University | 8:25 pm | May 15, 2013 | By Sophie Gould

Yale expands online education, appoints new director

Following a December report that encouraged the University to prioritize online education, Yale is answering the call. In a Wednesday email to the Yale community, Provost Benjamin Polak announced the University’s new partnership with Coursera, an online education platform used by Princeton, Columbia, Stanford and the University of Pennsylvania. Polak also announced the creation of »

University | 5:45 am | January 28, 2013 | By Sophie Gould

Across-the-board reductions avoided for FY 2014

Provost Benjamin Polak

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 »