The Harvard University Library Executive Director Helen Shenton just announced a plan to restructure the Harvard library system and make it more efficient and high-tech. She plans to fund this by laying off some workers and restructuring the jobs of others. She threatened to cut jobs by “voluntary and involuntary means,” and terrified library workers by refusing to provide details about the plan and recommending that they upload their resumes online.

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Solidarity With the Student Body

Tonight Dean Hammonds held four FAQ sessions with students in Lamont, Quincy, Cabot, and Mather concerning Harvard’s “reshaping phase” of its budget cuts.

Initial response to our Open Letter

After 21 days, President Drew Faust still has not responded to our letter. We have however, received a response from Bill Murphy, Director of Labor and Employee Relations. Here is Mr.

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