Thomas Kaplan
Blair ‘a bit nervous’ hours before Yale arrival

His class roster is finalized, his syllabus printed and ready to go. In mere hours, on the eve of his first class, former British Prime […]

Endowment rises, barely

The Yale endowment overcame the slumping financial markets to post a single-digit gain for the fiscal year that ended June 30, although it was outperformed […]

Fourteen Colleges | Design allows for 850 Elis

This article has been corrected. You may view this article’s correction here. Students assigned to Yale’s 13th and 14th residential colleges won’t be lonely in […]

Senate scrutinizes university spending

WASHINGTON — Members of Congress on Monday ratcheted up pressure on American universities to make college more affordable, suggesting in the strongest terms yet that […]

Colleges spending wisely? Discuss.

WASHINGTON — In the oak-paneled room on Monday, 25 of the best and brightest minds from all over the country assembled around a large square […]

Colleges feel crunch, too

WASHINGTON — Princeton University President Shirley Tilghman appeared to suggest Monday that her school’s endowment posted a small but positive return in fiscal year 2008, […]

Round table to focus on endowment spending

WASHINGTON — The question of whether Yale and its wealthy peers are spending enough of their endowment riches will be debated today as the Senate […]

Briefly: Blair to address Yale next Friday

Former British Prime Minister Tony Blair, who is teaching a seminar at Yale this fall, will speak to the Yale community in a conversation with […]

Briefly: Dean-search committee to prepare short list of candidates

University President Richard Levin on Wednesday announced the formation of a search committee to recommend candidates to succeed Peter Salovey, who was named provost last […]

How to get a place at the convention

DENVER — In a hotel ballroom here last week, David Broockman ’11 found his name on the tally sheet placed before him. He picked up […]

Decision made by inner circle

The School of Architecture alumnus desperately wanted to get in on the project to build two new residential colleges. He reached out to the University […]