ALUMNI DAY this year will be Feb. 23. The 2019 recipients of the University’s top alumni honors are MELLODY HOBSON ’91 and CAROL QUILLEN *91. Hobson, who will receive the Woodrow Wilson Award, is president of Ariel Investments and is a nationally recognized advocate for financial literacy and education. Quillen will receive the James Madison Medal; she is president of Davidson College in North Carolina, where she has expanded recruitment of low-income students and pioneered initiatives to bridge the gap between the liberal-arts classroom and the real world. The Service of Remembrance will be held at 3 p.m. in the University Chapel.
THE KLEZ DISPENSERS, believed to be Princeton’s first klezmer ensemble, will perform at Richardson Auditorium Feb. 24 at 3 p.m. to celebrate their 20th anniversary. The group, which was founded in 1998 as a student band, boasts among its ranks five alumni, a Princeton staff member, and a music department instructor. The Klez Dispensers have performed at Lincoln Center and the Montreal Jazz Festival. The concert is $10 general admission and free for seniors, children, and students.
The PRINCETON CLUB OF CHICAGO invites all alumni to go to Chicago April 25–28 to celebrate the 50th anniversary of coeducation. The weekend will include the club’s annual dinner, panel discussions with alumnae and alumni from all decades, a keynote speaker, a Chicago-architecture river cruise and/or walking tour, and entertainment. Please check www.princetonclubofchicago.org, which will include more details as they become available.