The program would require students to complete one half-term course related to diversity and inclusion from a list pre-authorized by administrators. The proposal takes inspiration from the newly announced Culture and Difference distribution requirement for undergraduate students, which will commence with the Class of 2024 this fall.
“We strongly believe that this abhorrent omission fosters a non-inclusive and isolating environment on campus that makes me and many others feel out of place,” the digital petition reads. “It is ironic that the Center for ‘International’ Security Studies cannot accurately represent the global world and omits over 700 million people’s homes from their logo.”
“There’s a good chance that Woodrow Wilson is right now spinning in his grave like an Olympic figure skater as an award in his name is bestowed on the executive director of an organization literally established to oppose a xenophobic, anti-immigrant, flagrantly unconstitutional Palmer Raids that he oversaw and engineered,” said Romero.
According to Deputy University Spokesperson Michael Hotchkiss, the average number of candidates since YAT began keeping statistics is 25. Last year, 30 students ran for the position, which Varghese eventually attained.
Specifically, this filing shows seven companies in which the University has holdings. The filing showed around $127.6M in University holdings, making up about 0.49 percent of the University’s $26.1B endowment
The space will provide a singular home for Orange Key Tour Guides and prospective undergraduate student information sessions. Administrators envisioned 36 University Place as a space to promote accessibility, inclusivity, and centralization.
The University plans to eliminate all current “Block” meal plans for upperclass and graduate students and replace them with a more cost-effective option, the “Block 105” plan. In addition, the University will allow students with “Block” plans access to dining halls during fall and spring recess beginning next year.
In his fourth annual letter to the University community, President Christopher L. Eisgruber ’83 discussed upcoming construction projects that will improve facilities and expand the undergraduate student body.
The presentation focused on measures in the Sustainability Action Plan directed towards land conservation and waste reduction. Several members addressed safety and accessibility concerns resulting from scooter use, alongside questions of the relative environmental impact of the various transportation systems on campus, but no resolution was reached.
The Woodrow Wilson Award is given to an alumnus or alumna of the undergraduate college who epitomizes the University’s motto, as coined by Woodrow Wilson, “Princeton in the Nation’s Service.” The James Madison Medal is awarded to an alum of the University graduate school who “has had a distinguished career, advanced the cause of graduate education or achieved a record of outstanding public service,” according to the Alumni Association website.
The University had also taken an active role in advocating for Wang’s 2019 release. In a statement this morning, President Christopher Eisgruber expressed his joy regarding the release, and his gratitude towards all parties who mediated the release.
Last April, Karen Richardson ’93 was announced as the University’s new Dean of Admission. As a first-generation college student herself, Richardson expressed her commitment not just to admitting a diverse student body but also to ensuring that all students have the resources they need to succeed in competitive college campuses such as Princeton.
The programming, which kicked off on Oct. 11 with a performative celebration of indigenous and immigrant tales from the Americas (“Belonging(s) in Movement”), will run through Dec. 19. All events are free and most are fully open to the public.