With Howard, student life administration to grow
Burgwell “Burgie” Howard, Northwestern University’s current assistant vice president for student engagement, will leave Northwestern at the end of the school year for a new position at Yale focused on student engagement and well-being.
NELC faces nebulous future
While the committee charged with evaluating possible futures for the Near Eastern Languages and Civilization Department has finished its consultations, the department’s future has yet to be decided.
Panter-Brick named Morse master
On Thursday evening, University President Peter Salovey announced that anthropology professor Catherine Panter-Brick will serve as the next master of Morse College.
Online PA program proposal rejected
The Yale School of Medicine’s recently announced online Physician Associate program was not approved as a mere “class expansion” to the existing program by the Accreditation Review Commission on Education for the Physician Assistant, which published its decision online last Thursday.
Diversity in academic programs nebulous
Last week, Yale accepted its most diverse freshman class yet. Still, questions remain as to whether the Admissions Office’s efforts at diversification reach all of Yale’s most competitive academic programs.
Online PA program comes under harsh scrutiny
As one recent admit to the Yale Physician Associate program scrolled through his Facebook newsfeed on March 10, he was surprised to see headlines stating that Yale’s program would likely be made available online. Since the announcement, this student has chosen not to enroll at Yale.