First-generation, low-income students and counselors spoke to the News about controversies that negatively impacted the First-Year Scholars at Yale program in the wake of the College Council’s first statement of the year.
September 9, 2022
Yale filed an amicus brief in support of Harvard University and the University of North Carolina system as the Supreme Court prepares to hear ongoing challenges to the universities’ affirmative action policies.
September 2, 2022
Yale and its peer universities faced multiple setbacks in recent weeks regarding an ongoing lawsuit that challenges the universities’ claims that they employ need-blind admissions.
September 1, 2022
Yale released its Title IX report for 2021 on Wednesday, showing a 15.6 percent decrease in the number of sexual misconduct complaints from 2020.
Yale administrators say the University’s financial aid policies have shielded most students from loans, but some students say there are still gaps.
August 30, 2022
Incoming first years descended onto campus this week for the first in person Bulldog Days in two years.
April 27, 2022
Yale admitted 4.46 percent of applicants in March.
Legal experts share that motions to dismiss are standard practice, and are unlikely to influence the case’s outcome.
April 20, 2022
Yale and other members of the 568 Presidents Group filed a joint motion to dismiss the antitrust case brought against them in January. Yale also filed an individual motion, claiming their 2008 suspension of the consensus methodology exempts them from legal action
April 17, 2022
Though there is a robust group of students who use the first-generation, low-income label, there is not a clear consensus on if a community exists for FGLI students.
April 11, 2022
In the wake of Russia’s invasion of Ukraine, administrators say that they will focus on expanding Yale’s Ukrainian population, although it is unclear whether admit numbers for the class of 2026 honor this assertion.
April 6, 2022