College Administration


McDermott to Serve as Harvard’s First Female Athletic Director

Erin McDermott will serve as the first woman to head Harvard Athletics beginning July 1, Dean of the Faculty of Arts and Sciences Claudine Gay announced in an email to Harvard affiliates Thursday afternoon.


Scarborough to Direct Harvard Foundation

Sheehan D. Scarborough ’07 has been appointed as the senior director of the Harvard Foundation for Intercultural and Race Relations, Dean of Students Katherine G. O’Dair announced in a Wednesday email to students.


Khurana Praises Harvard College’s Adaptability in Transition to Online Learning

Dean of Harvard College Rakesh Khurana said in a Tuesday interview that he sees the transition to online learning as an opportunity for students and faculty to innovate in pedagogy and practice adaptability.


‘A Grade You Could Be Proud Of’: Claybaugh Outlines Committee Debates Over Grading Policy

As Harvard College students debated grading policies for remote classes in Facebook groups and Zoom calls, so too did administrators in closed-door committee meetings, Dean of Undergraduate Education Amanda J. Claybaugh said.


Inside Harvard College’s Decision to Send Students Home During the Coronavirus Pandemic

Nguyen’s email marked the first of many Harvard undergraduates would receive about the coronavirus. At first, they concerned Harvard’s centers and activities in far off places. But while students received emails about travel restrictions and hygiene tips, behind the scenes College administrators began to discuss more extreme changes the virus might bring about on campus.


Associate Dean of Student Engagement Alex Miller to Step Down in June

Associate Dean of Student Engagement Alexander R. Miller will step down in June to fill a new post as vice president for student development at Denison University, Dean of Students Katherine G. O’Dair announced in an email to students Friday.


Harvard College Adopts Universal Satisfactory-Unsatisfactory Grading for Spring 2020 Due to Coronavirus​​​​​​​

Harvard College will adopt a universal satisfactory-unsatisfactory grading system this semester as a result of the coronavirus pandemic, Dean of the Faculty of Arts and Sciences Claudine Gay and Dean of Undergraduate Education Amanda J. Claybaugh announced in respective emails to faculty and students Friday afternoon.


Harvard College Announced a New Grading Policy Friday. Then, Undergraduates Erupted.

Almost as soon as Harvard College announced Friday that it would adopt a universal satisfactory-unsatisfactory grading system this semester, undergraduates variously responded with elation, relief, and fury at the change.


Students Scramble to Find Last-Minute Housing After Being Displaced By Coronavirus Measures

Many undergraduates are scrambling to find last-minute housing arrangements after Harvard’s announcement that students must vacate their dorms by Sunday to prevent the spread of coronavirus. But for some students, returning home can be a dangerous option.


Harvard Parents Petition, Criticize College for Mandating Undergraduate Departure

Several disgruntled parents of Harvard undergraduates, who were instructed to evacuate campus by Sunday, have started a petition lambasting the College’s “unfair” and “unilateral” mandate.


‘The Shortest Notice Possible’: For First-Generation, Low-Income Students, Rapid Move-Out from Harvard Brings Unexpected Challenges

Within hours, the email sent students scrambling to pack up all their belongings and make plans to vacate. But Barton and others say it hit one group of undergraduates particularly hard: first-generation and low-income students, many of whom depend upon Harvard for food, housing, and stability.


International Students Left To Coordinate Housing, Travel After Coronavirus Closing

Students across campus were shocked by Harvard’s unprecedented decision to transition to virtual instruction and require students to leave campus as a result of the coronavirus outbreak. But for international students, the news was particularly worrisome.


Khurana Says He Hopes to Expand College’s Definition of Public Service

Dean of the College Rakesh Khurana said in an interview last Tuesday that he hopes to expand the way Harvard College and its students define public service.


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Dean of the College Rakesh Khurana announced in November that he and his wife Stephanie R. Khurana will step down from their role as faculty deans of Cabot House at the end of the school year.


‘Exploring Fields of Study’ Program Replaces Advising Fortnight

The Advising Programs Office has reimagined its first-year concentration advising this academic year with the launch of the Exploring Fields of Study program, which will replace its predecessor Advising Fortnight.


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