Harvard Committee Reports, Pastorals, and Polemics

 

  1. Report on the Structure of Harvard College (pdf), 1994
  2. On Puddles (pdf); Harvard College Parents Newsletter; Fall 1995
  3. Logical process for PBHA (with Theda Skocpol); Harvard Crimson; December 6, 1995
  4. Letter to the Editor [alcohol policy]; Harvard Crimson; February 21, 1996
  5. Advising, Counseling, and Parenting (pdf); Harvard College Parents Newsletter; Spring 1996
  6. Open Minds, New Possibilities (pdf); Harvard College Parents Newsletter; Fall 1996
  7. Mission Statement, Harvard College; February 23, 1997
  8. Teaching (pdf); Harvard College Parents Newsletter; Winter 1997
  9. The Performing Arts (pdf); Harvard College Parents Newsletter; Spring 1997
  10. Letter to the Editor[alcohol policy]; Harvard Crimson; October 24, 1997
  11. Harvard College on the World Wide Web (pdf); Harvard College Parents Newsletter; Fall 1997
  12. Letter to the Editor [reporting of sexual assault]; Harvard Crimson; February 19, 1998
  13. Sports at Harvard (pdf): Athletics for all; Harvard College Parents Newsletter; Winter 1998
  14. Public Service at Harvard (pdf); Harvard College Parents Newsletter; Fall 1998
  15. The Final Clubs, Harvard Independent, October 28, 1998.
  16. On Concentrations (pdf); Harvard College Parents Newsletter; Winter 1998
  17. The Houses (pdf); Harvard College Parents Newsletter; Spring 1998
  18. Romance and Love at Harvard, Harvard Crimson; February 12, 1999
  19. Advising and Counseling; Committee Report (35 pages); January 19, 1999
  20. Students and faculty in the information age (pdf); Harvard College Parents Newsletter; Spring 1999
  21. Opening of Term Greetings, 1999
  22. Alcohol at Harvard (pdf); Harvard Independent; November 11, 1999;
  23. Raise the Council Fee; Harvard Crimson; November 29, 1999
  24. On alcohol and the College (pdf); Harvard College Parents Newsletter; Winter 2000
  25. Harvard as an urban college (pdf); Harvard College Parents Newsletter; Spring 2000
  26. Opening of Term Greetings, 2000
  27. Athletes at Harvard (pdf); Harvard College Parents Newsletter; Fall 2000 (reprinted in {News and Views} of the Harvard Varsity Club, vol. 43, No. 11)
