Florence Peshine Eagleton’s bequest established the Eagleton Institute of Politics in 1956. Today, the Institute’s research and education programs grow and flourish thanks to the generous support of donors who share Florence Eagleton’s commitment to studying politics, inspiring engagement, and improving democracy.

Your contribution can help Eagleton develop new knowledge about American politics and political change and prepare a new generation of students for political participation and civic engagement.

Individuals, corporations, and foundations interested in exploring the many ways to support Eagleton are encouraged to connect with Sue Nemeth at (848) 932-8593 (work), (609) 647-7961 (cell) or

Donate online here or support Eagleton with a check payable to “Rutgers University Foundation/Eagleton Institute of Politics.”

Mail contributions to:
Eagleton Institute of Politics
Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey
191 Ryders Lane
New Brunswick, NJ 08901

“It is my settled conviction that the cultivation of civic responsibility and leadership among the American people in the field of practical political affairs is of vital and increasing importance to our state and nation …. I make this gift especially for the development of and education for responsible leadership in civic and governmental affairs and the solution of their political problems.”
– Florence Peshine Eagleton, January 7, 1944