News and Features


For a window into the history and experiences of different campus populations at Princeton University, check out the following videos which were prepared in conjunction with affinity conferences hosted by the Princeton University Alumni Association:



Transcripts of public symposia about statue of John Witherspoon on Princeton's campus
Council of the Princeton University Community, updated March 2024

Committee seeks input from University community, hosts public symposia about statue of John Witherspoon
Office of Communications, Nov. 30, 2022

Woodrow Wilson's name removed from School of Public and International Affairs and Wilson College 
Office of Communications, June 27, 2020

New walking tours uncover historical sites of Princeton University
The Princeton Packet, Oct. 6, 2018

Newly launched walking tours showcase notable stories of U.’s past
The Daily Princetonian, Sept. 20, 2018

(In)Visible Princeton walking tours reveal University’s nuanced history
Office of Communications, Sept. 13, 2018

African American life at Princeton is first in series of historical walking tours
Office of Communications, May 18, 2018

Photo Exhibit Adds to the Dialogue on Slavery and American Universities
Hyperallergic, July 5, 2018

Photo exhibit will show James Johnson’s 60 years at Princeton
Office of Communications, April 25, 2018


Portrait of celebrated actor and director José Ferrer, Class of 1933, unveiled at Princeton
Office of Communications, May 10, 2024

University unveils new portraits of distinguished Princetonians Ruth Simmons and Elaine Fuchs
Office of Communications, Nov. 18, 2022

Portrait of basketball and political great Bill Bradley unveiled
Office of Communications, Sept. 12, 2022

Four new portraits serve as 'visible expression of Princeton' today
Office of Communications, Sept. 25, 2019

Princeton will commission new portraits to update and diversify University collection
Office of Communications, May 3, 2018

University seeks recommendations for expanded campus portraiture collection
Office of Communications, Sept. 26, 2017

Public Spaces

Princeton names campus arch for Kentaro Ikeda ’44, the University’s sole Japanese student during World War II
Office of Communications, Sept. 19, 2023

University dedicates Laura Wooten Hall in honor of beloved election poll worker's lifelong commitment to service
Office of Communications, Oct. 22, 2022

Campus roadway named for pioneering African American alumnus Robert Rivers
Office of Communications, April 9, 2019

University to mark installation of Woodrow Wilson installation with public discussion, dedication
Office of Communications, Sept. 24, 2019

Ceremony honoring James Johnson arch invokes ‘ancestors who can galvanize community'
Office of Communications, Oct. 24, 2018

Princeton’s complicated legacy: Reconsidering Woodrow Wilson, and recalling a slave named Jimmy Johnson
The Philadelphia Inquirer, Aug. 9, 2018

Trustees name garden for Betsey Stockton, arch for Jimmy Johnson
Office of Communications, April 17, 2018

Princeton to Name Two Campus Spaces in Honor of Slaves
The New York Times, April 17, 2018

‘HYPHEN’ exhibit in Chancellor Green will showcase diverse experiences of students, alumni
Office of Communications, May 1, 2018

Butler College Mural: ‘Multiple Layers of Princeton's History’
Princeton Alumni Weekly, April 25, 2018

Painting Princeton: Community mural highlights history, celebrates change
Office of Communications, April 19, 2018


Isometric’s Andy Chen ’09 and Waqas Jawaid ’10 lead a lecture and conversation about Princeton Iconography
Nov. 9, 2016