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YALE TO ANNOUNCE $7.5M AID INCREASE, REDUCING SELF-HELP

September 5, 2001 • 0
Yale will likely announce today a $7.5 million increase in financial aid, substantially raising its aid budget in response to sweeping reforms by Harvard and Princeton universities last winter, administration sources said. The proposal, scheduled to be discussed by the Yale Corporation in a conference call this morning, provides grants to sharply reduce the self-help »
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Under new guidelines, financial aid will rise

July 10, 2001 • 0
Yale has joined a group of 27 colleges – including Columbia, Cornell and Stanford — in an agreement to use common guidelines to calculate student need for financial aid, a pact that will increase aid for Yale students by $1 million per year beginning with the Class of 2006, University President Richard Levin said. The »
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President Levin to sign financial aid pact

July 6, 2001 • 0
Yale President Richard Levin has joined a group of 27 presidents from top colleges in a pact to universalize financial aid guidelines, the 568 Presidents’ Working Group will announce today. The group, led by Cornell University President Hunter R. Rawlings III, will announce standardized guidelines for determining which students are eligible for financial aid. The »
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Counting Crows to headline final tercentennial weekend

July 6, 2001 • 0
Turning 300 years old is surely something to crow about, which is exactly what Yale plans to do in the finale of its year-long tercentennial celebration with a Counting Crows concert, laser light and fireworks show, leadership symposium and football game against Dartmouth College. The Counting Crows, a popular, light-rock band, has verbally agreed to »
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At Bush speech, protests in the crowd

May 22, 2001 • 0
As President George W. Bush ’68 walked from the podium after receiving an honorary degree and speaking at Yale’s tercentennial graduation, David Stewart ’73 and Nancy Floreen complimented and criticized him at the same time. Floreen said she found him unabashed. Stewart thought he was genuine. But neither put down the yellow protest signs they »
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Protests planned for Bush’s graduation visit

May 19, 2001 • 0
As the University’s Commencement draws near, faculty and students are planning to protest Yale’s presentation of an honorary degree to President George W. Bush ’68. Three Yale professors are organizing a Commencement boycott, which 171 full-time professors had joined by Friday evening. In an unrelated effort, a group of two dozen students plan to pass »
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Bush likely to speak at Commencement

May 10, 2001 • 0
President George W. Bush ’68, whose love-hate relationship with Yale has warmed since he took office in January, has apparently agreed to attend the University’s Commencement May 21 and may receive an honorary degree at the ceremony. White House officials told Dennis Moore, director of public relations for the University of Notre Dame, that Bush »
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UHS, heeding calls, may make changes

April 25, 2001 • 0
After receiving student complaints, University Health Service officials are planning to evaluate a list of changes this summer. UHS officials said they are seriously considering adding more health seminars like this year’s cold-care center and trying to improve the image of nurse practitioners. While most of the student concerns centered on mental hygiene services, officials »
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Bill to allow aid discussion stalled in Senate committee

April 25, 2001 • 0
Legislation about financial aid discussion among private universities such as Yale is still pending in Congress. H.R. 768 — a bill that would permanently allow limited discussion about financial aid among schools that offer need-based aid — passed in the U.S. House of Representatives in the beginning of April and is now before the Senate »
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Man restrained in apparent suicide attempt

April 25, 2001 • 0
A noisy struggle that witnesses said appeared to be a suicide attempt commenced just before midnight Tuesday from a seventh-floor window of the Morse College Tower. After a man appeared leaning out of the window, two or three women began screaming and restraining the man witnesses said. As the man yelled at the woman, Yale »
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For pre-frosh, aid a consideration

April 19, 2001 • 0
For some pre-frosh, April is about more than tours and guidebooks. It’s about the hard-line price tag of an Ivy League education. Besides buzzing through dorm rooms and extra-curricular bazaars, many pre-frosh at Bulldog Days attended panels on financial aid and visited the financial aid office. And many parents accompanying their children wondered if they »
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Bulldog Days programs, events highlight diversity

April 18, 2001 • 0
Thanh Nguyen climbed on Connecticut Limo yesterday to head toward his future. The Houston native sat down next to Hector Silva, a Floridian also heading to Bulldog Days. Both pre-frosh are fairly certain they’ll attend Yale because they like the academics, the college life and because they think the University offers a diverse student body. »