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.

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

April 7, 2014

Last night, Marta and I had the pleasure of attending the Broadway opening night of Will Eno’s “... more

March 24, 2014

When I was a student, many of my classmates would head off to a warmer place during spring break. This year, Marta and I spent the break meeting... more

March 3, 2014

In the remarks I made last October during the inauguration ceremonies—seems like ages ago!—I suggested that by continuing to harness technology,... more

February 17, 2014

In my last "Note from Woodbridge Hall," I wrote about participating in the White House Summit on College Opportunity. This event helped to place... more

February 3, 2014

Growing up in New Providence, New Jersey, my siblings and I had two childhood heroes: Carl Yastrzemski and Pete Seeger. Admiring a baseball player... more