Laura King named new Trumbull dean

Yale College Dean Richard Brodhead announced the appointment of Laura King as Trumbull College’s new dean yesterday afternoon at the college’s dining hall. King, a former resident fellow at Trumbull and an English professor at the University of Vermont, will replace departing dean Peter Novak. Trumbull Master Janet Henrich knew King as a resident fellow […]

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Conference bashes mayor’s plan

A long-running debate in New Haven over the creation of a civilian review board to oversee the New Haven Police Department broke out into open hostility during a press conference Friday. Alderman Anthony B. Dawson, community activist Emma Jones, who heads the Malik organization, and Eric Smith, pastor of the Community Baptist Church, organized the […]

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Funding committee says it will have budget surplus

Earlier this year, the Undergraduate Organizations Funding Committee thought it would not have enough money to distribute to student groups, but now it has more than it knows what to do with. Last fall the UOFC, which apportions money to undergraduate organizations, mistakenly believed it was subject to a $15,000 budget cut. But that money […]

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Davies overhaul delayed; center to find new home

The John H. Davies mansion will not be ready for occupation when former Deputy Secretary of State Strobe Talbott ’68 arrives at Yale this fall to launch the new Center for the Study of Globalization. The interior of the mansion — the globalization center’s future home — is in a state of disrepair, but renovations […]

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