May 6, 2012
What's in a Name? For Yale in Singapore, a Whole Lot
Courtesy of Yale U.
The initial conversations for a new East-meets-West liberal-arts college were held, fittingly, at an annual meeting of global political and business leaders in Switzerland.
It was at the World Economic Forum in Davos, in January 2009, that Richard C. Levin, president of Yale University, and Tan Chorh Chuan, president of the National University of Singapore, began discussing what has become a deep-seated collaboration between the two institutions to create the first liberal-arts