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April 16, 1993 | From Associated Press
Yale University announced Thursday that graduate school dean Richard C. Levin has been appointed as the university's 22nd president. Levin will take over July 1 from acting President Howard Lamar, who filled in after the resignation last June of Benno C. Schmidt. "I love this place. I've been here for 23 years as a student and faculty member. I couldn't be more thrilled," said Levin, 46, who becomes the first Jewish president of the school.
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March 9, 2008 | Swati Pandey
How much money is too much money to lead the University of California system, with its 10 campuses and 220,000 students? Departing President Robert C. Dynes' compensation is a source of controversy as the Board of Regents picks his successor during a time of rising enrollments and fees and potential budget cuts. See how Dynes' pay compares to other academic leaders at a handful of public and private colleges and universities in California and across the country. Of course, Dynes (along with his counterparts in Michigan and Wisconsin)
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OPINION
March 9, 2008 | Swati Pandey
How much money is too much money to lead the University of California system, with its 10 campuses and 220,000 students? Departing President Robert C. Dynes' compensation is a source of controversy as the Board of Regents picks his successor during a time of rising enrollments and fees and potential budget cuts. See how Dynes' pay compares to other academic leaders at a handful of public and private colleges and universities in California and across the country. Of course, Dynes (along with his counterparts in Michigan and Wisconsin)
NEWS
September 30, 1993 | JANNY SCOTT, TIMES EDUCATION WRITER
There will be no formal dinner for well-heeled alums when Yale University inaugurates its new president on Saturday. Instead, there will be ice cream and cookies for the city and a rock band for the undergraduates. This inclusive, almost Clintonian spirit fits the mission of Richard C. Levin, chosen last spring in the hope that he would heal the campus's weary spirit after years of bitter administrative turmoil.
NEWS
September 30, 1993 | JANNY SCOTT, TIMES EDUCATION WRITER
There will be no formal dinner for well-heeled alums when Yale University inaugurates its new president on Saturday. Instead, there will be ice cream and cookies for the city and a rock band for the undergraduates. This inclusive, almost Clintonian spirit fits the mission of Richard C. Levin, chosen last spring in the hope that he would heal the campus's weary spirit after years of bitter administrative turmoil.
NATIONAL
June 8, 2008 | From Times Wire Reports
Yale University has approved plans for its largest expansion in decades, changes that will allow it to raise enrollment by 15%, school President Richard C. Levin announced. Creating two new residential colleges will increase student enrollment to 6,100, Levin said. It would be Yale's biggest expansion since it began admitting women in 1969.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
August 10, 1998 | PAMELA JOHNSON
Tanya Loh, a Somis resident, is among 35 Yale University students who have been selected by university President Richard C. Levin to work as public-service fellows this summer. Loh, who expects to graduate from Yale in 2000, was chosen to work with the city of New Haven's youth services bureau. Other fellows are developing bilingual library programs, planning affordable housing for people with disabilities or working in community gardens and city parks.
NATIONAL
February 13, 2004 | From Associated Press
President Bush on Thursday named the final two members of the commission that will investigate prewar intelligence on Iraq, adding the president of the Massachusetts Institute of Technology and a former Pentagon official. Charles M. Vest has been MIT's president since 1990. Henry S. Rowen, a professor emeritus at Stanford University, was an assistant defense secretary from 1989 to 1991 and a deputy assistant defense secretary from 1961 to 1964.
SPORTS
January 14, 1999 | ROSS NEWHAN
Major league baseball owners on Wednesday approved the sale of the Florida Marlins to Boca Raton commodities trader John Henry, who is investing $150 million in an industry with economic problems so severe that Commissioner Bud Selig has appointed a committee to help find a solution.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
November 26, 2000
Presidents of private colleges and universities brought in handsome salaries in the 1998-99 academic year. The highest paid that year was Harry C. Payne, who has since resigned as president of Williams College. Nearly three-fourths of Paynes $878,222 was related to a buyout package. The salary survey of private institutions was conducted by the Chronicle of Higher Education, pulling together financial information from federal tax returns, which must be filed by all nonprofits.
NEWS
April 16, 1993 | From Associated Press
Yale University announced Thursday that graduate school dean Richard C. Levin has been appointed as the university's 22nd president. Levin will take over July 1 from acting President Howard Lamar, who filled in after the resignation last June of Benno C. Schmidt. "I love this place. I've been here for 23 years as a student and faculty member. I couldn't be more thrilled," said Levin, 46, who becomes the first Jewish president of the school.
NATIONAL
October 14, 2005 | Emma Vaughn, Times Staff Writer
The U.S. government must take immediate action to enhance science education from kindergarten onward to secure the country's economic and technological leadership, a National Academies panel of scientists, educators and business leaders said. With so much knowledge and low-cost labor available around the world, U.S. advantages in the marketplace and in science and technology have begun to erode, the panel said.
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