Faculty

Race

Winthrop Faculty Dean Presses for Criminal Justice Reform

​Harvard Law School professor Ronald S. Sullivan Jr. argued that wrongful convictions are widespread and often overlooked in a TEDx talk.

Government

Lecturer Diaz Rosillo Will Join Trump Administration

Government lecturer and Dunster House resident dean Carlos E. Diaz Rosillo has accepted a position in Donald Trump’s administration and will not teach at the College this semester.

Humanities Division

'Groundbreaking' Architectural Historian James Ackerman Dies at 97

​James S. Ackerman, a Harvard architectural historian who specialized in Renaissance architecture, died Dec. 31 in Cambridge. He was 97.

Harvard Kennedy School

Schelling, 'Founding Father' of the Kennedy School, Dies at 95

​Thomas C. Schelling, a Nobel laureate, “Founding Father” of the Harvard Kennedy School of Government, and Economics professor noted for his work on game theory and arms control, died Tuesday at age 95.

Michael D. Smith
Student Life

FAS Dean Calls Faculty Criticism About Lack of Involvement in Sanctions ‘Categorically False’

​FAS Dean Michael D. Smith called Faculty criticism about their lack of involvement in crafting a historic social life policy “categorically false,” expressing his most in-depth comments on the contentious sanctions to date.

GSAS

Columbia Students First to Unionize Following NLRB Ruling

An overwhelming majority of Columbia’s graduate and undergraduate teaching and research assistants voted in favor of forming a union.

Professor Homi K. Bhabha
Humanities Division

Traversing Crossroads

As director of the Mahindra Humanities Center, professor Homi Bhabha has promoted efforts to adopt an interdisciplinary approach, to bring together Harvard affiliates with different interests and backgrounds, and to make the humanities relevant to current events.

Dean Khurana
College

Implementation Committee on Track to Hand Khurana Recommendations in Spring

The committee tasked with implementing the College’s new policy penalizing members of single-gender final clubs and Greek organizations is on track to meet its deadline to offer Dean of the College Rakesh Khurana recommendations next semester.

College

Auditors Make Use of Informal System

“It’s a great great opportunity to be able to do what I’m doing and I hope I’m not violating any University policy,” said Robert “Bob” Karp ’61.

FAS

Sanctions Didn’t Receive Proper Faculty Consultation, Professors Charge

During a contentious Faculty meeting Tuesday that adjourned without an expected vote on a motion against Harvard’s unprecedented social life policy, professors offered impassioned remarks about the lack of input members of the Faculty had in shaping the sanctions.

Faculty in Line
College

Faculty in Line

Faculty members wait to be admitted to the Faculty meeting to discuss a motion concerning the sanctions on single-gender organizations, held in Science Center B. The meeting was adjourned without a vote.

Faculty Meeting
Faculty

Faculty Meeting

Philosophy professor Alison Simmons, English professor Louis Menand and University President Drew G. Faust talk after the Faculty meeting on Tuesday.

Faculty Meeting
Faculty

After Tense Meeting, Sanctions Motion Tabled Until 2017

​A motion to oppose a College policy that penalizes members of final clubs and Greek organizations remains in limbo after a tense Faculty meeting Tuesday was adjourned without the expected vote.

University Hall
College

Faculty Council Declines to Vote on Sanctions Motion

The Faculty Council has declined to vote on a motion opposing the College’s historic sanctions against members of final clubs, fraternities, and sororities, citing uncertainty about whether a vote for the motion would impact the policy.

Harry Lewis Q&A
College

In FAQs, College Administrators and Lewis Lobby Faculty On Sanctions

Ahead of a contentious Faculty meeting, College administrators and computer science professor Harry R. Lewis ’68 have circulated documents to lobby faculty members with their respective arguments about historic penalties against members of single-gender social organizations​.