Residential college dean positions

Residential College Dean

Pierson College dean search has concluded. More about the deanship is below.

Every undergraduate student at Yale is assigned to one of fourteen distinctive and vibrant living communities called residential colleges. Every college houses a Head and a Dean who share responsibility for the operation of the college. Residential College Deans provide academic and personal counseling to undergraduates; administer and participate in residential college functions, including housing and extracurricular activities; serve on Yale College committees; and teach one or two courses per year. The Dean resides in an apartment within the college, has an office in the college and receives a meal plan in the college dining hall. Living quarters will be suitable for families, if applicable. The dean must have an advanced degree and be qualified to teach courses in Yale College.  

Additional Information: The search committee for Pierson has completed its work.  If you have questions about the search process please email David Caruso, Special Assistant to the Dean, at

(Updated on July 25, 2017.)