The Sch​warzman Center will build on the strengths of our already-vibrant residential colleges and the communities ​within each of our schools and departments to inspire engagement in ways we can only begin to imagine.”

President Peter Salovey

In May 2015, Yale announced a $150 million path-breaking gift by Yale alumnus Stephen A. Schwarzman ’69 B.A. to create a world-class campus center by renovating the historic Commons and Memorial Hall. Once complete in 2020, the Schwarzman Center will be transformational for Yale in providing, for the first time, a center dedicated to cultural programming and student life at the center of the university. It will be designed to draw together students and faculty from all of Yale’s schools and colleges and, with the help of state-of-the-art technology, enable virtual engagement with the outside world in a dynamic way never done before at Yale.
Read full story