Yale Announces Multimillion-Dollar Effort in India

Yale University will spend $30-million from its endowment on an ambitious interdisciplinary effort that will build its course offerings and faculty expertise in India as well as expand student recruitment, research partnerships, and faculty and student exchanges in the South Asian country.

The Yale India Initiative, announced on Monday by Richard C. Levin, the university's president, at a ceremony in New Delhi, could ultimately cost as much as $75-million.