Gap in benefits cause for concern
The funds that Yale has reserved to cover future pensions and retiree health benefits are estimated to be hundreds of millions of dollars short.
Looking to UChicago, students question financial aid policies
At a Yale College Council-sponsored forum on financial aid last month, Director of Financial Aid Caesar Storlazzi admitted to having never heard of a dramatic expansion of financial aid at the University of Chicago, a move that many students have called on Yale to emulate.
News Analysis: Who has Salovey’s ear?
The departure of Linda Lorimer, Yale’s vice president for global and strategic initiatives and one of the most influential administrators at the University, signals a sea-change in the upper echelons of the Yale administration.
Yale-NUS ratifies student constitution
On Nov. 21, Yale-NUS students ratified their first constitution. But implementation of the document in earnest will not begin until the start of next semester, when students will elect their first student government.
Alpern comes under fire at Med School town hall
Following weeks of controversy surrounding professional and sexual misconduct at the Yale School of Medicine, a Tuesday evening town hall meeting, moderated by School of Medicine Dean Robert Alpern, attracted over 100 faculty members with the promise of addressing their concerns.
Carter to Salovey: Punish rapists
Applause erupted in a packed Woolsey Hall Tuesday afternoon when former President Jimmy Carter called on Yale and other universities to adopt tougher penalties for sexual assault.
AAU pushes growth of sciences, humanities
On Nov. 21, the Association of American Universities — consisting of 62 leading research universities in the United States and Canada — issued a formal statement advocating for continued focus and funding on the humanities and social sciences.