Princeton extends coverage to include sex-reassignment surgery

Princeton University has announced that it will extend employee health care coverage to include gender reassignment surgery effective July 1, the Daily Princetonian reported on Sunday. According to The Daily Princetonian, the decision was made on April 17 and partly in response to changes in coverage policy at many peer universities. Yale Health announced in […]

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Pitti ’91 reappointed Stiles master

The “most beloved figure at Yale” is here to stay. In an email to the Ezra Stiles community this afternoon, President-elect Peter Salovey and Dean of Yale College Mary Miller announced that Stephen Pitti ’91 will be re-appointed master of Stiles for a five-year term beginning July 1. The re-appointment was recommended by a committee of Stiles fellows that […]

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Yale fined $165,000 for underreporting sex offenses

The Department of Education has fined the University $165,000 for failing to report four incidents of forcible sex offenses in 2001 and 2002.

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Yale Health announces new ‘Rider’ coverage

In a campus-wide email this afternoon, Yale Health announced new supplemental coverage called the Approved Academic Travel Rider that is designed to meet the medical needs of students traveling within the United States but outside the Yale Health service area. The Rider will provide coverage for non-emergent illness and chronic care. “The motivation [for the update] was to make […]

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2012-’13 sexual climate assessment released

University Title IX Coordinator and Deputy Provost Stephanie Spangler released results of the second campus sexual climate assessment today, based on feedback from more than 300 students, staff members, faculty and administrators. The 2012-’13 report aims to examine how well the campus community understands Yale’s existing sexual misconduct resources and to engage members of the […]

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International students face new visa procedure

In a direct response to the Boston Marathon bombings, the Homeland Security Department has implemented a new security procedure requiring border agents to verify the student visa of each international student entering the United States. Previously, border agents at the airport could not access the Homeland Security Department’s Student and Exchange Visitor Information System, or […]

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Clark to serve as Trumbull master

President-elect Peter Salovey announced professor Margaret “Peggy” Clark as the new master of Trumbull College Sunday.

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After transition year, Dwight Hall names new executive director

Eight months after the retirement of former executive director Alex Knopp in September, Peter Crumlish DIV ’09 has been named the new executive director of Dwight Hall. “I have served in the Peace Corps, been a teacher, a college counselor and also did community organizing in New York City, running a nonprofit,” Crumlish said. “I […]

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New Trumbull master announced

President-elect Peter Salovey announced fellow psychology professor Margaret “Peggy” Clark as the new master of Trumbull College to cheering applause in the Trumbull Dining Hall Sunday afternoon. “I am thrilled and honored,” Clark said. “And I am particularly pleased it’s Trumbull College.” Clark, like Salovey, is a professor of social psychology, specializing in platonic and […]

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Yale Health extends sex-reassignment coverage to students

Yale joins fellow Ivy League schools Harvard, Brown and the University of Pennsylvania in offering insurance for the procedure.

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Yale Health to cover sex-reassignment surgery

Yale Health will now offer coverage of gender-reassignment surgeries In a Thursday email to the student body, Yale Health announced that it will cover expenses related to medically necessary sex-reassignment surgery “subject to pre-authorization based on widely accepted standards of care.” The expanded coverage is part of a series of updates to student coverage announced […]

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