Andrea Moten
Andrea Moten (photo: Brian Wilson)

Name: Andrea Moten.

Position: Employment manager in the Office of Human Resources at the Princeton Plasma Physics Laboratory. Responsible for all hiring for the laboratory. Serving as the lab’s diversity officer.

Quote: “I work with the department managers to make sure we are casting the net broadly when it comes to recruiting in order to create a strong pool of diverse candidates. I also look for additional ways to increase diversity at the lab through recruitment and retention.”

Other interests: Spending time with her husband, Greg, who is a member of the class of 1983, and their daughters, 19-year-old Camille and 13-year-old Maya. Volunteering with the Somerset/Middlesex counties chapter of the Alpha Kappa Alpha sorority to perform community service and award community-based scholarships.


Two Princeton faculty members are among 72 new members and 18 foreign associates elected to the National Academy of Sciences this year in recognition of their achievements in original research.

The inductees are: Sun-Yung Alice Chang, professor of mathematics; and Francois Morel, the Albert G. Blanke Jr. Professor of Geosciences.

They will be inducted into the academy next April during its 147th annual meeting in Washington, D.C.

Membership in the academy is one of the highest honors given to a scientist or engineer in the United States.

Staff retirements

Effective March 1: in building services, janitor Leo Kepcsynski, after 22 years.

Effective May 1: in the library, bibliographic specialist Krystyna Podraza, after 29 years.

Effective July 1: in athletics, men’s and women’s volleyball coach Glenn Nelson, after 27 years.