George Papadopoulos—a former United Research Incorporated (URS) project manager for Harvard construction projects in Allston—was arraigned Tuesday morning for embezzling millions of dollars from Harvard and the Massachusetts Port Authority to spend on hotel rooms, home improvements, and Armani suits.
University administrators and members of the Harvard Allston Task Force met for the first time with leaders of the Allston Work Team—the faculty-led committee charged with establishing recommendations for Harvard’s campus development—yesterday morning to discuss Harvard’s role in the Allston-Brighton community.
University President Drew G. Faust has held plenty of titles over the decades: professor, dean, bestselling author, "Chainsaw Drew." But The Drew Gilpin Faust Fan Club reminds us that she has one other, often overlooked role—celebrity. For the past two years, an anonymous critic has been making DGF sightings her mission, posting to this mock fan blog under the charged pseudonym Grimke, taken from the 19th-century intellectual Angelina Weld Grimke.