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Removal of Woodrow Wilson Name from Public Policy School and Wilson College

In a letter to the Princeton University community on June 27, President Christopher Eisgruber announced that the Board of Trustees concluded that Woodrow Wilson’s racist views and policies make him an inappropriate namesake for the School of Public and International…

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“Woodrow Wilson’s Legacy: Wrestling With History;” installation with public discussion, October 5, 2019

“All the earliest Presidents of the United States, except John Adams and John Quincey Adams, were enslavers.  But in terms of damage to African Americans, Andrew Johnson and Woodrow Wilson are at the top of the list.  Johnson, who after…

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Reflecting on Our Past: The Value of Public Art, April 4, 2019

On Thursday, April 4, from 4:30 to 6:30PM, in the Friend Center, Room 101, Walter Hood, Professor and former Chair of Landscape Architecture, University of California, Berkeley and designer of a new installation about Woodrow Wilson to be constructed this…

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What it means to live in Wilson

First year student Julia Chaffers, who resides in Wilson College and is considering studying at the Woodrow Wilson School of Public and International Affairs, reflects on the conflict that presents for her, an African American woman, and on what it…

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Wilson College to remove Woodrow Wilson photo from dining hall wall

Princeton University announced that an enlarged photograph of U.S. President Woodrow Wilson throwing out the first pitch at a baseball game will be removed from the wall of a dining hall at Wilson College, one of the residential colleges at…

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