After a cheating scandal thrust Harvard into the national spotlight in August, the university covertly accessed the email accounts of several of its staff members in an effort to locate media leaks, the Boston Globe reported Saturday.
A fossil fuel divestment conference at Swarthmore College this weekend drew representatives from 77 different divestment campaigns, including Yale’s. Fossil Free Yale, a group of students urging the University to refrain from investing its endowment funds in the fossil fuel industry, sent three delegates — the maximum number permitted — to the Power Up! convergence, »
Forty Yale students and graduate students met at 5 a.m. last Sunday to join the 50,000 people who gathered at Washington, D.C., to participate in the “Forward on Climate” rally. Coordinated by members of Fossil Free Yale — a group that is pushing the University to refrain from investing its endowment funds in the fossil »
The University budget for the 2014 fiscal year likely will not require “across-the-board” reductions, newly appointed Provost Benjamin Polak said in a Thursday memo to University faculty and staff. Fiscal year 2014 will mark the second year since the 2008 financial crisis that Yale has not implemented University-wide budget cuts. Though Polak said the budget »
Though Yale students don’t seem to know what the provost does, the University still needs one, especially since Provost Peter Salovey will assume the post of Yale’s president on June 30. In an email to the Yale faculty last week, Salovey said he intends to appoint a new provost soon to take over while he »