Update from President Joel

I’ve promised to keep you apprised of significant developments as we continue the important work of building a sustainable Yeshiva University for generations to come. A number of positive initiatives are underway, but I am writing to you primarily to report that the University has just entered into an agreement to sell 10 residential properties […]

Yeshiva University Dedicating First New Building on Wilf Campus in Washington Heights in 20 Years on Sunday, Sept. 13

As Yeshiva University (YU) embarks on its Fall 2009 semester, it is opening the first new building on its Wilf Campus, its main campus in the Washington Heights section of Manhattan, in 20 years. The Glueck Center for Jewish Study, a 60,000 square foot, modern, glass and stone multi-use facility that will serve as a new intellectual hub for students and faculty, will be officially dedicated in ceremonies on Sunday, September 13, 2009 beginning at 9:30am on the Wilf Campus, 185th St. between Audubon and Amsterdam Avenues.

Construction Over the Summer Includes New Beit Midrash and Dorm at Stern, Science Labs and New Offices on Wilf Campus

After a summer of hammering and drilling, building, painting, and carpeting, Yeshiva University’s undergraduate and graduate campuses now boast many new high-quality facilities. The Office of Planning, Design and Construction oversaw the renovation and construction of about 40 projects, some of which will continue into the fall semester, said Jeffrey Rosengarten, vice president for administrative services.

YU Dedicates New Communications Lab on Wilf Campus

Yeshiva University recently paid tribute to the people who turned some of the University’s hi-tech dreams into reality. The Digital Communications Laboratory in Belfer Hall on the Wilf Campus was dedicated by President Richard M. Joel in honor of Doar Litigation Consulting and its chairman and CEO—and Yeshiva College Board member—Samuel H. Solomon ’75Y, BR, R, and Mychal and Steve Brown ’79Y, also a YC Board member. Because of their support, YU was able to construct and equip the state-of-the-art communications laboratory.