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Student groups call on Yale to pledge to meet Paris accords

A coalition of prominent student organizations circulated a petition on Sunday calling on Yale to join the nearly 120 universities nationwide that have pledged to meet the greenhouse gas emission targets laid out in the Paris climate agreement. The petition — spearheaded by Dwight Hall, the Yale College Council and the Yale […]

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Despite student pressure, Yale will not divest from Exxon

Yale’s responsible investments committee will not recommend divestment from Exxon Mobil, dealing a major blow to campus activism surrounding the issue. “Exxon does not appear to be engaging in any conduct or activity that would warrant divestment,” Chairman of the Advisory Committee on Investor Responsibility Jonathan Macey LAW ’82 told […]

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Yale considering joining group committed to Paris climate accord

This is a breaking story. Check back for updates. In the wake of President Donald Trump’s decision to withdraw from the Paris climate accord, Yale is considering joining a group of more than 80 universities that have pledged to meet the greenhouse gas emission targets laid out in the agreement, […]

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Kate Walsh ’77 SPH ’79 to join Yale Corporation as alumni fellow

Kate Walsh ’77 SPH ’79, the president and CEO of a not-for-profit medical center in Boston, will join the Yale Corporation as an alumni fellow, University President Peter Salovey announced in a speech to alumni on Saturday. Walsh defeated another business executive, Roger Lee ’94, in this year’s alumni fellow […]

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Swensen again Yale’s highest-paid employee

University Chief Investment Officer David Swensen earned $4.2 million in 2015, marking yet another year in which the man leading the management of Yale’s multibillion-dollar endowment remained the school’s highest paid employee. Swensen’s compensation consisted of a salary and bonus as well as benefits and deferred compensation. Bloomberg first reported […]

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