Notes from Woodbridge Hall

President Salovey regularly shares his reflections and reports on his activities in this message to the Yale community. Subscribe to receive Notes from Woodbridge Hall by email.

August 8, 2016

With the Olympic Games under way in Rio de Janeiro, athletic excellence is squarely in the global spotlight. But in just a few weeks’ time, world-... more

June 20, 2016

I am constantly amazed by what goes on at Yale and in New Haven, even in the summer months! Only here could a visit by ten top chefs from around... more

June 6, 2016

Over the last ten days, Marta and I have had the pleasure of spending time with members of a “baker’s dozen” of Yale College classes. From the... more

May 23, 2016

On May 24, 1992—twenty-four years, nearly to the day, before her speech yesterday to the Yale College Class of 2016—a Davenport College senior... more

May 9, 2016

When Provost Ben Polak wrote earlier this spring about... more

April 25, 2016

The last month or two of each academic year can feel like a race to the finish, with the pace and excitement accelerating from early April through... more

April 11, 2016

It’s not every week that the leader of the United Nations comes to town; or that the heads of thirty of the world’s top universities and cultural... more

March 28, 2016

Like many of our students, faculty, and staff, I spent the two weeks of Yale’s spring recess on the road. In Singapore, Hong Kong, Beijing, and... more

February 29, 2016

February 29 comes around only once every four years*, and in the spirit of “Leap Day” I am thinking about the innovative work across our... more

February 22, 2016

It’s not often, as Yale’s president, that I get to leave behind my day job for an hour or two to indulge in... more

February 15, 2016

The generosity of Yale alumni to their alma mater is a source of continuous inspiration to me. The $150 million gift last spring from Stephen... more

January 18, 2016

On January 14, 1959, Martin Luther King, Jr., came to our campus, speaking to more than 2,000 students, faculty, staff, and New Haven residents in... more