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Harvard Law School

Daniel Meltzer, Law Professor, Remembered as Kind Teacher

Daniel J. Meltzer ’72, a professor at Harvard Law School who previously served as a legal adviser to the Obama administration, died late last month of cancer. He was 63.

FAS

Weatherhead Center Appoints Gilman New Executive Director

Theodore “Ted” J. Gilman will step into his role on July 1, just two years after Beth A. Simmons, a professor in the Government Department and then the head of the center, resigned in protest in 2013.

Central Administration

FAS Creates International Affairs Deanship

​Margot Gill, currently the administrative dean of the Graduate School of Arts and Sciences, will become the Faculty of Arts and Sciences’ first administrative dean for international affairs.

Non-Ladder Faculty
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Non-Ladder Faculty

University Hall
College

An Autopsy of General Education

Deemed “failing on a variety of fronts,” Harvard College’s core curriculum was doomed to start.

Harry Lewis Q&A
FAS

Q & A with Harry R. Lewis

Harry R. Lewis '68, interim dean of the School of Engineering and Applied Sciences, sat down with The Crimson to discuss fundraising, computer science, and SEAS’s move to Allston.

Performing Latinidad
College

A Push for a Program

After decades of administrative shutdown, the College is set to launch its first formal program in Latino Studies, but many are calling for something more.

Arthur M. Kleinman
Central Administration

A Seat at the Table

After two Mass. Hall decisions prompt controversy, some Harvard professors are calling for a centralization of faculty governance.

Non-Ladder Faculty
Commencement

In Flux: Non-Ladder Life at Harvard

For the Faculty of Arts and Sciences’ many lecturers, Harvard can be a pit stop riddled with job insecurity and uncertainty for what comes next.

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Theater

Opportunity in Crisis: Selling the Humanities

As universities nationwide experience a crisis in the humanities, Harvard embarks on its first major fundraising campaign for the arts.

The Founders
Central Administration

The Founders: The Evolution of edX at Harvard and MIT

While the two schools co-founded the online learning platform three years ago, some say its effect has been greater on MIT’s campus.

HarvardX
FAS

Making Classes, but Not Money

As professors volunteer hours to developing online courses for edX, some call for the young platform to compensate its teachers.

Faculty Senate
FAS Administration

Faculty Senate

"Anyone whose life is significantly affected by a decision should have a forum in which they can weigh in on or react to that decision," said History professor Maya Jasanoff ’96.

Central Administration

Francis Doyle, Professor at UCSB, Named Next SEAS Dean

Doyle will assume leadership of the school on August 1 as it seeks to raise $450 million in advance of its 2019 move to a new campus in Allston.

Francis J. Doyle III
SEAS

Francis J. Doyle III

Francis J. Doyle III, a professor of chemical engineering at the University of California at Santa Barbara, will lead the School of Engineering and Applied Sciences as its next dean starting August 1.

Beauty After Ruin
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Beauty After Ruin

Harvard Ed Portal Opening
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Year In Review 2015

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Year in Sports 2015

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Class of 2015, By the Numbers