Extension School

Extension School Student Government Election Mired in Controversy

The Harvard Extension Students Association — the official student government of the Extension School — shared Monday that Jacob Khan would serve as the next President of its executive board, after defeating his opponent Dale A. Manzo in a runoff election characterized by controversy.

Faculty to Discuss Fall Courses, Simultaneous Enrollment; Extension School Courses Likely Online Only

In its first monthly meeting since faculty and students cleared Harvard’s campus due to the coronavirus pandemic, the Faculty of Arts and Sciences will vote over Zoom on course lists for the fall semester Tuesday, as well as a motion to simplify procedures for simultaneous enrollment.

Harvard Extension School Has Partnered With Zoom For Years, Former Dean Says

Huntington “Hunt” D. Lambert — former Dean of the Division of Continuing Education — said in an interview last week that he believes colleges’ smooth transition to virtual education is partially owed to Harvard Extension School’s years-long partnership with videoconferencing platform Zoom.

Armed with Zoom Experience, Extension School Reacts to University-Wide Shift Online

Affiliates of the Harvard Extension School — which offers over 200 courses each semester that primarily meet via Zoom — shared their experiences with online learning a week after Harvard College students began taking courses on the platform in the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic.

Extension School Zoom Experts

The Harvard Extension School Office sits on Brattle Street in Cambridge. Students and faculty are already familiar with the now-widespread Zoom online conferencing interface.

‘Few Parallels in Our History’: Harvard Schools Outline Coronavirus Contingency Plans

Administrators from across Harvard’s schools sent school-specific instructions and reassurances to students Tuesday following University President Lawrence S. Bacow’s announcement that Harvard would move to remote instruction March 23.

Global Ambassador Program Aims to Foster Connections Between Extension School Students

The Global Ambassador program at the Harvard Extension School aims to foster connections between students taking courses off-campus through select student representatives, who are tasked with hosting events for their respective cities.

Dean Gay Announces Search for New Continuing Education Dean

Dean of the Faculty of Arts and Sciences Claudine Gay announced the launch of a search for the next dean of the Division of Continuing Education in an email to FAS faculty members Monday.

Harvard to Caption Online Video Content Following Lawsuit Settlement

Harvard reached a settlement with the National Association of the Deaf Wednesday in a 2015 lawsuit alleging that the University failed to adequately close caption its publicly accessible online video and audio content.

Extension School Degree Names 'Academically Wrong,' Dean Says

Dean of the Division of Continuing Education Huntington D. Lambert said in an interview Friday that he agrees with student complaints saying degrees awarded by the Harvard Extension School should be rephrased to more accurately reflect students’ programs of study.

With Contingent Worker Policy Change, Major Benefits and Unforeseen Challenges

As more than 150 temporary and less-than-half-time Harvard employees transition into permanent, benefited staff positions following a policy change that went into effect in March, the shift has brought “extraordinary” opportunities for some, but unintended challenges for others.

Harvard Extension School Welcomes Degree Candidates in Second Annual Convocation

Harvard Extension School welcomed around 350 recently admitted degree candidates at its second annual convocation on Saturday at Memorial Church. The Extension School admitted over 1500 students to its various degree programs this year.

Extension School Convocation

Dean of Students and Accessibility Robert H. Neugeboren '83 assures students that they "belong here" during Harvard Extension School's Convocation held at Memorial Church Saturday afternoon.

Division of Continuing Education Dean Announces Retirement

Huntington D. Lambert has held the deanship for six years. Starting next January, Henry H. Leitner, DCE associate dean and chief innovation officer, will serve as interim dean until a permanent replacement can be found.

Harvard Extension School Ends Agreement with Saudi Crown Prince’s Foundation to Allocate Seats to Its Affiliates

Harvard Extension School will no longer allocate 100 spots in its summer school program to students sponsored by MiSK, Saudi Prince Mohammed bin Salman’s personal charity, according to University spokesperson Jonathan L. Swain.

Extension School Layoffs

This past week, four people were allegedly laid off at the Harvard Extension School without the school properly following union contract procedures.

Extension School and MIT Develop New 'MicroMasters' Initiative

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 Holds Inaugural Convocation

Harvard Extension School held a convocation for admitted students for the first time in its 108-year history.

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