POLICY & ADMINISTRATION
Three student acts cancel performances at Salovey’s celebratory dinner

The event, which celebrated Salovey’s tenure as University President, was held on the eve of the Yale Corporation’s Saturday meeting. Throughout the event, hundreds of student protesters stationed outside demanded that Yale divest from weapons manufacturers.

Trustees disperse from Yale Corporation meeting as protesters march to confront them

Yale’s highest governing body gathered at the Greenberg Conference Center on Saturday. Trustees did not provide updates about the ongoing presidential search, which is in its eighth month. Protesters marched to confront the Corporation but narrowly missed trustees’ exits.

Jonathan Holloway could be Yale’s next president. Some Rutgers faculty would be glad to see him go.

Three Rutgers faculty interviewed by the News criticized Holloway GRD ’95 for his handling of a faculty union strike, controversial decisions and lack of communication with the university community. Last September, the Rutgers Senate passed a vote of no confidence on the sitting president.

Yale Trustee Maurie McInnis has mixed legacy at UT Austin, Stony Brook

Though McInnis — who could possibly be under consideration to be Yale’s next president — has been widely praised for her fundraising ability, the News spoke to faculty members at UT Austin who criticized her leadership style. At Stony Brook, faculty members criticized her record on campus free speech and unwillingness to engage with community concerns.

Yalies send letter to Salovey opposing divestment

A few hours before Yale announced that it would not divest from military weapons manufacturers, a group of University affiliates sent Yale President Peter Salovey a letter advocating in favor of such holdings — namely that they support Israel in its war against Hamas in Gaza.

Yale refuses to divest from military weapons manufacturers amid student protests

On Wednesday afternoon, Yale announced that the endowment investment policy would be expanded to bar holdings tied to assault weapons manufacturers that retail to the general public. The University also announced that military weapons manufacturing does not meet the criteria for divestment.

Police union holds rally, passes out leaflets during Bulldog Days

The Yale Police Benevolent Association rallied with over 50 people in front of the Schwarzman Center — a move administrators described as “irresponsible and reckless.”

Admissions office hosts Bulldog Days with fewer prefrosh 

Over 1,300 prospective students are visiting Yale’s campus this week for the program, which the Admissions Office intentionally downsized from last year’s 1,400.

Administrators fail to clearly explain policy behind forced removal of protester-installed bookshelves

Pro-Palestine protesters erected a wooden bookshelf structure on Monday afternoon on Beinecke Plaza as part of a “Books not bombs” protest. Just over an hour in, University staff began dismantling the fixture based on administrator guidance — but after back and forth with the News, administrators have yet to clarify the University regulation that forbids the structure’s placement.

Divestment protesters hold sit-in on Beinecke Plaza, University takes down pop-up bookshelf

The bookshelf, erected by pro-Palestine protesters, stood on the steps to Schwarzman Center from around noon to 1 p.m. before being disassembled by facilities workers as students chanted in support of Palestine.

Corporation members to meet on Saturday

The Yale Corporation will attend a private dinner event on Friday evening to celebrate University President Peter Salovey’s departure from the role, directly in advance of the Corporation’s fourth annual meeting on Saturday — which could include updates on the ongoing search for Salovey’s successor.