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.
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.
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.
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.
Everyone is prejudiced, said a conference speaker. But there are ways to undermine and manage it.
Harvard University President Neil L. Rudenstine (left) congratulates 25-year Harvard employee Bertha Demirjian, who works at the Admissions and Financial ...
Colleagues, friends honor longtime Harvard administrator Henry Rosovsky at 90.
Provost Alan Garber announced the appointment of George Andreou as director of the Harvard University Press, beginning in September.
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.
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.
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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.
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.
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.
Katherine O’Dair has been appointed dean of students at Harvard College.
“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.
Lucy Forster-Smith joins Harvard as the Sedgwick Chaplain to the University and senior minister to the Memorial Church.
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.
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.
Michelle A. Williams, a distinguished epidemiologist and educator, will become the next dean of the Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health.
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.
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.
Ron Spalletta, whose first poem has just been published, is a clerkship manager at Harvard Medical School.
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 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.
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.
After nine years and two terms as vice provost for international affairs, Jorge Domínguez will end his appointment term in June and return to the faculty. He will remain the Antonio Madero Professor for the Study of Mexico in the Government Department.
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.
In a Q&A session, the co-directors of the emerging Harvard Data Science Initiative discuss a new era in cooperation.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Harvard has named a new Title IX officer, as well as a director for the Office for the Dispute Resolution.
A meeting with a wild stallion set Harvard curator Castle McLaughlin on a journey involving an endangered horse breed and a complex exhibition.
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.
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.
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.
Francis J. Doyle III, a distinguished scholar in chemical engineering at the University of California, Santa Barbara (UCSB), has been appointed the next dean of the Harvard School of Engineering and Applied Sciences (SEAS) and will take the reins on Aug. 1.
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.
Kenji Yoshino ’91, the Chief Justice Earl Warren Professor of Constitutional Law at New York University School of Law, has been elected president of Harvard’s Board of Overseers for the academic year 2016-17. Nicole Parent Haughey ’93 has been elected vice chair of the Overseers executive committee for 2016-17.
Lizabeth Cohen, who has led the Radcliffe Institute for Advanced Study since 2011, announced she will step down from that post next June. She plans to return to teaching and research in Harvard’s Department of History following a year’s sabbatical.
New Dean of Arts and Humanities Robin Kelsey talks about his goals for the division.
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.
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 staff attended a workforce management conference to learn skills to communicate, solve problems, and innovate effectively across cultures.
When not overseeing shipping and receiving at the Faculty Club, Dan White loves to compete in motocross.
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.
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.