Harvard dean who oversaw eMail searches to step down

Hammonds created the university’s first bisexual, gay, lesbian, transgender, and queer (BGLTQ) student life office.

The Harvard University administrator who authorized the secret search of staff eMail accounts following the university’s cheating scandal last year has resigned from her position as dean of Harvard College.

Evelynn M. Hammonds announced Tuesday that she would step down as dean on July 1 to focus on teaching and research in the department of African and African American Studies and the department of History of Science, according to a Harvard press release.

“I am looking forward to redesigning my classes in light of new technologies and modes of teaching, and I’m eager to return to my teaching and research on race, genomics and gender in science and medicine,” Hammonds stated.…Read More

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