The Priorities Committee is a subcommittee of the Council of the Princeton University Community and is advisory to the President. This committee reviews the operating budget of the University and hears from SUMAR with regard to initiatives aimed at cutting costs, improving efficiencies and enhancing the management of the University. The reports of the committee can be found here.
The following documents from January 2009 through February 2010 describe the University’s efforts to attain its $170 million budget savings goal and how the economic downturn was expected to affect the institution and its faculty, staff, and students:
President Tilghman's Letters to the Campus Community
Town Hall Presentations