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Princeton Class of 1979 Home Page

Welcome to the NEW Website
for the Class of 1979

Our mission is to deepen the connections between our classmates, and with other Classes, the University, and the community. We encourage you to reach out to any of our Officers, for any issue, via the Contact links above.
--Your Class Officers
Our 45th Reunion
--- Reunions 2024 begins in 85 days ---
May 23-26, 2024

Regular Registration closes in 32 days

45th Reunion Logo
Upcoming Events

For the full Calendar, go to the Events page.  Priority Items 
Tue, April 9, 2024 - Wed, April 17, 2024 -- All Day Event
Class Trip to Cuba
The much anticipated class trip to Cuba is schedule for April 9-17, 2024. Review the Agenda: [Link External Link]. The program begins and ends in Havan    
Thu, May 23, 2024 - Sun, May 26, 2024 -- All Day Event
Reunions 2024 - Our 45th!
Our theme is "Family Classics." We are intentionally building on our popular (and award winning) "We are Family" 40th Reunion theme, and riffing on our wonderfully drawn '79 Family logo, by '79er Phil Witte. We will be posting additional details as we get closer, so check back often - monitor the 45th Reunion Page ([Link]    
Classmate News & Updates

See also the Classmate News & Publications pages.   

TigerTalks: Search Fund: An Alternative Path to Entrepreneurship -- February 28, 2024
Moderator: Don Seitz, ’79. A search fund is an investment vehicle in which the entrepreneur (or team) initially raises a small pool of capital from several investors to fund a search (of up to 24 months) for a suitable small business to acquire. Typically, these are usually a family business without a clear succession plan and/or in need of  

Book Talk and Q&A with Simone Schloss '79 and Jeff Fuhrer '79 -- January 26, 2024
Join New York Public Library Business Librarian Simone Schloss '79 online Wednesday February 7 at 12-1:30PM as she hosts a Book Talk and Q&A with classmate Jeff Fuhrer '79, author of 'The Myth That Made Us,' on how false narratives about post-racism and meritocracy have broken our economy, and what we can do to fix the system an  

Class President Phil Hueber Hosts the Class of '52 Seminar -- on Maria Ressa's Book How to Stand Up to a Dictator: The Fight for Our Future -- October 25, 2023
Watch Phil, along with classmate Steve Matthews and Bob Jiranek '52, host the Class of '52 Seminar. This is the second time Phil has hosted, and he is now an Honorary Class of '52 Member! Watch the full hour long video at the link listed here.  

Weezy Sams in the Daily Princetonian Email -- October 1, 2023
At the top of the daily email from The Daily Princetonian is our very own Weezy Sams, in some pretty good company! The article below looks into governance of the University and the history and backgrounds of the administrators. Take note of the section on salaries.  

Phil Represents the University -- at the inauguration of the new President -- September 15, 2023
Phil writes: Well, this is surreal. I was asked by Princeton University to represent the University at the Inauguration of the new President of Dartmouth College, Sian Leah Beilock. As a Delegate, I will wear PhD Regalia that was given to me by Princeton. It by no means means I've earned a PhD, just that all delegates wear the Regalia!