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CASE accepting applicants

Harvard’s Alumni Affairs and Development is seeking candidates to apply for the Council for Advancement and Support of Education (CASE) Fellowship Program. This fellowship is a CASE program and the successful candidate may be placed at another participating area college or university. The CASE Program is designed to increase the number of minority professionals in institutional educational advancement.

Applicants should have a college degree and a minimum of three years of full – time work experience in a field other than their institutional advancement, and identify themselves as Asian, black, Hispanic, Native American, or Native Canadian. Preference will be given to candidates who reside in New England, Quebec, or the Atlantic provinces of Canada. During the nine – month paid fellowship, the fellow will maintain a full – time work schedule and rotate through a broad range of advancement areas. At the end of the program, fellows are expected to apply for a professional position in advancement at the host institution or another educational institution.

Interested candidates should send a cover letter and resume to Barbara Nadeau, director of Human Resources, Alumni Affairs and Development, Harvard University, 124 Mount Auburn St., Cambridge, MA 02138. The application deadline for the fellowship is Nov. 9. For more information, call (617) 496-6187.

FLAS applications available

Each year, the Foreign Language and Area Studies (FLAS) Fellowship program provides merit-based awards to students undertaking advanced training in modern foreign languages and related area studies. Applications for the fellowship are now available at the Graduate School of Arts and Sciences Admissions and Financial Aid Office. Applications are due Jan. 28. For more information, call (617) 495-5396 or visit the FLAS Web site at

Honorary Degrees committee to consider 2003 nominees

The Advisory Committee on Honorary Degrees will meet during the fall and spring to consider nominees for honorary degrees to be awarded in 2003. Members of the Harvard community are invited to submit names of likely honorary degree candidates.

Nominations may be sent to Conrad K. Harper, fellow of the Harvard Corporation and chair of the advisory committee, or Marc Goodhart, secretary to the corporation, at Loeb House, 17 Quincy St., Cambridge, MA 02138.

New nominations received will be considered for degrees to be awarded in June 2003 and afterward. Nominations should be submitted by Oct. 31. Biographical material and comments in support of recommendations should accompany submissions.

Lunchtime Series presents concert of organ and vocal music

As part of its Thursday Lunchtime Series, the Harvard Organ Society presents a concert of organ and vocal music on Nov. 1 with Joel R. Davidson, organist at Saint Brendan Church, Dorchester and Brenda A. Kelly, soprano soloist and cantor/music director of Saint Brendan Church. Music of Fromm, Bloch, Bizet, Mozart, Bach, Parry, and Northway will be performed. The concert will take place at Adolphus Busch Hall at 12:15 p.m.

Admission is free and open to the public and you are welcome to bring your lunch.

Visit for more information on future concerts.

– Compiled by Andrew Brooks