Washington Jarvis

 Washington Jarvis

AddressYale Divinity School
409 Prospect Street
New Haven, CT 6511

Educational Leadership and Ministry Program, Yale Divinity School, Yale University

A.B., Harvard University,
M.A., Cambridge University,
S.T.B., Episcopal Theological School,

An Episcopal priest who served from 1974 to 2004 as headmaster of The Roxbury Latin School in Boston. Earlier, from 1964 to 1971, he was curate at St. Paul’s Church in Cleveland. In 1971 he was appointed chairman of the History Department at University School in Cleveland, and the following year Assistant Director, Upper School. After retiring from Roxbury Latin prior to going to Yale, he served twice as a chaplain and master at Eton College in England, and as scholar-in-residence at schools in Perth and Sydney, Australia. He is past president of the Headmasters Association of the United States and of the Country Day School Headmasters Association, and former chairman of the Commission on Independent Schools of the New England Association of Schools and Colleges. He has been a trustee of the Independent School Association of Massachusetts, Winsor School, the American Friends of Maru a Pula, a school in Botswana, and currently serves on the Board of Regents of Portsmouth Abbey School. Since 1976 he has been priest associate at All Saints Church, Ashmont, in Dorchester, MA, an inner city parish. He is the author of six books and numerous articles in the fields of history, education, and religion. His most recent book, With Love and Prayers, a collection of forty addresses to students, won the Christopher Award for adult non-fiction. He holds honorary doctorates from Bowdoin College and Middlebury College.

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