I’m filled with gratitude as I step into the role to lead this university, knowing firsthand the opportunity for learning it provides to students and the impact it has on millions of people around the world through life-changing scholarship and research.

— Maurie McInnis, Yale University President

Maurie McInnis


Yale’s mission is to improve the world today and for future generations through outstanding research and scholarship, education, preservation, and practice.

The university’s mission calls each member of the Yale community to explore the world in all its vast complexity—and to create knowledge that benefits humanity. The stakes for this work could not be higher: the country and the world need the very best from Yale—right now.

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July 1, 2024
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July 1, 2024

The Announcement of the 24th President of Yale University

On May 29, Senior Trustee Josh Bekenstein announced that Maurie McInnis will be the next president of Yale University, and assumed this role on July 1, 2024.

Maurie McInnis

Meet President McInnis

President Maurie McInnis has spent three decades in higher education, holding teaching, research, and administrator roles. For nearly two of those decades, she has held a range of leadership positions at three iconic universities. 

Learn more about President McInnis