Christopher L. Eisgruber ’83President of Princeton University.
As Princeton University’s 20th president, Eisgruber has been a leading voice for the value of research and a liberal arts education. Under his leadership, the University has prioritized environmental studies in order to capitalize on Princeton’s strengths in environmental research and education, with a focus on addressing global challenges including climate change. A renowned constitutional scholar, Eisgruber joined Princeton’s faculty in 2001 and served nine years as provost beginning in 2004. Eisgruber graduated from Princeton with a bachelor’s degree in physics.