For Hu visit, class will be canceled

August 31, 2005 • 0
Next Thursday, for the first time in recent history, classes will be officially cancelled at Yale when Chinese President Hu Jintao visits campus to speak at Sprague Hall. Due to security concerns surrounding Hu’s visit, most classes and academic appointments between 8 a.m. and 2 p.m. will be cancelled, Yale College Dean Peter Salovey and »

China’s Hu to visit Yale

August 27, 2005 • 9
Chinese President Hu Jintao will speak at Yale Sept. 8 as part of a high-profile visit to the United States, University officials confirmed Thursday. The stop at Yale will be part of Hu’s first trip to the United States since taking office in March 2003. Hu will make a speech, most likely in the morning, »

YCC to finalize fall show act

August 27, 2005 • 0
While budget constraints prevented last year’s fall show, this year the Yale College Council has already offered a contract to a potential fall show performer, but YCC President Steven Syverud ’06 said he is keeping the identity of the entertainer under wraps until negotiations are complete. Syverud said he expects the contract to be finalized »

UPDATE: Chinese president’s visit is confirmed

August 25, 2005 • 0
Chinese President Hu Jintao will speak at Yale Sept. 8, University officials confirmed Thursday morning. The stop at Yale will be part of Hu’s first trip to the United States since taking office in March 2003. Yale President Richard Levin first invited the Chinese president to speak on campus during his trip to China in »

President of China may visit Yale

August 24, 2005 • 0
Chinese President Hu Jintao may visit Yale during a two-week trip to the United States in September, according to news reports citing officials close to the Chinese leader. While the reports have said the stop at Yale is on Hu’s schedule, University officials said as of today they have not received official confirmation of a »

Levin to testify before Congress

April 28, 2005 • 0
Today in the nation’s capital, Yale President Richard Levin will be speaking not as a representative of higher education but rather as a specialist in intellectual property rights when he goes before the Intellectual Property Subcommittee of the House Judiciary Committee. He delivered similar testimony to the Senate Judiciary Committee on Monday. Levin honed his »

Corporation covers budget, renovations

April 28, 2005 • 0
A first look at next year’s operating budget, approval of various campus construction plans and presentations on programs at the Yale Law School and in engineering departments topped the Yale Corporation’s agenda at its meeting last weekend, Yale officials said. The University’s highest decision making body approved a balanced budget for the 2005-2006 year, after »

Betts nixes GESO discussion

April 25, 2005 • 0
This article has been corrected. You may view this article’s correction here. A Thursday afternoon exchange between a Graduate Employees and Students Organization member and the Yale Corporation’s senior fellow highlighted the gulf which remains between the sides, a divide so deep that they are unable to even agree on the particulars of a single »

Senior fellow says he will not meet with GESO

April 23, 2005 • 0
Yale Corporation Senior Fellow Roland Betts ’68 said Friday he will not meet with representatives from the Graduate Employees and Students Organization, emphatically denying claims from union organizers, who insist that Betts was prepared to have an open discussion with GESO members on Thursday. Local 34 President Laura Smith, who works in Yale’s development office, »

Corporation to focus on budget in next meeting

April 22, 2005 • 0
After a harsh welcome yesterday, the Yale Corporation will work to determine the University’s 2005-2006 budget and discuss current and future construction projects when it convenes this weekend for its fourth and final meeting of the academic year, Yale officials said. The University’s highest decision-making body will meet on the heels of a week-long teaching »

Cornell’s Reichenbach to be new VP for Development

April 14, 2005 • 0
Yale President Richard Levin has tapped Inge Reichenbach, the top fund-raiser at Cornell University, to become Yale’s new vice president for development, an appointment that comes as the University is preparing for the public launch of a capital campaign next year that could net as much as $1 billion. The appointment of Reichenbach, who has »

GESO will vote on TA strike today

April 13, 2005 • 0
Members of the Graduate Employees and Students Organization will vote this evening to decide whether to go on a five-day teaching assistant strike beginning April 18. Current TAs as well as non-teaching members of GESO will vote on the strike, with non-TAs voting to voice their “solidarity” with GESO TAs. The vote will be determined »