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Yale Officers: Benjamin Franklin College


Stay tuned for more information about Benjamin Franklin College as its opening approaches in 2017.

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 Bailyn (2016 - Present)


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



Jessie Royce Hill (2016 - Present)