Mark Milley ’80
Courtesy U.S. Army

Gen. MARK MILLEY ’80, chief of staff of the U.S. Army, will receive the Woodrow Wilson Award, the highest honor given to an undergraduate alum, when he returns to campus for Alumni Day, Feb. 20. JAMES HECKMAN *71, a Nobel laureate in economics who is on the faculty of the University of Chicago, will be honored with the James Madison Medal, the University’s top award for a graduate alum.


James Heckman *71
Rolf Seyboldt

Alumni Day annually draws about 1,200 Princetonians and guests to campus for lectures, special activities, exhibits, and a luncheon in Jadwin Gymnasium.

Heckman’s talk will begin at 9 a.m. in Richardson Auditorium, followed by Milley’s lecture at 10:15.

Returning events include Dean of Admission Janet Rapelye’s talk on college admission and the 3 p.m. Service of Remembrance in the Chapel honoring deceased alumni, faculty, students, and staff. To register and view a listing of events, go to