Staff & Administration
Under federal law, same-sex couples pay taxes on spousal medical coverage that their heterosexual married coworkers do not. Starting this month, Harvard will help LGBT employees and their families offset those costs with a tax equalization payment of $1,500 a year, the University announced April 15.
Harvard has had lactation rooms on both the Cambridge and Harvard Longwood campuses for more than a decade. It most recently added two additional rooms and updated three others. The most recent room opened in Widener Library.
Harvard Kennedy School staffer Matthew Salesses has published "I'm Not Saying, I'm Just Saying," a novel in flash fiction.
Staff & Administration Articles
The members of the email policy task force, which David Barron, Harvard Law School’s Honorable S. William Green Professor of Public Law, will chair.
Addressing a diversity dialogue session, author Esmeralda Santiago, who was born in Puerto Rico, recalls how she grew up living in two ethnic worlds, and how she embraced her roots, in life and literature.
President Drew Faust today named an advisory group and invited the community for its input in assisting her in the search for a new dean for the Harvard Graduate School of Education (HGSE). Kathleen McCartney will be concluding her service as HGSE dean at the end of the spring term.
Acknowledging one’s privilege — and using that advantage to help level the playing field for everyone — is essential in the fight against racism and sexism, activist Peggy McIntosh told a crowd of Harvard faculty and staff in the second of this year’s FAS diversity dialogues.
Harvard feted 139 faculty and staff — physics professors and dining hall checkers among them — for their longtime service to the University at the annual 25-Year Recognition Ceremony.
Kathleen McCartney, dean of the Harvard Graduate School of Education and the Gerald S. Lesser Professor in Early Childhood Development, will become the next president of Smith College next year.
Dean Michael D. Smith of the Faculty of Arts and Sciences announced that Jane Pickering has been named executive director of the Harvard Museums of Science and Culture.
The WATCH Portal, an online network launched last year to connect Harvard parents with University-affiliated baby sitters, is expanding its marketplace to include tutoring, pet care, and a host of other services for busy employees in a pinch.
Leah Rosovsky, executive administrative dean at Tufts University School of Arts and Sciences, will become Harvard University’s vice president for strategy and programs, President Drew Faust announced today.
After an Atlantic magazine cover story launched a national debate on how women balance career and family, a group of Harvard women is continuing the conversation, and is looking for new ideas on how to make the work-life juggling act a little less stressful.
The University issued its annual financial report Nov. 2, with a letter from Vice President for Finance Dan Shore and Treasurer James Rothenberg highlighting how Harvard’s financial profile “has changed considerably.” Shore and Executive Vice President Katie Lapp spoke with the Gazette about the ramifications of that changing profile.
Open enrollment, the annual period when Harvard employees can make changes to their benefits, began Oct. 31.
Members of Harvard’s Corporation and Board of Overseers, past and present, gathered at Harvard Law School’s new Wasserstein Hall Sept. 22 for a reunion afternoon featuring a panel discussion on teaching innovation and a question-and-answer session with Harvard President Drew Faust.
Jessica Tuchman Mathews and Theodore V. Wells Jr. have been elected to become the newest members of the President and Fellows of Harvard College (the Harvard Corporation), the University announced today.
Harvard names Richard McCullough of Carnegie Mellon University as the vice provost for research.
Xiao-Li Meng, chair of Harvard’s Department of Statistics, has been named dean of the Graduate School of Arts and Sciences.
Harvard employees enjoyed ice cream and the Olympics on Friday during a gathering sponsored by the Office of the Executive Vice President.
Harvard Provost Alan M. Garber announced July 26 the appointment of Paul J. Barreira, M.D., as director of Harvard University Health Services (HUHS) and Henry K. Oliver Professor of Hygiene.
Grzegorz Ekiert, professor of government at Harvard and longtime affiliate of the Minda de Gunzburg Center for European Studies (CES), has been named director of the center.
Professor Jeffrey Quilter will be the next William and Muriel Seabury Howells Director of the Peabody Museum, effective July 1.