The Student and Alumni Affairs Office serves as a resource for the Extension School community. Contact the office if you want to learn more about student activities, are a faculty member concerned with academic integrity in the classroom, or if you have questions about academic policy.
As advisors to student clubs, organizations, and social activities on campus, the dean of students and assistant dean of students are available to discuss the available opportunities to get involved and meet with your fellow students.
Harvard Extension Alumni Association
The goal of Harvard Extension Alumni Association (HEAA) is to foster a lifelong intellectual and personal connection between the school and its graduates. The group also hosts a number of events throughout the year. See the HEAA website to learn more about the benefits and resources available to you.
Harvard Extension Student Association
The Harvard Extension Student Association (HESA) is the umbrella student organization for the Extension School community. They host a number of events throughout the year, and you are encouraged to join them and learn more about the many special interest clubs. See the HESA website for more information.
Faculty members are encouraged to contact the office if they suspect a case of plagiarism, cheating, or other forms of academic dishonesty is taking place in the classroom.
The dean of students and assistant dean of students act as ombudsmen, advising and representing students who may have complaints or grievances regarding institutional policies or procedures. In association with the Academic Policy Committee, the deans address matters related to student misconduct, making recommendations to the Administrative Board and implementing its decisions.
Meet the staff
Robert H. Neugeboren, Dean of Students and Alumni Affairs
My goal is to foster a sense of community here at the Extension School, and ensure that the environment is one of learning, diversity, and respect.
Neugeboren became dean of students in 2009, and prior to this, he worked at the Extension School for 8 years as assistant dean of students. He is also a lecturer on economics for Harvard University and currently teaches 2 economics courses for the Extension School.
Contact him at email@example.com or (617) 495-1765.
Shirley Greene, Assistant Dean of Students and Alumni Affairs
Greene joined the Extension School in fall 2011. She comes to us from the Harvard Graduate School of Education, where she worked in the Office of Academic Affairs and Admissions. Before pursuing a doctorate in higher education, she worked for 2 years as a Teacher for Africa in Nairobi, Kenya. She’s deeply committed to helping students develop the skills necessary for critical thinking and life-long, self-directed learning.
Contact her at firstname.lastname@example.org or (617) 998-8557.
Ian Jackson, Coordinator of Student and Alumni Affairs
Jackson joined the Student and Alumni Affairs Office in 2009. He received an undergraduate degree in psychology from Glasgow University, Scotland, followed by a master’s degree in education from the Harvard Graduate School of Education. After 6 years of working on educational programs and camps for Learning Forum, he worked at Kaplan Test Prep managing SAT tutors throughout northern New England. He has also been the program coordinator for Harvard’s South Asia Initiative from 2005 to 2009.
Contact him at email@example.com or (617) 998-8514.