Gifts

Alumni Kwanza Jones and José E. Feliciano Make Princeton History with Major Gift that Will Name Two Dormitories

September 16th, 2020 / Advancement

Kwanza Jones ’93 and José E. Feliciano ’94 have made a $20 million contribution to Princeton that is the largest gift to date by Black and Latino donors. Their gift highlights the promise of diversity, equity, inclusion and belonging for the larger University community and will support undergraduate expansion with the construction of two adjoining dormitories in one of the two new residential colleges.

Head coach of women's lacrosse Chris Sailor

Princeton Athletics Receives Anonymous Gift to Endow the Women’s Lacrosse Head Coach Position

August 26th, 2020 / Princeton Athletics

Princeton Athletics has received a generous gift from an anonymous alumnae donor to establish the “Princeton Women’s Lacrosse Head Coach Endowment.” The gift is the first women’s head coach endowment at Princeton University. It celebrates the long tradition of excellence of Princeton’s women’s lacrosse and was made in recognition of the leadership of current women’s lacrosse head coach Chris Sailer.

Princeton Softball

Gift from Cynthia Paul ’94 and Scott Levy sets foundation for Princeton Softball’s future home

February 20th, 2020 / Advancement

Cynthia Paul, a Princeton softball student-athlete from the Class of 1994, and her husband, Scott Levy, have made a gift that will help build a new softball stadium on the Lake Campus, the planned University development on the south side of Lake Carnegie. The new facility will be the first Princeton athletic field to be named by an alumna. 

Guests at Roberts luncheon

Family and friends celebrate professorships established by Ted Roberts ’60

December 2nd, 2019 / Advancement

In early November, family and friends of the late Edward “Ted” Roberts ’60 came to campus to celebrate his legacy and his generous bequest to Princeton, which established three new endowed professorships named after instructors Ted admired as an undergraduate in the Department of Art and Archaeology: the Donald Drew Egbert Professorship of Modern Architecture, the David R. Coffin Professorship of Renaissance Architecture, and the James Holderbaum Professorship of Renaissance and Modern Sculpture.

Thomas-Graham Reading Room dedication

Princeton dedicates Thomas-Graham Reading Room in Firestone Library

October 4th, 2019 / Advancement

The Thomas-Graham Reading Room, located in the east end of the first floor of Firestone Library, was formally dedicated on Oct. 3. Lawrence Graham ’83 and his wife, Pamela Thomas-Graham, provided the generous gift that refurnished the space, part of the decade-long renovation of the 71-year-old Firestone Library.  

Ron Brown

1746 Society Webinar: A Celebration of Princeton: A Given Place

September 11th, 2019 / Gift Planning

Presented by Ron Brown ’72, Author of “A History of Charitable Gift Planning”

Princeton has been shaped by magnificent bequests and planned gifts, from the Scheide Library and the Graduate College campus to founding bequests in the 1700s. This richly illustrated webinar features Princeton heroes such as George Washington and James Madison, gifts of important manuscripts, paintings, and objects, and the fruits of endowed funds.

José Figueroa ’81 and C. Kim Goodwin ’81

C. Kim Goodwin ’81, José Figueroa ’81, and the inspiration of Sonia Sotomayor ’76

June 18th, 2019 / Advancement

More than four decades after Sonia Sotomayor '76 blazed a trail through Princeton, José Figueroa '81, C. Kim Goodwin '81, and a group of alumni have partnered to create the Sonia Sotomayor 1976 Scholarship Fund to assist first-generation college students who have demonstrated a commitment to service.

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