Princeton Weekly Bulletin   April 7, 2008, Vol. 97, No. 22   prev   next   current

Robert F. Goheen, 1919–2008

Goheen freshman herald photo
Goheen with soccer team

Goheen first came to Princeton as a 17-year-old freshman in 1936. Goheen (circled) was an accomplished soccer player as a Princeton student.

Goheen at installation
Goheen consulting with President Dodds

Goheen (center) is joined at his installation as president in 1957 by (from left) University trustees Douglas Horton, Harold Helm and Henry Pitney Van Dusen and Dean of the Chapel Ernest Gordon. Pictured at right: Goheen chats with Harold W. Dodds, his predecessor as president.

Goheen speaking to demonstrators and media
Goheen portrait

Goheen speaks on the steps of Nassau Hall during a May 1968 protest that drew students, faculty and staff as well as the national media. As Princeton’s president, Goheen was lauded for his wise leadership in guiding the University through a period of transformative growth and change. (portrait: Ulli Steltzer)

All photos courtesy of the Seeley G. Mudd Manuscript Library, except where noted.

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