Biography and History

Princeton University's Office of Human Resources was formed in 1952 under the title of the Office of Personnel Services to provide a centralized administrative unit with oversight for the institution's growing number of non-academic staff. In addition to the hiring process, Human Resources also coordinates a number of benefits programs for University employees, and keeps staff informed of the official policies and procedures of the University.

Source: From the finding aid for AC228

  • Office of Human Resources Records. 1951-1983 (inclusive).

    Call Number: AC228

    Princeton University's Office of Human Resources was formed in 1952 under the title of the Office of Personnel Services to provide a centralized administrative unit with oversight for the institution's growing number of non-academic staff. The records include policy and procedure manuals, employment studies, administrative salary reviews, pension plan reports, and information on the University's unemployment policy.