Yale-NUS student leaders to get say on choice of dean of students

DR CHRISTOPHER BRIDGES, describing his time in Singapore and at the school as a "once-in-a-lifetime experience"
DR CHRISTOPHER BRIDGES, describing his time in Singapore and at the school as a "once-in-a-lifetime experience"

Decision follows series of run-ins between students and college leadership over policies

The student representative body of Yale-NUS College has been given a position in the search committee for a new dean of students, following a series of feuds with the school leadership.

The 13 elected members, who represent the 800 students in the liberal arts college, will have a say in who eventually fills the role that handles all aspects of student life, including residential living and student organisations.

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A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on June 22, 2018, with the headline 'Yale-NUS student leaders to get say on choice of dean of students'. Print Edition | Subscribe