Singing the blues at Yale

Toch, T.
June 1992
U.S. News & World Report;6/8/92, Vol. 112 Issue 22, p14
Reports that Yale President Benno Schmidt Jr. stunned Yale's board of trustees at the University's 291st commencement last week with the news that he was resigning to join entrepreneur Christopher Whittle in developing a national chain of for-profit elementary and secondary schools. Yale's serious budget troubles; Yale's launch of a $1.5 billion fund-raising campaign; Cuts of $8 million over the past two years; The search for a successor.


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