House Renewal

College

Lowell Dining Hall Name Change Draws Little Notice From Students

​After an alumni donation, Lowell House recently renamed its dining hall to Lee Hall. The new name is marked by a plaque above the piano near the dining hall entrance. Students had no strong reaction to the dining hall’s new name.

College

FAS May Allow Donors to Endow Faculty Deanships

Selling the name rights to Faculty Dean positions in the House of a donor's choice could be a much-needed revenue source for House renewal, FAS Dean Michael D. Smith said.

FAS

FAS Surpasses $2.5 Billion Campaign Fundraising Goal

​The Faculty of Arts and Sciences passed its $2.5 billion capital campaign goal in June, FAS Dean Michael D. Smith said at the Faculty’s monthly meeting Tuesday.

Winthrop In Progress
College

Residents Adjust to Swing Housing, Winthrop Renewal

Winthrop House residents have spread out to swing housing across Harvard Square this semester as House renewal resumes in earnest after a yearlong hiatus.

Dunster Digs
College

Harvard has Raised $230 Million for House Renewal as of March

The figure puts Harvard a little more than halfway towards its $450 million fundraising goal for the project, one of the key priorities of the Faculty of Arts and Sciences’ ongoing $2.5 billion capital campaign.

House Life

FAS Shifts Strategy for Pitching House Renewal

As Harvard cruises past its $6.5 billion capital campaign goal, Faculty of Arts and Sciences administrators have rethought how they pitch House renewal, one of the campaign's top priorities, to donors and alumni.

College

Harvard Could Increase Size of Student Body, FAS Dean Says

​Harvard could expand its undergraduate enrollment and construct new Houses in Allston in the future, Faculty of Arts and Sciences Dean Michael D. Smith said in an interview Thursday.

House Renewal Timeline
House Renewal

House Renewal Timeline

Per Capita HoCo Budgets for Each House

Winthrop HoCo Meeting
College

Holding Down the House: HoCos at Harvard

Addressing issues ranging from hot breakfast to security guidelines, the House committees have historically been active participants in the residential experience at the College.

Dunster Digs
House Life

Dunster Digs

As a component of recent Dunster House renovations, community spaces were improved and added to with the aim of fostering house life and encouraging residents to spend less time away from the House.

Dunster Digs
FAS

Administrators Use Renovated Dunster to Pitch House Renewal

As administrators polish their remaining Harvard-wide fundraising priorities in a record-breaking $6.5 billion capital campaign, they have turned to Dunster House as a platform and venue for pitching the House renewal project, a priority that still needs fulfilling.

Birthday at Lowell Tea
Lowell

Where in the World is Lowell Tea?

Dorothy and Diana - head these suggestions and feed us for years to come.

Lowell House
House Life

Lowell’s Size Will Complicate Renovations

​The renewal of Lowell House will be one of the “largest and most complex” building renovations in Harvard College history, with builders facing a unique set of challenges posed by the location, size, and sheer antiquity of the 86 year-old House.

Lowell Construction
College

Lowell Construction

Construction on Lowell is set to begin June 2017 and continue through August 2019.