Installation of Shirley M. Tilghman
as the 19th President of Princeton

Friday, September 28, 2001
3:30 p.m.
Front Lawn of Nassau Hall

To Members of the Princeton University Community:

The formal installation of Shirley M. Tilghman as the 19th President of Princeton University will take place on Friday, September 28, at 3:30 p.m. on the front lawn of Nassau Hall. This academic convocation will include a procession of Trustees, faculty and senior administrative officers, and an address by President Tilghman. The installation ceremony will be followed by a dinner-dance that evening at the Weaver Track and Stadium near Jadwin Gymnasium. All members of the University community are invited to both events.


  Thomas H. Wright
Secretary of the University

The favor of a reply is requested

Reply form for members of the Princeton University campus community.

To Alumni and friends of Princeton University,
If you plan to attend the ceremony or the dinner/dance, we would appreciate hearing from you. Please send an email to and tell us your name, your class, which events you will attend, and whether you will bring a guest.

Click here for an updated schedule of events, including entertainment at Weaver Stadium

-- Student a cappella singing groups to perform

-- Concert by Mary Chapin Carpenter, honorary member '49

-- Dance music by Jacques Johnson and Friends and DJ Bob

Click here for information about the formation of the Academic Procession

Faculty and members of the administration participating in the procession:  Please come robed to the walkway between Cannon Green and West College by 3:00 p.m. to form the procession (in the case of severe weather, please come to Alexander Hall).

Other Information
     Area Hotels
     Campus Maps
     Princeton-Columbia football game, Saturday, Sept 29, 7:00 p.m., Princeton Stadium
     A list of the Presidents of Princeton; information about the Presidents

Renting academic attire:
     General Information (NOTE: deadline for ordering rental attire is September 17)