Posted on Feb 08, 2017 | Comments 0
Deborah Prentice has been chosen as the next provost at Princeton University, the Ivy League educational institution in New Jersey. As provost Dr. Prentice will be the chief academic officer and chief budget officer with responsibility for long-range planning. She will become provost on July 1.
“I am honored and excited to become Princeton’s provost, especially at this critical juncture,” Dr. Prentice said. “The strategic planning and campus planning processes have given us a compelling vision of how we can build on the extraordinary strengths of this University in the years ahead, and I am eager to work with the entire university community to make this vision a reality.”
Dr. Prentice is the Alexander Stewart 1886 Professor of Psychology and Public Affairs and dean of the faculty at Princeton. Professor Prentice joined the Princeton faculty in 1988. She was promoted to associate professor in 1995 and to full professor in 2000.
Professor Prentice is a graduate of Stanford University. She holds a Ph.D. in psychology from Yale University.