Faculty mull governance structures
Many faculty members continue to question whether administrators are doing enough to solicit faculty input in University decision-making.
Students push fossil fuels divestment
Students at over 100 campuses nationwide are calling for universities to stop investing in the fossil fuel industry — and the movement has arrived at Yale.
Faculty Forum builds discussion
Yale’s faculty forum drew about 40 professors in the Faculty of Arts and Sciences to discuss a range of issues affecting the University Monday afternoon.
Academic review underway
With an academic review process underway, Yale is beginning to evaluate the makeup of the Faculty of Arts and Sciences.
Provost likely to come from within Yale
Though Provost Peter Salovey has secured the post of Yale’s 23rd president, he still has several items on his to-do list in his current position. One of the first tasks — appoint his successor.
Salovey groomed by 30 years at Yale
Salovey first came to Yale as a graduate student 30 years ago and has since served as dean of both Yale College and the Graduate School before assuming the University’s second-highest position as provost in 2008.
Faculty establish meeting rules
Professors codified rules governing the structure and organization of the monthly Yale College faculty meetings a week ago, after several of those meetings erupted into heated debate last spring. Yale College Dean Mary Miller and other members of the faculty steering committee presented the newly formalized rules — which Miller said were based on the »
After Obama win, a calm campus
At 11:25 p.m. on Tuesday, a pack of about 15 students, two of them shirtless and waving their T-shirts in the air, spilled out of Farnam Hall onto the lawn of Old Campus and began a victory lap. “Obama!” they cheered. “Four more years!” The sound of Young Jeezy crooning “My President Is Black” emanated »