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Schmidheiny conviction overturned by Italian Supreme Court

November 25, 2014 • 0
Stephan Schmidheiny — a Swiss billionaire whose 1996 honorary degree from Yale has stirred controversy for years — has emerged victorious from a prolonged court battle.
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Diversity report may spur change

November 20, 2014 • 0
Nine months after an external review found Yale to be lacking in faculty and administrative diversity, the University appears to be seriously considering the review’s recommendations.
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High admin pay at odds with cuts, some faculty say

November 20, 2014 • 0
The formal announcement that the administration would continue budget cuts brought renewed criticism from faculty across the University.
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Purview of new FAS senate outlined

November 19, 2014 • 0
Nine months after its creation, the Faculty of Arts and Sciences Senate Implementation Committee has outlined the potential authority of the new FAS Senate.
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To combat crowding, University weighs new spaces

November 13, 2014 • 0
Although there are no plans set in stone to build new common spaces on campus, administrators say they may consider it.
Richard Bribiescas will become the first deputy provost for faculty development and diversity.
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New deputy provost to address faculty diversity

November 13, 2014 • 0
Anthropology Department chair Richard Bribiescas will serve as the first deputy provost for faculty development and diversity at the University.
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Three months later, little clarity on internal carbon tax

November 12, 2014 • 0
The creation and implementation of a Yale carbon charge remains up in the air.
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Library to launch new search engine

November 11, 2014 • 0
Finding a library book at Yale may soon be easier than ever before.
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Work begins on new colleges, unofficially

November 11, 2014 • 0
Construction on the new residential colleges appears to be ahead of schedule.
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Yale’s endowment outperforms national average

November 6, 2014 • 0
Yale’s endowment return for fiscal 2014 not only led the Ivy League — it also performed far better than the national average.
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Despite surplus, cuts to continue

November 5, 2014 • 0
While the University reported a $51 million surplus for fiscal 2014, Yale’s true financial status is not as optimistic.
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FFY unveils new rebuttal at investor meeting

November 5, 2014 • 0
Thirteen students, holding cardboard signs and wearing orange Fossil Free Yale felt pins, stood before Yale’s Advisory Committee on Investor Responsibility on Tuesday in yet another attempt to encourage University divestment from fossil fuels. But this time, their proposal was different than the committee had heard before.