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.?
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.
For Chris Olofson ’92, a liberal arts education at Princeton University helped open the doors to opportunities he never could have imagined when he was growing up in suburban Kansas City, Missouri.?It’s the reason he wants to preserve and expand those opportunities for the next generation of Princeton students, and why he leapt at the opportunity to become the new chair of the Annual Giving Committee.
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.?
Tigers from every generation rallied on Dec. 3 as Princeton conducted its sixth annual Tiger Athletics Give Day (TAGD), a Giving Tuesday challenge dedicated to supporting Princeton’s 37 varsity teams and their mission to “achieve, serve, and lead.”?
Sam Fendler '21 came to Princeton University as a transfer student after five years of service as a United States Marine. Now, as president of the Princeton Student Veterans group, he's paving the way for the next class of military veterans.