The Harvard Corporation has launched the search for a new president of Harvard University, in light of Drew Faust’s recent announcement that she will step down at the end of the 2017–18 academic year.
Provost Alan Garber announced the appointment of George Andreou as director of the Harvard University Press, beginning in September.
Khalil Abdur-Rashid, an adjunct professor of Islamic studies at Southern Methodist University and co-founder of the Islamic Seminary of America, has been appointed Harvard’s Muslim chaplain.
John Manning, the Bruce Bromley Professor of Law and deputy dean at Harvard Law School, an eminent public-law scholar with expertise in statutory interpretation and structural constitutional law, will become the School’s next dean on July 1.
Scott A. Abell ’72 has been elected president of Harvard’s Board of Overseers for the academic year 2017-18. Tracy P. Palandjian ’93, M.B.A. ’97, will serve as vice chair of the Overseers executive committee for 2017-18.
George Q. Daley will become the next dean of the Faculty of Medicine at Harvard Medical School, Harvard President Drew Faust and Provost Alan Garber announced.
In a Q&A session, the co-directors of the emerging Harvard Data Science Initiative discuss a new era in cooperation.
Harvard University President Neil L. Rudenstine (left) congratulates 25-year Harvard employee Bertha Demirjian, who works at the Admissions and Financial ...
Ash Carter, former U.S. secretary of defense, has been named to head the Kennedy School’s Belfer Center for Science and International Affairs and lead a new initiative on technology and global affairs. He succeeds Graham Allison, who will continue to teach at the School.
Paul Andrew has been appointed the University’s vice president for public affairs and communications, President Drew Faust announced today. As vice president, Andrew will guide the University’s work not only in communications but also in public affairs, including government and community relations, as well as the digital domain.
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Dan Byers has been named as the John R. and Barbara Robinson Family Director of the Carpenter Center for the Visual Arts, effective June 1.
Everyone is prejudiced, said a conference speaker. But there are ways to undermine and manage it.
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.
Diane Quinn has been named executive director of the American Repertory Theater, Harvard University and the Board of Trustees of the A.R.T. announced on Nov. 9.
Harvard University Provost Alan Garber announced the appointment of Martha Tedeschi as the Elizabeth and John Moors Cabot Director of the Harvard Art Museums, beginning in July.
Ron Spalletta, whose first poem has just been published, is a clerkship manager at Harvard Medical School.
Michelle A. Williams, a distinguished epidemiologist and educator, will become the next dean of the Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health.
Sixty Harvard Heroes, exceptional employees from across the University, on Monday basked in the applause of hundreds of colleagues, friends, and family members who gathered to recognize their achievements.
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.
Julio Frenk, dean of the Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health, will become the next president of the University of Miami, it was announced today. Frenk, the T & G Angelopoulos Professor of Public Health and International Development (a joint appointment with the Harvard Kennedy School), will step down at the end of August and assume his new role on Sept 1.
Danoff Dean of Harvard College Rakesh Khurana sat down with the Gazette to outline his goals for the year ahead, including the implementation of Harvard’s new single-gender organization policy, efforts to strengthen inclusion and investments in more social spaces across campus, and his life as a faculty dean of Cabot House with his wife, Stephanie.
Viva Fisher and Clif Colby are two of dozens of Harvard staff and faculty being honored at the 56th annual recognition ceremony.
Political theorist Danielle S. Allen has been appointed both to the Faculty of Arts and Sciences as a professor in the Government Department and to Harvard’s Edmond J. Safra Center for Ethics as its director.
Thomas J. Hollister, a business executive with expertise in global financial management and banking, has been named Harvard’s chief financial officer and vice president for finance.
“But I Don’t See Color! Consequences of Racial Color-Blindness,” was the topic of a talk by John Dovidio, the Carl Iver Hovland Professor of Psychology at Yale University. The discussion was part of the Faculty of Arts and Sciences’ Diversity Dialogue series.
Robin Kelsey, chairman of the Department of History of Art and Architecture, has been named dean of arts and humanities. He will begin July 1.
A meeting with a wild stallion set Harvard curator Castle McLaughlin on a journey involving an endangered horse breed and a complex exhibition.
Sixty-four people who selflessly keep the University running are this year’s Harvard Heroes, for demonstrating unwavering excellence within their departments and Schools.
Jeffrey S. Flier will step down as dean of Harvard Medical School next July and return to teaching following a sabbatical year in 2016-17.
Harvard staff attended a workforce management conference to learn skills to communicate, solve problems, and innovate effectively across cultures.
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.
Claudine Gay, a Harvard professor of government and African and African American Studies, and a distinguished scholar of mass political behavior, has been appointed dean of social science in the Faculty of Arts and Sciences.
Harvard University and the Harvard Union of Clerical and Technical Workers announced today that they have reached a tentative agreement on a new three-year contract to provide HUCTW employees with an annual pay increase program, changes in health plan design, and other constructive policy initiatives.
In its first expansion in more than three centuries, the Harvard Corporation will add three new members this July. They are Lawrence S. Bacow, Susan L. Graham, and Joseph J. O’Donnell. The appointments were announced May 25.
Back-to-school pressures don’t rise just for students. Faculty and staff can feel the pinch too. A new therapy dog at Harvard Medical School is one of many creative solutions employed around the University.
The University’s comprehensive new policy on whistleblowing aims to make reporting legal or ethical breaches both safe and easy for all members of the Harvard community.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Jodi Goldstein has been appointed the Evans Family Foundation Managing Director of the Harvard Innovation Lab.
Harvard art and architecture history professor Alina Payne has been named the director of the Harvard University Center for Italian Renaissance Studies at Villa I Tatti in Florence, Italy.
When not overseeing shipping and receiving at the Faculty Club, Dan White loves to compete in motocross.
Katherine O’Dair has been appointed dean of students at Harvard College.
In a question-and-answer session at the start of the new academic year, Harvard President Drew Faust discussed single-gender social organizations, endowment issues, the importance of increasing diversity and safeguarding the humanities, and how she spends her downtime.
The Rev. Professor Peter J. Gomes, Plummer Professor of Christian Morals and Pusey Minister in the Memorial Church at Harvard University, died on Feb. 28 from complications arising from a stroke. He was 68 years old.
President Drew Faust announced that Alan M. Garber ’76, the Henry J. Kaiser Jr. Professor, and professor of medicine and economics at Stanford University, will become the next provost of Harvard University.
Matthew Salesses, a faculty and staff assistant at Harvard Kennedy School, moonlights as an up-and-coming fiction writer, editor, columnist, and, soon, a new dad.
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.
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.