University | 11:52 pm | September 6, 2012 | By Tapley Stephenson

Goodyear ’80 to chair presidential search committee

Charles Goodyear IV ’80 will chair and four faculty members will serve on the committee charged with picking University President Richard Levin’s successor, Yale Corporation Senior Fellow Edward Bass ’67 announced in a Thursday evening email. Bass invited the Yale community to provide input through Tuesday at noon, and received over 800 letters from faculty, »

University | 8:54 pm | September 6, 2012 | By Tapley Stephenson

Levin ’13 seeks input on next president

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Former Yale College Council President Brandon Levin sent an email to the Yale community Thursday afternoon, soliciting student input on the search for Yale’s next president. After University President Richard Levin announced he will step down last week, Yale Corporation Senior Fellow Edward Bass ’67 detailed the process for finding a successor, which will include »

University | 2:56 pm | September 5, 2012 | By Tapley Stephenson

Aung San Suu Kyi to speak on campus

Aung San Suu Kyi will visit campus later this month.

Human rights activist and Nobel laureate Aung San Suu Kyi will be on campus later this month, University President Richard Levin announced in a Wednesday email. On Sept. 27, Suu Kyi will speak at Sprague Hall in a visit sponsored by the Chubb Fellowship, which has sponsored numerous high-profile speakers since its inception in 1949. »

University | 11:16 am | September 4, 2012 | By Tapley Stephenson

Website expedites nominations for presidential search committee

The website urges students to get involved.

Nominations for faculty to serve on the presidential search committee are due at noon today — and there’s been a groundswell of support for a website trying to help to expedite the process. A group of Yalies created progresslab.org/yale-president to help students submit nominations for faculty members to serve on the presidential search committee, a »

University | 8:46 pm | September 3, 2012 | By Tapley Stephenson

Yale-NUS detractors paper campus with fliers

Fliers like these popped up across campus over the weekend.

Anonymous Yale-NUS detractors struck campus this weekend, posting fliers that lambaste Yale-NUS as “undemocratic” and “indefensible.” “Yale-NUS is first and foremost a business venture by the plutocrats who manage [Yale's] endowment,” the flier reads, referring to the Yale Corporation, the University’s highest governing body. “Their readiness to unabashedly dismiss concerns for basic rights in the »