The Class of 1972 Plaza is between the entrance to McCosh
10 and Murray-Dodge Hall on the northeast side of the driveway to
The etched circular memorial occupies
a natural intersection where students, faculty and visitors come and go from the
dormitories, library, chapel and classrooms.
The location is such that it is truly a crossroads
and as well as a symbolic melding of important aspects of Princeton Life. Young
and old will forever, unknowingly, stride over the backs of giants.
was funded in conjunction with our 25th reunion as a "bricks and
mortar” memorial by our class. Several locations
as possible sites were proposed by the University and the Class Executive
Committee selected the current location.
The memorial was installed and dedicated at a later, quieter time. Since installation, the Class of 1972
Memorial Plaza is the gathering place for our non-major reunion class luncheons
and pre-P-rade assembly. On these
occasions look for a bustle of your sharp-draped classmates beneath a canvas canopy and come join the party at your plaza.