Weekly Bulletin
January 10, 2000
Vol. 89, No. 13
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Sally Freedman
Associate editor:
   Caroline Moseley
Calendar and
production editor:
Carolyn Geller
Contributing writers:
   Justin Harmon,
   Ken Howard,
   Steven Schultz
   Denise Applewhite
Web edition:
Mahlon Lovett



Princeton greets the millennium


Shortly before midnight on the last day of 1999, President Shapiro greeted the crowd in front of Nassau Hall: "It is a great pleasure to welcome you all to this historic spot as we anticipate the birth of the year 2000. … We draw together tonight in joy and celebration as we look forward to finding ways to live together more peacefully, to sharing our resources more equitably, and to discovering and committing ourselves to a set of values that will enable all peoples to treat each other with understanding, empathy and dignity. Our hopes are buoyed by our belief that we will find better ways not only to increase our knowledge and understanding, but to develop ideas that will allow us to build better communities and a more humane society. [>>more]

Alumni honors go to Eggleston, Tien



Recipients of Princeton's top honors for alumni in the year 2000 are Forrest Eggleston '42 and Chang Lin Tien *59.
    Both will receive their awards and deliver addresses on campus on Alumni Day, February 26. Eggleston, a medical doctor who served for 33 years as a missionary in India, will receive the Woodrow Wilson Award, which is given each year to an undergraduate alumnus or alumna whose career embodies the call to duty in Wilson's famous speech, "Princeton in the Nation's Service." [>>more]

Former dean directs Frist Campus Center

Paul Breitman, formerly associate dean for student centers and student activities at Rutgers College, became director of Frist Campus Center starting January 5.
    Currently under construction, Frist Campus Center is due to open in fall 2000. It will provide the campus with centralized services and new dining, social and performance spaces and programs. Breitman will direct programming and oversee the functioning of the facility; coordinate food services, maintenance and program requirements; and work with graduate and undergraduate student government and with faculty and staff to design extracurricular programming. [>>more]


New editor takes over at Princeton Alumni Weekly

Jane Chapman will become editor of the Princeton Alumni Weekly (PAW) as of February 1.
    Martin, who earned her AB in English from Princeton in 1989 and an AM from the University of Chicago in 1990, has consulted in the editing and design of magazines for clients including Drew University, Montclair State University, the Lawrenceville School and the University of Chicago. [>>more]

"Myth and Reality of Espionage"

Former CIA inspector general leads freshman seminar based on life experience
by Ken Howard

Think twice about reading this story. If you do read it, you may start to notice odd sounds when you pick up your telephone, mysterious figures in doorways and strangers following you. [>>more]