Professors and administrators are bracing for the potential elimination of the National Endowment for the Arts and the National Endowment for the Humanities.
The "drying up of some funds" has prompted Harvard’s Faculty of Arts and Sciences to reduce the number of admissions slots for graduate students this year.
Members of the Harvard Graduate Council criticized President Donald Trump's immigration order at the body's first meeting of the semester Monday.
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.
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.
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.
FAS Dean Michael D. Smith has released five years of undergraduate survey results to every voting member of the Faculty “to further inform” an upcoming debate on a College policy that penalizes members of final clubs and Greek organizations.
Officials at the National Labor Relations Board have not yet begun counting the ballots from last week's union election due to the time-consuming process of sifting through challenges.