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Lee campaign spices up Corporation race

May 26, 2002 • 0
When two local clergy with close ties to Yale’s labor unions suggested he run for a spot on the University’s governing body last summer, the Rev. W. David Lee DIV ’93 never imagined the controversy he would inspire. But 10 months after the initial launch of his unorthodox candidacy for a spot on the 16-member »
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Divinity School dean leaving Yale

May 22, 2002 • 0
Yale Divinity School Dean Rebecca Chopp is leaving Yale to become the president of Colgate University. Chopp, the first female dean of the Divinity School, said in a statement that the decision to leave Yale was difficult. “Colgate is so impressive and dynamic, however, that I am compelled to accept the invitation to become president,” »
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Schwartz named new Stiles master

May 9, 2002 • 0
Yale President Richard Levin announced Wednesday night that history professor Stuart Schwartz will be the next master of Ezra Stiles College. Levin’s introduction of Schwarz before a packed Stiles dining hall was followed by Yale College Dean Richard Brodhead’s announcement that Jennifer Wood-Nangombe GRD ’04, a doctoral candidate in African American studies, will serve as »
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Brooks gets 3 years of probation

May 1, 2002 • 0
Former Yale Corporation member Diana Brooks ’72, the former chief executive officer of Sotheby’s Holdings Inc., was sentenced Monday to six months of home detention and three years probation for her involvement in a price-fixing scheme with rival auction house Christie’s. In addition to her probation, Brooks, who avoided three years in prison, must complete »
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University retains outside firm to count ballots in Corporation race

May 1, 2002 • 0
The University has retained an outside company to count the ballots in the Yale Corporation election between the Rev. W. David Lee DIV ’93 and Maya Lin ’81 ARC ’86, marking yet another first for this year’s contentious election. In a letter sent to University Secretary Linda Lorimer yesterday, Dwight Hall’s leadership offered its services »
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Corporation used to consensus, but majority rules

April 26, 2002 • 0
As the Rev. W. David Lee DIV ’93 has campaigned for a spot on the Yale Corporation, supporters have emphasized the value of having a local voice on the University’s highest governing body, and opponents have warned against electing as a trustee a man whom they say is beholden to special interests. But both Lee »
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Unlocking the mystery of the Yale Corporation

April 23, 2002 • 0
For decades, the Yale Corporation has remained a mystery to all but a few University insiders. Its deliberations are almost entirely confidential, its rules are generally unknown, and its members are not prone to stand out. Few people have cared about the inner workings of Yale’s highest governing body and the personalities of those who »
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Lee garners support of Philadelphia City Council

April 22, 2002 • 0
Yale Corporation candidate the Rev. W. David Lee DIV ’93 can now add the City Council of Philadelphia to his growing list of supporters. The council passed a resolution Thursday endorsing Lee’s candidacy for Yale’s highest governing body, joining several prominent political backers of the local minister, who is vying with famed architect Maya Lin »
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Little fanfare at weekend Corporation meeting

April 18, 2002 • 0
Despite the hoopla surrounding this year’s Yale Corporation election, it was business as usual when the University’s highest policy-making body met last weekend. Yale President Richard Levin said the Corporation dedicated a large portion of the weekend’s agenda to the ongoing review of undergraduate education, in addition to approving this year’s budget, reviewing campus renovation »
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Levin joins California business’ board

April 18, 2002 • 0
Yale President Richard Levin was appointed Monday to the board of directors for Satmetrix Systems, based out of Mountain View, Calif., a provider of business loyalty solutions designed to improve profitability. Levin said he was excited about the opportunity to join the board because he thinks the business has great potential and correlates with his »
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Yale did not give names for trustee race mailings

April 17, 2002 • 0
Two e-mails sent to alumni by a group opposing the Rev. W. David Lee’s DIV ’93 Yale Corporation bid have aroused the suspicions of Lee supporters over the group’s ties to the Yale administration. But Association of Yale Alumni Executive Director Jeffrey Brenzel said the group has received no University assistance in compiling its contact »
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AYA criticizes Lee in letter to alumni

April 16, 2002 • 0
Continuing the onslaught of literature in this year’s highly controversial Yale Corporation election, the Association of Yale Alumni Board of Governors expressed concern about the candidacy of the Rev. W. David Lee DIV ’93 in a strongly worded letter mailed Friday to about 115,000 alumni. Although AYA Executive Director Jeffrey Brenzel said the letter is »