Thanks to John H. Streicker ’64, a graceful bridge now spans busy Washington Road, providing safe passage for pedestrians and uniting the two halves of Princeton’s science neighborhood.
Leonid Kruglyak ’87, professor of ecology and evolutionary biology, has been named the first William R. Harman ’63 and Mary-Love Harman Professor of Genomics.
With strong ties to Princeton for generations, the Forbes family has made many generous gifts to the University, from works of art to professorships. Distinguished faculty in the Woodrow Wilson School of Public and International Affairs hold two professorships endowed by family members and the Forbes Foundation.
With the gift of a new dormitory in Butler College, John (Jack) C. Bogle ’51 H05 has added his name to the campus vocabulary.
Two proposals by Princeton students have been awarded $10,000 each by the Davis Projects for Peace, which is giving more than $1 million for international endeavors in summer 2010.
Many planned gifts established years ago for purposes close to their donors’ hearts are now supporting some of the six priorities of the University’s comprehensive fundraising campaign, Aspire: A Plan for Princeton.
At Alumni Day 2010, Annual Giving Chair R. Kelly Doherty ’81 presented distinguished achievement awards to the leaders of last year's AG campaign.
Connect: A Black Alumni Leadership Initiative is a newly launched enterprise led by alumni to increase and enhance the involvement of self-identified black alumni in the life of the University as leaders, volunteers, and donors.
The James S. McDonnell Distinguished University Professorships were established in memory of James S. McDonnell ’21 H60 by gifts from the James S. McDonnell Foundation, of which his sons, James S. McDonnell III ’58 and John F. McDonnell ’60 *62, are board members.
When Charles H. Smyth came to Princeton to teach geology in 1905, he brought his two sons with him: Charlie and Harry. Both boys grew up to attend Princeton and follow in their father’s footsteps as Princeton faculty members and both are now commemorated with endowed chairs: the Charles Phelps Smyth ’16 *17 Professorship in Chemistry and the Henry De Wolf Smyth Professorship.