Speeches

The following is an archive of speeches presented by President Eisgruber.

2019-20 Academic Year

Contested Civility: Free Speech & Inclusivity on Campus

Opening Exercises 2019: “The Wisdom of the Dead and the Energy of the Living”

2018-19 Academic Year

Corvallis High School Commencement Address, June 7, 2019

Commencement 2019: Civil Virtues

Tuesday, Jun 4, 2019, 2:01 pm

1vyG Conference Welcome Address

Monday, Feb 18, 2019, 12:00 am

Opening Exercises 2018: The Miracle of Beautiful Ideas

2017-18 Academic Year

Commencement 2018: The Value of a College Degree

Tuesday, Jun 5, 2018, 12:00 am

Remarks for the Dedication of Morrison Hall, November 17, 2017

Opening Exercises 2017: Pluralism and the Art of Disagreement

2016-17 Academic Year

Commencement 2017: In Tribute to William G. Bowen *58

U.S. Naturalization Ceremony Welcome Remarks, Princeton University, April 12, 2017

Remarks for the Dedication of Princeton University's New Medallion, October 22, 2016

Opening Exercises 2016: The Course of Human Events

2015-16 Academic Year

Commencement 2016: Reclaiming Our Civic Culture

Tuesday, May 31, 2016, 12:00 am

2016 Martin Luther King Jr. Day Celebration Remarks

Invest in Opportunity

Tuesday, Nov 10, 2015, 12:00 am

Letter to the Family, Friends, and Colleagues of John and Alicia Nash

Opening Exercises Address 2015

Sunday, Sep 13, 2015, 12:00 am

2014-15 Academic Year

Commencement 2015: The Power of the Beautiful and the Profound

ROTC Commissioning Ceremony Remarks 2015

Tuesday, Jun 2, 2015, 12:00 am

Graduate School Hooding Ceremony Remarks 2015

Monday, Jun 1, 2015, 12:00 am

Chapel Campus Community Gathering Remarks

Sunday, Apr 12, 2015, 12:00 am

2015 Martin Luther King Jr. Day Celebration Remarks

'What Kind of Diversity' Panel Discussion Presentation

Opening Exercises 2014: Meaning in Life—and at Princeton

2013-14 Academic Year

Commencement 2014: Life’s Journey and the Value of Learning

2014 Martin Luther King Jr. Day Celebration Remarks

Princeton Theological Seminary Presidential Inauguration Greeting

Presidential Installation: The Ideal of a Liberal Arts University

Opening Exercises 2013: Princeton's Honor World

Sunday, Sep 8, 2013, 12:00 am

2012-13 Academic Year

The Changing Landscape of Higher Education: MOOCs, Money and the Future of Liberal Arts Education

Remarks on being named Princeton's 20th president

Sunday, Apr 21, 2013, 12:00 am

Promoting a 'Culture of Engagement,' not a 'Culture of Assessment'