Crimson staff writer
“Everyone has the impression that Frank has a $400 million check in his pocket,” said Sean R. Eddy, a professor of Applied Mathematics. “And of course it doesn’t work that way.”
The School of Engineering and Applied Sciences has delayed its relocation to Allston to 2020, and details of which offices will move remain in flux.
The School of Engineering and Applied Sciences has brought in eight new professors this fall, plus its new dean, the largest addition to the school's faculty in the last five years.
The Master’s of Design Engineering is intended for professionals who demonstrate technical literacy and have at least two years of work experience in engineering, design, government, or business.
Francis J. Doyle III will take the helm of a school that just received the largest donation in Harvard’s history and that is slated to relocate to Allston in just four years.
The record $400 million donation from hedge fund magnate John A. Paulson that renamed the School of Engineering and Applied Sciences comes during a transitional phase of a school whose enrollment has fast outgrown its resources.