An open conversation

President Peter Salovey and Dean Jonathan Holloway, at the August 29, 2015, freshman assembly, urged the Yale community to engage in a campus-wide discussion of the name of Calhoun College, in light of John C. Calhoun’s strident views in support of slavery. To read the text of both speeches, learn about related events and resources, and provide responses, click here.

Welcome to Calhoun College

E Pluribus Hounum

Established in 1933, Calhoun College is one of Yale’s twelve residential colleges. The building, located on the corner of College and Elm Streets, was beautifully renovated in 2007. Calhoun’s over 400 undergraduate residents—or Hounies—are led by Master Julia Adams and Dean April Ruiz.

Welcome Class of 2019

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