Victor Wang
Staff Reporter
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FAS Senate releases conduct standard report

The drawn-out debate over recently created faculty-conduct standards and draft procedures may soon turn into tangible action as a Faculty of Arts and Sciences Senate report spurs the administration to consider charging a new committee to re-examine the policies.

CS makes progress on hiring

More than a year after the Computer Science Department received two anonymous gifts for a total of $20 million, the department still has yet to hire the majority of faculty members promised by the donation.

Peers settle naming disputes

As the Yale Corporation continues to deliberate campus naming issues, Harvard and Princeton have resolved theirs.

CS town hall addresses diversity

Nearly 50 students and computer science faculty members gathered at Arthur K. Watson Hall Tuesday to discuss the department’s current state regarding diversity of faculty, resources available to students and potential ways to improve moving forward.

Lofton named new diversity dean

Religious Studies Department Chair Kathryn Lofton will serve as the inaugural Faculty of Arts and Sciences deputy dean for diversity and faculty development, FAS Dean Tamar Gendler wrote to the FAS in a Monday email.

Change for change: The realities of panhandling in New Haven

Ryan Liu ’18 had finished dinner with a friend in Berkeley and was headed back to his room in Morse. When he opened the gate onto Elm Street, a familiar face stopped him in his tracks. A middle-aged woman with worn clothing held out her open hand. “Can you spare some change?”

FAS Senate releases report on parental policies

The Faculty of Arts and Sciences Senate released a report Thursday about faculty parental policies to FAS professors, highlighting ambiguities within existent guidelines.

UP CLOSE: Systemic issues overshadow faculty diversity initiative

In November, the University announced a $50 million dollar faculty diversity initiative. Yet in the ensuing months, faculty members have continued to raise concerns about the efficacy of this latest effort in addressing systemic issues.

Bate, renowned anthropologist, dies at 55

Bernard Bate, a Yale-NUS professor and former professor in the Anthropology Department, passed away in his sleep earlier this month. He was 55 years old.

FAS Senate reveals faculty discontent

Faculty discontent about a perceived centralization of authority and information has come to the fore in two recent reports from the Faculty of Arts and Sciences Senate.

FAS Senate approves three reports

The Faculty of Arts and Sciences Senate voted to approve and adopt three reports on the planned residential college expansion, faculty conduct standards and parental-leave policies at its monthly meeting Thursday evening.