Wednesday, May 4, 2011

Yale Mail Moving to Gmail

Starting next September, Yale students will access their University mail using new Gmail accounts.
Provost Peter Salovey approved a proposal last week to run the University’s email through Google Apps for Education — a software suite that includes Google Mail, Calendar, Docs, Talk and Sites applications. Despite previous security concerns, Chuck Powell, associate chief information officer for Information Technology Services, said ITS has negotiated a contract with Google that addresses those concerns. He said he hopes to begin migrating student accounts from the current Horde email service to the Google platform Sept. 15, followed by faculty and staff accounts.
Read more here.


  1. good for them, gmail is the new standard

  2. Moving to Gmail. Fantastico.

  3. Interesting. I've got a gmail account myself but my university mail uses hotmail. I definitely prefer gmail!