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  • William S Fisher
    William S. Fisher (born 1958) is an American businessman and philanthropist. He has been a director of Gap Inc. since 2009 and is the founder and Chief Executive Officer of Manzanita Capital Limited....
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    Robert J. (Bob) Fisher (born August 26, 1954) is an American businessman. He is currently chairman of the Gap Inc. Board of Directors and has been a director since 1990; he was previously chairman of...
  • William Bell Montgomery (1829 - 1904)
    William Montgomery, a cattleman, was a founding trustee of Mississippi Agricultural and Mechanical College (now Mississippi State University). He was a leader in developing the state's cattle and dai...
  • Richard B. Veit (1921 - 2015)
    Obituary January 19, 2015 Dick Veit passed away January 12th in his present hometown of San Rafael, CA. Dick was born in Paris, France, in 1921 to a French mother and American father. Moving to Conne...

Princeton University is a private research university located in Princeton, New Jersey, United States. It is one of the eight universities of the Ivy League, and one of the nine Colonial Colleges founded before the American Revolution. Princeton provides undergraduate and graduate instruction in the humanities, social sciences, natural sciences and engineering.

Princeton does not have schools of medicine, law, divinity, or business, but it does offer professional degrees through the Woodrow Wilson School of Public and International Affairs, the School of Engineering and Applied Sciences and the School of Architecture. Founded in 1746 in Elizabeth, New Jersey, as the College of New Jersey, the university moved to Newark in 1747, then to Princeton in 1756 and was renamed Princeton University in 1896.

The present-day College of New Jersey in nearby Ewing, New Jersey, is an unrelated institution. Princeton was the fourth chartered institution of higher education in the American colonies.

Princeton had close ties to the Presbyterian Church, but has never been affiliated with any denomination and today imposes no religious requirements on its students.

The university has ties with the Institute for Advanced Study, Princeton Theological Seminary, and the Westminster Choir College of Rider University.

Princeton has been associated with 35 Nobel Laureates, 17 National Medal of Science winners, and three National Humanities Medal winners. On a per-student basis, Princeton has the largest university endowment in the world.

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