Across Harvard’s Schools, Percentage of Female and Underrepresented Minority Faculty Remains Stagnant
The percentage of female and underrepresented minority faculty at Harvard has remained largely stagnant over the past year, according to the University’s annual Faculty Diversity and Development report released Wednesday.
Sexual Misconduct Climate Survey Firm Paid $1.5 Million in 2014 Employment Discrimination Settlement
The Association of American Universities released its second national sexual misconduct survey April 2 in collaboration with Westat — a research firm that faced employment discrimination charges in 2014.
Emerald Garner, Daughter of Eric Garner, and Etan Thomas Speak on Police Brutality, Social Injustice
The event, titled “No More Names: A Conversation about Community Activism and Criminal Justice,” featured Garner and former NBA player Etan Thomas in a panel moderated by Reverend Jonathan L. Walton, a professor at the Divinity School.
The Harvard Foundation for Intercultural and Race Relations held its annual Cultural Rhythms Show honoring Janet Mock, an acclaimed writer, producer, director, and transgender rights advocate, in Sanders Theater Saturday.
Harvard Business School is planning to hire its first-ever Associate Director for Diversity, Inclusion, and Belonging, according to Ellen Mahoney, chief human resources officer at HBS.
The Office of Institutional Research is administering a pilot Pulse Survey for approximately 50,000 Harvard affiliates — the first-ever University-wide survey of its kind.
The event, titled “Issa Open Mic Night,” was organized in the wake of rapper 21 Savage’s U.S. Immigration Customs Enforcement detainment, the impending revocation of Temporary Protected Status for Haitian immigrants, and the conclusion of Black History Month.
Five professors from across the Northeast gathered at a forum at the Harvard Graduate School of Education Wednesday to discuss the causes of racial inequality in the United States education system. They also brainstormed solutions for bridging gaps between white children and children of color.
Former Employee Sues Harvard For Racial Discrimination, Failure to Accommodate Her Disability, and Retaliation
Former employee Melissa Defay filed a lawsuit against Harvard Wednesday alleging the University racially discriminated against her, failed to accommodate her disability, and retaliated against her when she raised these concerns.
Harvard College announced the creation of a new working group charged with examining how spaces and symbols on campus impact the student body and exploring new avenues for diversity-related programming Tuesday morning.
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.
A coalition of 10 Harvard Law School student affinity groups called on Dean John F. Manning ‘82 to establish a Committee on Diversity, Inclusion, and Equity.
Native American Harvard students spoke about feelings of “indigenous invisibility” on campus and potential solutions to the issue at a panel last Monday. Some spoke about the burden of having to prove their heritage.
Leverett House staff and the Dean of Students Office are currently investigating “deeply disturbing and offensive images” drawn on a House public whiteboard.