  28. Tales from the Chad Box ; Fifteen Minutes (Harvard Crimson Magazine); December 7, 2000
  29. Harvard College, 1995-2000 [Quinquennial Report] (37 pages); January 2, 2001
  30. The College in numbers (pdf); Harvard College Parents Newsletter; Winter 2001
  31. The Racial Theory of Grade Inflation ; Harvard Crimson; April 23, 2001
  32. Slow Down [advice to incoming freshmen, 2004 version] (7 pages); originally published July 13, 2001
  33. Nocturnal Harvard (pdf); Harvard College Parents Newsletter; Spring/Summer 2001
  34. Opening of Term Greetings, 2001
  35. Things to Think About; Harvard Crimson; September 14, 2001
  36. Letter to Parents in the aftermath of the attacks of September 11; September 25, 2001
  37. Slow Down (pdf): Getting more out of Harvard by doing less; Harvard College Parents Newsletter; Fall 2001
  38. Harvard College, 2000-2001 [Annual Report], January 23, 2002
  39. Health and the Harvard Student (pdf); Harvard College Parents Newsletter; Winter 2002
  40. Mentoring Student Artists (pdf); Harvard College Parents Newsletter; Spring 2002
  41. Opening of Term Greetings, August 22, 2002
  42. Harvard in America, a Year Later; Harvard Crimson; September 11, 2002
  43. Please Go Away (pdf); Harvard College Parents Newsletter; Fall 2002
  44. Harvard in a Beer-Ad World; Harvard Crimson; November 4, 2002
  45. Harvard and the Environment (pdf); Harvard College Parents Newsletter; Winter 2003
  46. Letter to students concerning Digital Millennium Copyright Act, April 8, 2003
  47. Shopping for an Education; Harvard Crimson; June 5, 2003
  48. Harvard, Big and Small (pdf); Harvard College Parents Newsletter; Spring 2003
  49. In Memory of Archie Epps; Harvard Crimson; September 12, 2003
  50. Address to seniors graduating from Boston University in Computer Science, Spring 2004
  51. Donors, not Harvard, Should Give to Relief Efforts, Harvard Crimson, October 24, 2005.
  52. Has Harvard lost its way? The Chronicle of Higher Education; The Chronicle Review, March 24, 2006.
  53. Rich and popular American cousin is not without flaws, Times Higher Education Supplement, April 7, 2006, 16-17.
  54. Amateurism on and off the field, Harvard Crimson, April 21, 2006.
  55. Lessons unlearned, Worth, June 2006, 42.
  56. Lessons for the Future, Harvard Crimson, June 8, 2006.
  57. Life Lessons 012: 12 Ways to Get More out of College by Doing Less (edited version of #31), Reform Judaism,Fall, 2006.
  58. Memorial Hall Transept Should Honor The Dead (Letter to the Editor, Harvard Crimson, October 13, 2006)
  59. College Sends Grads Off With Exhortation to ‘Serve Society’ (Letter to the Editor, Harvard Crimson, October 27, 2006)
  60. What Happened? (Harvard Crimson, June 7, 2007)
  61. Gordon McKay: Brief Life of an Inventor with a Lasting Harvard Legacy (Harvard Magazine, September-October, 2007)
  62. A Core Curriculum for Tomorrow's Citizens (Chronicle of Higher Education, September 7, 2007)
  63. Stumbling Blocks, Harvard Crimson, November 8, 2007.
  64. A Separate and Unequal Exercise (Boston Globe, March 25, 2008)
  65. Finding You, InformIT, May 30, 2008.
  66. Copyright Harvard 2008 (Harvard Crimson, June 4, 2008)
  67. 9 Things You Should Know About Privacy and Rights in the Digital Age, ComptuerWorld, June 19, 2008.
  68. How Facebook Spells the End of Privacy (Boston Globe, June 14, 2008)
  69. How to Keep Corporate Secrets a Secret, eWeek, July 28, 2008.
  70. Enter the Cloud with Caution, Business Week (web edition), August 4, 2008.
  71. Cultural Standards Roiled by Intrusive Technology, Providence Journal, August 16, 2008.
  72. Campaigning for Our Digital Future, Providence Journal, August 24, 2008.
  73. Inaccuracies In an Instant, Boston Herald, September 20, 2008. (Open access to same article in the Daily Oregonian.)
  74. We Shouldn't Be Afraid of the Truth (letter to the editor, Harvard Crimson, September 24, 2008).
  75. Who Else Reads Your E-Mail?Christian Science Monitor, October 7, 2008.
  76. Just Deliver the Packets, Office of the Privacy Commissioner of Canada, November, 2008.
  77. The Dangers of Internet Censorship, Boston Globe, November 5, 2008.
  78. Anonymity on the Web, Publius Project of the Berkman Center for Internet and Society, November 28, 2008.
  79. Not Your Father's Censorship, Chronicle of Higher Education, January 16, 2009.
  80. Letter seeking to intervene in Authors Guild et al. v. Google, April 13, 2009.
  81. What Will They Learn? (introductory letter to survey of general education programs in US universities), fall, 2009.
  82. The Winning Spirit, The Times (London), October 8, 2009. Essay on the occasion of Harvard's #1 ranking among world universities.
  83. Letter to the Editor of Vanity Fair about the Harvard Corporation, October, 2009.
  84. Academe and the Decline of News Media, Chronicle of Higher Education, November 15, 2009.
  85. Shrouded in Secrecey, Decision Makers Gambled and Harvard Lost (with Fred Abernathy), Boston Globe, December 12, 2009.
  86. Harvard's Secret Seven, Huffington Post, January 12, 2010.
  87. Bit by Bit, South China Morning Post, January 26, 2011.
  88. Inquiring Minds, South China Morning Post, February 5, 2011.
  89. A national pastime with international meaning, South China Morning Post,October 8, 2011
  90. The Public-Private Distinction Does Not Work Anymore (interview), The European, November 23, 2011
  91. Lewis, Harry. Remembering Peter Gomes, Harvard Crimson, May 26, 2011.
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