The Spotlight articles showcase events and activities related to the diverse programs and offices within the Office of the Dean of the College.


Karen Krahulik

Karen Krahulik, whose career has focused on academic and co-curricular initiatives at top U.S. universities, has been named senior associate dean for international programs and experiential learning at Princeton University. Krahulik, a 1991 Princeton alumna, will start her new role Aug. 28.

Article by Karin Dienst, Office of Communications

Photo credited to Danielle Alio, Office of Communications


Todd Kent

The Office of the Dean of the College is pleased to announce that Todd Kent will be the director of the Program in Teacher Preparation/Teacher Certification, effective July 17, 2017. Kent will provide leadership for the program, which has been reorganized to focus primarily on teacher certification and various outreach initiatives to local school districts.

Photo credited to Mike Schwartz

FelderSnipes and Klugman

The Office of the Dean of the College is pleased to announce the promotions of Jason Klugman and QuinnShauna Felder-Snipes, effective July 1, 2017. Jason Klugman is now dedicated full time to his role as director of the Princeton University Preparatory Program (PUPP), reporting to Dean of the College Jill Dolan. QuinnShauna Felder-Snipes is now the assistant director for college counseling and scholar development.

QuinnShauna Felder-Snipes (left) and Jason Klugman (right)

Photo credited to Sameer Khan, Fotobuddy

ENV 200 logo

With generous funding from the 250th Anniversary Fund for Innovation in Undergraduate Education (the Innovation Fund), a new course called the "Environmental Nexus" debuted in the 2017 spring semester. The premise of the “Environmental Nexus” is that the undergraduates of today will be left to deal with the future effects of the global environmental crisis, particularly climate change, the loss of biodiversity, and food and water shortages.

Winners of Staff Essay Contest

The 2016-2017 Princeton Writes essay contest invited University staff to share their thoughts on something they believe is overlooked or underappreciated at Princeton. Matt Eaton, IT Manager for the Office of Admission was one of this year's honorees!

Pictured at the Princeton University Art Museum, from left, Princeton Writes Essay Contest honorees Tom Dunne, Jon Horowitz, Gwen McNamara, and Matt Eaton.

Photo: David Kelly Crow

From left to right: J. Nicole Shelton, College Head of Butler, Clancy Rowley, College Head of Rocky, and Sandie Bermann, College Head of Whitman, celebrating 2017 Commencement. 

From left to right: Dean Elizabeth Colagiuri, Dean Claire Fowler, Dean Jill Dolan and Dean Khristina Gonzalez celebrate 2017 Commencement

Chow named valedictorian, Storey selected as salutatorian

Jin Yun Chow, a comparative literature major from Hong Kong, has been selected as valedictorian of Princeton’s Class of 2017. Grant Storey, a computer science major from Berkeley, California, has been named the Latin salutatorian.

Photos by Denise Applewhite, Office of Communications
President Eisgruber with secondary school teachers

In the Faculty Room of Nassau Hall, Director of the Program in Teacher Preparation Christopher Campisano (left) and Princeton President Christopher L. Eisgruber (third from right) meet with four outstanding New Jersey secondary school teachers on Commencement Day. They are (from left) Cory Terry ’04, Colleen Tambuscio, Emily Rock and Peter Drozd.

Photo by Denise Applewhite, Office of Communications

Dani Roomes, Princeton University Preparatory Program (PUPP) Class of 2012, Bryn Mawr College Class of 2017 is the first PUPP Alum who has been awarded a Watson Fellowship from the Thomas J. Watson Foundation!