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.
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.