Crimson staff writer
Cam E. Kettles
Bloated or Beneficial? Harvard’s Growing Admin
In 2004, Harvard employed just under 5,300 full-time administrators. Nearly two decades later, this figure has seen a whopping 43 percent increase. In contrast, the University’s faculty, starting at 2,000 members, has only increased by 11 percent in that same time period.
‘It’s Way Past Time’: How Cambridge is Reconsidering its 80-Year-Old Form of Government
Last August, the Cambridge City Council appointed 15 residents to a charter review committee set to reassess the city’s form of government and recommended changes. The committee continues to grapple with its first major dilemma: Should the city be run by a mayor or a city manager?
More Than 1,400 Sign Petition Supporting Harvard Security Guard Mike Grant Following Leverett Dispute
More than 1,400 people have signed a petition calling on Securitas to continue the employment of Mike Grant, a security guard at Leverett House, one of Harvard’s undergraduate residences.
Harvard Reaches Tentative Agreement with Clerical and Technical Union After 13 Months of Negotiations
After 13 months of negotiations and a protracted stalemate over compensation, Harvard’s clerical and technical union reached a tentative agreement with the University before noon May 11, six days before the union’s 35th birthday.
More than 1,600 Sign Petition for Harvard to Raise Student Salaries to Meet Middlesex County Living Wage
More than 1,600 people have signed a petition calling on Harvard to raise student researcher and teacher salaries up to living wage in Middlesex County for members of the University’s graduate student union by July 1.
Harvard, Grad Student Union Enter Arbitration Over Exclusion of Human Evolutionary Bio Students from Union
Harvard and its graduate student union has entered arbitration this month for a grievance filed by the union urging the University to include graduate students in Human Evolutionary Biology in the union.
Kara Hartig, a student at the Graduate School of Arts and Sciences, leads a chant in front of Massachusetts Hall as rally attendees poster the door.
Harvard Postdocs Call for Increased Pay in Open Letter to University
Harvard postdoctoral researchers published an open letter April 27 calling on the University to improve and standardize compensation across departments.
Boston City Council Unanimously Votes to Support MGB Union Campaign
The Boston City Council unanimously passed a resolution in support of residents and fellows organizing for official union recognition at Mass General Brigham during a council meeting Wednesday.