Stephen Davis asks Pierson students not to call him “master”

August 14, 2015 • 13
Amid ongoing campus discussion of racially charged names and symbols, Stephen Davis, who has led Pierson College since July 2013, has requested that students refrain from referring to him as “master.”

Linda H. Peterson, veteran of the English Department, dies at 66

July 20, 2015 • 0
Linda H. Peterson died peacefully last month on campus after a battle with cancer that spanned several years.

Fall term will bring continued debate on renaming Calhoun College

July 15, 2015 • 0
The controversy that led to the removal of the Confederate flag from South Carolina’s state Capitol last week has reignited a long-standing debate over the name of one of Yale’s 12 residential colleges.

Sarah Insley announced as new Branford dean

July 8, 2015 • 0
Sarah Insley will be the new dean of Branford College, Yale College Dean Jonathan Holloway announced Wednesday.

First FAS Senate elected, executive board members chosen

July 8, 2015 • 0
The Faculty of Arts and Sciences has elected 22 faculty members to serve on the University’s inaugural FAS Senate, which is scheduled to convene at the start of the coming academic year.

Hilary Fink, Branford dean, to depart for UMass

June 2, 2015 • 0
This fall, alongside a slew of other administrative changes University-wide, Branford College will welcome a new dean.

Baccalaureate services kick off Commencement Weekend

May 17, 2015 • 0
In a bookend to their freshman convocation four years ago, graduating seniors gathered in Woolsey Hall in three installments Saturday and Sunday to hear remarks by top University officials.

“Tremendously influential, tremendously admired” historian Peter Gay dies at 91

May 16, 2015 • 0
Emeritus Sterling Professor of History Peter Gay — described as “the ultimate homme de lettres” — died Tuesday at his home in Manhattan. He was 91 years old.

Hudak, spirited Saybrugian and CS prof, succumbs to cancer

April 30, 2015 • 0
After a nearly six-year battle with leukemia, Paul Hudak, professor of computer science and master of Saybrook College, died last night surrounded by his family. He was 62 years old.

Holloway announces comprehensive reforms of withdrawal and readmission policies

April 28, 2015 • 0
After months of controversy, Yale College has committed to comprehensive reforms of its withdrawal and readmission policies — some of which will go into effect immediately.

With nominations in, faculty senate election only weeks away

April 24, 2015 • 0
With elections slated to occur in early May, the inaugural Faculty of Arts and Sciences Senate is moving one step closer to reality.
The Spanish and Portuguese Department, pictured here, had a zero percent yield rate for graduate students this year.

Zero grad students accept offers to Spanish and Portuguese Dept.

April 23, 2015 • 0
This year, the Spanish and Portuguese Department’s graduate admissions process culminated in an anomalously low yield rate: zero percent.