The committee collected input from the Yale community and reviewed input already received on this topic during the conversations of the 2015-16 academic year.
Panel Discussion: “What’s in a Name? The Naming and Symbolism Controversy on University Campuses”
The committee hosted a moderated panel discussion with a select group of leading decision-makers and faculty from universities around the country.
Time: Monday, September 26, noon to 1:30 p.m.
Location: Yale Law School, 127 Wall Street, Room 120
Residential College Tour
John Witt, chair of the committee, and Dasia Moore, undergraduate student member, visited residential colleges during the fall 2016 semester. In connection with those visits, a letter and materials were circulated to undergraduates.
Jonathan Edwards – September 18 at 7 p.m.
Drop-In Session: “That Which We Call a Rose”
The committee hosted a drop-in session to learn about the community’s ideas for the rules that ought to apply when an institution like Yale considers renaming a historical building on campus.
Time: Tuesday, October 11, 7 to 8 pm
Location: Yale Law School, 127 Wall Street, Dining Hall
Drop-In Session: For Hospitality Employees
The committee hosted a drop-in session for Yale hospitality employees to share ideas about rules that ought to apply when an institution like Yale considers renaming a historical building on campus.
Time: Tuesday, October 25, 1:30 to 3:00 pm
Location: Woolsey Hall, Room 207