Princeton provides annual update on diversity, equity and inclusion efforts .
As part of the University-wide effort to combat systemic racism, Princeton has published its first annual report highlighting diversity, equity and inclusion work across campus. The report provides a snapshot of projects, programs and initiatives during the 2020-21 academic year, and also includes demographic and climate data about students, staff, faculty and postdoctoral scholars.
Princeton alumni Card and Angrist win the 2021 Nobel Prize in economic sciences .
David Card and Joshua Angrist, who earned their Ph.D.s at Princeton, have been awarded Nobels for providing “new insights about the labor market.”
Princeton alumna Maria Ressa wins Nobel Peace Prize .
Ressa was awarded for her efforts to 'safeguard freedom of expression, which is a precondition for democracy and lasting peace.'
'This idea took off': MacMillan wins Nobel Prize for opening huge new field in chemistry .
The 2021 Nobel Prize in chemistry honors David MacMillan's pioneering work in organocatalysis.
Princeton is led by Christopher L. Eisgruber, a constitutional scholar who became our 20th president in 2013. The trustees are responsible for the overall direction of the University. Our academic officers and officers of the corporation oversee various aspects of University governance.
- 1746College of New Jersey founded in Elizabeth, New Jersey, by the Presbyterian Synod
- 1896Name officially changed to Princeton University
- 1900Graduate School established
- 1969Trustees vote to admit women undergraduates
- 2001Financial aid policy changes, replacing loans with grants that do not need to be repaid