In a question-and-answer session, Harvard Kennedy School Dean David T. Ellwood, whose 11 years in that position will conclude next spring, discusses how the School changed during his tenure, how it is evolving, and what comes next for him.
In recognition of the long, sustained support of Paul B. Edgerley, M.B.A. ’83, and Sandra Matejic Edgerley ’84, M.B.A. ’89, the Faculty of Arts and Sciences deanship will be named in honor of the Edgerley family. This is the first of Harvard’s deanships to be named.
In a question-and-answer session, four members of Harvard’s benefits committee explain changes to the University’s health care plans for next year.
Panelists discuss how to make inclusion a central part of workplace culture.
The Gazette recently sat down with Professor Alison Johnson to discuss her committee, which is charged with examining issues of sexual misconduct and other forms of gender discrimination for Harvard College and the rest of the Faculty of Arts and Sciences.
Sue J. Goldie, the founding faculty director of the Harvard Global Health Institute, will become director of the new Global Health Education and Learning Incubator at Harvard University, and special adviser to the provost on global health education and learning.
Dan Shore, who has been Harvard’s chief financial officer and vice president for finance, will leave the University this fall.
A staff profile of Alex Calabrese, who splits time between working as a lifeguard at Harvard and performing with his band, Neversink.
Dean of the Faculty of Arts and Sciences Michael D. Smith and Vice President for Alumni Affairs and Development Tamara Elliott Rogers have announced O’Neil A.S. Outar will become the new senior associate dean and director of development for the Faculty of Arts and Sciences (FAS) effective Sept. 8.
When the leadership of Harvard College changes hands later this summer from interim Dean Donald Pfister to incoming Dean Rakesh Khurana, undergraduates will find that while the life experiences and research backgrounds of the two couldn’t be more different, their focus on the job of dean is the same.
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Meredith Weenick, a seasoned administrator with significant operational experience in the nonprofit and public sectors, has been named vice president for campus services at Harvard University.
On April 30 the members of the Faculty Council approved preliminary versions of the University Extension School courses for 2014-15 and Courses of Instruction for 2014-15.
Jameela Pedicini is Harvard Management Company’s first vice president for sustainable investing. Working closely with Harvard President Drew Faust and President and CEO of HMC Jane Mendillo, Pedicini was instrumental in the University’s recent decision to sign the United Nations-supported Principles for Responsible Investment (PRI). She spoke with the Gazette about her charge to help the University think in more nuanced ways about environmental, social, and governance (ESG) factors in investing.
In the third and final installment of this year’s Diversity Dialogues, the Faculty of Arts and Sciences brought Michael Sidney Fosberg of “Incognito” fame to address biases we face every day.
On April 9 the members of the Faculty Council discussed multi-year financial planning and continued their conversation about University finances.
At the Harvard Herbaria, Steph Zabel is a curatorial assistant who digitizes collections of dried plant specimens. After working hours, she tends living and local plants, running her own herbalism businesses.
Morgan Chu, J.D. ’76, has been named president of the Board of Overseers for 2014-15. Walter Clair ’77, M.D. ’81, M.P.H. ’85, will serve as vice chair of the board’s executive committee.
Harvard Law School Professor David Barron chaired a task force charged with developing recommendations concerning Harvard’s policies and protocols on the privacy of, and access to, electronic communications. Barron discussed the recommendations, released this week, with the Harvard Gazette.
Lucy Forster-Smith joins Harvard as the Sedgwick Chaplain to the University and senior minister to the Memorial Church.
Rakesh Khurana, the Marvin Bower Professor of Leadership Development at Harvard Business School and co-master of Cabot House, will become dean of Harvard College on July 1. In a question-and-answer session, he discussed how his career and tenure as House co-master helped prepare him for the tasks ahead.