Harvard University has sued an Ohio bell company, Chime Master Systems, for installing a clapper that allegedly caused a 24 to 30-inch crack in the bell hanging in Memorial Church.
The College has appointed a former freshman resident dean and the current case manager of the Administrative Board to serve as its first-ever Title IX coordinators, Dean of Student Life Stephen Lassonde said yesterday.
Sandra F. Naddaff ’75, a senior lecturer on literature and comparative literature and former Mather House master, will succeed Donald H. Pfister as dean of the Harvard Summer School, the University announced Wednesday.
Harvard’s financial report for the 2013 fiscal year paints a picture of a University that has recovered significantly from losses suffered during the recent financial crisis but is still looking with anticipation to the Harvard Campaign for relief, if not for a complete solution to all financial difficulties.
Last week’s Boston victory may have marked the end of baseball season, but the Sox, along with Harvard’s own baseball team, won’t stop working hard, or be forgotten by their many fans any time soon. This now-esteemed sport has not always garnered favorable reactions, however—particularly from former Harvard President Charles William Eliot.
Norm J. Jones, who was named Harvard’s first associate chief diversity officer last week, began his appointment on Tuesday at the Office of the Assistant to the President for Institutional Diversity and Equity.
Intellectual property lawyer and Harvard Corporation member William F. Lee ’72 will lead the Corporation starting in the summer of 2014, the University announced in a press release Tuesday afternoon.
The Delphic Trust, which operates the Delphic Club, has filed a civil action suit against the President and Fellows of Harvard College and a construction company—Shawmut Woodworking & Supply, Inc.—for negligence and nuisance, according to court proceedings released by the Middlesex Superior Court.
The FAS Dean’s proponents describe him as a consensus-building visionary, and his detractors see him as a functionary in an increasingly corporate administration. But seven years into his tenure, many members of the community he leads still don’t have a clear grasp on what drives Mike Smith.
For once, the people walking around on campus wearing striped suits and gold watches are neither trying to punch a final club nor are they being recruited by a consulting firm. Rather, Harvard’s trying to recruit them—or their checkbooks—for the recently announced Harvard Campaign, its biggest, baddest, champagne-flutiest campaign yet. Not sure what the money will be going to? Well, luckily Harvard has broken it down into categories, and Flyby is here to explain exactly what (we think) they mean.
The system will allow students from across 12 Harvard schools to complete tasks ranging from submitting study cards to handling billing payments, all on one online platform.
Chinese history professor Peter K. Bol will assume the newly created position of Vice Provost for Advances in Learning, University Provost Alan M. Garber ’76 announced in an email to Harvard faculty on Monday morning.
After explosions at the Boston Marathon and during a lockdown that paralyzed Greater Boston, administrators mobilized to keep the campus running.