Notes from Woodbridge Hall (2013-2019)

President Salovey regularly shares his reflections and reports on his activities in this message to the Yale community.

January 12, 2015

Happy new year! For me, the first weeks of the spring semester always carry with them a special sense of new beginnings. Students, faculty, and... more

November 24, 2014

Those of you who follow my writings closely (if you’ll indulge me in imagining that) will have seen this message in your inboxes and thought: aha... more

November 10, 2014

If you have attended Yale’s annual Veterans Day ceremony in the past, you will understand why I count it among the most beautiful and moving... more

October 27, 2014

One of my favorite things about Yale is our deep sense of community—so deep it seems to be in our very DNA. I touched on this, in a very local... more

October 13, 2014

When Marta and I moved into our quarters within 43 Hillhouse Avenue last month with Portia, our Havanese, we became the newest members of a... more

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