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Yale Officers: Silliman College

About

For collections pertaining to Silliman College, please visit the Yale Finding Aid Database and search for "Silliman College".

Silliman College was established in 1940. For more information, please visit the Silliman College home page.

Head of College

Prior to 2016 the chief administrative officer of each of Yale's undergraduate residential colleges was given the honorific title Master, derived from the Latin magister and in common usage in the residential colleges of Oxford and Cambridge Universities. In 2016 the Yale Corporation voted to replace that honorific title with Head of College.

Charles Hyde Warren (1931 - 1938)

Filmer Stuart Cuckow Northrop (1940 - 1947)

William Kurtz Wimsatt, Jr (1946 - 1946)

Theodore Meyer Greene (1947 - 1953)

Luther Noss (1953 - 1962)

Elias Clark (1962 - 1981)

Hans Wilhelm Frei (1970 - 1971)

William Ralph Bennett, Jr (1981 - 1986)

Mary Helen Goldsmith (1986 - 1994)

Kelly D. Brownell (1994 - 2000)

Judith B. Krauss (2000 - 2015)

Nicholas A. Christakis (2015 - 2016)

Laurie Santos (2016 - Present)

 

Dean

The Dean serves as the chief academic officer in Yale's undergraduate residential college system.

John James Ellis Palmer (1963 - 1979)

Rachel Wizner (1973 - 1974)

Joseph W. Serene (1979 - 1984)

Robin Stacey (1984 - 1988)

Hugh M. Flick, Jr (1988 - 2014)

Jessie Royce Hill (2014 - 2017)

Leanna Barlow (2017 - Present)