Department of Athletics

Department of Athletics

Panelists Consider Challenges Facing College Athletics

University presidents and athletics administrators discussed amateurism, coaching and staff diversity, and several scandals that have dogged athletics programs in recent years.

Brett Flehinger
College

Honor Council Increases Student Outreach, Meets With Athletic Teams

The College’s Honor Council is increasing its outreach to students this semester as part of a broader push to grow the body’s influence on campus.

Champion Again
College

Athletics Department Pilots Student Marketing Program

Some student-athletes will be stepping into a new role as part of a new marketing initiative within the Athletics Department aimed at boosting game attendance and team awareness.

Murr Center
College

Athletics Department to Overhaul Complaints Process

The Athletics Department will create “a protocol for receiving and acting on complaints of gender inequities” and provide “conflict resolution training” for coaches and staff following a series of scandals last year.

The Murr Center
Student Life

Embattled Distance Running Coach Steps Down

Patrick Wales-Dinan, a track coach who was the subject of several investigations into his leadership of the women’s distance running program, will step down from his position.

Migos
College

In Photos: Boston Calling at Harvard

Photo Essay: Boston Calling was held at the Harvard athletics complex for the first time this year.

Harvard Stadium
Department of Athletics

Par for the Course?

High-profile scandals have pushed the normally low-profile Athletics Department into the national spotlight this year.

Harvard Stadium
Department of Athletics

Harvard Stadium

Women's Rugby
FAS

'Unequal Treatment'

Members of the women's rugby team have penned letters to University President Drew G. Faust and sparked investigations into what they call an "intrinsic culture of sexism" in the Athletics Department.

The Murr Center
Department of Athletics

External Review of Athletics Department Will Not be Made Public

The results of an external review of the culture of Harvard’s Athletics Department will not be made public.

Crime

Former Track Coach Charged with Child Pornography Distribution

​Former Harvard track coach Walter W. Johnson ’71 was arrested and charged with the possession and distribution of child pornography Thursday.

Harvard University President Drew G. Faust
Student Life

Faust Working ‘Very Closely’ with Scalise on Athletics Review

University President Drew G. Faust is working “very closely” with Athletics Director Robert L. Scalise on a survey of the department’s culture.

Ivy League Athletic Revenues
Ivy League

Ivy League Athletic Revenues

Harvard Athletic Coach Average Salaries
Department of Athletics

Harvard Athletic Coach Average Salaries

The Murr Center
Department of Athletics

In Harvard’s Athletics Department, A Stark Wage Gap

​The coaches of men’s athletic teams at Harvard make significantly more money than coaches of women’s teams, a disparity the Athletics Department is considering as part of a review of how it compensates its coaching staff.