Professor Sidney Verba The Carl H. Pforzheimer University Professor Emeritus and Research Professor of Government at Harvard University passed away on Monday, March 4th 2019. He served as Director of the Harvard University Library for twenty-four years. At Harvard, he had also been chair of the Department of Government, Associate Dean of the Faculty for Undergraduate Education, and Associate Provost, among several other senior administrative posts. In addition, during these years he had also served as the chair of the Board of Directors of the Harvard University Press and had been the author of University-wide reports on many complex subjects. Professor Verba received his B.A from Harvard and his PhD from Princeton. He taught at Princeton, Stanford, the University of Chicago, and at Harvard for over thirty years.