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Announcing the Senior Director of the Harvard Foundation

April 15, 2020

Dear Harvard College Students,

I hope you are doing well and staying healthy, wherever you may be. I write today from a quiet Harvard College campus with some good news on a recent staff appointment.

Today, I am pleased to announce that Sheehan Scarborough, AB '07, MDiv '14, has been appointed as Senior Director of the Harvard Foundation. 

Founded in 1981 under the leadership of Dr. S. Allen Counter, the Harvard Foundation plays a critically important role in our community. The Foundation is guided by a mission of bringing together students across all...

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Dean of Students Office Staff Announcement

March 27, 2020
Dear Harvard College Students,

I am writing to share with you the bittersweet news that Associate Dean of Student Engagement Alex Miller will be leaving Harvard at the end of this term. On July 1, 2020 he will begin his new role as Vice President for Student Development at Denison University in Granville, Ohio. Please join me in congratulating Alex on this wonderful career opportunity.

Over the course of his time at Harvard, Alex has had an immeasurable impact on our student community. Among his many accomplishments are restructuring the Student Engagement unit to create an... Read more about Dean of Students Office Staff Announcement

Student Leaders - LIFE Pre-Orientation Program

March 14, 2020

The Leadership Institute for the First-Year Experience (LIFE) is a pre-orientation program of the Dean of Students Office. The student leaders of LIFE work closely with their Pre-Orientation Director and Dean of Students office to administer and manage LIFE for long term sustainability and success. LIFE is part of a suite of pre-orientation programs, First Year Urban Program, First Year Outdoor Program, First Year Arts program, First Year International Program, First Year Retreat and Experience and the Leadership Initiative for First Year Experience.

LIFE is seeking a team of...

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Coronavirus (COVID-19) Information

March 4, 2020

Dear Harvard College Students,

My name is Mike Burke, and in addition to serving as the Registrar of the Faculty of Arts and Sciences, I am also the Co-Director of the Harvard College Emergency Management team. It is in that capacity in which I am writing to you today.

Working with various partners from across the College and the University, we are closely monitoring the evolving Coronavirus (COVID-19) situation and making sure that contingency plans are in place for various possible outcomes and developments. Your well-being is our absolute highest priority, and we are...

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Announcing Craig Rodgers as Program Manager for Military Student Services

February 20, 2020

Dear Harvard College Students,
 
I am writing today to announce an exciting new position in the Dean of Students Office. I am pleased to introduce you to Dr. Craig Rodgers, our newly appointed Program Manager for Military Student Services at Harvard College. Craig will play a critical role in working with our ROTC cadets and midshipmen, veterans, and other students at the College who are interested in military service.

While this position is new, Craig certainly is not new to...

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Announcing New Associate Dean of Students for Inclusion and Belonging: Alta Mauro

January 15, 2020

Dear Harvard College Students:
 
I am excited to introduce Dr. Alta Mauro as the new Associate Dean of Students for Inclusion and Belonging at Harvard College.

Dean Mauro is currently the assistant dean of students and founding director of Spiritual Life & Intercultural Education at New York University Abu Dhabi (NYUAD) where she leads institutional efforts related to diversity, equity, and inclusion, and the intercultural competence of students, staff, and faculty. Prior to joining NYUAD, Dean Mauro was director of the Office of Multicultural Affairs at...

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Introducing Elm Yard Resident Dean: Chris Scanlon

January 10, 2020

Dear Members of the Class of 2023,

I write today to introduce you to Chris Scanlon, who begins as Resident Dean of First-Year Students in Elm Yard on January 15. We are thrilled to have Chris join our team, as he brings tremendous spirit and valuable experience to the role.

Chris is an educator who believes that the communities developed on college campuses have a powerful effect on the well-being and success of students—a source of motivation throughout his 13 years working in higher education. Chris will be joining us from Wentworth Institute of Technology where he...

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Resident Tutors

December 19, 2019

The Resident Tutor application is open year-round; however, we hire the majority of tutors between December and early April.  

Please make sure to submit all of your application materials by January 27 so that your application is reviewed for the annual hiring process.  Applications for the 2020-2021 academic year will launch on December 2. Each House manages its own hiring process for Resident Tutors.

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