To celebrate his father’s life and work, Christopher Kuenne ’85 has established the Robert E. Kuenne Professorship in Economics and Humanistic Studies.
Princeton University’s 2012-13 Annual Giving campaign raised $57,019,138 -- the second highest total in Annual Giving history -- with 61.1 percent of undergraduate alumni participating.
Robin Moscato, who came to Princeton in 1983, has presided over the University’s extraordinary financial aid program as its director since 2006.
Michael Cadden, chair of the Lewis Center for the Arts, has taught at Princeton for over three decades. He was the director of the Program in Theater -- previously known as the Program in Theater and Dance -- for 19 years. He is a recipient of the President’s Award for Distinguished Teaching.
Cecilia Rouse, Princeton’s Lawrence and Shirley Katzman and Lewis and Anna Ernst Professor in the Economics of Education, was a member of the faculty for two decades before being named dean of the Woodrow Wilson School of Public and International Affairs in 2012.
Princeton began endowing preceptorships in 1949. Over the decades, they have supported hundreds of scholars and helped to shape some of the University’s finest departments.
Fifty years ago, in a small high school in Rock Hill, South Carolina, an English teacher encouraged a talented student to apply to Princeton. Now that student, Sadler Poe ’67, has created the William Boyce White Jr. Scholarship Fund, to honor the teacher who set him on his path.
One sunny day in 1970, accompanied by conga drums and a rock and roll band, Princeton’s first dance students presented their inaugural performance. They called it “To Dance Is to Live!” Today, somewhere on campus, a Princeton student will reaffirm those words -- en pointe or in a backspin, in a choreography class or a tap-dance troupe.
On Friday, May 3, 2013, the University celebrated the legacy of generosity that sustains over 240 endowed professorships at Princeton and thanked the alumni, parents, and friends whose gifts have supported the creation of endowed chairs.
Carrico “Carra” Torres ’14 was raised with a deep appreciation for the role of individual agency in the world. The daughter of two professional relief workers, she and her younger brother often accompanied their parents on trips from their home in northern New Mexico to overseas disaster relief sites.