Welcome to the site of the Yale Corporation Alumni Fellow Election.
Each year eligible Yale alumni vote to elect one new alumni fellow to the Yale Corporation, the university’s governing board.
The Alumni Fellow Election is governed by the Charter of Yale University, granted by the Connecticut state legislature, and the Miscellaneous Regulations of the university. These historic documents establish the guidelines for the election, which concludes on the “day next preceding commencement day.” The 2020 election will launch in mid-April and end on May 17, 2020, at 11:59 p.m. EDT. Per the Miscellaneous Regulations, the elected trustee will begin service on July 1, 2020.
For information about the election process, voter eligibility, and the role of the Yale Corporation, please use the navigation links above.
The Alumni Fellow Election is managed by the Office of Institutional Affairs. The university engages Election Services Corporation of Melville, New York, a firm that is expert in providing these services to higher education, corporate, and nonprofit organization clients, to manage the distribution of election materials and the tallying of votes.