Opinion

BENHABIB AND MILLER: Yale-NUS: In loco regiminis

October 12, 2012 • 180
Under the banal headline “Yale-NUS develops student group policies,” the News reported on an announcement by the governing board of this new institution. Yale-NUS policy “will prevent students from creating campus branches of existing Singaporean political parties, in accordance with the nation’s law.” Apparently, not even a junior branch of the ruling party — the »

BENHABIB: What’s at stake at Yale-NUS

April 4, 2012 • 12
At its monthly meeting tomorrow, the Yale College faculty will debate and probably vote on a resolution that means a lot more for the future of Yale University than its wording alone suggests. I introduced the resolution concerning the planned Yale-NUS College in Singapore to express faculty dissatisfaction not only with Yale’s collaboration with a »
Opinion

Benhabib: Why I oppose Yale in Singapore

May 18, 2011 • 27
Even if a train has left the station, it’s important to be clear about what may go wrong on the journey – especially if one is already on the train! Since Yale’s decision to forge ahead with its college in Singapore is full of peril as well as promise, those of us who’ve been critical »