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Princeton students, alumni, community react to University’s dismissal of classics professor

While multiple students and alumni who spoke to The Daily Princetonian expressed relief that a professor who had engaged in a relationship with an undergraduate would no longer be part of the faculty, other University community members have written publicly in disagreement with the University’s decision and in defense of Katz.

While multiple students and alumni who spoke to The Daily Princetonian expressed relief that a professor who had engaged in a relationship with an undergraduate would no longer be part of the faculty, other University community members have written publicly in disagreement with the University’s decision and in defense of Katz.


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Princeton dismisses professor Joshua Katz ‘effective immediately’ after U. investigation finds policy violations

The decision follows last week’s reported recommendation for dismissal by University President Christopher L. Eisgruber ’83 and two separate University investigations into Katz’s misconduct.

The decision follows last week’s recommendation from University President Christopher L. Eisgruber ’83 and two separate University investigations into Katz’s misconduct.


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Eisgruber recommends Joshua Katz’s dismissal after University investigation finds violations of faculty rules: reports

Eisgruber made the recommendation to the University Board of Trustees in a letter dated May 10 based on a November report by Dean of the Faculty Gene Jarrett, according to a copy of his letter reviewed by the Journal.

Eisgruber made the recommendation to the University Board of Trustees in a letter dated May 10 based on a November report by Dean of the Faculty Gene Jarrett, according to a copy of his letter reviewed by the Journal.


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Alumni free speech group says faculty committee upheld complaint against University related to Joshua Katz

Princetonians for Free Speech claims that according to sources it has been in contact with, an appeal filed by eight Princeton professors last fall has been upheld by the Princeton Committee on Conference and Faculty Appeal, though the official decision is yet to be released. 

Princetonians for Free Speech claims that according to sources it has been in contact with, an appeal filed by eight Princeton professors last fall has been upheld by the Princeton Committee on Conference and Faculty Appeal, though the official decision is yet to be released. 


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The many spring flowers of Princeton

“I’ve started lingering more, pausing to watch a bird poking at the ground or a butterfly fluttering past. Because of these moments of stillness, I’ve started paying more attention to the flowers that make my run so colorful.”

“I’ve started lingering more, pausing to watch a bird poking at the ground or a butterfly fluttering past. Because of these moments of stillness, I’ve started paying more attention to the flowers that make my run so colorful.”


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USG Senate upholds appeal over Caterpillar referendum, will withhold statement to University for or against referendum

USG’s email said that by its Constitution, “with a majority of student votes, Referendum 3 passes.”

USG’s email said that by its Constitution, “with a majority of student votes, Referendum 3 passes.”


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Off-campus group funds Facebook ad falsely claiming recent Caterpillar referendum failed to pass

Israel War Room, an organization with no Princeton affiliation, sponsored a Facebook ad that claimed the recent USG referendum calling on the University to halt its usage of Caterpillar construction machinery had failed to pass. In fact, preliminary results show the referendum passed and the results have yet to be certified.

Israel War Room, an organization with no Princeton affiliation, sponsored a Facebook ad that claimed the recent USG referendum calling on the University to halt its usage of Caterpillar construction machinery had failed to pass. In fact, preliminary results show the referendum passed and the results have yet to be certified.


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The art of looking up

“It feels whimsical, indulgent almost, to tell people I want to spend this era of my youth studying the stars.” Paige Cromley reflects on declaring as an Astrophysics major and the grounding experience of stargazing.

“It feels whimsical, indulgent almost, to tell people I want to spend this era of my youth studying the stars. However, I think there is something fundamentally grounding about the field — it seems significantly removed from human-scale worries.” Prospect Staff Writer Paige Cromley reflects on declaring as an Astrophysics major and the grounding experience of stargazing.


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National pro-Israel groups spend over $1K on sponsored ads denouncing USG referendum

National pro-Israel groups — Alums for Campus Fairness (ACF) and the Israel War Room (IWR) — have spent more than $1000 on Facebook ads which may have appeared upwards of 25,000 times. These ads encourage users to sign petitions and publicly denounce the USG referendum calling on the University to boycott the use of Caterpillar machinery. 

National pro-Israel groups — Alums for Campus Fairness (ACF) and the Israel War Room (IWR) — have spent more than $1000 on Facebook ads which may have appeared upwards of 25,000 times. These ads encourage users to sign petitions and publicly denounce the USG referendum calling on the University to boycott the use of Caterpillar machinery. 


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Responding to academic freedom group’s letter, Eisgruber resists removing segment on Prof. Joshua Katz from ‘To Be Known and Heard’

The AFA’s letter, sent to Eisgruber on March 27, had rebuked Nassau Hall for To Be Known and Heard’s segment on Katz, citing a concern that the administration was “systematically denouncing a sitting member of its own faculty.” 

The AFA’s letter, sent to Eisgruber on March 27, had rebuked Nassau Hall for To Be Known and Heard’s segment on Katz, citing a concern that the administration was “systematically denouncing a sitting member of its own faculty.”  


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