Yale meets college accessibility goals from 2014 White House summit
Just 18 months after Yale delivered a series of commitments to the White House, pledging to increase college accessibility for low-income, high-achieving students, the University has announced that it has met or exceeded its goals for all nine commitments.
Yale may change standardized testing requirements
In March of last year, the College Board announced its commitment to a redesigned SAT that is “more open and clear” than any previous version of the exam. In light of the future change, Yale is evaluating its standardized testing requirements.
Returning head pantry workers take up new roles
Two former head pantry workers have decided to return to their residential college dining halls, though their assignments will be different from what they were prior to their original departure.
Diversity in academic programs nebulous
Last week, Yale accepted its most diverse freshman class yet. Still, questions remain as to whether the Admissions Office’s efforts at diversification reach all of Yale’s most competitive academic programs.
YCC | Joe English ’17, president
After serving on all three branches of the Yale College Council as a freshman, as well as chief of staff for the Executive Board as a sophomore, Joe English ’17 said his extensive experience on the council sets him apart from the other two candidates for YCC president.