April 5 – October 4, 2013
Memorabilia Room, Sterling Memorial Library
This exhibit celebrates accomplishments during the presidency of Richard C. Levin on the occasion of his stepping down from office. Photographs, memorabilia, correspondence, speeches, and printed ephemera from Richard C. Levin Presidential Records in Manuscripts and Archives and photographs from the Office of Public Affairs and Communications document selected noteworthy milestones during his twenty years of service as president of the University. The exhibit highlights the inauguration of President Levin in 1993, the Yale Tercentennial in 2001, Yale’s international programs and distinguished visitors, the purchase of the Yale University West Campus, and examples of Yale-New Haven initiatives such as the creation of the Yale Homebuyer’s program and the New Haven Promise scholarship program. President Levin has stated that his greatest accomplishments are transforming Yale from “what used to be an aloof ivory tower into the leading corporate citizen of New Haven” and promoting the university’s new focus on global issues.
The exhibit is curated by Manuscripts & Archives staff members. For more information contact firstname.lastname@example.org or (203) 432-1744.
The exhibit is free and open to the public Monday-Friday, 8:30 AM-4:45 PM.
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