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November 1994
Volume 58, Number 2

Feature stories:

The New A.D.

A former baseball player who helped oversee Stanford’s athletic program, Tom Beckett has high hopes of guiding Yale to a run of championship seasons. Along the way, he will have to figure out how to fix the Bowl and Payne Whitney.


On, or Off?

Undergraduates don’t eat, study, or congregate quite the way they used to, which is prompting many of them to opt for the independent life in New Haven. Some see the trend as a threat to the residential college system, others as a redefinition of “campus.”


The Rebuilding of Engineering

Engineering at Yale has been viewed alternately as a “blue-collar” activity unworthy of a university, and as the way of the academic future. By appointing D. Allan Bromley as dean, President Levin has given the subject new life.





Light & Verity
+  the University’s deficit is dropping, and ahead of schedule
+  for undergraduates, New Haven is a major of another sort
+  the Class of 1998 makes its debut
+  binding up the library’s wounded books
+  hot peppers prove potent for soothing cancer therapy side effects

In Print


From the Archives

News from Alumni House

College Comment

Old Yale


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