Seven faculty members elected to AAAS

The American Academy of Arts and Sciences elected seven members from the Yale faculty, including President-elect Peter Salovey, to the 2013 group of new members. The academy is a policy research center devoted to the cross-disciplinary study of various emerging problems, with headquarters in Cambridge, Mass. The Academy currently has 4,551 fellows and 603 foreign […]

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LSU student sues over presidential search

While some students may have wanted more transparency in Yale’s presidential search process, the debate in New Haven did not have reason to escalate to court. But at the public institution Louisiana State University, similar complaints are backed by Louisiana Law, and the editor in chief of the school newspaper is suing her school for […]

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Salovey to reside in president’s house

President-elect Peter Salovey just cannot stay away from Hillhouse Avenue.

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After six presidents, Starolis to leave with Levin

The red appointment books used by Regina Starolis have remained a constant over the past 40 years in Woodbridge Hall.

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Blackstone CEO endows elite scholarship in China

Blackstone Chairman and CEO Stephen Schwarzman ’69 announced the establishment of a new elite scholarship fund that will send 200 students a year to study in China, and University President Richard Levin will serve as a member of its 18-person Honorary Advisory Board. The scholarship will pay for 200 students from around the world to […]

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With Levin exit, a fundraising push

The development office is working around the clock and around the world to secure a number of large gifts as University President Richard Levin’s tenure draws to a close.

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YaleWomen conference unites alumnae

Attendees attended a conversation on Saturday between Supreme Court Justice Sonia Sotomayor LAW '79 and Margaret Warner ’71, a senior correspondent for the “PBS NewsHour."

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Princeton promotes provost to president

Princeton University announced today that current Princeton Provost Christopher Eisgruber will assume leadership of the school in the fall. The choice marks the completion of the third Ivy League presidential search this year — as well as the third selection of a provost — following November appointments of Provost Peter Salovey and University of Michigan […]

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UP CLOSE | Salovey inherits a stable Yale

Though the Levin era will formally end when he packs up his Woodbridge Hall office on June 30, his influence will likely linger.

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Navalny to stand trial Wednesday

Alexei Navalny, a 2010 Yale World Fellow, will stand trial on Wednesday in Kirov, Russia over an embezzlement charge that his supporters are decrying as a thinly veiled political trial. Navalny, the political activist in opposition to Russian President Vladimir Putin, faces up to 10 years in jail if found guilty — a conviction Navalny […]

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Jane Levin: I shall return

At a dinner honoring University President Richard Levin’s 20-year tenure at the helm of the University last Friday, Levin’s wife received her own tributes.

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