Princeton University

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    As one of the eight elite Ivy League schools in the Northeastern US, Princeton is a research university that offers students degrees across 34 departments and 47 interdisciplinary certificate programs. It boasts more than 8,000 students (5,300 undergraduate and 2,700 graduate students).

    TypePrivate
    Founded1746
    Websiteprinceton.edu
    Employee Ratings4.5

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    Employees (est.) (Sept 2021)8,565
    Job Openings372
    Cybersecurity ratingDMore
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    Key People/Management at Princeton University

    W. Rochelle Calhoun

    W. Rochelle Calhoun

    Vice President for Campus Life
    Christopher L

    Christopher L

    President
    Samuel A. Cohen

    Samuel A. Cohen

    Lecturer With the Rank of Professor
    Marilyn Marks

    Marilyn Marks

    Editor in Chief
    Nathaniel J. Fisch

    Nathaniel J. Fisch

    Director, Program in Plasma Physics, Professor of Astrophysical Sciences
    Matthew Alander

    Matthew Alander

    Director of Admission
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    Princeton University Office Locations

    Princeton University has an office in Princeton
    Princeton, NJ, US
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    Princeton University Financials and Metrics

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    Founding Date

    1746

    Princeton University Cybersecurity Score

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    Princeton University News and Updates

    Princeton University study: Strip clubs and escort services may help reduce sex crimes

    A new study adds to a growing oeuvre of research indicating that a regulated sex industry won’t destroy neighborhoods. Maybe that strip club is good for the neighborhood.Read Full Story

    Princeton University Concerts debuts new digital initiative Sing for Today, taps into election with opera star Joyce DiDonato and Kai Tsurumaki 23

    Through the lens of song and conversation, Princeton University Concerts ’ (PUC) newest digital initiative, “Sing for Today,” debuts online on Friday, Oct.read more

    We Roar: Princeton University Art Museum tackles accessibility in the COVID era

    He says museums whose buildings remain shuttered are searching for digital alternatives to the “in-person experience of the hand of the artist.” Princeton’s own art museum had a leg up on this, he says, as their upcoming construction project had meant that their staff had already been working on way…

    Princeton University Blogs

    The Ties that Bind: Black Feminism, Intersectionality, and Black Women in Entrepreneurship History

    Join the Keller Center in welcoming Dr. Simone T. A. Phipps from Middle Georgia State University. Her lecture is part of our initiative to examine the history and legacy of Black entrepreneurship in the United States. Historically, Black women have experienced discrimination and marginalization in t…

    Princeton-led studies boost CRISPR gene-editing prospects

    A Princeton-led team of researchers from the University, MIT, Harvard, and Editas Medicine developed and applied a new method to understand the activity of cellular genes involved in correcting DNA damage, paving the way for dramatic improvements to genome-editing technologies. These advances are de…

    In new cognitive research from Princeton, people's eyes reveal that clichés are underrated

    People's eyes widen in response to their interest and engagement. A new cognitive study at Princeton University has discovered that our eyes consistently respond more to metaphors than literal or concrete statements, demonstrating that everyday metaphors — sometimes called clichés — engage our brain…

    Society of Fellows in the Liberal Arts welcomes new scholars

    Matthew Delvaux, Ayah Nurridin, Nicolás Sánchez-Rodríguez and Daniel Tamayo have joined the Society of Fellows, a scholarly community with a great diversity of experiences and perspectives that create a collaborative environment for inquiry, debate, and groundbreaking scholarship and teaching.

    Alban Forcione, ‘unequalled interpreter of Don Quixote’ and ‘infinitely generous mentor,’ dies at 82

    Alban Forcione, an internationally renowned scholar of 17th-century literature of “Golden Age” Spain, the Walter S. Carpenter Jr., Professor of Language, Literature and Civilization of Spain, Emeritus, and Princeton alumnus, died Sept. 14 at age 82.

    President’s Blog: An Update on the Princeton Alumni Weekly

    For more than a century, the Princeton Alumni Weekly – a publication for and by alumni – has played an important and unique role in connecting alumni to one another and to our alma mater. While founded as a fully independent magazine, PAW has been a University department for more than 20 years.
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    Princeton University Frequently Asked Questions

    • When was Princeton University founded?

      Princeton University was founded in 1746.

    • Who are Princeton University key executives?

      Princeton University's key executives are W. Rochelle Calhoun, Christopher L and Samuel A. Cohen.

    • How many employees does Princeton University have?

      Princeton University has 8,565 employees.

    • Who are Princeton University competitors?

      Competitors of Princeton University include University of Rochester, Harvard University and University of North Carolina at Charlotte.

    • Where are Princeton University offices?

      Princeton University has an office in Princeton.

    • How many offices does Princeton University have?

      Princeton University has 1 office.