The faculty committee tasked with recommending changes to undergraduate course registration proposed that the Faculty of Arts and Sciences keep “shopping week” until at least 2022 at the Faculty Council’s biweekly meeting Wednesday.
Dean of the Faculty of Arts and Sciences Claudine Gay encouraged FAS departments to conduct their own climate reviews after a Government department survey commissioned by a climate committee found lower levels of satisfaction and reports of discrimination among certain demographics of students, faculty, and staff.
University President Lawrence S. Bacow updated faculty on his recent meetings with Congressional leaders about the endowment tax and protections for University affiliates whose immigration status is currently in peril at the Faculty of Arts and Sciences’s monthly meeting Tuesday.
After more than a decade at the helm of one of Harvard’s largest courses, Economics Professor N. Gregory Mankiw announced in an email to graduate students Monday that he will step down from teaching Economics 10: “Principles of Economics” at the end of this semester.
The Faculty of Arts and Sciences will vote on a proposal to create a new concurrent degree program at its monthly meeting Tuesday. The Faculty will also vote on whether to rename the Department of Visual and Environmental Studies to the “Department of Art, Film, and Visual Studies.”
A Year After Allegations of Sexual Misconduct, Students Reiterate Demand For External Review of Dominguez
Exactly one year after 10 women publicly accused Government Professor Emeritus Jorge I. Dominguez of sexual misconduct, Government students reiterated their demand for an external review of the allegations in a protest and a letter to University President Lawrence S. Bacow.
Government students discussed department culture, course offerings, and responses to allegations of sexual misconduct against Government Professor Emeritus Jorge I. Dominguez at consecutive town halls Friday.
Current Policy, Past Investigations Offer Window Into Harvard’s Next Steps In Abramson Plagiarism Case
The allegations against Abramson evoke comparisons between University policies for responding to undergraduates who commit academic dishonesty and procedures concerning faculty misconduct.
Dean of the Faculty of Arts and Sciences Claudine Gay said Monday she is working to recruit three professors who study ethnicity, after the loss of two tenure-track professors specializing in Asian-American studies angered ethnic studies advocates.
Members of the Faculty Council considered potential “in-between” resolutions to the ongoing debate over shopping week. Council member David L. Howell estimated that the full faculty may not hear and vote upon a formal proposal on the subject for more than a year.
Dean of the Faculty of Arts and Sciences Claudine Gay called Winthrop House Faculty Dean Ronald S. Sullivan Jr.’s response to students’ concerns over his decision to represent Harvey Weinstein “insufficient” in an interview Monday.
Harvard officials responded positively to a memo suggesting Harvard commission an external review of the University’s response to accusations of sexual harassment against Government Professor Emeritus Jorge I. Dominguez, according to a report released Wednesday morning.
Bacow Announces Anti-Harassment Initiatives, Faculty Spar Over Concurrent Degree Proposal at Meeting
Harvard will join a group of higher education institutions focused on combating harassment and discrimination, University President Lawrence S. Bacow announced at the faculty’s monthly meeting Tuesday afternoon.
Roughly a third of female respondents to a Government Department climate survey reported that their work or study within the department was “limited” by their gender, according to a report released Wednesday.
In the wake of the loss of two tenure-track professors who specialize in Asian-American studies, three student and alumni groups sent letters to University President Lawrence S. Bacow calling for a formalized ethnic studies program.
In Admissions, Harvard Favors Those Who Fund It, Internal Emails Show
Six Harvard Alumni Charged in Nationwide Admissions Fraud Scandal
Bacow Advocates for ‘Permanent Resolution’ for DACA and TPS Protections in Letter to Lawmakers
Who Can Be ‘Racist’?
College Threatens Student Radio With Probation Following Lil Pump Event