Faculty and staff across Harvard will be required to complete an online training on the University’s sexual and gender-based harassment policy starting in the fall.
Lewis holds a joint assistant professorship in the Department of History of Art and Architecture and the Department of African and African American Studies.
Roughly 45 percent of surveyed Harvard faculty reported feeling neither satisfied nor dissatisfied with the choice of Lawrence S. Bacow as Harvard’s next president.
Design School Executive Dean Patricia Roberts first sent the statement by female faculty to GSD students, faculty, and staff on April 23.
Roughly 30 percent of surveyed members of the Harvard Faculty of Arts and Sciences say they know at least one person in their department who has experienced sexual harassment.
The pledge, written by Kennedy School students, calls upon faculty members to endorse “all kinds” of diversity at “all levels” of the school.
The survey also revealed that a majority of respondents believe University President Drew G. Faust, Dean of the College Rakesh Khurana, and Dean of FAS Michael D. Smith are doing “good” or “very good” jobs.
President-elect Lawrence S. Bacow updated meeting attendees on the search and said he is still collecting input from faculty members and department chairs.
Eighty-Eight Percent of Surveyed Harvard Faculty Believe Trump Has Done a ‘Very Poor’ Job as President
The faculty survey revealed that the vast majority of respondents identify as “liberal” or “very liberal,” and that a similarly large majority of FAS voted for Hillary Clinton in 2016.