Tag: Swim Test

  • This Week in Princeton History for July 26-August 1

    In this week’s installment of our recurring series bringing you the history of Princeton University and its faculty, students, and alumni, the ADA takes effect, the Campus Center’s first birthday draws hundreds of guests, and more. July 26, 1993—The Americans with Disabilities Act now protects Princeton employees from discrimination in the job application process and […]

  • Does Princeton Have a Mandatory Swim Test?

    Dear Mr. Mudd, Is it true that Princeton has a mandatory swim test for freshmen? Furthermore, was this test instituted after the drowning death of an alumnus, whose parents gave the university a pool on the condition that all students were trained to swim to prevent such a tragedy from ever occurring again? New Students […]