D. Hall votes to join Yale fund

September 28, 2007 • 0
Despite the objections of some students, Dwight Hall plans to put at least some of its $3.3 million endowment under Yale’s management, those present at a Dwight Hall Board of Trustees meeting Thursday said. The Trustees for Dwight Hall, the umbrella organization for most of Yale’s community service and social justice groups, are in the »

Endowment is up 28 percent

September 27, 2007 • 0
The University endowment returned a staggering 28.0 percent last fiscal year, the strongest performance of any large college endowment fund so far this year. The returns boost the endowment to $22.5 billion from last fall’s total of $18 billion, according to a University press release, keeping it the second-largest university fund in the country. But »

Dwight Hall may join Yale’s fund

September 26, 2007 • 0
The umbrella organization for most of Yale’s community service and social justice organizations could soon be investing its future with the Yale Investments Office, though some students criticize the office’s investment practices as socially irresponsible. Dwight Hall is in the midst of an internal debate over whether or not to move its endowment under the »

Y-NH awaits final NLRB settlement

September 20, 2007 • 0
Yale-New Haven Hospital will soon put up posters describing its illegal conduct in the weeks before a unionization election last December — but that doesn’t mean hospital officials are ready to admit any wrongdoing. The National Labor Relations Board in Washington, D.C. is expected to give its stamp of approval soon to a settlement agreement »

Investment office starts to woo Elis

September 12, 2007 • 0
The University’s famously secretive Investments Office opened its door last week, but just far enough for students to get one foot in the door. The keepers of Yale’s endowment held their first-ever information session for seniors interested in filling an entry-level financial analyst position in the office’s 20-person staff. Recruiting started earlier this year than »

Grant projects face obstacles

September 10, 2007 • 0
“TurboTax for grants,” she calls it. Shauna King, Yale’s vice president for finance and administration since last year, is discussing the division’s future projects, among them a single-website portal for faculty members to manage the government grants they hold. But while the program would make that task easier, the dream is still as many as »

Two profs to join Provost’s Office for science, faculty development

September 5, 2007 • 0
Two Yale professors will join the Provost’s Office as deputy provosts responsible for faculty development and science and technology this academic year, officials announced in mid-August. Judy Chevalier ’89 and Steven Girvin will replace Kim Bottomly, the former deputy provost for science, technology and faculty development, who left the University last spring to become president »

No end in sight for construction

September 5, 2007 • 0
Cross Campus’s lush lawn once again calls out to sunbathers and soccer players, but the planned re-opening of the library later this semester will not bring an end to the sight of blue construction walls and tarps around campus. The following is a road map to the biggest construction projects of 2007. Jonathan Edwards College: »

Aramark to leave dining halls in ’08

August 31, 2007 • 1
Starting next year, Yale’s dining halls will no longer be run by an external food-service company, ending an arrangement that has been criticized by students and union leaders for a decade. University officials decided in June not to renew their contract with Philadelphia-based Aramark when it expires on Jan. 1, 2008. Yale’s residential and retail »

News in Brief

Computers containing 10,000 SSNs are stolen from Dean’s Office Over 10,000 current and former students, faculty and staff had their Social Security numbers compromised in July following the theft of two Yale computers. The computers were stolen from the Yale College Dean’s Office on July 17, resulting in one of many privacy breaches at universities »

Computers containing 10,000 SSNs are stolen

August 8, 2007 • 0
Social Security numbers for over 10,000 current and former students, faculty and staff were compromised last month following the theft of two University computers, officials said Tuesday. The computers were stolen from the Yale College Dean’s Office on July 17, in only the latest in a series of data security breaches that have plagued universities »

Bottomly to leave for Wellesley presidency

May 11, 2007 • 1
In the latest in a string of departures from the Yale Provost’s Office to presidencies elsewhere, Deputy Provost Kim Bottomly will become president of Wellesley College, the college announced Thursday. Bottomly, the deputy provost for science, technology and faculty development, will become the 13th president of the liberal arts college on Aug. 1. Bottomly, who »