The Dedication of Benjamin Franklin and Pauli Murray Colleges

October 9, 2017
On Friday, October 6, President Peter Salovey ’86 Ph.D. led members of the Yale community in celebration of a milestone—the dedication of Benjamin Franklin and Pauli Murray colleges.

First Students to be Welcomed in Two New Residential Colleges this Week

August 23, 2017
Yale’s two new residential colleges are opening this year, beginning the expansion of Yale College from 5,400 undergraduates to 6,200.

Yale Opens Two New Residential Colleges

August 23, 2017
A video tour and welcome featuring President Peter Salovey ‘86 Ph.D., Benjamin Franklin’s head of college, Charles Bailyn ‘81, and Pauli Murray’s head of college, Tina Lu.

Inside Pauli Murray and Benjamin Franklin colleges

August 17, 2017
A slideshow highlighting the architecture of Yale’s newest colleges

Yale Maintains Residential College System, Financial Aid, and Excellence in Teaching through Undergraduate Expansion

October 10, 2016
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.

Yale Celebrates Start of Construction for its New Colleges

April 22, 2015
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.