Benjamin Hernandez
Staff Reporter
Benjamin Hernandez covers Woodbridge Hall. He previously reported on international affairs at Yale. Born and raised in Dallas, Texas, he is a sophomore in Trumbull College majoring in Global Affairs.
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Yale Corp launches listening sessions to inform presidential search

The Yale Corporation will host listening sessions for students, faculty and staff to solicit input on the presidential search process before its first meeting of the year this weekend.

What do alumni want in Salovey’s successor?

Following the announcement of University President Peter Salovey’s departure, the News spoke to nine alumni about Salovey’s time in office and their hopes for Yale’s next president.

University commemorates former University President Howard Lamar in memorial service

Howard Lamar GRD ’51 — former University president, Yale College dean and history professor — was remembered for his study of the American west, community-oriented leadership philosophy and role as a loving father in a memorial service on Saturday.

Junior class council raffles meal with Salovey for cystic fibrosis fundraiser

Jackson Parrott ’27 will dine with Salovey — his prize for winning the junior class council’s fundraiser raffle for cystic fibrosis research.

Three new trustees join Yale Corporation

The Yale Board of Trustees, formally referred to as the Yale Corporation, added three new members to its ranks on July 1, as three others departed.

After years of advocacy, Yale posthumously honors Reverends Pennington and Crummell

The University held a posthumous degree conferral for the late Rev. James W.C. Pennington and Rev. Alexander Crummell Thursday evening.

Who chooses Yale’s next president?

As the Yale Corporation seeks to identify a successor for University President Peter Salovey, students are calling for greater input in the search process.

Salovey to step down

In a Thursday morning email to the University community, Peter Salovey announced that this will be his eleventh and final year as Yale’s president; he intends to depart this summer.

Salovey tests positive for COVID-19

More than 2,500 attendees — including members of the class of 2027 and their guests — gathered on Cross Campus on Monday, Aug. 21, for […]

Yale Young Global Scholars will return to in-person programming this summer

After the COVID-19 pandemic pushed the program online, YYGS will once again take place on campus.

German Department to hold Easter egg hunt

The easter eggs will contain slips of paper with fun facts about the German language as part of an initiative to tackle declining enrollment in beginner German courses.