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Gift Establishes the Thomas M. Siebel History of Science Professorship

February 25th, 2015 / Development Com...

A $4 million gift from technology entrepreneur and philanthropist Thomas M. Siebel has created the Thomas M. Siebel Professorship in the History of Science. “This generous gift from Tom Siebel will significantly advance our efforts to interpret the development of scientific ideas and to understand their historical importance,” said President Christopher L. Eisgruber.

Scheide Donates Rare Books Library to Princeton

February 13th, 2015 / Development Com...

Musician, musicologist, bibliophile, and philanthropist William H. Scheide, a 1936 Princeton University alumnus who died in November at age 100, has left his extraordinary collection of some 2,500 rare printed books and manuscripts to Princeton University. With an expected appraised value of nearly $300 million, it is the largest gift in the University’s history.

Princeton’s Annual Giving Campaign Sets New Record with $58.7 Million

July 8th, 2014 / Annual Giving

Princeton University’s 2013–14 Annual Giving campaign raised $58,748,900—the highest total in Annual Giving history—with 61.4 percent of undergraduate alumni participating. The results are notable for their strength and breadth across all of Princeton’s constituencies: undergraduate alumni, graduate alumni, parents, and friends.

Dedication of Princeton Neuroscience Institute and Peretsman Scully Hall

April 30th, 2014 / Development Com...

On April 25, 2014, a group of generous Princetonians and friends gathered to celebrate the dedication of the Princeton Neuroscience Institute, home to the Bezos Center for Neural Circuit Dynamics, the McDonnell Center for Systems Neuroscience, and the Scully Center for the Neuroscience of Mind and Behavior, and Peretsman Scully Hall, which houses the Department of Psychology.

Celebrating Gifts to the Center for African American Studies

March 17th, 2014 / Development Com...

Five alumni who joined together to name seminar rooms in historic Stanhope Hall, home to the Center for African American Studies, gathered on March 11 to dedicate the Hobson-Rogers Seminar Room on the first floor and the Barfield-Johnson Seminar Room on the second. President Christopher L. Eisgruber thanked the group for their commitment to education, diversity, and civic engagement.

Recent IRA Gifts: A Nod to the Past and a Salute to the Future

November 13th, 2013 / Gift Planning

Three alumni -- Huyler Held ’47, H. Dwight Neill ’54, and Mary Deibel *76 -- chose to leave a legacy to Princeton by including the University in their estate plans as the beneficiary of their IRAs. Their support honors their connection to the University while making the experiences that were so important in their lives available to others.

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