‘Long Overdue’: Leverett Affiliates Say Former Faculty Deans’ Early Departure is Years in the Making
In June, Leverett House’s faculty deans stepped down from their posts — a year before the end of their term. For some affiliates who allege a pattern of mismanagement and a loss of house culture, their departure is "long overdue."
Harvard Medical School professors Eileen E. Reynolds ’86 and Daniel G. Deschler will serve as Leverett House’s interim faculty deans, Harvard College Dean Rakesh Khurana announced in an email to Leverett affiliates Tuesday.
Leverett House Faculty Deans Brian D. Farrell and Irina P. Ferreras announced their departure on Tuesday, a move that comes just four years after their arrival in the house.
With a gorgeous courtyard, not one but TWO 12-story towers, and an expansive dhall, Leverett House (Lev, for short) earns the title of Harvard’s mightiest house. With great views of the Charles River and an adorable bunny as its mascot, Lev really can’t be beat. So get ready to join Leverites in their spacious rooms and rep that bunny proudly!
Katie Daily, a former United States Military Academy professor and associate dean, began her appointment as Leverett House’s resident dean on July 1, according to an email sent to House affiliates by Faculty Deans Brian D. Farrell and Irina P. Ferreras.
In an email to House residents last week, Leverett students were told they could no longer pull all-nighters — at least in their dining hall.
Brazilian artist Oscar Araripe discussed his bright and colorful collection of paintings “Flowers for Harvard” — on display in Leverett House this week — Thursday night at Leverett Library Theater.
Amid rising concerns over the lack of separate changing rooms for workers of all genders, dining hall employees in Leverett House are calling for a meeting with management to address issues of “safety, dignity, and respect."