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July8, 2015

Vol. 115, No. 15

From the July 8 issue

Conversation: A Defense of Higher Ed

Princeton-educated campus chiefs, on college and its discontents

Illustrations: Serge Bloch; Peter James Field (portraits) In a 1996 lecture on “University Presidents — Then and Now,” then-Princeton President...

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Joel Hektner ’90 says the best part of moving back to his home state is seeing his sons get to know their grandparents and other relatives.

Life: 25 Years Out ...

North Dakota native Joel Hektner ’90 comes east, then finds his way home again

By Jennifer Altmann

When Joel Hektner ’90 met his classmates freshman year, many said the same thing to him: “You’re the first person I’ve ever met from North ...

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A task force report on diversity, equity, and inclusion was “just the first step,” Vice Provost Michele Minter said.

An Inclusive Campus

Task force proposes series of actions to foster climate of support, respect

By Allie Wenner

Princeton is moving quickly to act on recommendations of a task force charged with developing ways to foster a more inclusive campus climate. In...

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Faculty Book: Stephen Macedo

Love and Marriage

By Amelia Thomson-DeVeaux ’11

Monogamy forms the bedrock of our culture, says politics professor Stephen Macedo. In his new book, Just Married: Same-Sex Couples, Monogamy, and the...

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President Eisgruber ’83 addresses a May teach-in by “ban the box” advocates.

Abolish the Box?

Students press their campaign to end admission query on criminal history

By Allie Wenner

Students took their campaign to President Eisgruber ’83 to end the University’s use of a question asking admission applicants’ criminal history and...

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Reunions and Commencement 2015
Grand marshal Jean Telljohann ’81 with next year’s grand marshal, Daniel Lopresti *87

Going Back

Reunions 2015

By Jennifer Altmann

It was eerily quiet when grand marshal Jean Telljohann ’81 and Daniel Lopresti *87 first walked the P-rade route on the Saturday of Reunions. At...

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The front campus was filled with umbrellas and ponchos in this view of Commencement from Nassau Hall.

Commencement: For ’15, Rainy Farewell

Graduates urged to ‘dream audaciously’ on the path beyond FitzRandolph Gate

By Allie Wenner and Louise Connelly ’15

A steady shower persisted throughout Princeton’s 268th Commencement ceremony, with graduates and guests wearing rain ponchos and holding umbrellas...

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