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Gap in benefits cause for concern

December 4, 2014 • 0
The funds that Yale has reserved to cover future pensions and retiree health benefits are estimated to be hundreds of millions of dollars short.
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Looking to UChicago, students question financial aid policies

December 4, 2014 • 0
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.
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News Analysis: Who has Salovey’s ear?

December 4, 2014 • 0
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.
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Students, faculty meet to discuss University sexual climate

December 4, 2014 • 0
A day after former President Jimmy Carter rebuked Yale on its handling of sexual misconduct cases, a small group of students and faculty members gathered to discuss the University’s sexual climate.
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Yale-NUS ratifies student constitution

December 4, 2014 • 0
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.
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Lorimer, who pushed Yale online and abroad, to depart

December 3, 2014 • 0
Linda Lorimer, a powerful vice president who shaped the University over the course of more than three decades, will step down in April 2015.
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Historic vote approves procedures of new faculty senate

December 3, 2014 • 0
“Habemus senatum,” Faculty of Arts and Sciences Dean Tamar Gendler declared, banging her gavel. “We have a senate.”
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Alpern comes under fire at Med School town hall

December 3, 2014 • 0
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.
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Carter to Salovey: Punish rapists

December 3, 2014 • 0
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.
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Longer reading period viewed favorably

December 3, 2014 • 0
After classes end this semester, students will have an additional day to study for their final exams.
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AAU pushes growth of sciences, humanities

December 3, 2014 • 0
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.
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Saybrook’s Hudak to step down

December 3, 2014 • 0
Saybrook College Master Paul Hudak will step down at the end of the spring semester.