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Yale trustee in the 1800s - legacy?

soberdrunksoberdrunk Posts: 58Registered User Junior Member
edited September 2005 in Yale University
My best friend is a plain-out New England WASP. She wishes not to join CC but instead wants to use me as her Abraham.

Both of my best friend's parents are Harvard alumni (mother of Radcliffe, father of Harvard Law). Her mother's father is a Yale alumnus, as are his 12 siblings. Her grand-uncle was a trustee of Yale University and was top contender for university presidency (however graced by Timothy Dwight).

Will Yale see view her as a legacy?
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Replies to: Yale trustee in the 1800s - legacy?

  • stele32stele32 Posts: 389Registered User Member
    Depends how much money her family has given. ;)
  • bandit_TXbandit_TX Posts: 2,373Registered User Senior Member
    Yes, she is a legacy by Yale's definition (grandparents). How much it helps depends on how close the family has remained with the school (spelled 'money')
  • soberdrunksoberdrunk Posts: 58Registered User Junior Member
    You all are so cute.

    The family has remained without the school for one hundred years. There's a building on campus named after them, but the family took their education enterprises elsewhere.
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