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University Finances

Faculty for Divestment Renew Call for Open Forum

Members of Harvard Faculty for Divestment called once again for an open and public forum with members of the Harvard Corporation and the Harvard Management Company on Tuesday.

Kimberly Theidon
Central Administration

Former Anthropology Professor Plans To Sue University

Kimberly Theidon has withdrawn her complaint with the Massachusetts Commission Against Discrimination with intent to file a lawsuit against the University.

College

FAS Committee on Sexual Misconduct Hosts First Community Discussion

FAS Committee Chair Allison F. Johnson led a question-and-answer discussion on the new University-wide Title IX policy and its implications for FAS Tuesday.

College

Freshman Dean's Office Launches Faculty Dinner Program

Small groups of freshmen will now have the opportunity to rub shoulders with star professors over dinner at the Harvard Faculty Club.

Obituary

Former Director of Harvard-Yenching Institute Dies

A former director of the Harvard-Yenching Institute, Patrick D. Hanan is remembered for his contributions to sinology.

Undergraduate Council

UC Negotiates with Administrators to Reverse Q-Guide Changes

Over the summer, members of the Undergraduate Council negotiated with administrators in an effort to reverse the Faculty Council’s decision on removing course difficulty scores from the Q Guide starting in 2015.

Romance Languages

Expert on Brazilian Cultural History Dies

Romance Languages and Literatures professor Nicolau Sevcenko, who died in mid-August, is fondly remembered by his colleagues.

Health

University Restructures Health Plans in Cost Control Measure

The University will significantly restructure the benefit plans it offers to non-union employees, cutting premiums but introducing, for the first time, a deductible at the point of care.

Museums

Slive Remembered as Engaging Professor, Prolific Scholar, and Warm Presence

Seymour Slive, a former director of the Fogg Art Museum and fine arts professor emeritus, died on June 14 at the age of 93.

Dean Smith at Convocation
Interfaculty Initiatives

Education and the Campaign

As Harvard seeks to improve its teaching and learning practices through the campaign, some faculty members wonder where the school’s innovation is headed.

Number of Undergraduates Enrolled in SEAS Concentrations
SEAS

Engineering a Balance

As enrollment at the School of Engineering and Applied Sciences continues to grow, many remain concerned about the school’s persistent gender gap.

Teaching Town Hall
College

Campaigning with Limits

Harvard’s teaching fellows want a universal section cap, but administrators say the goal is neither needed nor practicable.

Year in Review - Rob Lue
Academics

The 21st Century Pedagogue

FAS’s administrator en vogue, Robert A. Lue is at the forefront of Harvard’s mission to be on the pedagogical cutting edge.

Faculty Climate Survey 2013
FAS Administration

Faculty Climate Survey 2013

Although four out of five faculty members from across the University say that they are satisfied as members of the Harvard faculty, women and members of underrepresented minority groups report higher rates of feelings of exclusion than men and non-minorities, according to the results of the 2013 Faculty Climate Survey.

Faculty Climate Survey 2013
FAS Administration

Women, Minority Faculty Members Report Worse Climate Than Men, Non-Minorities

Although four out of five faculty members from across the University say that they are satisfied as members of the Harvard faculty, women and members of underrepresented minority groups report higher rates of feelings of exclusion than men and non-minorities, according to the results of the 2013 Faculty Climate Survey.

django unchained scene
Visual Arts

Script Doctors

Harvard vs. Yale
Yale

Freshman Survey Part V: A Look at New Haven

Books
Academics

Freshman Survey Part III: Inside the Classroom and Out

Acceptance Letters
College

Freshman Survey Part II: The Gilded Envelope