The High Meadows Foundation, a philanthropic organization co-founded by Judy and Carl Ferenbach III, a member of the Class of 1964, has made a transformative gift to Princeton University that will support environmental research and educational initiatives through the Princeton Environmental Institute (PEI), the University’s interdisciplinary center for environmental research, education and outreach. PEI has been renamed the High Meadows Environmental Institute (HMEI).https://www.princeton.edu/news/2020/10/29/major-high-meadows-gift-renames-princeton-environmental-institute
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Princeton University yesterday announced a “transformative gift” from the High Meadows Foundation, a philanthropy co-founded by an alum.
- The money will expand the school’s interdisciplinary environmental institute, with a focus on climate change, energy, biodiversity, food and water.
- The amount was not disclosed, but spokesperson Ben Chang said, “the gift will ensure that environmental research at Princeton will be supported into the next half-century and beyond.”