Campus & Community

Forest named director of BGLTQ student life

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Director’s office and student lounge to open in early 2012

Harvard College Dean Evelynn M. Hammonds announced the appointment of Lisa “Lee” Forest as the first director of bisexual, gay, lesbian, transgender, and queer (BGLTQ) student life. Forest will take the reins of the newly created position beginning Nov. 1, reporting to the assistant dean of student life and overseeing all initiatives related to supporting BGLTQ undergraduate student life.

Hammonds, the Barbara Gutmann Rosenkrantz Professor of the History of Science and of African and African American Studies, also announced the creation of new BGLTQ offices and lounge space in Boylston Hall slated to open early next semester.  There will be offices for the new director and student interns, and a lounge for students.

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