Errata Sheet

This piece appeared in the WEEKEND section of the Commencement Issue for the Class of 2014.

WEEKEND

DKE will continue to operate, Executive Director of DKE International says

Executive Director of Delta Kappa Epsilon International Douglas Lanpher announced in a message Thursday on the fraternity’s website that its Yale chapter will continue to operate, despite the Executive Committee’s formal request to the national organization last month to suspend the chapter. Yale’s suspension also places a 5-year ban on the DKE chapter from using […]

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Op-ed argues potential DKE suspension puts free speech ‘at risk’

Almost a month after Yale College Dean Mary Miller announced the University’s intention to suspend Delta Kappa Epsilon’s chapter on campus, a debate about the “war” being waged against college fraternities continues. In a Wednesday opinion piece for the Los Angeles Times, contributing editor to the Manhattan Institute’s Minding the Campus website Charlotte Allen argues […]

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DKE sanctions may prove difficult to implement

Even though Yale’s undergraduate disciplinary body has issued sanctions against Delta Kappa Epsilon resulting from an inflammatory public pledge chant in October, it is still unclear whether the University will have any sway over the future of the fraternity. Yale College Dean Mary Miller announced the outcome of the Executive Committee’s disciplinary proceedings against DKE […]

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Levin signs ROTC agreement with U.S. Secretary of the Navy

University President Richard Levin and U.S. Secretary of the Navy Ray Mabus signed an agreement Thursday afternoon establishing the return of the Reserve Officers’ Training Corps to Yale, ending over 40 years of absence from campus. With top University administrators, faculty and Navy officials looking on in the Corporation Room of Woodbridge Hall, Levin and […]

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OCR solicits information on University’s sexual grievance policy (UPDATED)

UPDATED: 11:08 p.m. In an e-mail to the Yale community, Yale College Dean Mary Miller announced that the Department of Education’s Office for Civil Rights is now soliciting information about the University’s handling of sexual misconduct cases on campus, as part of its Title IX investigation into allegations of Yale’s inadequate response. The OCR is […]

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Watch clips of the 310th Commencement procession

Watch members of Yale College process onto Old Campus during the 310th Commencement.

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Didion and Scorsese on official list of honorary degree recipients

According to the program for today’s events, the University will confer the following honorary degrees at this morning’s 310th Commencement: Doctor of Social Science – Chris Argyris A professor emeritus at the Harvard Business School and one of the world’s leading thinkers about organizational behavior, Argyris played a key role in the creation of the […]

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Joan Didion and Martin Scorsese to receive honorary degrees

Writer Joan Didion and film director Martin Scorsese were among the attendees arriving at the Yale Center for British Art Sunday night to attend the University’s annual honorary degree recipients dinner. Didion walked into the center accompanied by University President Richard Levin, and Vice President and Secretary Linda Lorimer. Scorsese was spotted earlier today near […]

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Watch a clip of Riley Scripps Ford’s ’11 Class Reflection

Riley Scripps Ford ’11 gave the Class Reflection at this year’s Class Day.

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Miller announces DKE suspension

UPDATED 10:04 p.m. In an email to students and faculty Tuesday afternoon, Yale College Dean Mary Miller informed the University community about the Executive Committee’s actions concerning the controversial Delta Kappa Epsilon pledge incident Oct. 13. After a full proceeding, Miller said, the Committee found that the Yale DKE chapter had violated the Undergraduate Regulations […]

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Title IX investigation contributes to debate on banning fraternities

The Title IX investigation into Yale’s sexual climate has a prompted dialogue among college professors as to whether fraternities should be banned. The topic was the one on the table in a recent New York Times Room for Debate, the Times’ online roundtable series in which outside contributors discuss timely issues. In addition to citing […]

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