Maurie McInnis named Yale’s 24th president

McInnis, the current president of Stony Brook University and Yale Corporation trustee, will be Yale’s first non-interim female president. Her appointment concludes a nine-month presidential search.

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.

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.

Presidents of Stony Brook and Morehouse sit on the Yale Corp. Could either be Yale’s next president?

Yale Corporation members Maurie McInnis GRD ’90 GRD ’96 and David Thomas ’78 GRD ’86 currently serve as the presidents of Stony Brook University and Morehouse College, respectively, and will have a voice in who becomes Yale’s next president. McInnis and Thomas’ backgrounds in university leadership could make them possible fits for the job.

Salovey calls Yale presidency ‘one of the greatest jobs in higher education’ worldwide

Despite a growing number of presidents reporting that they would discourage colleagues from pursuing the role, University President Peter Salovey and other current and former college presidents with ties to the University say they do not hold that view.

Anticipation grows over Yale’s 24th president as search enters seventh month

The Yale Corporation, the University’s highest governing body, is set to meet on campus April 20 for its fourth annual meeting as the presidential search enters its seventh month.

‘Not on me’: Salovey to let successor tackle free expression at Yale

University President Peter Salovey told the News that although he welcomes a conversation on free expression and institutional neutrality at Yale, he will leave it up to his successor to administratively steer the conversation on campus.

Mental health ranks as top student concern in presidential search report

According to a report of over 1,800 student responses compiled by the Presidential Search Student Advisory Council, student mental health is Yale’s top challenge for its next leader.

Yale faculty sign letter addressed to Yale’s future president, affirms commitment to social justice

The letter — signed by more than 100 faculty members at Yale College, Yale Law School and the Yale School of Medicine, among others — offers six aspirations for Yale’s future president’s tenure.

Student Advisory Council members reflect on presidential search committee report

The News spoke to the three ex-officio members and secretary of the Student Advisory Council, all of whom felt that the Search Committee’s email captured their report but noted its limitations in summarizing the 21-page report.

Corporation remains silent on presidential search, vetting process

In light of toppled leadership at Harvard and Penn — and after months of silence — Yale’s Presidential Search Committee has refused to disclose where it stands in its process.