Negative credit outlook given to higher ed
Though Moody’s Investor Services affirmed Yale’s top credit rating, the agency recently expressed concerns about the financial future of the higher education sector at large.
Sterling nave renovations on track
Starting this June, visiting tour groups will not be taking many photos of the iconic entrance hall of Sterling Memorial Library.
Faculty forum draws few professors
The most recent meeting of the Faculty of Arts and Sciences forum on Monday evening saw only a handful of professors in attendance.
Library rolls out new website
Students visiting the Yale University Library home page will now see a very different website from the one available online over the past several years.
ACIR considers fossil fuel divestment
Members of the Advisory Committee on Investor Responsibility said Thursday they would “investigate” divestment as a possible path for the Yale Investments Office.
Endowment return tops natn’l average
While Yale posted a 4.7 percent endowment return in the fiscal year that ended June 30, 2012, most other colleges saw almost no change in the size of their endowments.
Provost Polak moves into Warner House
For the past week, Benjamin Polak has been running back and forth between his new office on 1 Hillhouse Ave. and his old “nook” in the economics building up the street.
Faculty activity reports move online
Faculty members can now submit their annual reports on their professional accomplishments this winter with only a few simple clicks and keystrokes.
POLAK NAMED PROVOST
Economics Department Chair Benjamin Polak has taken the reins from President-elect and former Provost Peter Salovey as the University’s second-highest ranking administrator.