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Peter Salovey

Why Hasn't Yale Made A Decision Yet On Removing A Racist's Name From A College?

Yale Daily News | Tyler Kingkade | Posted 04.08.2016 | College

This weekend, the Yale Corporation will continue to deliberate the names of the two new colleges and the potential renaming of Calhoun College and the...

Building Tolerance on American Campuses

Dr. Scott D. Miller | Posted 01.25.2016 | College
Dr. Scott D. Miller

When President Barack Obama, in his State of the Union address, challenged the nation to "reject any politics that targets people because of race or religion," he offered a social commentary that has timely relevance in higher education.

Universities Should Lead Conversation on Inclusion

Peter Salovey | Posted 01.12.2016 | College
Peter Salovey

Free expression has not been stifled at Yale. We are functioning just the way a collegiate community should in attending to these challenges. Having surfaced important differences in experience and perspective, our campus community is searching in good faith for ways to recognize and address them.

Yale President Unveils Plan To Deal With Racial Tensions On Campus

The Huffington Post | Tyler Kingkade | Posted 11.17.2015 | College

Yale University President Peter Salovey announced Tuesday a series of steps the Ivy League institution will take in an attempt to better support minor...

An Open Letter Regarding Recent Events at Yale

Yale Alums Against Racism | Posted 11.13.2015 | College
Yale Alums Against Racism

The current student protests may have been provoked by a controversy over Halloween costumes, but they have much deeper roots in Yale's history and culture, and they have made it clear to us that institutional racism continues to be a powerful force at Yale, as it was when we were students.

Yale's President Reaches Out To Alumni Amid Racial Tensions

The Huffington Post | Willa Frej | Posted 11.11.2015 | College

Yale University President Peter Salovey stated his intention on Wednesday to tackle the "very public debate about racism, diversity and free expressio...

Can Yale's Pivot to India Offset Its Mistakes in Singapore?

Jim Sleeper | Posted 10.28.2015 | College
Jim Sleeper

Let us hope that Yale's venture in India will incorporate the hard lessons of its blunder into a university-to-regime contract in Singapore whose terms have never been disclosed.

Yale President: Alcohol Can't Be Used To Blame Sexual Assault Victims

The Huffington Post | Tyler Kingkade | Posted 01.23.2015 | College

Yale University President Peter Salovey told HuffPost Live on Friday that issues of communication failure or alcohol use "can't be used to blame victi...

Yale President Peter Salovey: 'The Most Effective Way To Combat Speech You Don't Like Is With Speech'

The Huffington Post | Paige Lavender | Posted 01.23.2015 | Business

Yale President Peter Salovey spoke on free expression on campuses, reflecting on a recent incident at the University of California, Berkeley, where st...

Yale University Ducks on Fossil Fuel Divest Decision--and Fails Leadership 101

Judith Samuelson | Posted 11.08.2014 | Green
Judith Samuelson

No one, least of all campaigners for divestment, thinks dumping some stocks solves the problem. Yale doesn't have the scale, power or influence to move markets. It does, however, have the scale, power and influence to be a catalytic force in the call for action on pricing carbon.

Even Yale Students Are Worried About This

Posted 01.25.2014 | College

For the stock market, things are going great. If you're a recent college graduate: Not so much. The Dow Jones industrial average hit 52 all-time h...

Peter Salovey: 'The Challenge Is That College Education Costs A Lot'

The Huffington Post | Posted 01.24.2014 | Business

Peter Salovey, President of Yale University, told HuffPost Live at Davos he's concerned about the affordability of education in the states. In a W...

Singapore Migrants Riot, Websites Chill, but Yale-in-Singapore Keeps Warm

Jim Sleeper | Posted 02.10.2014 | Politics
Jim Sleeper

Americans who haven't given up on liberal democracy should pay close attention to what's going on behind Singapore's glittering facade before they praise Yale's role in plunging Yale-NUS' idealistic young students and faculty into a reinvention of liberal education there.

Who Really Runs American Universities? And Who Should?

Jim Sleeper | Posted 01.23.2014 | College
Jim Sleeper

With students and even faculty scrambling to serve the casino-like financing of a consumer-groping global juggernaut that's delivering millions from grinding poverty into soulless depravity, who'll ensure that universities keep asking the right questions?

At Yale College, the Sounds of Silence

Jim Sleeper | Posted 11.06.2013 | College
Jim Sleeper

By collaborating with Singapore, Yale is doing no better than its old secret societies did at teaching when and how to draw distinctions between discretion and self-censorship. They erred too much toward the latter.

Yale Picks A New, Bass-Playing President

Posted 11.09.2012 | College

Peter Salovey has been named the 23rd president of Yale University, elevated from his rank as provost, the New York Times reported Thursday. Curren...

Are Women More Emotionally Intelligent Than Men?

Daniel Goleman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Daniel Goleman

By the year 2018, the workplace will be one where the demand for "female" management skills will be far stronger than today.