Wilson College will become “First College” and the Woodrow Wilson School will be renamed “The Princeton School of Public and International Affairs.”
NJ executive order rolls out new guidelines for colleges, says ‘hybrid system’ of online and in-person most ‘realistic’
On Wednesday, Governor Phil Murphy announced that the N.J. Office of the Secretary of Higher Education would release guidelines for reopening colleges. Universities must submit their restart plans to the Office at least 14 days before any students or staff return to campus, according to Murphy.
The Daily Princetonian talks to Dean of the College Jill Dolan, who describes a finicky situation faced by college administrators across the country.
Dolan and Calhoun answered student questions about Fall 2020, acknowledging that most policies will rest upon President Eisgruber’s July decision on whether to return to campus.
The program took place from Monday, May 4, to Wednesday, May 6, through a series of three one-hour webinars that discussed Academic Advising and Career Exploration, Mental Wellness, Housing and Dining, and Residential Colleges.
University officials considered “whether to postpone the beginning of the academic term until later in the fall or even until January,” but decided against such a decision.
The University will turn down $2.4 million in CARES Act funding, after determining that pre-existing aid programs already provide “exceptional levels of support to our students.”
“The Holocaust took from us entire families — severed entire branches of family trees,” Jake Brzowsky ’21 wrote. “Many of them have no one to remember them. Tonight, we will be the ones to remember. Tonight, we will remind ourselves and those around us to never forget.”
The new requirement, which will go into effect for the Class for 2024, aims to expose students to a variety of cultures and experiences and allow them to explore these cultural practices across a wide range of disciplines.
According to the results of an independent analysis, this year’s room draw times are completely randomized and do not provide any advantage to large draw groups over small ones.