Mar 27th, 2012
1:15 pm
March 27th, 2012 | University
Who’s speaking at Yale’s Class Day?

In recent years, the Class Day speaker has typically been announced by early March. It’s now late March. So who’s speaking this year? Kevin Adkisson ’12, co-head of the Senior Class Council, said in a Thursday email that the SCC is talking to potential speakers but has not yet selected one for Class Day on […]

Mar 16th, 2012
3:24 pm
March 16th, 2012 | Culture
Giamatti ’89 DRA ’94 to star in “Hamlet” at Yale Rep

Paul Giamatti ’89 DRA ’94 will bring the state of Denmark to campus in spring 2013 when he stars as Hamlet at the Yale Repertory Theater. The play, which runs from March 15, 2013 to April 13, 2013, will be directed by James Bundy, dean of the School of Drama and the Rep’s Artistic Director, […]

Mar 13th, 2012
1:15 pm
March 13th, 2012 | University
Harvard struggles to get rid of illiquid assets

Harvard’s plan to reduce its $32 billion endowment’s reliance on illiquid assets hasn’t gone quite as planned. Bloomberg reported in November that the Harvard Management Company was looking to sell roughly $1.5 billion in private equity assets. But Harvard only unloaded a portion of those holdings on the secondary market — where previously established commitments […]

Mar 8th, 2012
10:22 am
March 8th, 2012 | University
NUS administrator responds to faculty concerns

Following a debate on Yale-NUS at a Yale College faculty meeting last week, National University of Singapore Vice President for University and Global Relations Lily Kong said NUS administrators remain committed to working closely with professors in New Haven. Several Yale faculty members aired concerns about the college jointly operated by Yale and NUS at […]

Mar 5th, 2012
11:52 pm
March 5th, 2012 | University
Princeton will not invest more in HEI

Princeton University has become the fourth Ivy League school to refrain from making additional investments in HEI Hotels & Resorts. The decision, which the Daily Princetonian confirmed with Princeton Investment Company President Andrew Golden on Wednesday, follows Yale’s announcement last fall that the University will not invest in a fourth fund by the company. The […]

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