- Yale University President Richard C. Levin announced Thursday that he will step down from his position at the end of the school year.
- Levin, who is the longest-serving president in Yale's history, emailed the school's alumni, saying that the "greatness of this institution" has humbled him.
- Since taking office in 1993, Levin has overseen the growth of Yale's endowment from $3.2 billion to $19.4 billion (as of mid-2011).
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Richard C. Levin, who has directed a vast expansion and modernization of Yale University, while improving relations with the city of New Haven and university finances, announced Thursday that he would step down as president at the end of the school year. ...