Yale University to reconsider not renaming a residential college

Earlier this year, protesters rallied against the university, demanding a name change for Calhoun College.

Earlier this year, protesters rallied against the university, demanding a name change for Calhoun College. (8/2/16)

NEW HAVEN - Yale University may reconsider its decision not to rename a residential college named after an ardent supporter of slavery.

Earlier this year, protesters rallied against the university, demanding a name change for Calhoun College.

The building was named after 19th century Vice President John C. Calhoun who was a Yale alumni.

Yale's president announced yesterday the university is looking into policy changes, including potentially renaming some historical buildings that some find offensive.

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