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The recommendations were the work of an FAS committee that was convened last summer to review the resident dean position.
The building is the largest completed renovation to date in the College’s more than $1 billion House Renewal project.
Starting in 1988, Harvard’s administrators debated a major alteration to the University’s House system. Originally created in the 1920s and later tweaked in the 1960s, the housing system was leading to “preppy ghettos” and racially imbalanced communities by 1988-1989.
As the Houses undergo a decades-long renewal project aimed, in part, at equalizing their facilities, not all housing experiences will be the same.
The Crimson’s annual survey of the graduating senior class, presented in words, graphs, and numbers.
Emily W. Stokes-Rees, resident dean of Cabot House, will leave Harvard this summer for a tenure-track position at Syracuse University.
The review committee, which was convened last summer, has submitted its recommendations to Interim Dean of the College Donald H. Pfister for approval.
Briggs Hall's Cupola, from Cabot House, sits in the Radcliffe Quadrangle for restoration. The cupola will be host to a time capsule filled with contributions from students, to be opened in 2036.
Renovations on the cupola of Cabot House’s Briggs Hall have prompted the creation of a time capsule, which current students will fill with reflections on their college experiences and letters to future generations of Cabot residents.
Brigitte Libby will be the next resident dean of Pforzheimer House. Libby will be joining the House next semester along with her partner, Melissa Hancock, and a seven-month-old daughter, Lucie.
Starting in the fall of 2015, the Faculty of Arts and Sciences will adopt a course credit system that will open up the possibility for a wide range of new course offerings worth fewer than four credits each.
The Victorian house will be converted into temporary lodgings for the house masters whose residences are scheduled to undergo renovation during the House Renewal process.