Last year, continuing and executive education brought in over $450 million in tuition revenue — a growth of over 11.5 percent from the previous year and over 60 percent over the past seven years.
Huntington D. Lambert, dean of the Division of Continuing Education and Extension School, hailed the new program as a great addition to the School’s existing offerings.
Harvard Extension School held a convocation for admitted students for the first time in its 108-year history.
The Division of Continuing Education’s Grossman Library closed its doors permanently after merging with the larger Harvard College Library system.
The Division of Continuing Education has added two new fields of study, a joint bachelor’s and master’s degree program, and several new master’s capstone tracks.
In many ways, the Harvard name sells itself—so the University spends its millions-strong marketing budget on short-term and traditionally less-emphasized programs.
Students left notes, candles, flowers, red apples and several cans of kiwi-strawberry Arizona iced tea on Weeks Footbridge in memory of Tyler S. Greene, who drowned Friday night. The iced tea was, according to a fellow student who wished to remain anonymous, Greene's favorite drink.
A small crowd of students from Harvard Extension School gathered on the steps of University Hall Saturday afternoon to protest the degree name that will appear on each of their diplomas, arguing for a certificate more representative of their experience at the school.
The inaugural cohort of students will begin online coursework in June 2016 and will earn a Bachelor of Liberal Arts in global studies and a Master of Liberal Arts in management.
The Harvard Extension Environmental Club screened “The True Cost,” a documentary detailing the environmental and humans costs of the clothing industry.