This glittering image of the late actress Elizabeth Taylor, rendered by artist Vik Muniz in the diamonds she loved, is now hanging in the Princeton University Art Museum, thanks to a bequest from C. Bagley Wright Jr. ’46.
Although Massachusetts is home base for William H. Godson III ’51, he has spent much of his life seeing the world far beyond New England’s borders. His wanderlust began when he was very young, and his father, an officer in the U.S. Navy, took his family to spend summers in Turkey.
When Aspire ended on June 30, trusts, annuities, and bequests had helped support its key priorities.
Planned gifts to Princeton can provide you or your family with lifetime payments, offer tax benefits, and help you achieve your financial goals. Gifts made before June 30—like those created by Dr. Jerome W. Canter ’52 and James C. Gerber ’82—also will count toward the Aspire fundraising campaign.
The fondness prominent international relations scholar Brooks Emeny ’24 had for Princeton has extended long past his lifetime, eventually resulting in a substantial bequest to benefit future generations of students in his field.
While visiting the Keller Center for Innovation in Engineering Education, James C. Gerber ’82 learned about the opportunities it offers undergraduates to flex their entrepreneurial muscles.
Charitable remainder unitrusts (CRUTs) can be excellent sources of income in retirement for donors or their friends and families.
As a direct descendant of patriot Patrick Henry, Margaret Penick Nuttle P63 had a deep interest in honoring the memory of her American Revolution-era ancestor who is best known for his 1775 speech that ended with the phrase, “Give me liberty, or give me death.”
Real estate is a valuable asset, and if you have more than you need—an unused second home, an investment property, a house too big now that the kids are grown—making a gift of that real estate can be advantageous for both you and Princeton.