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Company Overview of Princeton University

Company Overview

Princeton University is an educational and research institution that provides academic programs in arts and sciences. The university offers undergraduate, graduate, doctorate, and professional education. It focuses on areas such as anthropology, architecture, chemistry, computer science, biology, neuroscience, economics, geosciences, operations research, and civil and environmental engineering. Additionally, it provides degrees in languages, sociology, humanistic studies, cognitive sciences, linguistics, renaissance studies, politics, public affairs, and urban and regional planning. Princeton University also offers international internships, summer language courses, and volunteer and work pr...

Princeton University

Princeton, NJ 08544

United States

Founded in 1746





Key Executives for Princeton University

President, Ex-officio Trustee and Chairman of Honorary Degrees Committee
Age: 68
Vice President for Finance and Treasurer
Professor of Religion
Executive Vice President
Vice President and Senior Adviser to President
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2015.

Princeton University Key Developments

Princeton University Announces Executive Changes

W. Rochelle Calhoun, who since 2008 has been dean of students and vice president for student affairs at Skidmore College, will become vice president for campus life at Princeton University effective Sept. 1, 2015. Calhoun will succeed Cynthia Cherrey, who will become president and chief executive officer of the International Leadership Association (ILA) in September 2015. The vice president for campus life collaborates closely with the dean of the college and the dean of the Graduate School, and advises the president on campus life issues. Calhoun will report to Executive Vice President Treby Williams, who led a 12-member search committee of students, faculty and administrators. At Princeton, Calhoun will oversee a staff of more than 300 people in six campus units: Athletics and Campus Recreation, Career Services, Office of the Dean of Undergraduate Students, Office of Religious Life, Pace Center for Civic Engagement, and University Health Services.

Princeton University Names Nine Members to its Board of Trustees, Effective July 1, 2015

The trustees are: Laura Forese, Louise Sams and C. James Yeh, who were elected by the board to serve for eight years as charter trustees; Arminio Fraga, Paul Maeder and Doris Sohmen-Pao, who were elected by the board to serve for four years as term trustees; Lori Dickerson Fouche and Anne Sherrerd, who were elected by alumni to serve four years as alumni trustees; - and Fiyinfoluwa "Tumi" Akinlawon, who was elected by the junior, senior and two youngest alumni classes to serve four years as young alumni trustee. Akinlawon, of Lagos, Nigeria spent summer 2012 researching microbial fuel cells with Howard Stone, the Donald R. Dixon '69 and Elizabeth W. Dixon Professor of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering, and last summer continued his energy-based research as an analyst for Black and Veatch, a global engineering firm. Forese, of Franklin Lakes, New Jersey, is president of New York-Presbyterian Healthcare System. She is also group senior vice president and chief operating officer for New York-Presbyterian/Weill Cornell. Fouche, of Montclair, New Jersey, is the chief executive officer of Prudential Group Insurance and has spent more than 20 years in the insurance industry. Fraga, of Rio de Janeiro, is a co-founder of Gavea Investimentos, an asset management firm in Brazil, which was sold to J.P. Morgan. Fraga chairs the board of directors of Brazil's securities, commodities and futures exchange. Maeder, of Cambridge, Massachusetts, is founding partner of Highland Capital Partners, concentrating on building companies in online education, robotics and software. He has nearly 30 years of experience in venture capital and has served as a director of several companies. He serves on the Securities and Exchange Commission's Advisory Committee on Small and Emerging Companies and was chair of the National Venture Capital Association from 2011-12. Sams, of Atlanta has in June 2014 completed a 10-year term as a charter trustee. She has chaired the Alumni Council's Committee to Nominate Alumni Trustees and was a regional chair of Princeton's Aspire campaign. Sherrerd, of Riverside, Connecticut was a founding member and chair of the Alumni Council's Committee. In July, she will join the advisory council of the Princeton University Art Museum. Sohmen-Pao, of Singapore, is executive vice president at Yale-NUS College in Singapore. Yeh, of Hinsdale, Illinois, is senior managing director of Citadel Investment Group.

Kevin Heaney Names as Deputy Vice President for Development at Princeton University

Kevin Heaney, who has worked in fundraising leadership positions for nearly 20 years, has been named deputy vice president for development at Princeton University. His appointment is effective March 9. In this new position, Heaney will manage day-to-day operations of the development office and lead goal setting, organizational assessment, continuous improvement processes and talent management. For the past nine and a half years, Heaney has been with the Oregon State University Foundation, serving most recently as vice president for constituent and central development programs and deputy campaign director. Before OSU, Heaney served in a variety of development positions at Georgetown University, Johns Hopkins University and Harvard University. During his career, he has been part of four highly successful campaigns and has chaired seven national conferences on campaign fundamentals and strategies for the Council for Advancement and Support of Education (CASE).

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