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Corporation meets amid labor tension

September 27, 2002 • 0
The Yale Corporation, the University’s highest policy-making body, convenes on campus this weekend for its first meeting of the academic year, under new leadership and with new fellows. This weekend’s meeting is marked by the attendance of newly elected and appointed fellows Maya Lin ’81 ARC ’86 and Indra Nooyi SOM ’80, and John E. »
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Corporation campaign rules will not change

September 20, 2002 • 0
In a letter mailed to alumni Thursday, the Yale Corporation announced that no restrictions would be placed on campaigning for the University’s highest policy-making body. The decision comes three months after former Corporation senior fellow Kurt Schmoke ’71 sought alumni feedback regarding the “politicization” of last spring’s alumni fellow election between the Rev. W. David »
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Community gathers to remember

September 12, 2002 • 0
Braving gusts of wind that threatened to extinguish their flickering candle flames, more than 400 people gathered on Cross Campus last night to commemorate the one-year anniversary of the deadliest terrorist attacks in U.S. history. Yale President Richard Levin delivered a stirring speech at the candlelight vigil before prayers and poems were read by members »
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Yale delegation strengthens ties with Mexico

September 11, 2002 • 0
In a May visit to Mexico, Yale President Richard Levin announced a joint scholarship program for Mexican doctoral students, but the Mexican press was more interested in one of Levin’s fellow travelers. The Yale delegation’s trip was particularly notable because the new head of the Yale Center for the Study of Globalization, former Mexico president »
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Corporation candidacy rules may be changed

September 10, 2002 • 0
In the wake of last May’s heated Yale Corporation election, possible changes to Corporation bylaws regarding candidate campaigning may be announced in late September following the solicitation of alumni feedback. Responses to a June letter by departing Corporation senior fellow Kurt Schmoke ’71 will be announced following deliberation at this month’s Corporation meeting, University Secretary »
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Learning alliance to grow

September 5, 2002 • 1
Officials at the joint e-learning venture operated by Yale, Stanford and Oxford universities are hoping that the brand appeal of the three institutions will prove to be a winning combination for some new customers. AllLearn, the three schools’ nonprofit distance learning alliance formerly known as the University Alliance for Lifelong Learning, originally offered classes only »
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PepsiCo’s Nooyi selected as new trustee

September 4, 2002 • 0
While the election of Maya Lin ’81 ARC ’86 to the Yale Corporation came after a tumultuous campaign, another woman will soon be taking her seat at the boardroom table with little fanfare. Indra Nooyi SOM ’80, the president and chief financial officer of PepsiCo, was selected by the Corporation to replace departing senior fellow »
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Lin trounces Lee in Corp. election

September 4, 2002 • 4
In May’s Yale Corporation election, alumni elected Maya Lin ’81 ARC ’86 to the University’s highest policy-making body over the Rev. W. David Lee DIV ’93 by a wide margin, ending the most controversial and contentious Corporation election in University history. Lin received 41,575 votes, over 83 percent of the total turnout, while Lee received »
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FBI to investigate Princeton admissions hacking incident

July 26, 2002 • 0
The Federal Bureau of Investigation will examine charges that Princeton admissions officials gained repeated, unauthorized access to the admissions decisions of 11 Yale applicants by hacking into Yale’s online admissions notification system. Yale officials filed the complaint with the FBI Thursday after an investigation found that the University’s online notification Web site had been accessed »
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Princeton officials broke into Yale online admissions decisions

July 25, 2002 • 0
Princeton admissions officers gained repeated, unauthorized access to the admissions decisions of 11 Yale applicants in early April by exploiting Yale’s new online admission notification system, Yale and Princeton officials said Wednesday. A security report drafted by Yale’s Information Technology Services showed that Princeton officials viewed Yale admissions decisions — in several cases before applicants »
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Lin trounces Lee in Corporation election

May 30, 2002 • 0
Yale President Richard Levin announced Thursday that alumni elected Maya Lin ’81 ARC ’86 to the Yale Corporation over the Rev. W. David Lee DIV ’93 by a wide margin, ending the most controversial and contentious Corporation election in University history. Lin received 41,575 votes, over 83 percent of the total turnout, while Lee received »
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Pataki reflects on Sept. 11 at Class Day

May 27, 2002 • 0
New York Gov. George Pataki ’67 said he had no problem keeping his role as Class Day speaker from going to his head: he had read plenty of “deflating” comments criticizing his selection. After starting his speech with well-received self-deprecating humor, Pataki launched into a speech about patriotism post-Sept. 11 and urged graduates not to »