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Overview  |  18th Century  |  19th Century  |  20th Century  |  Credits

Southern History at Yale  |  New Criticism  |  The Ulrich Bonnell Phillips Collection  |  Yale's Changing Face  |  Woodbrige Hall and the White House

The 20th Century: Woodbrige Hall and the White House
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William C. DeVane
A professor of English from 1922-1944 and Dean of Yale College from 1938-1963, DeVane was one of the most influential figures on the Yale campus for a large part of the twentieth century. He is among the most well-respected administrators in American academia. Yale College's DeVane Lectures given by a prominent Yale scholar and teacher every semester are in his honor.

William C. DeVane (1898 -1965 ) b. in Savannah, Georgia, Professor of English & Dean of Yale College, Class of 1920 & Ph.D 1926