Yale slides in donation rankings

January 29, 2015 • 0
For the first time since 2005, Yale did not rank in the top 10 for annual fundraising among colleges and universities nationwide.

YCC, admins discuss financial aid proposals

January 28, 2015 • 0
The Yale College Council has taken the first step toward turning its recommendations for financial aid reform into reality.

Sotomayor to chair Day of Service

January 27, 2015 • 0
On Jan. 21, the Association of Yale Alumni announced that Supreme Court Justice Sonia Sotomayor LAW ’79 will serve as the honorary chair of the 2015 Yale Day of Service, to be held on May 9.

New grads have higher salaries, work for big companies, report says

January 26, 2015 • 0
The class of 2014 is gravitating towards the same careers as the preceding one, but 2014 graduates are making more money, working at larger employers and securing positions later in the year.

Decades-old federal law may shed light on admissions process

January 20, 2015 • 0
Hundreds of Stanford students have begun requesting copies of their admission records under a 1974 federal law, spurring some Yale students to do the same.

University launches $200 million financial aid fundraising program

January 20, 2015 • 0
By the time the new colleges — set to open in 2017 — are fully populated in 2021, they will necessitate some $18 million of financial aid funding annually, a substantial increase over Yale College’s current $117 million financial aid budget.

With new admits, Yale deepens relationship with Questbridge

January 20, 2015 • 0
After admitting a record-high 40 QuestBridge students early to the class of 2019, the University continues to extend resources to QuestBridge students and strengthen its ties to the organization, in accordance with the commitments University President Peter Salovey made to the White House last year.

OCS increases pre-professional arts resources

January 16, 2015 • 0
Career opportunities for students in the arts may be difficult to procure, but they exist, and the Office of Career Strategy is actively working to help students find them.

Admissions uses Facebook to communicate, not pry

January 15, 2015 • 0
Students applying to Yale need not worry about censoring their social media profiles before they receive their admissions decision.

White House college rating system draws criticism

January 12, 2015 • 0
The Obama administration’s first draft of a federally backed college performance rating system was released Dec. 19, but the Department of Education admitted that limited data and the project’s complexity mean there is still work to be done.

Arthur Howe Jr., prescient on coeducation, dies at 93

December 24, 2014 • 2
Arthur Howe Jr. ’47, the first Yale admissions dean to publicly advocate for a co-ed student body, died on Dec. 16.

Yale admits 16 percent of early applicants

December 16, 2014 • 0
Yale admitted 753, or 16 percent, of early applicants to the class of 2019 from a pool of 4,693.