Cory Booker named Class Day speaker

February 12, 2013 • 0
Cory Booker LAW ’97, Newark mayor and potential United States Senate candidate, will be delivering this year’s Class Day address on May 19.
Edward Stankiewicz, a professor in Yale’s Slavic Languages and Literatures Department for 42 years, was a pre-eminent linguistics scholar.

Professor of four decades dies at 92

February 11, 2013 • 0
Edward Stankiewicz, a Holocaust survivor who joined the Yale faculty in 1971 and pioneered the field of Slavic linguistics, died on Jan. 31 of cardiac arrest.
Faculty and administrators, including President-elect Peter Salovey, participated in Monday’s panel on faculty diversity.

Panel addresses lack of faculty diversity

February 5, 2013 • 0
Administrators and faculty convened for a panel to discuss the reasons why a university with a diverse undergraduate body has a faculty overwhelmingly composed of white males.

Salovey holds staff town hall

January 30, 2013 • 0
Over 500 staff members packed into the pews of Battell Chapel Tuesday morning for a town hall convened by President-elect Peter Salovey, who answered questions on staff development and acknowledged concerns he plans to address as president.

Dept of Defense training center proposed

January 28, 2013 • 0
The Department of Psychiatry at the Yale School of Medicine may open a training center with the U.S. Army Special Operations Command.

Darnell suspension rattles Egyptology

January 25, 2013 • 0
When John Darnell agreed to a one-year suspension from the Yale faculty, he left the Egyptology division of NELC without a chair and with just one full-time faculty member.

NELC work environment criticized

January 23, 2013 • 0
Two sources close to the department said they approached administrators about a “hostile work environment” in the department as early as 2010.

Details emerge about Darnell suspension

January 17, 2013 • 0
A week after John Darnell's resignation, details on his violations of University policy and suspension from the Yale faculty have begun to emerge.
From left, Provost Benjamin Polak is congratulated by University President-elect Peter Salovey and President Richard Levin.

Polak brings economic expertise to new role

January 15, 2013 • 0
Economics professor Benjamin Polak has spent the past few nights lying awake in bed, contemplating his role as Yale’s next provost.
Polak named provost

BREAKING: Economics chair Polak named provost

January 14, 2013 • 0
Two-month provost search ends with ceremony in Luce Hall.

BREAKING: New provost to be appointed today

January 14, 2013 • 0
Yale administrators will announce the University's next provost at 4:15 p.m.

Darnell suspended following affair with fellow professor, former student

January 14, 2013 • 0
Four individuals with close ties to the department said Darnell's policy violations involve NELC assistant professor Colleen Manassa ’01 GRD ’05.