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FAQ

What is the Yale Medal, and to whom is it awarded?

Selection Criteria

  1. Up to five Yale Medals may be awarded at the AYA Assembly in the fall.
     
  2. These awards are based on the sole criterion of outstanding service to Yale.
     
  3. Recipients do not necessarily have to be Yale degree holders, but they must be available to accept the award in person. Anyone whose service merits exceptional recognition is eligible.
     

Previous Fellowes


2007:  John Hodgman '94

John Hodgman is a contributing writer for publications including The New York Times Magazine. He wrote an advice column for McSweeney's for over a year entitled "Ask a Former Professional Literary Agent." He now appears regularly on Jon Stewart's The Daily Show. Hodgman's first book, The Areas of My Expertise, was published in 2006.

 

 

 

Theodore Fellowship

The Eustace D. Theodore '63 Fellowship

This Fellowship has been created and funded by the leadership of the Yale College Class of 1963 to honor classmate Eustace Theodore, an alumnus of Pierson College who went on to serve as Dean of Calhoun College from 1972 to 1981 and as Executive Director of the Association of Yale Alumni from 1981 to 1997.

Finding Us

 

Association of Yale Alumni
Rose Alumni House
232 York Street
New Haven, CT 06511
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Constitution

The Association was established by the adoption of a Constitution by the Founding Board of the Association on August 11, 1972 pursuant to the Charter authorization of the President and Fellows of the Yale Corporation contained in their resolution approved on October 4, 1971 and by the approval of that Constitution by the Corporation on October 13, 1972.

The Constitution has been amended by approval of the Corporation in November 1980, June 1988, June 1990, December 1999, February 2003, April 2005, and December 2008.

 

Strategic Plan

In November 2012, after more than a year of review, outreach and discussion, the AYA Board of Governors voted to approve a new plan for the AYA:

YALE AMBASSADORS IN ACTION
THE AYA STRATEGIC PLAN:  A NEW CHAPTER

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