Emily Carter: On universities in the service of humanity at Princeton and beyond

Emily Carter, the outgoing dean of Princeton’s School of Engineering and Applied Science, looks back on 15 years at Princeton and forward to her new job as the second-ranking executive officer of UCLA. Her vision for UCLA is grand, inclusive, service-focused … and distinctly urban.  “Basically,” she explains, “the way cities go is the way the planet is going to go because over half the population lives in cities currently and it’s only going to grow.”