University alumni, faculty and parents urged administrators in a Nov. 20 letter to take action against what they called a “tidal wave of antisemitism” moving through campus.
November 28, 2023
Yale’s Athletic Department awarded five alumni, as well as University President Peter Salovey, its highest honor for their distinguished careers in public service, education, government, business, science and technology and the arts.
The University did not directly respond to questions on whether growing campus tensions related to the war in Israel and Gaza prompted the policy updates, which administrators sent in a Friday morning email to students.
November 17, 2023
University President Peter Salovey weighed in on the significance of and his hopes for this Saturday’s showdown between the two Ivy League football teams.
November 16, 2023
In an email to those involved in coordinating fundraising for the University, Yale Alumni Fund managing director wrote about a “growing number of alumni” voicing concerns following a controversial Nov. 6 panel discussion and ensuing opinion column in the Wall Street Journal. At least one alumnus has decided to halt his annual donations — which he described as “minor” — to the University.
November 14, 2023
The 7,866 students who applied to join the class of 2028 will be the first cohort evaluated since the Supreme Court declared race-conscious admissions unconstitutional.
By automating winter clothing grants, increasing travel allowances and eliminating required reapplication for Questbridge match students, the office hopes to reduce barriers to receiving aid and devote more time to working directly with students.
November 13, 2023
This academic year, following a policy reevaluation by Trumbull’s new Head of College, the Trumbull Buttery began to pay all its workers — moving away from staffing the buttery with unpaid volunteers.
November 9, 2023
In an email to students, the Presidential Search Student Advisory Council announced a series of forthcoming listening sessions, in which they will hear students’ priorities about the University’s next leader.
November 8, 2023
University President Peter Salovey’s approaching departure from the role comes amid a national pattern of college and university president turnover. According to three higher education experts who spoke to the News, experts say the time is apt for institutions to consider diversity while looking to fill vacancies.
Nearly a month into the Israel-Hamas war, Yalies and New Haveners joined the call for a ceasefire, greater student protection and divestment from weapons manufacturers.
November 6, 2023