Sept. 6, 2001: Nudged by rivals, Yale built its plans

Wednesday’s financial aid announcement reiterated Yale’s commitment to supporting undergraduates, but comments made by administrators during the decision making process and after its completion suggest that competitive pressures carried the day. With the $7.5 million boost in aid, Yale finds itself on solid footing with Harvard and Princeton universities by offering more comparable financial aid […]

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Condit defeat is vindication for voters

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Harvard’s endowment falls $800M in weak markets

A day after Yale reported a surprisingly strong endowment return, Harvard University announced Wednesday that its holdings had fallen victim to broader market declines, losing $800 million in value during the fiscal year that ended June 30. Harvard’s endowment, now worth $18.3 billion, remains the largest university endowment in the nation, but the negative 2.7 […]

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Clinton’s speech to be on Cross Campus

In response to overwhelming student demand for tickets, Yale will relocate the Oct. 6 Tercentennial symposium featuring former President Bill Clinton LAW ’73 from Woolsey Hall to Cross Campus, University Secretary Linda Lorimer said Wednesday night. The move outside will enable 8,000 people to see Clinton, who will speak alongside a distinguished panel of Yale […]

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Endowment up in shaky economy

Yale’s massive endowment continued to grow in the fiscal year ending June 30, 2001, rising 6 percent from $10.1 billion to $10.7 billion despite treacherous market conditions that chiseled away at other college endowments. The endowment figures disclosed by Yale’s Investment Office Tuesday represented another victory for the University’s investment gurus, who have guided Yale’s […]

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Yale Bowl renovations on hold while funds go elsewhere

On Oct. 5, hordes of Yale students, alumni and faculty will descend upon Yale’s most storied and prized athletic landmark. But while Yale will be celebrating its tercentennial in style that night, the Yale Bowl approaches its 87th birthday with no party in sight. As each year passes and the rest of the University undergoes […]

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Yale embroiled in conservation fight

Yale is taking flak from conservation groups and state officials in Maine who are frustrated with ongoing negotiations over hundreds of thousands of acres of undeveloped forest owned by the University. The large Yale property holding in the West Branch area of Maine, a valuable asset in the University’s $10 billion endowment portfolio, has become […]

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Muslims on campus fear violent reprisals

Yale’s Muslim community is fearful that stereotypes and emotion resulting from speculation that Islamic extremism played a role in Tuesday’s terrorist activities may put them and those who share their faith in danger. Several dozen Muslim students gathered last night to discuss the day’s events, trying to put the tragedy into perspective and better cope […]

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Union strife looms over the horizon

A chef in Commons flips a burger on the grill, hoping the line of students does not become any longer. A clerical worker answers a nervous freshman’s question because the college dean is swamped. A graduate teaching assistant listens to a jam-packed lecture, preparing for the section she will soon lead. And a hospital employee […]

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Looney circulating anti-Yale materials

While freshmen received dozens of Yale pamphlets last week, residents of Wooster Street saw flyers of a far different kind. Literature criticizing Yale from state Sen. Martin Looney’s mayoral campaign recently hit doorsteps throughout the historically Italian area of New Haven. The flyers, which call for Yale’s “Ivy Walls to shed a few leaves,” attack […]

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Nudged by rivals, Yale built its plan

Wednesday’s financial aid announcement reiterated Yale’s commitment to supporting undergraduates, but comments made by administrators during the decision making process and after its completion suggest that competitive pressures carried the day. With the $7.5 million boost in aid, Yale finds itself on solid footing with Harvard and Princeton universities by offering more comparable financial aid […]

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Robert Culver named finance VP

After a 15-month search that dragged well beyond the expected length, Yale has filled one its highest administrative posts. President Richard Levin appointed Robert L. Culver as vice president of finance and administration in June, several months after Culver was first offered the position. Culver replaced Joseph Mullinix, who departed Yale last year for a […]

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