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Yale Mayors College

Mayor of Plano Texas at Mayor's College

Bringing together mayors from mid-sized to large cities across the U.S. with leading scholars in healthcare policy, urban sociology, and history, the Yale Mayors College is an intensive one-day, peer-driven roundtable, offering a highly interactive environment with case studies from participant and other leading global cities. Participants are joined by 150 global CEOs and policy figures for the linked Yale CEO Summit.

Yale Mayors College Features

  • Interdisciplinary expert interaction with scholars from Yale, Harvard, etc.
  • Customized curriculum focusing on current issues in participant cities.
  • Peer-driven, candid, off-the-record discussion of current leadership challenges.
  • Recent participants have included mayors of cities including: Rochester Hills, MI; Albuquerque, NM; Gresham, OR; Columbia, SC; Carmel, IN; Hartford, CT; Buffalo, NY; Tulsa, OK; West Sacramento, CA; Spokane, WA; Louisville, KY; New Haven, CT; Edina, MN; Stillwater, OK; Burnsville, MN; Stamford, CT; Brownsville, TX; Findlay, OH; New Bedford, MA; Pittsburgh, PA; Baltimore, MD; Knoxville, TN; Meriden, CT; Culver City, CA; Little Rock, AR; Anaheim, CA; Tacoma, WA; Madison, WI

Upcoming Yale Mayors College

Yale Mayors College

101 Constitution | March 10-11, 2025

Recent Yale Mayors Colleges

View recent programs:


Yale Mayors College     
The Secondary Business Effects of the Primary Election Season: Lessons on Guiding Investor, Workforce, Customer, & Community Harmony     
101 Constitution |  March 5-6, 2024


Yale Mayors College     
If Mayors Ruled the World     
101 Constitution |  March 14-15, 2023


Yale Mayors College     
The World is Round: Thinking Global Acting Local or Thinking Local Acting Local?      
The Yale Club of New York |  June 7, 2022


VIRTUAL Yale Mayors College     
The Ins and Outs of Infrastructure: Getting from Here to There      
ZOOM |  June 3, 2021


VIRTUAL Yale Mayors College     
Economic Rejuvenation: Safely Bringing Communities out of Corona Caves     
Executive Summary   
ZOOM |  June 3, 2020 


Yale Mayors College     
Trumpeting the Issues without Becoming the Issues     
Executive Summary  
Yale Club New York |  June 4, 2019


Yale Mayors College     
The American Colossus:  The Best of Times and the Worst of Times?     
Executive Summary 
Yale Club New York |  June 12, 2018


Yale Mayors College     
Fortifying or Forgetting Forecasting:  Can We Ever Plan Accurately?     
Executive Summary 
New York Public Library |  June 8, 2017


Yale Mayors College     
The Future Ain’t What It Used to Be: Delight and Despair over Disruption     
Executive Summary 
New York Public Library  |  June 7, 2016


Yale Mayors College     
Mayors as Entrepreneurs: Transforming City Hall     
Executive Summary 
New York Stock Exchange  |  June 2, 2015


Yale Mayors College     
Transforming with Transparency: Investing in Innovation amid Public Scrutiny     
Executive Summary      
New York Stock Exchange  |  June  3, 2014