09/30/2013 Historic $250 million gift to Yale from alumnus is largest ever
Yale President Peter Salovey today announced a $250 million gift commitment to the university by Charles B. Johnson, a 1954 graduate of Yale College, who retired last year as chairman of the board of Franklin Resources. This is the largest gift in Yale history.
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.