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POLAK NAMED PROVOST

January 15, 2013 • 0
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.
From left, Provost Benjamin Polak is congratulated by University President-elect Peter Salovey and President Richard Levin.
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Polak brings economic expertise to new role

January 15, 2013 • 0
Economics professor Benjamin Polak has spent the past few nights lying awake in bed, contemplating his role as Yale’s next provost.
Polak named provost
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BREAKING: Economics chair Polak named provost

January 14, 2013 • 0
Two-month provost search ends with ceremony in Luce Hall.
Yale’s new TEAL classroom at 17 Hillhouse Ave. promotes an interactive learning environment.
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Tech-savvy classroom aims to transform learning

January 14, 2013 • 0
This semester, Yale will debut its first Technology Enabled Active Learning classroom, which aims to improve students’ classroom experiences.
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Faculty mull governance structures

December 7, 2012 • 0
Many faculty members continue to question whether administrators are doing enough to solicit faculty input in University decision-making.
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Provost announces teaching initiative

December 6, 2012 • 0
Provost Peter Salovey is working to encourage high-quality teaching among professors at Yale.
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Students push fossil fuels divestment

December 5, 2012 • 0
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.
Source: "Competition Among University Endowments," William Goetzmann and Sharon Oster.
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Endowment alternatives promote ‘arms race’

November 29, 2012 • 0
Two School of Management professors presented a paper in September about how the recession affected higher education.
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Faculty Forum builds discussion

November 13, 2012 • 474
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.
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Academic review underway

November 13, 2012 • 2676
With an academic review process underway, Yale is beginning to evaluate the makeup of the Faculty of Arts and Sciences.
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Provost likely to come from within Yale

November 12, 2012 • 1
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.
University Provost Peter Salovey was introduced as Yale's 23rd president at the McDougal Center in the Hall of Graduate Studies Thursday afternoon.
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Salovey groomed by 30 years at Yale

November 9, 2012 • 3
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.