Emma Platoff
Staff Reporter
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Zero grad students accept offers to Spanish and Portuguese Dept.

This year, the Spanish and Portuguese Department’s graduate admissions process culminated in an anomalously low yield rate: zero percent.

UP CLOSE: Ten months in, a redefined role for the Yale College dean

In recent years, a number of recent structural changes have drastically altered the role of the Yale College dean. But 10 months in, Jonathan Holloway has brought something of his own to the position as well.

As peers near faculty gender parity, professors look to Yale

With peer institutions making demonstrable strides towards increasing faculty diversity, some Yale faculty members are hoping the University will keep up.

With Howard, student life administration to grow

Burgwell “Burgie” Howard, Northwestern University’s current assistant vice president for student engagement, will leave Northwestern at the end of the school year for a new position at Yale focused on student engagement and well-being.

NELC faces nebulous future

While the committee charged with evaluating possible futures for the Near Eastern Languages and Civilization Department has finished its consultations, the department’s future has yet to be decided.

Northwestern administrator to leave for Yale

Burgwell Howard, Northwestern University’s current assistant vice president for student engagement, will leave NU for Yale at the end of this school year, The Daily Northwestern reported Friday.

Panter-Brick named Morse master

On Thursday evening, University President Peter Salovey announced that anthropology professor Catherine Panter-Brick will serve as the next master of Morse College.

Online PA program proposal rejected

The Yale School of Medicine’s recently announced online Physician Associate program was not approved as a mere “class expansion” to the existing program by the Accreditation Review Commission on Education for the Physician Assistant, which published its decision online last Thursday.

Diversity in academic programs nebulous

Last week, Yale accepted its most diverse freshman class yet. Still, questions remain as to whether the Admissions Office’s efforts at diversification reach all of Yale’s most competitive academic programs.

University to pilot Classes*v2 replacement

Starting with a potential replacement of Classes*v2, the University is looking to bring outside technologies back to campus.

YCC | Ben Martin ’17, president

If elected, Ben Martin ’17 promises to “fundamentally shift” the focus of the Yale College Council.