Elizabeth Ancarana

Elizabeth Ancarana

Assistant Provost for Faculty Development and Diversity
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Elizabeth works closely with senior academic leaders, deans, department chairs, and faculty across Harvard to improve results for the recruitment, retention, development, and promotion of an excellent and diverse faculty in all departments and all fields.  She works with deans and faculty leaders to guide institutional policies and practices in all areas of faculty affairs, including the search process, recruitment and retention, professional development, academic diversity, dual-career matters, and work-life initiatives.  Prior to joining the Office for Faculty Development and Diversity, Elizabeth served for a decade as Assistant Dean for Faculty Development in the Faculty of Arts and Sciences (FAS) at Harvard where she supported faculty recruitment at all levels.  She plays a leadership role in the Higher Education Recruitment Consortium (HERC) on both a national and regional level and is an active member of the College and University Work-Family Association (CUFWA) and the International Higher Education Dual Career Association (IHEDCA).  She is a graduate of Boston College, with a B.A. in French Language and Literature and an M.A. in Higher Education Administration.  She has also completed graduate work in Spanish Language and Literature at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.  Elizabeth can be reached at elizabeth_ancarana@harvard.edu.

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