Lorimer may not be re-elected to board of Sprint

April 19, 2004
In the current business climate, unethical practices have become commonplace and independent firms have made it their mission to hold businesses accountable, Yale University School of Management Associate Dean Jeff Sonnenfeld said. But, he said, University Secretary Linda Lorimer has become an accidental and unlikely target of one independent firm’s wrath. Lorimer currently sits on »

Corporation to talk budget, renovations

April 16, 2004
The Yale Corporation will focus on campus renovations, staff readjustments and the University’s budget when it convenes this weekend for its fourth meeting of the academic year, Yale officials said. While the University’s highest decision-making body traditionally keeps its agenda secret, Yale officials said the Corporation is also likely to informally discuss the University’s involvement »

Transsexual former worker files suit

April 14, 2004
Erin Emily Dwyer, a transsexual and a former Yale dining hall employee, currently works as a waitress at a truck stop. She finds more acceptance from the truck drivers there than she ever received from the management or administration at Yale, she said Tuesday. Dwyer was fired in December 2002 from the Morse/Stiles dining hall »

Proposals will limit the number of A’s given

April 13, 2004
Princeton officials released a list of proposals to curb grade inflation last Wednesday in a move that crowned the university’s six-year focus on grading practices at the university. Princeton College Dean Nancy Malkiel sent an e-mail to faculty members Wednesday introducing them to the proposals that will be presented at an Apr. 26 faculty meeting. »

Yale, U. Seoul to collaborate

April 8, 2004
In the first partnership of its kind at Yale, Seoul National University and Yale University will collaborate this summer when a group of 20 SNU students attends the Yale English Language Institute’s program. On Tuesday, SNU President Jung Woon-chan announced plans for the program, which will be called SNU at Yale. While individual international students »

Ivy League increases tuition

March 30, 2004
In an attempt to fill financial gaps, every Ivy League University that has announced its term bill for the 2004-2005 school year reported an increase in tuition costs. Term bills released by the institutions show some schools’ tuition figures approach — and, in the case of Cornell University, exceed — $40,000. Yale announced last month »

Chinese plan landmark visit

March 25, 2004
In the first program of its kind outside of China, senior Chinese university officials will travel to Yale to participate in a training conference on the structure and administration of the world’s foremost universities, Chinese Minister of Education Zhou Ji announced Tuesday. Yale and the Chinese government will co-sponsor the University Leadership Program, which will »

Alums to run for Corp. post

March 5, 2004
The Yale Corporation’s Alumni Fellow Nominating Committee selected David A. Jones, Jr. ’80 LAW ’88, Margaret H. Marshall LAW ’76, and Frederick O. Terrell SOM ’82 as candidates for a six-year term on the Corporation, Yale’s highest governing body. This spring, for the first time ever, Yale alumni will be able to use the Internet »

Harvard to offer full ride to some

March 2, 2004
In an effort to attract more low-income students, Harvard University will no longer require families with incomes of less than $40,000 to contribute to their children’s tuition costs, Harvard President Lawrence H. Summers said Saturday. Harvard, like Yale, has a need-blind admissions policy — the universities admit students regardless of their need for financial aid. »

New colleges would help to ease current crowding

February 27, 2004
University officials are considering the addition of two to four new residential colleges, Yale President Richard Levin said Tuesday. Levin said the University will not consider implementing this plan until the renovations of the existing 12 colleges are complete. The goal of the expansion would be to admit the qualified students Yale is unable to »

Salovey, Butler to assume deanships

February 25, 2004
Graduate School Dean Peter Salovey GRD ’86 will become the new dean of Yale College, Yale President Richard Levin announced at a ceremony in the Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library Tuesday afternoon. History Department Chairman Jon Butler will succeed Salovey as the dean of the Graduate School, Levin said. Both administrators will begin their »

Harvard sees drop in female profs

February 24, 2004
This article has been corrected. You may view this article’s correction here. Harvard University faces a decline in the number of non-tenured women humanities professors, Harvard Dean of the Faculty of Arts and Sciences William C. Kirby said recently in a letter to the university’s community. Yale spokeswoman Helaine Klasky said while the representation of »