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 26, 2019

Welcome to Yale! I had many opportunities to say these words this weekend. On Saturday, Dean of Yale College Marvin Chun and I joined the Yale... more

June 11, 2019

This year I will celebrate my thirty-eighth year as a New Haven resident. I have seen many exciting changes come to the Elm City, including... more

May 21, 2019

Yesterday, I joined thousands of graduates from Yale College, the Graduate School of Arts and Sciences, and our professional schools, along with... more

March 8, 2019

Today, on International Women’s Day, I hope you will join me in taking a moment to celebrate the accomplishments of women and reflect on the... more

February 18, 2019

We are “born to love,” Billie Holiday tells us in one of her loveliest songs. That may be true, but love is far from simple. A variety of... more

February 6, 2019

What will our legacy be? Years from now, what will be our successes, and what challenges will we be able to say we overcame?

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January 21, 2019

Today we celebrate the life and work of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.—pastor, scholar, and civil rights leader. We remember his visits to our campus—... more

January 14, 2019

Here on the east coast, January can seem like the darkest time of year. After packing away the lights of the December holidays—menorahs, kinaras,... more

November 19, 2018

Cheering on the Bulldogs on Saturday, along with thousands of other Yalies, was an experience I will never forget. The Harvard-Yale Football Game... more

November 12, 2018

Members of the Yale community have served in every major conflict since the American Revolution. This afternoon we will honor them—students,... more

October 22, 2018

Global research universities nurture ideas that change the world. At Yale, our faculty and students seek answers to complex questions, pursuing... more

September 10, 2018

“We encounter each other in words,” wrote the poet Elizabeth Alexander ’84. This week, we will encounter many words and the people who use them so... more