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.

September 29, 2014

Last Thursday I took a day off for Rosh Hashanah, the Jewish new year. Although my schedule has been filled with on-campus events and meetings—and... more

September 15, 2014

With the academic year now underway, Marta and I are looking forward to attending Yale athletic events and supporting our student-athletes. On... more

September 2, 2014

With the reopening of the Sterling Memorial Library nave, I feel as if we have welcomed an old friend back to campus – and that friend has had an... more

August 18, 2014

This is one of my favorite weeks of the year at Yale, as summer winds down and we prepare to welcome new and returning students and faculty. There... more

August 4, 2014

Summer gives me a little time to catch up on reading, and among the pieces that caught my eye recently was an article in The New Yorker ... more

July 21, 2014

I was recently thinking about last fall’s Freshman Address, because right now I am working on this year’s Address. Although it seems as if we just... more

July 7, 2014

I hope you and your families had a relaxing Fourth of July weekend. Marta and I were able to take a little break that included yesterday’s ball... more

June 16, 2014

Emilio Botín is the chairman of Banco Santander, and last week I accompanied him and the leadership team of his Universia Foundation to the Yale... more

June 2, 2014

For the past two weekends, Marta and I have visited with Yale alumni back on campus for reunions. Over 6,800 people—alumni and their families and... more

May 19, 2014

On this picture-perfect commencement day, when even the sky is Yale blue, I salute our... more

May 5, 2014

It has been a busy couple of weeks for everyone on campus. I spent a few days in Washington, DC, attending a meeting of the AAU Presidents and... more

April 21, 2014

This week we welcome nearly 2,000 guests to campus – about 1,200 high school seniors admitted to the Class of 2018 and 800 parents and other... more