Faculty

FAS

Faculty Council Votes to Refer Sanctions Motion to Faculty Committee

Instead voting in favor of or against the motion, the Faculty Council recommend the motion be taken up by a committee of faculty, staff, and students tasked with examining the policy.

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College

New Faculty Motion Opposes Enforcement Plan for Sanctions

A professor tasked with reevaluating the College's social group policy filed a motion opposing a proposed requirement that students sign a document affirming they do not belong to a single-gender final club or Greek organization.

Proposed Class Schedule of Allston and Cambridge Classes
Allston

Harvard Faculty Debate Proposed FAS Schedule Changes

Faculty pressed Dean of Undergraduate Education Jay M. Harris on a new policy that would alter course schedules at this month’s Faculty meeting Tuesday.

Dean Khurana Holds Town Hall
Student Groups

Khurana to Co-Chair Committee Reevaluating Social Group Policy

​Dean of the College Rakesh Khurana will lead the faculty committee tasked with reevaluating the single-gender social group policy he originally spearheaded.

Proposed Class Schedule of Allston and Cambridge Classes
FAS Administration

Proposal Would Restructure FAS Course Day, End Harvard Time

​Harvard students could find their daily course schedules reshuffled—with classes lasting 75 minutes followed by 15 minutes of passing time—as early as fall 2018.

Harry Lewis at Commencement 2015
College

Harry Lewis To Retire After 46 Years

​After this semester, computer science professor and former Dean of the College Harry R. Lewis ’68 will teach only two more semesters before he officially retires on July 1, 2020.

Statistics

Stats Department Expands to Accommodate Upward Trend in Concentrators

​After a statistically significant growth in concentrators in recent years, several professors say Harvard’s Statistics Department is reaching its limit.

Faculty Activism Graphic
Faculty

Faculty Activism Graphic

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Race

Dean Discusses Hiring Of Women, Minorities at Faculty Meeting

The diversity of the Faculty of Arts and Sciences remains "concerning," Dean of Faculty Affairs and Planning Nina Zipser said at the Faculty’s monthly meeting Tuesday.

Harry Lewis Q&A
Student Life

Lewis Withdraws Faculty Motion Opposing Sanctions

Former Dean of the College Harry R. Lewis ’68 has withdrawn a faculty motion opposing the College’s penalties for members of single gender social organizations.

Cherry Murray
SEAS

Former Dean Murray Returns to SEAS After Energy Department Post

After about a year in Washington directing the Department of Energy’s Office of Science, Cherry A. Murray returned to Cambridge this month to resume teaching.

HGC Meeting
FAS

Harvard Grad Council Discusses Immigration Order, Governance

Members of the Harvard Graduate Council criticized President Donald Trump's immigration order at the body's first meeting of the semester Monday.

Copley Protest
Politics

Nearly 200 Harvard Professors Sign Petition Opposing Presidential Order

Joining thousands of academics worldwide, over 190 Harvard professors have signed a growing petition opposing President Donald Trump’s immigration order.

Electrical Engineering
SEAS

Facing Space Constraints, SEAS Hiring Slows

“It’s very hard to hire faculty if there are no offices or labs for them," said the former dean of the School of Engineering and Applied Sciences.

Dean Khurana
College

Social Organizations Sanctions Could Be ‘Revised or Replaced’

The College’s historic policy penalizing members of single gender social organizations could be “revised or replaced," Dean of the College Rakesh Khurana announced Wednesday.