Venture Forward Impact Report

Mitch Henderson, Autumn Womack and Andrew Houck celebrate the Venture Forward campaign








Venture Forward Impact Report

The 2023 Venture Forward Impact Report shares the progress of Princeton University’s campaign in its second year since its public launch, and the ways Princeton is “making audacious bets” on the people and ideas that will make a positive difference in the world. 

2023 Venture Forward Impact Report

The Venture Forward Campaign

Read more about the impact stories featured in the 2023 report.

Montage of alumni photos celebrating Annual Giving campaign

Annual Giving helps Princeton students become ‘productive participants in the larger world’

Princeton erupts in cheers during the student watch party of the Tigers NCAA Sweet 16 game against Creighton

Princeton rallies around basketball teams as Tigers highlight March Madness

Anthony Noble, laughing

Anthony Noble *01 and the challenge to improve something that’s already great

Karthick Ramakrishnan APGA president

Karthick Ramakrishnan *02 reinforces ‘star’ status for graduate alumni

Orange & Black Day Highlights

Orange & Black Day Weekend

Bliss Freytag Smith '87

For Bliss Freytag Smith ’87, Princeton is the gift that keeps on giving

Gen. Christopher Cavoli and Robert Kahn shake hands during Alumni Day 2023

Princeton honors Gen. Christopher Cavoli and internet pioneer Robert Kahn at Alumni Day

Alumni volunteer leaders pose with this year's Service Award winners

Three alumni honored with Service to Princeton awards

Gilbert Omenn and Martha Darling smiling

For Martha Darling *70 and Gilbert Omenn ’61, the City of Light illuminated a lifetime of service together

Mimi Onuoha smiling, sitting in front of some of her art projects.

Media artist Mimi Onuoha ’11 shines a light into the invisible margins of data

James Yeh '87 and Princeton officials dedicate Yeh College

University celebrates Yeh College and New College West with dedications and ribbon-cuttings

Preston Haskell and James Steward at the Princeton University Art Museum in 2014.

Art Museum announces major gift of abstract art and a gift to establish Haskell Education Center

President Eisgruber speaking with Katherine Brittain Bradley in Washington DC

Washington, D.C., alumni welcome President Eisgruber for Venture Forward event

Michael R. Bloomberg and Emma Bloomberg (center) enjoy an informal roundtable conversation with a small group of students inside the center before the ceremony. Photo by Craig Warga

Princeton celebrates the Emma Bloomberg Center for Access and Opportunity

David MacMillan

David MacMillan becomes a catalyst for change

Joseph Pucciatti and Lou Chen '19 in the Trenton Central High School music room

Trenton plays, Lou Chen ’19 stays

2022 Venture Forward Impact Report

The 2022 Venture Forward Report

Read more about the impact stories featured in the 2022 report.

Maria Ressa '86 at Alumni Day 2022

Journalist Maria Ressa ’86 awarded the Nobel Peace Prize

Cliff Brangwynne

Brangwynne wins the Breakthrough Prize for revolutionary view of living cells

Aerial view of proposed engineering building

New engineering and environmental studies facilities will support innovative research

Eric and Wendy Schmidt in garden

Gift from Eric and Wendy Schmidt to create a new home for computer science

Mellody Hobson at Alumni Day

Major gift from Mellody Hobson ’91 names new residential college

Jaimie and James Yeh '87

Major gift from Jaimie and James Yeh ’87 names residential college

Rob Pringle conducting fieldwork in Kenya

Rob Pringle is learning how to rebuild broken ecosystems

Carl and Judy Ferenbach at the dedication of the High Meadows Environmental Institute

Carl Ferenbach III ’64 is investing in future generations

Mona Singh, Professor of Computer Science and Genomics

Mona Singh is tailoring tools to crack the cancer code

Meg and Norman Augustine ’57 *59

Norman and Meg Augustine endow three engineering professorships

Kelton Chastulik '21

First-gen alumnus Kelton Chastulik ’21 paves path for others

1vyG Event, with Khristina Gonzalez

The Emma Bloomberg Center for Access and Opportunity established at Princeton University through major gift

Allison Carruth

Allison Carruth maps imaginative new blueprints for the future of the planet

Tom Barron speaking at the PEI Forum

Tom Barron ’74: Rewriting the future of our planet

American Studies

Effron Center for the Study of America established at Princeton

Morgan Smith '21

From Princeton to Chicago, Morgan Smith ’21 leads through service

Sukey Cáceres Novogratz and Michael Novogratz

Novogratz Gift Endows Bridge Year Program

POrtrait of Majka Burhardt '98

Majka Burhardt ’98 is moving mountains to partner with Indigenous peoples on their ecosystems

David Evans *66 outside David Evans *66 Conference Room

David L. Evans *66 engineered a revolution in college admissions

Dora Chomiak

Dora Chomiak ’91 wants to bring the world ‘together’ for Ukraine