Robin Glover is the University's first Associate Provost for Student Affairs. In this new role, Robin serves as the lead person in the Provost’s Office on matters involving student affairs, promoting and facilitating coordination and information sharing among our Schools that will lead to better support for our diverse student body. She partners with colleagues on the Council of Deans of Students to assess student needs and develop strategies for addressing issues that impact students across the University. Along with Harvard University Health Services, she will play a key role in promoting student mental health and well-being, including the implementation of recommendations from the Task Force on Managing Student Mental Health. She also works closely with the Office for Labor and Employee Relations to oversee the University collective bargaining agreement with the Harvard Graduate Student Union-United Auto Workers.
Robin previously served as Associate Dean for Student Services at the Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health. She directed a portfolio of student services including admissions, financial aid, the registrar’s office, career services, and student affairs. Among her many accomplishments, she was instrumental in forming working groups to address student requests.
Before joining Harvard in 2019, Robin spent 22 years at Tufts in progressively more responsible roles, most recently as Associate Dean of the Tufts School of Medicine’s Office of Public Health and Professional Degree Programs. She is a graduate of Northeastern University where she earned her Bachelor’s degree and MBA.