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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, 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.
Since-promoted Harvard Management Company president and CEO Stephen Blyth received $11.5 million in compensation in 2013, about double his compensation of $5.3 million in 2012.
Associate professors Ruth Bielfeldt and Sarah S. Richardson were awarded the annual Roslyn Abramson Award for excellence in undergraduate teaching.
Robert C. Darnton ’60, the Harvard University librarian, will step down from his post after an eight-year tenure at the helm of Harvard’s library system.
An interim report that detailed the failings of the College’s program in General Education has prompted faculty members to critique how their peers teach and assess undergraduate students more broadly.
The Faculty of Arts and Sciences is making efforts to recruit more minority faculty members.
While Harvard has institutionalized a hiring process designed to draw in more a racially and ethnically diverse faculty, some professors say there is more work to do to improve the work environment for those faculty after they enter Harvard’s gates.
The Committee on the Oversight of Electronic Communications found that a controversial attendance study conducted last spring did not violate the University’s Policy on Access to Electronic Information.
While Faculty members largely said they agree with the founding principles of the program, they denounced the program for counting departmental courses for Gen Ed credit.
Though the environment for women faculty at Harvard has improved over the past 20 years, many say that there is still room for improvement.
Diana L. Eck and Rakesh Khurana make a grand entrance into the Science Center Plaza for the performance “Swan Lake: For the Birds!” as part of the Arts First festival on Saturday.
Lilly Riveron ’17, who choreographed “Swan Lake: For the Birds!” bourees around Dean of the College Rakesh Khurana in the final scene.