News for Neighbors

When the University is developing programs that may have an impact on the surrounding area, it strives to include the community in an open, engaged way. The community can follow some projects, such as the updating of the campus plan and the creation of a new arts and transit neighborhood, on related websites, while also checking the University websites below for news and information on other matters.

Recent News

Princeton trustees update strategic framework, identify additional priorities for future
June 7, 2023

The Board of Trustees has reaffirmed the strategic planning framework guiding Princeton’s core commitments in teaching and research, while also identifying additional priorities to inform University decision-making in the years ahead. The updated framework is available on the strategic planning webpage. 

PU Alumni Take Time Out from Reunions Revelry to Support Local Nonprofits
May 24, 2023

Princeton University Reunions, which will get underway later this week, call to mind images of colorful, high-spirited gatherings — eating, drinking, dancing, and marching in the  P-rade.

Four outstanding secondary school teachers to be honored at Princeton Commencement
May 16, 2023

Princeton University will honor four outstanding New Jersey secondary school teachers at its 2023 Commencement on Tuesday, May 30.

SPIA in New Jersey launch emphasizes that research makes for sound public policy
May 4, 2023

The Princeton School of Public and International Affairs formally launched its SPIA in New Jersey initiative Friday, April 28, convening policy experts, legislators, state agency executives, University faculty and other researchers who stressed the importance of having valid data and analysis to drive public policy decisions.

Princeton continues to increase spending with diverse-owned suppliers
May 3, 2023

For the first time, Princeton spent more than $100 million with diverse-owned firms in fiscal year 2022, and is on track to increase that number in the current fiscal year and beyond.

Community and campus connect for Princeton’s Porchfest 2023
May 2, 2023

Porches in Princeton became stages Saturday afternoon as neighbors hosted live, free entertainment for Porchfest 2023, presented by the Arts Council of Princeton with support from Princeton University. “The weather was wet but the spirits were warm,” said Kristin Appelget, assistant vice president for community and regional affairs.

By the numbers: University raises funds for United Way
April 3, 2023

With the help of a robust group of departmental volunteers, the campus community raised $96,852.05 during the 2022 United Way Campaign. Proceeds support the United Way of Greater Mercer County’s education, financial stability, food insecurity, and health programs.

How sweet it was: Together across the globe for Sweet 16 game day
March 27, 2023

A tide of Tiger pride surged on campus, at Palmer Square, in Louisville and far beyond as the Princeton men’s team ended its exciting run in the 2023 NCAA Tournament with a hard-fought loss to Creighton Friday, March 24.

Princeton University announces over $14.6 million in voluntary contributions to Princeton Public Schools
March 14, 2023

Princeton University will contribute more than $14.6 million to Princeton Public Schools over the next five years. The annual voluntary contributions will exceed the amount the schools received from voluntary property tax payments the University made in previous years.