The Trustees of Princeton University, a 40-member board, is responsible for the overall direction of the University. It approves the operating and capital budgets, supervises the investment of the University’s endowment, and oversees campus real estate and long-range physical planning. The trustees also exercise prior review and approval concerning changes in major policies, such as those in instructional programs and admission, as well as tuition and fees and the hiring of faculty members.
Princeton University Mission Statement
Princeton Mission Statement: Princeton University advances learning through scholarship, research, and teaching of unsurpassed quality, with an emphasis on undergraduate and doctoral education that is distinctive among the world’s great universities, and with a pervasive commitment to serve the nation and the world.
Princeton Vision Statement
Princeton Vision Statement is to prepare all of our students to lead lives of joy and purpose as knowledgeable, creative, and compassionate citizens of a global society.
By combining the traditional with the contemporary, partnering academic with non-academic, and providing services and programs that will draw and attract students, faculty, staff, and alumni, the University has set the stage to create an active, visible, and vibrant campus community hub.