Departments

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Led by Leslie Kirwan, Dean for Administration and Finance, the FAS administrative functions are comprised of eight administrative, planning, and strategy departments. Each department is led by a member of the Administration and Finance Leadership Team.

Administrative Operations

Administrative Operations Website

About
Administrative Operations supports the administrative functions of the FAS faculty and staff in collaboration with the other FAS and University central administrative offices by providing training and guidance across a number of functions including system and policy implementations, change management, risk management, and procurement and card services.

Associate Dean: Mary Ann Bradley
mbradley@fas.harvard.edu

Animal Resources

Office of Animal Resources Website

About
The Office of Animal Resources (OAR) is the central animal care department for Harvard's FAS campus. Services provided by OAR include: research animal procurement from commercial vendors, import of animals from and export of animals to academic institutions; daily animal care and health assessment; veterinary care; infectious disease monitoring; animal quarantine; and research model/protocol consultation.

Director: Kathleen Pritchett-Corning
pritchettcorning@fas.harvard.edu

Finance

FAS Office of Finance Website

About
FAS Office of Finance, in partnership with the University, supports the mission and strategic objectives of the Faculty of Arts & Sciences.  We promote an environment of financial integrity to safeguard assets, enable optimal use of resources, and facilitate informed decision making. In collaboration with FAS and University communities, we act as financial stewards to provide high-quality, timely, and accurate services to FAS leadership, faculty, staff, and students.

Associate Dean: Jay Herlihy
jherlihy@fas.harvard.edu

Human Resources

Website

About
FAS Human Resources works to attract, develop and engage a diverse, talented staff committed to excellence and mutual respect, and to create a collaborative and inclusive work environment that contributes to the sustainability of the FAS community and supports the FAS teaching and research mission.

Associate Dean: Chris Ciotti
cciotti@fas.harvard.edu

Media & Technology Services

FAS Instructional Media Services Website

About
Media and Technology Services (MTS) provides recording, multimedia technology, and media production services, as well as room descriptions and scheduling info.

Associate Dean: Bob Doyle
rdoyle@fas.harvard.edu

Physical Resources & Planning

Office of Physical Resources and Planning Website

About
The Office of Physical Resources & Planning (OPRP) ensures that the campus supports the research, teaching and student life of the Faculty of Arts and Sciences. We provide complete and integrated planning and design services, construction management, and building renewal, maintenance and operations management to maintain the excellence and heritage of the physical environment.

Associate Dean: Zak Gingo
zgingo@fas.harvard.edu

Research Administration Services

Research Administration Services Website

About
Research Administration Services (RAS) supports the research and scholarly activities of FAS & SEAS faculty in collaboration with research and administrative staff by providing development and administrative services.

Associate Dean: Pat Fitzgerald
pwf@fas.harvard.edu