Current Issue

Apr.1, 2009

Vol. 109, No. 11


University to cut spending by $82 million

Second round of reductions anticipated as spending from endowment drops

Published in the Apr.1, 2009, issue

The University has set a goal of $82 million in budget cuts for the 2009–10 academic year, and similar cuts may be needed for the following year, administrators said at a meeting March 4 on Princeton’s financial outlook. Princeton’s endowment supports almost...Read more
Architect’s rendering of the refurbished living room of Campus Club, which is being renovated to become a community space for students. The University acquired the club in 2006.

Downturn slows some renovations at eating clubs

Published in the Apr.1, 2009, issue

(A correction has been appended the end of this article.) The economic crisis on Wall Street has delayed and shuttered building projects on Main Streets across America, but what of Prospect Avenue? While the University announced in November a decision...Read more


Published in the Apr.1, 2009, issue

Sugar lovers, exercise caution: The powder on your donut and the sweet crystals in your coffee may be addictive, according to psychology and neuroscience professor Bart Hoebel. And while his finding may seem obvious, it has a serious side. Studying the...Read more

In the News

Published in the Apr.1, 2009, issue

Gen. David Petraeus *87, commander of the U.S. Central Command, will address the Class of 2009 at the annual BACCALAUREATE CEREMONY May 31 in the University Chapel. Before his current position, Petraeus was the top U.S. commander in Iraq for 19 months. He...Read more

Lecture Circuit

Published in the Apr.1, 2009, issue

Barton Gellman ’82, Pulitzer Prize-winning reporter for The Washington Post and author of Angler: The Cheney Vice Presidency, speaking March 4 at Dodds Auditorium on “Cheney Rules: What the Obama White House Can Learn from the ‘Angler.’” Gellman is a Ferris...Read more

Snow day

Published in the Apr.1, 2009, issue

When a March 2 storm dropped about six inches of snow on the campus — the largest accumulation of the winter – buildings and grounds workers moved into high gear. The University has 50 miles of public and private walkways, 50 parking lots and pedestrian...Read more
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