Federal Reserve chair Jerome Powell ’75 faces increasing scrutiny, political pressure following July rate cut
On July 31, Powell announced that the Federal Open Market Committee, which sets U.S. monetary policy, had voted to lower the central bank’s 2019 federal funds rate for the first time since the 2008 financial crisis.
On April 13, the University concluded the administration of the three-year “We Speak” survey on sexual misconduct.
Miranda Rosen ’18 was named one of 62 2017 Harry S. Truman Scholars on Wednesday, April 12. Rosen is a history major pursuing certificates in European Cultural Studies, Judaic Studies, and the History and Practice of Diplomacy from Henderson, Nev.
As part of a series for Women's History Month, The Daily Princetonian sat down with Nancy Peretsman ’76, Managing Director at Allen & Company LLC and trustee emeritus.
Westminster Choir College, whose parent school is Rider University, will be sold to a buyer in order to keep the college open and on its campus in Princeton, Rider announced today.
On Mar. 27, Princeton Advocates for Justice, an “intersectional undergraduate student coalition of 25 Princeton University student groups advocating for the advancement of basic human rights” that formed in the wake of President Donald Trump’s election, released a letter signed by 32 student groups and 600 faculty urging University President Christopher Eisgruber ’83 to officially oppose Trump’s newest executive order barring entry to citizens of six Middle Eastern countries and limiting refugee entrance.
“I considered myself a writer, but didn’t write anything,” Whitehead said. “Eventually I gathered my forces and wrote two five-page stories to audition for the creative writing classes, but I was turned down each time.”
In its weekly meeting on Mar. 5, the Undergraduate Student Government confirmed new committee members, recapped a meeting on student health care and Mental Health Week, and deliberated future steps for the student room guide.
On Jan. 30, University President Christopher L. Eisgruber ’83 announced that current Dean of the Faculty Deborah Prentice will become University Provost on July 1. Prentice - who was formerly the Alexander Stewart 1886 Professor of Psychology - will replace current Provost David Lee GS '99, who plans to return to full-time teaching and research.
On Feb. 2, University President Christopher Eisgruber ’83 and 47 other American college and university presidents sent a letter to President Donald Trump urging him to “rectify or rescind” his Jan. 27 executive order.