Victor Wang
Staff Reporter
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Diversity initiative funds 39 new faculty

The new faculty span every school across the University.

Grad student union efforts provoke debate

In the aftermath of a long-awaited legal victory, Local 33 — the Yale graduate student group advocating for unionization — made a strategic decision late last month.

Lu, new head of Murray College, looks ahead to term

Tina Lu can’t wait to dive into residential college life as the new head of Pauli Murray College.

Pogge’s first class full despite harassment allegations

Philosophy professor Thomas Pogge lectured for an hour on morality, ethics and justice Wednesday morning, oblivious to the fact that students had arrived to his opening class to find copies of a New York Times article detailing his alleged sexual misconduct scattered on their seats.

Renaming committee begins work

Yale Law School professor John Witt has been pondering historical memory and modern values as part of his position as chair of the recently formed Committee to Establish Principles on Renaming.

Ten grad depts file for union elections

The petitions come on the heels of a recent NLRB ruling that graduate students may be considered employees.

In freshman address, Salovey rejects “false narratives”

One such false narrative, Salovey said, is the notion that a university has to set aside free speech in order to foster a welcoming community.

Demonstrations held during freshman move-in

The move-in plans of more than 1,300 freshmen continued unabated Friday morning, parents and freshman counselors trudging back and forth bearing luggage even as several local organizations petitioned for their causes on traffic-heavy Elm Street and inside Old Campus.

Renaming committee established

Debates surrounding the name of Calhoun College are expected to continue into this academic year, as University President Peter Salovey has reopened the possibility of replacing slavery advocate John C. Calhoun, class of 1804, as the college’s namesake just months after the Yale Corporation decided to retain him.

Grad students can unionize, NLRB rules in landmark decision

The decision overturned a 2004 NLRB ruling on Brown University students stating that graduate students could not be considered employees.

Report shows record-high 88 sexual misconduct complaints

The previous report, released in February, showed 78 complaints.