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.
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.
Five Harvard doctoral students from across the University have been named 2014-15 recipients of the Julius B. Richmond Fellowships from the Center on the ...
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.
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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.
Rakesh Khurana, Marvin Bower Professor of Leadership Development at Harvard Business School and co-master of Cabot House, has been named the new dean of Harvard College.
An associate curator at the Woodberry Poetry Room is also a translator who has brought a Chinese poet’s work to life for a widening audience.
The Woodberry Poetry Room’s rich collection contains rare and one-of-a-kind recordings of some of the 20th century’s most important poets. But because many ...
Sandra Naddaff, director of the Freshman Seminar Program and director of studies in literature, will become the dean of the Harvard Summer School, said Huntington D. Lambert, dean of the Division of Continuing Education in the Faculty of Arts and Sciences.
Everyone is prejudiced, said a conference speaker. But there are ways to undermine and manage it.
An organist of 11 years for the Red Sox, Harvard library assistant Josh Kantor serenaded fans deep into the night after the team’s World Series win.
Norm J. Jones, who has had a long and distinguished career in academic diversity, compliance, and inclusion, has been appointed the associate chief diversity officer and deputy director in the Office of the Assistant to the President for Institutional Diversity and Equity.
Kristen Uekermann, an assistant director for faculty and academic affairs in the Department of Stem Cell and Regenerative Biology, blogs about fashion in Boston in her spare time.