The Charger Bulletin

Dr. Ophelie Rowe-Allen Named Dean of Students

Ophelie Rowe-Allen

Beth Beaudry, Student Life Editor

July 24, 2020

The university recently announced Ophelie Rowe-Allen as the new dean of students and chief student affairs officer. Rowe-Allen replaced retiring dean of students, Rebecca Johnson, who had been with the university since 1980. “As the new Dean, I am looking forward to engaging with the campus communi...

Students Respond to Internal Hire of Chief Diversity Officer

Students Respond to Internal Hire of Chief Diversity Officer

Kelly Adkins, Staff Writer

July 13, 2020

The appointment of a school chief diversity officer has received some backlash from the campus community. In June, in response to recent national events of violence and a University of New Haven alumni’s controversial posts on social media, university president Steven Kaplan announced assistant provost Lorenzo Bo...

A Student’s Controversial Comments Ignite Potential Change on Campus

A Student's Controversial Comments Ignite Potential Change on Campus

Kayla Mutchler, Editor-In-Chief and Amanda M. Castro, Managing Editor

June 10, 2020

As passionate crowds take to the streets to protest the death of George Floyd and those affected by police brutality in the United States, the University of New Haven is taking action against a class of 2020 student’s controversial comments to an anonymous source on Instagram. According to a June 6 ...

Pres. Kaplan Addresses Students about Uncertainties with Fall 2020

Pres. Kaplan Addresses Students about Uncertainties with Fall 2020

Kelly Adkins, Staff Writer

May 5, 2020

As universities across the country are remote learning, students and university workers may be itching to return to business-as-usual in the fall. Northeastern states such as Massachusetts and Maine have extended their “stay-at-home” orders, and Boston University announced their Recovery Plan...

Re-Cap of University Town Hall Meeting Last Week

Re-Cap of University Town Hall Meeting Last Week

Hannah Providence, Staff Writer

April 22, 2020

“You guys are now mentoring the mentors and helping the faculty to be online and stay online as well as possible and we thank you for that,” President Kaplan says as he welcomes the students attending the University-wide Town Hall meeting on Wednesday, April 15. He also explains that universities...

Question and Answer with President Kaplan

Question and Answer with President Kaplan

Anna Downs, Editor-in-Chief

November 15, 2019

On Nov. 7, President Kaplan sat down for an in-studio interview with the Charger Bulletin News, conducted by editor-in-chief Anna Downs. The interview covered subjects such as the new Bergami Center for Innovation and Technology as well as housing, and retirement rumors. Q: What can you tell us about...

President Kaplan: Student Media is Like No Other

President Kaplan: Student Media is Like No Other

Steven H. Kaplan, University President

April 24, 2018

A reporter from The Charger Bulletin recently interviewed me for a story about faculty diversity. This gave me a chance to speak with the reporter about the University’s ongoing efforts to diversify our faculty and administration, giving me an opportunity to share this ongoing effort not only with h...

UNH Remembers Former President Phillip S. Kaplan

Riley Knebes

January 27, 2016

Former University of New Haven President Phillip S. Kaplan passed away on Wednesday, Jan. 16. According to his obituary, Kaplan died peacefully in his sleep, surrounded by family members. Kaplan died at the age of 85. Kaplan began his work at UNH in 1959 as an economics professor. He later helped...

New Academic Building Plans for Fall 2017

Elissa Sanci

October 28, 2015

During Friday, Oct. 23’s weekly Undergraduate Student Government Association meeting, President Steven Kaplan announced the plans for the construction of a new academic building and glass atrium, which will act as a student activity space on campus. The new building, which will serve as another...

Students stage peaceful protest to save the 4+1 Education Program

The Charger Bulletin

November 12, 2014

By Elissa Sanci, Kaitlin Mahar & Steven Mahoney Undergraduate and graduate students of the University of New Haven staged a peaceful protest today, Wednesday Nov. 12 in the Maxcy Quad at 3:45 p.m. as an attempt to save the 4+1 Education Program, which involves students spending four years in the...

Charging Forward

Elissa Sanci

September 17, 2014

Charging Forward is the University of New Haven’s new initiative meant to prioritize academic and administrative programs and reallocate resources to better the campus community. “Charging Forward is not a cost-cutting effort; it is strategic resource allocation,” said University President St...

Letter to the Editor

President Kaplan

October 9, 2013

In recent years the University has celebrated the naming and renaming of several major facilities on campus. The David A. Beckerman Recreation Center was built and named; the Psychology Building was renovated and renamed the Bartels Student Activity Center; the football stadium was rebuilt and named...

Students Encouraged to “Charge the Vote”

Liana Teixeira

September 7, 2013

College “is where it starts,” said President Kaplan on the importance of the student vote. With the West Haven Democratic primaries fast approaching, Kaplan and other UNH administrators are encouraging registered students to cast their votes. At the Sept. 6 USGA meeting, Kaplan, along w...

Rededication of Hazell Nut Café

Samantha Mathewson

April 24, 2013

President Kaplan recognized Jeff Hazell as one of the University’s most successful graduates during the rededication of the Hazell Nut Café Friday, April 19. The ceremony started at 5:30 p.m. in the Center for Sustainable Innovative Entrepreneurship in Maxcy Hall where refreshments and appetizers wer...

UNH Launches “Charge into the Future” Initiative for West Haven Students

Karen Grava

March 6, 2013

UNH announced last week a partnership with West Haven Public Schools that will provide half-tuition scholarships to high school seniors as well as college preparation programs for middle school and high school students. The partnership, called the “Charge into the Future” program, will provide a half-tuition scholarship for any student graduating from West Haven High School who is admitted as a full-time student to UNH beg...

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