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Harvard’s teaching fellows want a universal section cap, but administrators say the goal is neither needed nor practicable.
FAS’s administrator en vogue, Robert A. Lue is at the forefront of Harvard’s mission to be on the pedagogical cutting edge.
The Crimson’s annual survey of the graduating senior class, presented in words, graphs, and numbers.
Harvard’s chapter of Phi Beta Kappa welcomed its last batch of graduating seniors on Tuesday morning.
Responding to what Undergraduate Council President Gus A. Mayopoulos ’15 described as possibly “the dumbest decision” he has seen administrators make this year, undergraduates expressed outrage Friday about a recent announcement that the Q Guide will no longer display course difficulty ratings.
The decision was officially made during a Faculty Council meeting on September 25, according to Secretary of the Faculty Susan L. Lively.
Brigitte Libby was named the next resident dean of Pforzheimer House, Co-Master Anne Harrington '82 announced in an email to the Pfoho community on Friday.
Starting in the fall of 2015, the Faculty of Arts and Sciences will adopt a course credit system that will open up the possibility for a wide range of new course offerings worth fewer than four credits each.
The legislation will likely go before the full Faculty for a vote next Tuesday.
Those charged with implementing the honor code may encounter hurdles created by a restructured disciplinary system and a community that may be apathetic to the policy’s purpose.
The move is part of a larger plan to launch a centralized student information system, which will provide one online platform for students across all 12 Harvard schools.
While some members of the committee that drafted the proposal acknowledge its limited scope, they maintain that changes to Harvard’s disciplinary process must be incremental to be effective.
In 1955, English replaced Government as the most popular concentration among Harvard College freshmen. That’s right—back in the days before Sparknotes, hundreds of undergrads willingly signed up for English classes way before “Chick Lit” was even an option.
According to the statistics, 97 students involved in academic integrity cases were required to withdraw in 2012-2013, the year that saw Harvard’s largest cheating investigation in recent memory.