Yale U. Joins City of New Haven in Promise to Pay Public-College Tuition for Achieving Students

Yale University has pledged $4-million each year through 2014 to support a program that will cover tuition at a public university in Connecticut for students who are residents of New Haven, maintain a B average in high school, and meet other academic and service requirements, the Hartford Courant reported. The program, called the New Haven Promise, was put together by the city’s mayor, the school superintendent, and the university. Yale’s president, Richard C. Levin, said the program would ultimately benefit the university by helping to prepare the city’s future work force.

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