The Department of Justice and the U.S. Attorney’s Office for the District of New Jersey reached an agreement with the University with regards to the University’s protocol and procedural practices relating to students with mental health disabilities, according to a University press release. A compliance review of University policies began in May 2014, and the Justice Department did not find any instances of non-compliance after years of review.
The majority of the Ivy League colleges and universities have released their early acceptance results for the Class of 2021.
Rider University’s decision to consolidate the Westminster Choir College’s Princeton campus with its main Lawrence campus has been met with significant backlash from Rider students and faculty. Last week, Rider University President Gregory Dell’Omo came out with a statement addressing the members of the Rider community on the need to sell the Princeton campus and consolidate all students, faculty, and staff onto the Lawrence campus.
The 2017 yearbook will reflect new and upgraded improvements in an attempt to better encapsulate the University experience for all members of the undergraduate class, according to Vojislav Mitrovic ’18, executive director of Princeton Yearbook Agency. Some of the changes include student portraits for every class and a 3D animation effect that allows viewers with smartphones and tablets to access unique videos linked to particular photos in the yearbook, according to Mitrovic. “The 2017 yearbook will be the first yearbook in the last 153 years to have portraits of every class. We want this yearbook to be a yearbook of all undergraduate students,” Mitrovic said. “We want to encompass the experiences of all four class years.”
Darcy James Argue, conductor of the Princeton University Creative Large Ensemble, was nominated for a Grammy award. His album, tilted “Real Enemies,” was named a finalist in the “Best Large Jazz Ensemble Album” category.
Yale University released a report to its Committee to Establish Principles on Renaming after receiving demands to rename the residential college named after John C. Calhoun, a former U.S. Senator known for his support of slavery.
The rest of the Ivy League colleges have announced their stance in relation to the “campus sanctuary” movements across many college campuses across the nation. These announcements come after President-elect Donald Trump’s statement to repeal the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) policy. This policy, implemented in 2012, protects undocumented students from deportation.
Members of the Princeton University Art Museum Student Advisory Board opened a permanent collection of ancient and medieval coins at the museum.
The Carl A. Fields Center for Equality and Cultural Understanding and the Office of Religious Life offered post-election processing spaces for students in response to the victory of President-elect Donald Trump’s victory in the U.S.
All six University alumni seeking reelection to the U.S. House of Representatives won their races.