Princeton Drops Woodrow Wilson's Name, Public Policy School

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Published on June 27, 2020 - Duration: 00:33s

Princeton Drops Woodrow Wilson's Name, Public Policy School

June 27 (Reuters) - Princeton University is renaming its public policy school and Wilson College after concluding that U.S. President Woodrow Wilson’s racist thinking and policies “make him an inappropriate namesake.” Announcing the move on Saturday, Princeton University President Christopher Eisgruber said it related to the deaths of George Floyd, Breonna Taylor, Ahmaud Arbery and Rayshard Brooks, Black Americans who died at the hands of police in recent months.


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Woodrow Wilson

28th president of the United States

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American lawyer and university president

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Residential college at Princeton University

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