The Octant, in a conversation with Joanne Roberts, Executive Vice President of Academic Affairs, discusses the commitments of staff and faculty to create an authentic experience for the Class of 2025 at Yale-NUS College.
A statement signed by over 500 alumni from the Classes of 2017 to 2021 was released on Sept. 26. The statement highlighted the unique value proposition of a Liberal Arts College education offered at Yale-NUS and questioned the reasons behind the closures of Yale-NUS and USP.
Though the statement was authored through an “informal sharing process” and is not representative of all faculty opinion, it is the first public statement by faculty members since the announcement of the merger.
Echoing NUS President Tan Eng Chye’s opinion piece on Saturday, Education Minister Chan Chun Sing told Parliament on Monday that the merger will create a more inclusive and interdisciplinary educational experience. Evan reports.