University | 8:10 pm | May 15, 2013 | By Cynthia Hua

Pitti ’91 reappointed Stiles master

University President Richard Levin announces Pitti's appointment as master of Ezra Stiles College in 2008.

The “most beloved figure at Yale” is here to stay. In an email to the Ezra Stiles community this afternoon, President-elect Peter Salovey and Dean of Yale College Mary Miller announced that Stephen Pitti ’91 will be re-appointed master of Stiles for a five-year term beginning July 1. The re-appointment was recommended by a committee of Stiles fellows that »

University | 7:48 pm | May 15, 2013 | By Cynthia Hua

Yale Health announces new ‘Rider’ coverage

Yale Health

In a campus-wide email this afternoon, Yale Health announced new supplemental coverage called the Approved Academic Travel Rider that is designed to meet the medical needs of students traveling within the United States but outside the Yale Health service area. The Rider will provide coverage for non-emergent illness and chronic care. “The motivation [for the update] was to make »

University | 2:20 pm | May 15, 2013 | By Cynthia Hua

2012-’13 sexual climate assessment released

University Title IX Coordinator and Deputy Provost Stephanie Spangler released results of the second campus sexual climate assessment today, based on feedback from more than 300 students, staff members, faculty and administrators. The 2012-’13 report aims to examine how well the campus community understands Yale’s existing sexual misconduct resources and to engage members of the »

University | 1:52 pm | May 15, 2013 | By Cynthia Hua

International students face new visa procedure

In a direct response to the Boston Marathon bombings, the Homeland Security Department has implemented a new security procedure requiring border agents to verify the student visa of each international student entering the United States. Previously, border agents at the airport could not access the Homeland Security Department’s Student and Exchange Visitor Information System, or »

University | 3:22 pm | May 3, 2013 | By Cynthia Hua

After transition year, Dwight Hall names new executive director

Dwight Hall on Old Campus

Eight months after the retirement of former executive director Alex Knopp in September, Peter Crumlish DIV ’09 has been named the new executive director of Dwight Hall. “I have served in the Peace Corps, been a teacher, a college counselor and also did community organizing in New York City, running a nonprofit,” Crumlish said. “I »