Dean of the Faculty of Arts and Sciences Michael D. Smith awarded four professors prestigious Arts and Sciences Professorships earlier this month.
The Faculty of Arts and Sciences has reached gender parity in the tenure-track of the sciences division for the first time, according to a diversity report released Thursday.
At their Wednesday meeting, the Faculty Council heard a proposal to dissolve a FAS committee on human subjects in research, as well as updates on unionization and SEAS.
The committee chose to honor Mansbridge for her “field-defining contributions to our understanding of the theory and practice of democracy, political representation and deliberation as well as feminist theory.'
With Harvard’s second unionization election fast approaching, University Provost Alan M. Garber ’76 sent an email to affiliates Thursday listing resources Harvard already provides absent a bargaining unit.
The Faculty unanimously voted for its creation, bringing the total number of concentrations offered to undergraduates up to 50.
According to a recent student life survey conducted by GSAS, nearly 10 percent of graduate students have concerns about the quality of their relationship with their primary adviser.
The Faculty of Arts and Sciences will vote on a proposal to create a new engineering concentration and a new Ph.D. program in business administration.
These changes come in light of increasing interest from the student body; the number of student requests to participate in the program rose between fall 2016 and fall 2017.