Canada Convocation Honors Three Leaders, Raising More Than $1 Million for Scholarships

The YU in Canada convocation and dinner held in Montreal on June 15 proved just how strong the bond is between Yeshiva University and its extended Canadian family. With almost 600 in attendance, including YU staff and noted members of Canada’s rabbinate and Jewish and broader communities, the event at Congregation Shaar Hashomayim in Westmont drew the largest turnout of any YU program held in Canada to date.

Yeshiva University, Noting Impact of Economic Crisis on Families, Announces No Increase in Tuition, While Boosting Scholarships

Expressing sensitivity to the growing challenges presented by the current economic downturn both institutionally and to families of its current and prospective students, Yeshiva University announced today that it will not raise tuition at the undergraduate level for the 2009-2010 academic year. Moreover, YU will increase the amount of scholarship support it awards annually.

Four Undergraduates Receive Henry Kressel Research Scholarships to Pursue Research Projects in Diverse Fields

Four undergraduate scholars have won the first annual Henry Kressel Research Scholarship, established to enrich and perpetuate YU’s student research community. The scholarship was created by Dr. Henry Kressel, managing director of Warburg Pincus LLC and a Yeshiva College graduate, with the goal of expanding student-faculty research.