Historians weigh in on Calhoun renaming

December 2, 2016
Yale Committee articulates principles for renaming campus buildings and landmarks.  Historians John Witt (chair), David Blight, Beverly Gage, Jonathan Holloway (Dean), and Stephen Pitti played lead roles on the committee that prepared a detailed report for President Salovey. Read about the Renaming Committee and its report here. Read coverage of the report in the New York Times and the Yale Daily News.
Historian John Gaddis has been appointed to a committee to apply the principles in a recommendation to President Salovey on the name of Calhoun College, read about the committee at Yale Daily News.