ON-Lion Letter
The William F. Buckley, Jr. Program at Yale University is pleased to announce that in January 2014, it will move into the William Howard Taft Mansion in New Haven, Conn. The property was once owned by the 27th President and former U.S. Supreme Court Chief Justice William Howard Taft.

Launched in 2011, the Buckley Program promotes intellectual diversity on Yale's campus.  Named for National Review founder William F. Buckley, Jr., the program organizes a speaker series and conferences, and it funds summer internships for Yale undergraduates.

"With its move to the former Taft Mansion in New Haven, The William F. Buckley Jr. Program at Yale has abandoned its peripatetic status," according to Roger Kimball, chairman of the Buckley Program's board of directors.  "It henceforth will enjoy local habitation as well as a name as it continues its work bringing lux and veritas to the tenebrous corners of the Yale community and the world beyond.  It is consoling to know that politically mature scholars and commentators will now have a welcoming roof in New Haven under which to congregate."

"For those who care about intellectual diversity at Yale, this is a historic development," added Lauren Noble, the program's founder and executive director.  "We are delighted to expand our efforts to offer a more balanced intellectual discourse on campus and honor the Buckley legacy."

The Lynde and Harry Bradley Foundation in Milwaukee supports the Buckley Program.
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