Dr. Scott S. Cowen, president of Tulane University in New Orleans, will be the keynote speaker at Yeshiva University’s 83rd Annual Hanukkah Dinner and Convocation on Sunday, Dec. 9 at the Waldorf=Astoria.
When Columbia University announced that Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad was invited to speak on its Morningside Heights campus, Yeshiva University students immediately began organizing their protest. Despite being on vacation, at least 30 Yeshiva University students made their voices heard among the hundreds of other activists gathered to protest Ahmadinejad’s visit on Monday.
Yeshiva University President Richard M. Joel announced today that David Rudenstine, dean of the university’s Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law, has been named vice president for legal education and reappointed as dean. According to President Joel, Dean Rudenstine’s new appointment is in recognition of his and the law school’s continuing success and his contribution to the university.
At two town hall meetings this week, President Richard M. Joel outlined developments in undergraduate academic programs, student life resources, key appointments and Jewish community initiatives.
Jewish radio personality Nachum Segal interviewed President Richard M. Joel on his show, JM in the AM, on Tuesday, September 14.
I write to you from a ship in the Caribbean. Esther and I find it a wonderful luxury that allows us to reflect and savor the recent past, and be refreshed and inspired to look to tomorrow. Here, I am able to see, with clearer vision, the year that has passed and to share it with you.
Striking a theme of global and spiritual engagement, Yeshiva University President Richard M. Joel last night urged this year’s graduating class to dedicate themselves to a Torah tradition of leadership and communal responsibility.
More than 130 members of the Class of 2004 spent May 10, Lag Baomer, socializing, celebrating, and frisbee-throwing at the first annual senior barbeque hosted by President and Esther Joel at their house in Riverdale.
Richard Joel Elected Yeshiva President in Board Vote – First Presidential Transition Since 1976