Evelynn Hammonds

Student Life

Professors Kick Off Lecture Series with Exploration of Race and Biology

​In the first part of the Tanner Lectures on Human Values on Wednesday, University of Pennsylvania Law and Sociology Professor Dorothy E. Roberts rooted recent police violence against unarmed black men in a history of racial discrimination based on perceived biological differences.

James Rothenberg Memorial
Central Administration

Harvard's Elite Remember Rothenberg, Prominent Alumnus

​Harvard’s finest gathered under the sloping ceiling of Memorial Church on Saturday to celebrate the life of James F. Rothenberg ’68, a longtime member of the Harvard Corporation.

Hammonds on Diversity in Science

Hammonds Discusses Diversity in Science

Former Dean of the College Evelynn M. Hammonds spoke Wednesday afternoon to dozens of Harvard affiliates about diversity in fields of scientific research.

Last Chance
Harvard Law School

Today in Photos (02/04/2015)

Senior Survey Cover
Undergraduate Council

Interactive Feature: The Class of 2014, By the Numbers

The Crimson’s annual survey of the graduating senior class, presented in words, graphs, and numbers.

Hammonds on Sabbatical
Evelynn Hammonds

Hammonds on Sabbatical

Evelynn M. Hammonds, shown speaking at the Harvard College Governance panel in a file photo from last November, is on a sabbatical leave after five years as dean of Harvard College.

Hammonds on Sabbatical

Out of Spotlight, Hammonds Quietly Prepares for New Research Initiative

Nine months after she left University Hall and her tenure as dean of Harvard College, Evelynn M. Hammonds is laying the groundwork for a new research initiative and her return to the classroom.

Delta Gamma Gus
Undergraduate Council

Prepare for the Hammonds-Clark UC Administration

It looks like the reign of the Undergraduate Council’s “Comedian-in-Chief,” in all its costume-donning, sword-wielding glory, was short-lived.

Email Search Scandal Timeline

One Year After Secret Searches, Faculty Say Governance Grievances Fading

In the days and weeks following the announcement of the email search scandal, faculty members loudly voiced concerns over faculty governance and consultation, as well as a loss of trust in administrators that they said had violated their privacy policy and reasonable expectations. But one year later, professors say those concerns have faded within the minds of members of the University’s flagship faculty.

An Empty Lecture Hall
Central Administration

A Year After Scandal, Task Force Recommends University-wide Privacy Policy for Electronic Information

The group was conceived amid a scandal within the Faculty of Arts and Sciences last spring, when then-Dean of the College Evelynn M. Hammonds and FAS Dean Michael D. Smith broke faculty privacy policy by authorizing secret searches of resident dean email accounts.

Cabot House co-master Rakesh Khurana
College Administration

Cabot Residents Praise Their House Master, The Next Dean of the College

College students and Cabot House residents in particular expressed enthusiasm, support, and optimism for Rakesh Khurana after the Cabot co-master was named the next dean of Harvard College.


The Dean of the College: Leading with Limits

Within the next year, the man or woman whom Dean of the Faculty of Arts and Sciences Michael D. Smith names as the 19th Dean of Harvard College will take charge of 6,700 undergraduates and a host of employees and administrators. But despite the breadth of this charge, the new Dean will find that many of the aspects of University life most relevant to the student body do not fall directly under his or her control.

College Administration

Evelynn Hammonds Honored in University Hall Tribute

Alternating between laughter and tears, Evelynn M. Hammonds stood at the front of a crowded faculty room in University Hall Thursday afternoon as former administrative colleagues and fellow faculty members paid tribute to her five-year tenure as Dean of the Harvard College.

Plaza Chess
On Campus

5 Questions You’ve Got About Last School Year, Answered

If you weren't on campus last year and feel like you're returning to a strange new world of over-emphasized collaboration policies and construction sites, you might have a few questions about what happened here at Harvard during the 2012-2013 school year. Flyby's here to answer them for you.


Former Hammonds Adviser Steps Down from Post in College Administration

D. E. Lorraine Sterritt, one of former Dean of the College Evelynn M. Hammonds’s close advisers, is leaving her position as College dean for administration, Interim Dean of the College Donald H. Pfister announced Thursday.