Residential dining goes organic

Organic food lovers no longer have to bluff their way into Berkeley College to satisfy their taste buds. Thirty of the most popular items from Berkeley’s menu are now part of the regular rotation of options in the other 10 open residential college dining halls this fall, Yale Associate Vice President for Student Financial and […]

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Yale leaders move on, up

With the imminent departure of Yale Provost Susan Hockfield for the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, the University will have lost to the presidencies of other schools two top administrators in less than six months. While most professors and administrators said the close timing of the two departures was coincidental, some credited the University’s improved reputation, […]

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Hockfield named president of MIT

CAMBRIDGE, MASS. — University Provost Susan Hockfield was named the 16th president of the Massachusetts Institute of Technology today after the school’s governing corporation approved her appointment this morning. Hockfield said she plans to assume her new post in early December. Her successor will be the fourth major Yale administrator named in 12 months. A […]

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University holds 303rd commencement

As Yale said farewell to more than 1,300 undergraduates and Yale College Dean Richard Brodhead May 23 and 24, the University also welcomed U.S President George W. Bush ’68 and First Lady Laura Bush to New Haven. Class Day on Sunday featured a speech by documentary filmmaker Ken Burns in which Burns strongly criticized the […]

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Rallies ask officials for flexibility

As classes ended Monday and some students began their attempts to cram a semester’s worth of work into one feverish week, two Yale groups tried to present Yale President Richard Levin with some supplementary reading of his own. During a late afternoon rally on Beinecke Plaza yesterday, professional students tried to present to Levin a […]

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District 1199 signs contract

In a vote of 68-4 Tuesday night, the unionized dietary workers at Yale-New Haven Hospital chose to accept a new contract with the hospital, bringing a partial conclusion to this stage of the struggle between the parties, which has been ongoing since January 2003. A hospital spokesman said Thursday that the institution is pleased that […]

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Plans for SM, TC unveiled

With Pierson College renovations nearly complete and Davenport College plans set to become a reality this summer, Yale planners are still looking forward to future building projects. Architects presented their plans to renovate Trumbull and Silliman colleges at last weekend’s Yale Corporation meeting, where Yale Planner Pamela Delphenich said Buildings and Grounds Committee members were […]

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Profs receive third highest pay in Ivies

Full professors at Yale have the sixth highest salaries in the country and the third highest in the Ivy League, according to a new survey by the American Association of University Professors. On average, the University’s tenured senior professors earned $138,800 in the 2003-2004 academic year, an increase of $1,600 from the previous year, according […]

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Laid-off workers look for new posts

In the month since the University announced it would lay off 76 employees, some of those impacted by the job cuts have begun using career transition resources to look for new posts, a Yale official said. But the leader of the union local that represents nearly half of the laid-off workers said the union will […]

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Hohenberg moves to NYU

Former Yale Deputy Provost Pierre Hohenberg, who stepped down from his administrative post last July to teach theoretical physics courses at the University, will leave Yale at the end of the semester to become senior vice provost for research at New York University, NYU announced Tuesday. Hohenberg will be the first person to fill the […]

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Plans change, two campus visions confirm

For Peter De Bretteville, a practicing architect and critic at the Yale School of Architecture, campus planning is not just a nicety, but a necessity. “Physical planning is an essential aspect of institutional planning. It reveals patterns and possibilities and alternatives which would otherwise be revealed by no other means,” said De Bretteville ’63 ARC […]

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