A major donation to the University by the late John J. F. Sherrerd '52, an alumnus and longtime Princeton supporter, has funded construction of a building for emerging fields of study at the intersection of engineering and the social sciences.
The 2007-08 Annual Giving campaign raised $54,109,304, with 59.2 percent of undergraduate alumni participating.
Currie C. and Thomas A. Barron ’74 have given $4.5 million to the Princeton Environmental Institute (PEI) to support work at the intersection of environmental studies and the humanities.
A new professorship endowed by a gift from Dwight W. Anderson '89 is part of the University's comprehensive initiative to address critical issues of energy and the environment in the 21st century.
Nine projects contributing to the University’s new Sustainability Plan will go forward with the help of a gift from the High Meadows Foundation, cofounded by Princeton trustee Carl Ferenbach III ’64 and his wife, Judy W. Ferenbach.
Gerhard R. (Gerry) Andlinger ’52, noted international business executive, has made a gift of $100 million to create the Gerhard R. Andlinger Center for Energy and the Environment within the School of Engineering and Applied Science.
Princeton has been honored with a 2008 CASE-WealthEngine Award for Educational Fundraising from the Council for Advancement and Support of Education (CASE).
Princeton University is making changes to enhance two important elements of campus life, the Carl A. Fields Center for Equality and Cultural Understanding (formerly the Third World Center) and Community House.