People and Groups Terms

AMT Access Group

AMT Access Groups specify a collection of users who share rights (create/read/update/delete) to records created in AMT by any member of the access group.

AMT Department

An AMT Department is a 3-letter alpha code, based on Prime reporting, but maintained and used separately in AMT for Administrative and Academic Units. For example, Classics = CLA; Library = LIB. For large units with multiple departments e.g. LCA, the Department search includes all “sub-department” personnel. 


A group is a virtual or physical grouping of individuals associated with a specific faculty member and purpose.  A group may have multiple physical locations, but all locations and personnel are affiliated with a single faculty member.  A group name is defined and tracked at a departmental level.  Groups are used mainly to track the association…

Group Leader

The individual who is the overall responsible party for the group and associated personnel in the group.  The group leader is often a faculty member.  Principal Investigator (PIs) who are not faculty are not group leaders (researchers who show as PIs in COEUS are not group leaders, but will be reflected as group members).


The individual(s) who are associated with a specific group.  A single member may have one or more associated groups within and across academic departments.  Typically members of a group include: Graduate Students, Staff (Dean of the Faculty and Human Resources), and Undergraduate Students.

Milestone (Progression)

An event indicated by an end date which signals a change in a person’s career progress.

Person Funding Support (Financial Support)

The financial source(s) that supports an individual at Princeton.  Typically, this includes salary, fellowships, sponsored research grants, stipends etc.  Support is described by descriptor (e.g. fellowship), fund, and dollar amount.