Yale statements on May 8 incident in Hall of Graduate Studies

President Peter Salovey and other university officials have issued statements regarding the incident on May 8 in which one student reported another student — a student of color who lives in the Hall of Graduate Studies and had every right to be there — to the Yale police. The statements are collected below.

Yale’s commitment to equity and inclusion

Statement by Yale President Peter Salovey
May 10

Further listening sessions and next steps on equity and inclusion

Statement from Kimberly Goff-Crews, vice president for student life
May 15

Message from Dean Lynn Cooley to the Graduate School of Arts & Sciences community

May 15

Message to graduate students from VP for Student Life Kimberly Goff-Crews

May 10

Message from Dean Cooley to the Graduare School of Arts & Sciences community

May 8

Statement from Yale Police Chief Ronnell Higgins

May 10

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