Words of Wisdom
A great outcry has been made lately, on every side, about the inability of the students admitted to Harvard College to write English clearly and correctly. The schools are to-day paying more attention to composition than they did twenty or thirty years ago; and yet, notwithstanding this increased study and practice, the writing of schoolboys has been growing steadily worse.
— "The English Question," Atlantic Monthly, May 1893
We have six on-site offices for members of our administrative team: (1) Director; (2) Senior Administrative Coordinator; (3) Program Coordinator for Consultant Development; (4) Program Coordinator for Assessment; (5) Writing/Speaking Consultant III for English Language Learning; (6) Writing/Speaking Consultant I (2 people). We also have a Presentation Practice/Group Tutoring room and a Media Team office. In another area of the library, we have an office for our Video Coordinator, and our Marketing Specialist has an office in the Academic Success Center in another part of campus.
At the front desk, clients can ask a quick question or schedule an appointment for a consultation.
We have 5 dedicated consultation rooms for conducting sessions.
Consultant Space (The Bat Cave)
Here, consultants write notes after sessions, conduct online sessions, and work on projects.
Students can practice presentations in this room, which also accomodates group consultations.
Staff and guests can study, talk, or just relax in this space. It can also be used for consultations.
We also have a satellite location in the Business Library & Collaboration Commons on West Campus for drop ins.