Yale president's statement on war in the Middle East; remarks on compassion and civility

11/03/23

In a statement on October 10th 2023, Yale President Peter Salovey addressed the recent terrorist attacks and conflict in the Middle East. In his message to the community, he strongly condemned the violence, expressing condolences for the victims and emphasizing the importance of unity, open dialogue, and a commitment to peace within the Yale community — read the statement by visiting the President’s website.

Subsequently, President Salovey also spoke in groups and individually with Muslim and Jewish students on the topic of compassion and civility — read a compilation of these remarks by visiting the President’s website.