Princeton to remove Woodrow Wilson's name from school over racist history squib

University president cites ‘thorough, deliberative’ process to reach decision amid nationwide movement

Ivy league Princeton University has announced it will remove president Woodrow Wilson’s name from the institution’s School of Public and International Affairs due to his history of racism.

In a statement released Saturday, the university president, Christopher Eisgruber, said the decision came after a “thorough, deliberative process” five years after a group of student activists occupied his office in protest against the faculty’s dedication to the controversial 28th president.

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