Timeline 2001-2002

West announces he will leave Harvard for Princeton at the end of this academic year. West’s decision to leave ends months of speculation about his future at Harvard, after his highly publicized disagreement with Summers.

April 17


After learning that its budget deficit will be twice what it had expected, the Kennedy School plans major cuts in programs. Dean Nye says some employees will have to be terminated to deal with the $5.6 million deficit.

April 18

The appointment of five new senior tutors for Cabot, Currier, Dunster, Kirkland and Lowell Houses is announced. They will start next year.

April 21