Yale fires officials from Div. School

January 16, 2002
Adding to the controversy surrounding the alleged misappropriation of tens of thousands of dollars by former Berkeley Divinity School Dean and Yale Divinity School Associate Dean R. William Franklin, two Yale Divinity School administrators have been removed from their posts over a six-month period. Judy Stebbins, who had control of the books for Yale Divinity »

Dean resigns amid scandal at Div. School

January 14, 2002
An Episcopal seminary associated with the Yale Divinity School has seen its dean resign amid allegations that he misappropriated tens of thousands of dollars, using funds for such purposes as his daughter’s Harvard Medical School tuition. The controversy at the Berkeley Divinity School, an Episcopal seminary, comes as the current affiliation agreement between Berkeley and »

Dean resigns after audit shows financial irregularities

December 21, 2001
The resignation Tuesday of the dean of the Berkeley Divinity School, an Episcopal seminary that is affiliated with the Yale Divinity School, comes after a Yale-initiated audit showed misappropriation of Berkeley funds by the dean. Berkeley Dean William R. Franklin, who also serves as an associate dean at the Yale Divinity School, announced that he »

Professors to protest tribunals

December 5, 2001
Yale Law School students and professors will send Sen. Patrick Leahy, D-Vt., a letter protesting President George W. Bush’s order allowing the use of military tribunals to try terrorism suspects. The letter, which is slated to be sent to the Judiciary Committee chairman Wednesday, is intended to provide Leahy with support from the legal community »

Div. school reviews ties to local academy

December 3, 2001
Administrators from the Yale Divinity School and Berkeley Divinity School confirmed at a meeting Friday the suspicions of many students, announcing that the affiliation agreement between the two schools could undergo a major change this year. Deans announced the boards of both schools are considering possible changes because the affiliation agreement is up for renewal »

Divinity School may split from local academy

November 30, 2001
As they prepare for a Friday town meeting with administrators, many Divinity School students are upset because they have been left in the dark about a task force that is reviewing the relationship between the Divinity School and a nearby Episcopal divinity school. The Berkeley Divinity School has been affiliated with Yale’s Divinity School since »

International law expert favors military tribunals

November 27, 2001
Yale Law School professor Ruth Wedgwood took two stances Monday night that would surprise many people. She told a small audience in the Law School auditorium that she is a “New York liberal,” but also supports President George W. Bush’s proposal to use military tribunals in the U.S. fight against terrorism. Wedgwood’s lecture was part »

Laptops: for class or shopping?

November 14, 2001
For some Yale Law School students, multitasking means buying lingerie online in lecture. Shopping, chatting, and surfing — law students do it all on the Web during class via Internet ports that were installed in law school lecture halls during recent renovations. This newest addition, however, has at least one critic from the front of »

Law School alumni present merit award to Lieberman

November 5, 2001
The Alumni Association of Yale Law School presented its annual Award of Merit to Sen. Joseph Lieberman ’64 LAW ’67 Saturday. He received the award at a luncheon that was part of the Yale Law School alumni weekend that brought several distinguished graduates back to campus. Yale Law School Dean Anthony Kronman, who selected Lieberman »

Students visit from Sierra Leone

October 22, 2001
Three law students and one professor from Sierra Leone have spent the last two weeks learning from Yale Law students while sharing their own experiences. The professor and students come from Fourah Bay College, the only law school in Sierra Leone — a country in western Africa that began to emerge from a lengthy civil »

Rowe on board as head of fellowships

October 5, 2001
After meetings, orientation sessions and even a walking tour of the Yale campus, Barbara Rowe has completed her first week as the new director of the International Education and Fellowship Programs. Rowe is replacing Catherine Hutchison Winnie, the former director of the IEFP who left in July for the Rochester Institute of Technology. Charles Porter, »

Service at Battell will honor dead and missing

September 28, 2001
Yale President Richard Levin and University Chaplain Jerry Streets are inviting the entire Yale community to a service of remembrance for those who have died and those who are missing following the Sept. 11 terrorist attacks on New York and Washington. The service will be held 12:15 p.m. Monday at Battell Chapel. It is a »