photo of Angela Q. Crispi
Title Executive Dean for Administration

Angela is the Executive Dean for Administration, leading an administrative organization of 1,400+ employees with an operating budget over $630 million. She is responsible for the management of the School’s operations and execution of its strategy while working closely with the Dean and senior leaders. She has overseen the implementation of innovations from global and online activities, to curriculum changes and faculty initiatives. Angela served as Chief Planning Officer, directing the creation and development of the campus master plan, a $500 million capital investment, and has been active in the School’s two capital campaigns. She has served on the Admissions Board and directed the Financial Aid, Housing, Registrar, Student Affairs, and Community Relations Offices. She was Secretary of the Academic Performance Committee and a founder of the Community Values Initiative.

Within Harvard, Angela serves on the University Risk Management Council, the Administrative Council, Electronic Communications Committee, and Allston Planning groups. She was part of the core team creating the Harvard Innovation Lab, a cross-university initiative to foster entrepreneurship, and has served on committees ranging from academic, physical, and campaign planning, to human resources, information technology, and libraries.

Before Harvard, Angela led the introduction of new manufacturing practices at Waters Chromatography, a division of Millipore Corporation. She serves on Boston Medical Center’s Trust Board, Ursuline Academy’s Trustees, Harvard Business Publishing Board of Directors, and HBS and Boston College Reunion Leadership Committees. She holds a BA from Boston College and an MBA from Harvard Business School.