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Alumni Kwanza Jones and José E. Feliciano Make Princeton History with Major Gift that Will Name Two Dormitories

September 16th, 2020 / Advancement

Kwanza Jones ’93 and José E. Feliciano ’94 have made a $20 million contribution to Princeton that is the largest gift to date by Black and Latino donors. Their gift highlights the promise of diversity, equity, inclusion and belonging for the larger University community and will support undergraduate expansion with the construction of two adjoining dormitories in one of the two new residential colleges.

Chris Olofson ’92

State of the Art Leadership: Chris Olofson ’92 frames new role as chair of Alumni Giving Committee

September 15th, 2020 / Annual Giving

For Chris Olofson ’92, a liberal arts education at Princeton University helped open the doors to opportunities he never could have imagined when he was growing up in suburban Kansas City, Missouri. It’s the reason he wants to preserve and expand those opportunities for the next generation of Princeton students, and why he leapt at the opportunity to become the new chair of the Annual Giving Committee.

Head coach of women's lacrosse Chris Sailor

Princeton Athletics Receives Anonymous Gift to Endow the Women’s Lacrosse Head Coach Position

August 26th, 2020 / Princeton Athletics

Princeton Athletics has received a generous gift from an anonymous alumnae donor to establish the “Princeton Women’s Lacrosse Head Coach Endowment.” The gift is the first women’s head coach endowment at Princeton University. It celebrates the long tradition of excellence of Princeton’s women’s lacrosse and was made in recognition of the leadership of current women’s lacrosse head coach Chris Sailer.

1746 Society pennant

For Your Consideration: Charitable Gift Annuities

June 2nd, 2020 / Gift Planning

You have until June 30 to lock-in a higher charitable gift annuity rate. The American Council on Gift Annuities, the national organization that sets gift annuity rates, has announced payout rates will decrease .3 to .5 percent as of July 1, 2020. Charitable gift annuities are easy to set up and provide a guaranteed fixed payment to you (and your spouse/beneficiary) for life — regardless of market conditions. 

Princeton Softball

Gift from Cynthia Paul ’94 and Scott Levy sets foundation for Princeton Softball’s future home

February 20th, 2020 / Advancement

Cynthia Paul, a Princeton softball student-athlete from the Class of 1994, and her husband, Scott Levy, have made a gift that will help build a new softball stadium on the Lake Campus, the planned University development on the south side of Lake Carnegie. The new facility will be the first Princeton athletic field to be named by an alumna. 

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