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On Oct. 6, President Peter Salovey led the dedication of Benjamin Franklin and Pauli Murray colleges: “These buildings, as splendid as they are, are only part of the story. … For today we celebrate one of the finest investments in knowledge — and in the future — that has ever been made at Yale.”
Many in our community have ties to areas affected by recent natural disasters, and our thoughts are with all students, faculty, and staff who grieve losses and fear for the future, together with their families and friends.
Yale is at the cutting edge of the educational revolution today in academia, embracing new technologies and methodologies that are transforming classrooms; expanding the reach of faculty; and strengthening student-teacher interactions.
Yale’s two new residential colleges are opening this year, beginning the expansion of Yale College from 5,400 undergraduates to 6,200. Enrollment will increase by 200 students a year for four years, bringing the college’s population to an all-time high.
Yale Law School dean Robert C. Post looks back on his deanship and offers advice to incoming dean Heather Gerken (who assumed the role on July 1). The two professors also discuss Gerken's goals for her tenure as dean.
In 1916, more than 100 years after its founding, the Yale School of Medicine admitted its first female students. Women now comprise about 50 percent of enrolled students, 24 percent of professors, and two department chairs.
Forty years ago this past April, the Yale Center for British Art first opened to the public. In celebration of this anniversary, a suite of exhibitions showcases the most recent additions to the Center’s exceptional collection of British art.