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Answering the Call: Bill Hardt ’63 retires after 47 years at Princeton

October 1st, 2018 / Development Com...

In his 47 years as a leader with Annual Giving, Bill Hardt '63 has never failed to answer the call. “The core of the program is the ethos that this isn’t the institution reaching out to the flock as much as it is alumni coming together to say, ‘We want to see Princeton continue to prosper and we’re going to put our shoulder to the wheel to make this happen,’” Hardt says.

William Hardt '63

William Hardt ’63, Princeton’s Assistant Vice President for Annual Giving, to Retire after 47-Year Career

October 1st, 2018 / Development Com...

William M. Hardt, Princeton’s assistant vice president for Annual Giving and longtime leader of the most successful Annual Giving program in the country, will retire in the fall of 2018 after 47 years at the University.

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Douglas Chin '83: The First Generation Lays the Treks for the Next

July 24th, 2018 / Development Com...

Douglas Chin '83 is a prime example of how a Princeton education can be a "rocket booster for students seeking socioeconomic mobility"—in his case, almost literally. The flight-obsessed son of Chinese immigrants, Chin became an aerospace engineer who helped propel—and protect—generations of NASA astronauts.

Reunions 2018

Princeton’s Annual Giving Campaign Raises $69.6 Million

July 6th, 2018 / Annual Giving

Princeton University’s 2017-18 Annual Giving campaign raised $69,554,597 — the second highest total in Annual Giving history — with 55.7 percent of undergraduate alumni participating. The results are notable for their strength across all of Princeton’s constituencies: undergraduate alumni, graduate alumni, parents, and friends.

Reunions 2018

Reunions 2018

June 18th, 2018 / Annual Giving

From the Class of 1937 through the Class of 2018, nearly 26,000 members of the Princeton family came together for the annual celebration of our connections with each other and with Princeton. Even though the P-rade had to be halted in progress because of a lightning storm, this did not dampen the spirit and enthusiasm of Tiger attendees.

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1746 Society Reunions Panel 2018

June 15th, 2018 / Gift Planning

December 2017 brought the most significant overhaul of the U.S. tax code since 1986, with profound impact on individuals, trusts, estates, and businesses-at least until 2025 when key provisions may expire. Princeton’s Office of Gift Planning hosted a breakfast for 1746 Society members at Reunions that featured a panel of Princetonian experts discussing recent changes in taxes and what they mean for individuals, trusts, and estates.  

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