1971: Student sit-in at Firestone Library ­culminates in the creation of the Third World Center, now the Carl A. Fields Center; Asian American Students Association (AASA) formed.

1988: Asian-American students meet with President Harold Shapiro *64 to ask for an Asian-American studies program.

1992–93: A 14-page report by the Asian American Student Task Force requests an Asian-American studies program.

1995: Franklin Odo ’61 *75 teaches an Asian-­American history course, the first of its kind at Princeton. In April, 17 ­students stage a sit-in at Nassau Hall ­calling for ­Asian-American and Latino studies ­programs.

2008: Professors Anne Cheng ’85, Hendrik ­Hartog, and Chang-rae Lee submit a proposal, supported by an alumni ­petition with 692 signatures, for an ­Asian-American studies program.

2011: The AASA forms a committee dedicated to the establishment of an Asian-American studies program. Its report is issued in 2013.

Source: AASA 2013 report