Recent News and Features
The head coaching position for Princeton’s men’s squash team will be named for Bob Callahan ’77, who was inducted into the U.S. Squash Hall of Fame in 2012 for his contributions to the game as a Princeton player and as the University’s men’s squash coach for 32 years.
Louise Sams ’79, executive vice president and general counsel of Turner Broadcasting System, Inc., has been named chair of Princeton University’s Annual Giving Committee.
Princeton University’s 2013–14 Annual Giving campaign raised $58,748,900—the highest total in Annual Giving history—with 61.4 percent of undergraduate alumni participating. The results are notable for their strength and breadth across all of Princeton’s constituencies: undergraduate alumni, graduate alumni, parents, and friends.
Recent People and Priorities
Princeton had such an impact on K-T Overbey ’89 that in her late twenties she named the University as a beneficiary in her will.
Bruce Freeman has just assumed the duties of class agent for the five years leading up to the Class of 1969’s 50th Reunion, but he is no stranger to University service. He has long served his class as Annual Giving special gifts chair, leadership chair, and participation volunteer.
In 1984, Bob Peck ’88 was the valedictorian of his high school class, poised to become the first person in his family to attend college. The son of a butcher who had recently passed away, he planned to apply to schools only in his home state of Texas. A visit from Alumni Schools Committee member Theodore McAlister ’52 introduced him to other possibilities.
Princeton Pause November 2014: Celebrating 75 Years of Annual Giving
Since the inaugural Annual Giving campaign in 1940-41, generations of alumni, parents, and friends have joined together creating a tradition of giving back and providing essential support for Princeton.
In this video, we look back at the history of our collective endeavor to strengthen the legacy of opportunity the University offers and pass it on to future Princetonians.
We hope these memories will inspire you to...
Share Your Princeton Memories for our Sixth Annual "This is Princeton" Photo Contest
Princeton Pause invites you to share your best “This Is Princeton” memories! Post a photo with a caption to our Facebook page. Select entries will be featured in the January Princeton Pause slideshow, and shared with alumni, parents, and friends.