The Office of the Vice President provides leadership to the numerous departments working together under the Facilities Organization umbrella. We coordinate efforts across our departments to ensure that the skills and resources of the Facilities Organization support the University's academic mission and our beautiful campus. We support the sustainability mission of the University as we lead efforts to steward Princeton's resources in the most efficient and effective manner. Princeton University is a unique institution and because of that we have a unique responsibility: we strive to be the best and encourage every member of the Facilities Organization to do the same.

For more detail on our department, feel free to explore our oganizational chart or find a team member in our staff directory to the right.

In The News

  • Jul. 7, 2017

    We captured Facilities year-end activities in two time-lapse videos this year - setting up over 10,000 chairs in front of Nassau Hall for commencement activities and also in Jadwin Gymnasium, where we supported a number of events over a very busy eight days.

  • May. 8, 2017

    Months before alumni return and students graduate, Facilities starts planning year-end activities. The gears move quietly at first, with each group dusting off last years' plans and taking inventory. As April progresses things really get moving and we start to see the visible signs of reunions appear on campus.

  • Apr. 24, 2017

    The Princeton Garden Theatre, managed by Facilities’ Real Estate Development group, has been named “Best Theatre in NJ” by NJ.Com.

More news

  • Mar. 30, 2017

    Sustainable Business Magazine spoke to Ted Borer, our Energy Plant Manager, about natural disasters, economic dispatch and the community benefits of microgrids. We do like being a Good Neighbor.

  • Mar. 16, 2017

    When Winter Storm Stella hit Princeton on March 14, the University's essential services employees worked across campus to clear roads and parking lots, shovel sidewalks, feed students and staff, keep buildings powered and much more. Read More...

  • Mar. 13, 2017

    With the help of Facilities and an outside beekeeper, a bee hive discovered near McCosh Hall was recently removed. The bees were removed alive and relocated by the Director of the Office of Sustainability, Shana Weber, who transported the bees to her home hives. Pictured are Drew Slimmer and John Castles of Facilities, enjoying the bee's sweet tasting, previous home.

  • Jan. 20, 2017

    KyuJung Whang comes to us from Cornell University where he was vice president of infrastructure, properties and planning. “The Princeton University campus is known to be one of the most beautiful and iconic college campuses in the world,” KyuJung said.

  • Nov. 4, 2016

    The Andlinger Center for Energy and the Environment is featured in the latest issue of the Architectural Record, one of the foremost architectural magazines in the world.

  • Nov. 2, 2016

    The University’s Office of Sustainability celebrated its tenth anniversary with a party at the Andlinger Center for Energy and the Environment on Friday, Oct. 21.

  • Nov. 2, 2016

    As Princeton University recently recast its motto from “in the nation’s service” to “in the nation’s service and the service of humanity,” Sustainability Office Founding Director Shana Weber noted that the University’s “focus on the ethos of service aligns perfectly with the objective of sustainability. It’s all part of the same desire for healthy systems for people and planets.”

  • Nov. 2, 2016

    This year marks the 10th anniversary of the founding of Princeton University's Office of Sustainability, the hub that supports, monitors and connects initiatives across campus focused on cultivating positive global and local impacts in the environment. 

  • Oct. 25, 2016

    Before the dedication and unveiling, Facilities was behind the scenes helping produce and install the new stone medaliion on campus. Read the full Princeton's informal motto recast to emphasize service to humanity story.

    Photo by Danielle Alio, Office of Communications.

     

  • Oct. 13, 2016

    We are honored to be a part of our new Lewis Center for the Arts construction project and it has certainly kept us busy. We can't wait for everyone to see the finished buildings and spaces, just one year from now.

  • May. 25, 2016

    A riddle: Which local entity finds 12,000 people working daily in its buildings and roaming its walks and roads? Which entity generates power from a fighter jet engine, has installed a large solar array, and calculates a self-imposed a carbon tax?

  • Apr. 1, 2016

    We congratulate Suzanne on her 2016 President's Achievement Award!

Did you know?

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