For author Tom Barron ’74, a lifelong conservationist, protecting the environment and preserving biodiversity begins with telling better stories.??He and his wife, Currie, have made a gift to Princeton to establish the Thomas A. and Currie C. Barron Family Biodiversity Research Challenge Fund, based in and overseen by the High Meadows Environmental Institute.
A Vermont farm forced Carl Ferenbach III '64 to look at nature in a whole new way, and his quest for answers about the environment led him to partner with Princeton, a relationshp that has resulted in the High Meadows Environmental Institute.
The Annual Giving campaign, “Forward Together,”?celebrates the individual reasons alumni give and recognizes the collective impact of giving. Through Annual Giving, alumni, parents and friends commit to realizing a transformational educational experience across generations.?
Princeton Athletics is pleased to announce the endowment of the head men’s soccer coaching position. The gift was made by an anonymous donor in honor of the leadership of Jim Barlow ’91, the program’s men’s head coach for the last quarter century, and in support of both the men’s and women’s soccer programs.
Mellody Hobson ’91 and the Hobson/Lucas Family Foundation have made the lead gift to establish a new residential college at Princeton University. Hobson College will be the first residential college at Princeton named for a Black woman and will be built on the site of First College, formerly known as Wilson College.
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.
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.
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.?
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.