10/10/2016 Yale Maintains Residential College System, Financial Aid, and Excellence in Teaching through Undergraduate Expansion
With the addition of Benjamin Franklin College and Pauli Murray College in August 2017, Yale will expand its total undergraduate enrollment by approximately 15 percent to 6,200, enabling nearly 800 additional students to study at Yale every year.
04/22/2015 Yale Celebrates Start of Construction for its New Colleges
President Peter Salovey and an assembly of university leaders, alumni benefactors, New Haven city officials, and project team members celebrated the construction now under way for two new residential colleges.
06/05/2014 Yale Reaches Fundraising Goal for New Colleges
Following the Yale College reunions, Yale has reached its fundraising goal for construction of two new residential colleges, President Peter Salovey has announced.
05/21/2014 A Mission to Expand Yale College
With the record-breaking gift from Charles B. Johnson ’54, Yale is edging closer to building its new colleges. A number of enthusiastic donors have joined the effort to help close the funding gap.
09/30/2013 Historic $250 Million Contribution
Charles B. Johnson ’54 has committed $250 million toward the construction of two new residential colleges. This gift, the largest in Yale history, brings the university’s goal to expand Yale College within reach.
09/04/2008 Architect Announced
Yale has selected Robert A.M. Stern Architects to design the new residential colleges. Led by Robert Stern ’65 M.Arch., dean of Yale's School of Architecture since 1998, the firm brings design excellence and Yale knowledge.
06/08/2008 Central Location, Community Integration
The new residential colleges will sit just south of Ingalls Rink. Linking the center of campus with Science Hill, these facilities will anchor one of the most active areas of Yale’s campus.
06/06/2008 Expanding Yale College
On June 6, 2008, the Yale Corporation approved the construction of two new residential colleges. This historic decision opens Yale College to a greater number of students than ever before, even as related investments add new capacity for teaching and research across the campus.
04/07/2008 Preparing More Students for Leadership
The Yale Corporation has voted to increase the enrollment of Yale College with the creation of two new residential colleges.
01/01/2005 Creating Connections That Last a Lifetime
The residential college system is designed to support communities of students and faculty. Each of Yale’s twelve colleges is distinct in design and character, but together they share a common purpose and a eighty-year tradition.
04/01/2003 Taking the Measure of Yale College
In 2001, President Levin called for a comprehensive review of Yale College. Now, this landmark study is providing the signposts for the dramatic expansion of undergraduate education at Yale.