Magdalen College, Oxford
Magdalen College (// MAWD-lin) is a constituent college of the University of Oxford. It was founded in 1458 by William of Waynflete. Today, it is the fourth wealthiest college, with a financial endowment of £332.1 million as of 2019 and one of the strongest academically, setting the record for the highest Norrington Score in 2010 and topping the table twice since then. It is home to several of the University's distinguished chairs, including the Agnelli-Serena Professorship, the Sherardian Professorship, and the four Waynflete Professorships.
|Location||Longwall Street and High Street|
|Full name||The College of St Mary Magdalen in the University of Oxford|
|Latin name||Collegium Beatae Mariae Magdalenae|
|Named for||Mary Magdalene|
|Sister college||Magdalene College, Cambridge|
|President||Dinah Rose QC|
|Endowment||£332.1 million (2019)|
|Boat club||Magdalen College Boat Club|
The large, square Magdalen Tower is an Oxford landmark, and it is a tradition, dating to the days of Henry VII, that the college choir sings from the top of it at 6 a.m. on May Morning. The college stands next to the River Cherwell and the University of Oxford Botanic Garden. Within its grounds are a deer park and Addison's Walk.