In memoriam

Here we remember the scholars and teachers of Yale who have enriched us all through their pursuit of light and truth.

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Laura M. Whitman, assistant professor of medicine

Whitman, a highly regarded clinician, educator, and academic leader, died on Jan. 13.

Stanley E. Flink, founding director of Yale’s public information office

Stanley Flink ’45W, an accomplished journalist who returned to Yale as lecturer and founding director of the Department of Public Information, died on Dec. 31.

Josephine Broude, executive assistant to 10 Yale provosts

Broude, the executive assistant to the provost at Yale for over 30 years, knew “nearly everything and everyone at Yale.” She died on Dec. 22.

Wayne A. Meeks, influential scholar in New Testament studies

Woolsey Professor of Biblical Studies, Emeritus, Meeks helped shape contemporary New Testament and Early Christian studies. He died on Jan. 10.

Thomas Ogletree, 1933–2023

Ogletree, a scholar of theological ethics and former dean of Yale Divinity School, died on Jan. 4. He was 89.