Yuval Ben-David
Staff Reporter
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New Silliman dean announced

Jessie Royce Hill, an admissions officer, has been named the next dean of Silliman College.

Declining enrollment spurs DS to action

The Directed Studies program is taking advantage of Bulldog Days for its own recruitment.

UP CLOSE |The University, online

The jury is still out on how online education will eventually change the face of higher education at large.

Yale cuts Dutch language program

After reviving its Dutch program three years ago, Yale will drop the language from its course offerings at the end of this year.

Professors weigh evaluations

Faculty members have begun to discuss potential tweaks to the course evaluation process.

Committee talks dean search

With the search process underway, the criteria for the reelection of Yale’s three new deans are slowly emerging.

Federal rule could hinder Yale’s online momentum

A new federal rule may require Yale to secure permission for its online education initiatives.

NELC department in dire straits

As classical Arabic professor Beatrice Greundler leaves Yale for a job in Berlin, the number of ladder-faculty Arabists in the department is down to one.

Levin named CEO of Coursera

Richard Levin has been named the next chief executive officer of the online education outfit Coursera.

Faculty committee recommends student body growth delay

The ad hoc committee on Yale College expansion presented its recommendation that 200 new students be added to the class of 2021 instead of the class of 2020.

Reading period extended

Next year students will have one more day to finish their final papers.