Princeton Weekly Bulletin   February 4, 2008, Vol. 97, No. 14   prev   next   current


photograph of Jorge Escobar

Jorge Escobar (photo: Denise Applewhite)


Name: Jorge Escobar.

Position: Manager of administration in the Office of Development. Responsible for the financial management of 17 departments in the office. Working with the director of administration on human resource matters and on the operation of the Helm Building. Serving as the liaison to the purchasing office, the travel accounting office, the treasurer’s office and other campus offices. Working on a campuswide task force to improve financial reporting.

Quote: “There’s a great sense of pride in this office about being a department that contributes so much to the well-being of the University and its students. Princeton is a great institution, and I enjoy working here with so many interesting people.”

Other interests: Playing tennis and soccer. Traveling to his hometown, Quito, Ecuador, to visit friends and family with his wife, Veronica, and their children, 10-year-old Andrea and 7-year-old Diego.

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