Corporation to discuss academics

April 12, 2002 • 0
As part of this weekend’s Yale Corporation meeting, the University’s highest governing body will spend today discussing the yearlong academic review of Yale College’s curriculum, University President Richard Levin said. Yale Corporation members will convene on campus this weekend for their fifth meeting of the year. Meeting agendas are generally shrouded in secrecy, but in »

Lee campaign turns to phone banking

April 11, 2002 • 0
His campaign for the Yale Corporation — the most aggressive in University history — has included mailings, e-mails, a speaking circuit and political endorsements, but now the Rev. W. David Lee DIV ’93 has his supporters hitting the phones in his pursuit of a seat on Yale’s highest policy making body. An estimated 40 or »

Thousands spent on Corp. race mailings

April 11, 2002 • 0
The latest step in the unprecedented campaign for the Yale Corporation has been costly dueling campaign mailings, sent by both the Rev. W. David Lee DIV ’93 and the advocates of Maya Lin ’81 ARC ’86 in the past two weeks. Both campaigns have mailed tens of thousands of dollars worth of materials, raising questions »

Endorsements trickle in for Lin and Lee

April 9, 2002 • 0
While the endorsements keep coming for Yale Corporation petition candidate the Rev. W. David Lee DIV ’93, his opponent, famed architect Maya Lin ’81 ARC ’86, obtained her first official endorsement. In the last two days, the Women’s Center Political Action Committee and Alumni for a Better Yale have officially announced their support of Lee’s »

Searching for the real David Lee

April 5, 2002 • 0
Drums reverberate and the piano roars during a three-hour Sunday service at Varick AME Zion Church, where the Rev. W. David Lee DIV ’93 preaches to a vocal audience about the power of God and then launches into an update about his unorthodox bid for the Yale Corporation. “It can never be a true partnership »

After long road, Corporation ballot is complete

March 28, 2002 • 0
University Secretary Linda Lorimer announced yesterday that she has completed the final draft of the ballot biographies of Yale Corporation candidates the Rev. W. David Lee DIV ’93 and Maya Lin ’81 ARC ’86. The biographies, which have been a point of contention for months, will be mailed to the 115,000 eligible alumni voters in »

Corp. election heats up with opposing ads

March 27, 2002 • 0
As this year’s Yale Corporation election race between New Haven pastor the Rev. W. David Lee DIV ’93 and famed architect Maya Lin ’81 ARC ’86 continues, a group of undergraduates has placed a pro-Lee advertisement in the April issue of the Yale Alumni Magazine in response to a previously published anti-Lee ad. A loosely »

AYA launches Web site for Corporation election

March 26, 2002 • 0
Following a special meeting of the Association for Yale Alumni Board of Governors Sunday, the AYA will make public today a Web site providing information about the upcoming Yale Corporation election, which will pit New Haven pastor the Rev. W. David Lee DIV ’93 against famed architect Maya Lin ’81 ARC ’86. AYA Board of »

Corporation race makes for bizarre week

March 8, 2002 • 0
The unprecedented interest in this year’s Yale Corporation race between petition candidate the Rev. W. David Lee DIV ’93 and Maya Lin ’81 ARC ’86 has led Yale administrators to delve into the complicated and largely unknown trustee election process. Administrators shed more light on machinations of the Alumni Fellows Nominating Committee –the group responsible »

Lieberman endorses Lee in Corp. bid

March 7, 2002 • 0
U.S. Senator Joseph Lieberman ’64 LAW ’67 is the latest and most prominent politician to endorse petition candidate the Rev. W. David Lee DIV ’93 in his bid for a seat on the Yale Corporation. Lieberman’s Tuesday endorsement comes one month after U.S. Rep. Rosa DeLauro and New Haven Mayor John DeStefano Jr. pledged their »

Nomination of one Corporation candidate unusual

March 6, 2002 • 0
The nomination of Maya Lin ’81 ARC ’86 for the Yale Corporation appears to mark the first time the Alumni Fellow Nominating Committee has selected only one candidate for the alumni trustee ballot, Yale President Richard Levin said. Lin will run against petition candidate the Rev. W. David Lee DIV ’93, who said that he »

Maya Lin nominated for Corporation seat

March 1, 2002 • 0
The Alumni Nominating Committee has selected Maya Lin ’81 ARC ’86 — the esteemed architect of the Vietnam Veterans’ Memorial in Washington, D.C.; the Civil Rights Memorial in Montgomery, Ala.; and the Women’s Table at Yale — as the second and final candidate on the ballot for the Yale Corporation. Lin will face the Rev. »