nicole Shelton as the faculty head of Butler,” said Dean of the College Jill Dolan in the announcement.
“The announcement is a recognition that the endowment has an impact on the climate,” Divest Princeton’s Tom Taylor GS said. “It is a recognition of that really basic premise, that groups like us have been talking about for a really long time.”
Insurance coverage on the University’s Student Health Plan (SHP) has been increased due to COVID-19, expanding both in and out of network coverage, in addition to telemedicine. While students appreciate the change, they feel the University could be more clear regarding the changes and the new policies.