Otelia Cromwell Portrait Unveiling

Otelia Cromwell GRD '26
September 21, 2018

Otelia Cromwell was the first African American woman to earn the PhD at Yale University (1926).To honor Cromwell’s place in the Yale history, the Yale Women Faculty Forum (WFF) commissioned a painted portrait of Cromwell in 2017.  The unveiling ceremony will take place on Friday , September 21, 2018,  from 4:30 - 6:00 pm, at Kroon Hall, 195 Prospect St. Remarks will begin at 5:10 pm.