Student death raises questions on withdrawal policies
Hours before Yale College Dean Jonathan Holloway informed the campus community of the death of Luchang Wang ’17, the student herself had posted a suicide note on Facebook. In her message, she bid goodbye to her loved ones and to Yale.
Wang ’17 remembered as brilliant, selfless
As news spread of the death of Luchang Wang ’17 Tuesday evening, classmates, friends and mentors remembered a young woman whose intellect was matched only by her compassion, whose care for her academic work ran as deep as her concern for the injustices she observed in the world around her. Wang died in an apparent suicide on Tuesday.
Committee to reevaluate withdrawal policies
Following months of campus-wide discussion of the University’s mental health resources, Yale College Dean Jonathan Holloway has charged a committee with examining Yale’s withdrawal and readmission policies.
At law school, a separate and murky process for misconduct
When the University-Wide Committee on Sexual Misconduct was established, each school at Yale was given the option of keeping its own complaint process or transferring the authority for hearing such cases to the UWC. Only the law school chose to keep its own disciplinary board.
Student injured in fall from Bingham Hall
A Calhoun freshman was admitted to Yale-New Haven Hospital Monday afternoon with injuries sustained in a fall from the fourth floor of Bingham Hall, a freshman dormitory on Old Campus.
YCC, Women’s Center seek feedback on sexual misconduct
Amid ongoing national dialogue about sexual violence on college campuses, the Yale College Council and Yale Women’s Center are collaborating to assess the University’s sexual misconduct reporting resources.
YCC calls for financial aid reform
Acting on student feedback, the Yale College Council is calling on the Yale Corporation and Office of Financial Aid to reform the University’s financial aid policies.