Birkelund gift funds new certificate program in history and diplomacy

Screen Shot 2015-08-06 at 7.38.51 AMA $5 million gift from investment executive John P. Birkelund, a member of Princeton’s Class of 1952, has established the Program in History and the Practice of Diplomacy at the University. The new undergraduate certificate program, available to students beginning in the 2015–16 academic year, will provide preparation for careers in governmental and nongovernmental organizations (NGOs) that preserve stability and improve lives around the world.