Princeton’s first Muslim Chaplain Imam Sohaib Sultan dies .
Sultan, an inspirational leader for the Islamic community at the University and within New Jersey, died April 16 of cancer. Faculty, staff and students from across religious affiliations, academic departments and administrative offices remembered Sultan for his warmth, compassion, dedication, humility and, in true Princeton spirit, his service to humanity.
Five faculty elected to American Academy of Arts and Sciences .
Princeton faculty members Mitchell Duneier, J. Nicole Shelton, Keith Wailoo, Nieng Yan and Deborah Yashar, as well as Presidential Visiting Scholar in the Lewis Center for the Arts Hilton Als of The New Yorker have been elected to the Academy of Arts and Sciences.
Princeton employees honored for special achievement, service and management leadership .
More than 500 Princeton University employees are being recognized for their dedicated years of service, along with six staff members who were named as President Achievement Award recipients and two employees who received the Donald Griffin ’23 Management Award winners.
‘A.I. Nation,’ Episode 4, ‘Biased Intelligence,’ examines technology and policing, now available to download .
In the fourth episode of A.I. Nation, a new podcast by Princeton University and Philadelphia public radio station WHYY, computer science professor Ed Felten and WHYY reporter Malcolm Burnley investigate the ways that AI can be biased, how these biases can harm people of color, and what we can do to make the technology more accurate and equitable.
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.
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- 1896Name officially changed to Princeton University
- 1900Graduate School established
- 1969Trustees vote to admit women undergraduates
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