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Marshall LAW ’76 tapped for Yale Corp.

Following Fareed Zakaria’s plagiarism scandal and ensuing resignation, the Yale Corporation named Margaret Marshall LAW ’76 as a successor fellow on Friday.. Marshall served as an alumni fellow from 2004-’10 and chaired the Advisory Committee on Campus Climate in the wake of Yale’s Title IX investigation. Marshall was Harvard University’s general counsel from 1992 until […]


Yale-NUS appoints new deans

Former Jonathan Edwards College Dean Kyle Farley will serve as the inaugural dean of students at Yale-NUS College, the school announced Thursday evening. Farley left Yale in fall 2011 to work at Academies Australasia, an educational group that serves international students studying in Australia. At the time, Farley said his move was partly motivated by […]


UP CLOSE | After 20 years, stability?

When Richard Levin assumed the office of University president in 1993, Yale had seen three presidents in three years. In the 20 years since, Yale’s administration has stabilized — with Levin selecting nearly every top official. All 14 deans of Yale’s schools are Levin appointees, and Vice President and General Counsel Dorothy Robinson is the […]


Princeton president will step down

Princeton University President Shirley Tilghman announced Saturday that, after 11 years leading Princeton, she will step down in June. During her tenure, Tilghman oversaw the addition of a residential college and a $1.88 billion fundraising campaign. Tilghman announced her plans to leave at the Princeton Board of Trustees Friday meeting; in a Saturday email to […]


Athletes hope next president will raise recruitment

Yale’s next president will have the chance to reevaluate an athletic recruitment policy that has sparked controversy and frustration among many members of the University’s athletic community. During University President Richard Levin’s tenure, the percentage of athletic recruits at Yale has decreased from 18 percent in the class of 1998 to 13 percent in the […]

Donors will take priority for next president

During his 20-year term, University President Richard Levin oversaw the donation of $7 billion to Yale and cultivated close connections with the University’s biggest donors. When he steps down on June 30, it will be up to his successor to maintain the relationships he worked to build. Relationships with donors are widely considered one of […]


Goodyear ’80 announces presidential forum

Charles Goodyear ’80 and Paul Joskow GRD ’72, the chair and vice-chair of the presidential search committee, sent an email Tuesday to undergrads, inviting them to an open forum to discuss the search for Yale’s next president. The event will be held on Friday, Sept. 28 at 2:30 p.m. in Battell Chapel. Goodyear’s email asked […]


Yale-NUS grads will have spot in the AYA

Administrators are walking a careful line between promising graduates of Yale-NUS access to most Association of Yale Alumni resources, and terming those graduates “Yale alumni.” Yale-NUS graduates — whose degrees will be issued by the National University of Singapore, not Yale — will be considered “international affiliates” in the AYA, but not official Yale alumni. […]