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If the motion passes—by a majority vote of the present Faculty members—Faust would not be compelled to make any changes to the benefits plans, but the request would carry the formal support of the full Faculty.
Murray has served as dean since July 2009 and is the second dean this year to announce her impending departure, following the announcement earlier this month that David T. Ellwood ’75 will resign as dean of the Kennedy School of Government at the end of the academic year.
Former University Professor Cornel R. West '74 spoke at a teach-in the weekend he announced he would leave Harvard for Princeton in 2002.
Jyothi L. Ramakrishnan '06, left, and Ohnmar Khin '07, right protested Summers' remarks and his tenure outside of Lowell Lecture Hall.
Summers is surrounded by reporters just before entering a Faculty meeting.
Computer science, biomedical engineering, and mechanical engineering faculty and facilities will move to Allston in 2019, SEAS officials said.
The Teaching Campaign secured an endorsement from the Committee on Degrees in Studies of Women, Gender, and Sexuality last Thursday, as it bumped up efforts to rally undergraduate support.
Six professors shared the everyday implications of history during the third annual “History is Everything, Everything is History” talk Wednesday afternoon.
At the meeting, which was held by a committee charged with reviewing the General Education program, students and administrators discussed the purpose of Gen Ed.
Public service ought to be further integrated into the academic offerings at Harvard, Harvard affiliates said Friday at a symposium hosted by the FAS Standing Committee on Public Service.
Dean Michael D. Smith, far right, moderates a symposium on the intersection between public service and academics.
Panelists from a number of Harvard’s peer institutions detailed their schools’ efforts to integrate public service and academics at a symposium sponsored by the FAS Standing Committee on Public Service Friday.
The size of the faculty had remained flat since the onset of the financial crisis until the last fiscal year. Its renewed growth comes even as the school ran a $77 million deficit, according to a copy of the draft report obtained on Monday.
In two of the proposals, the majority of FAS classes would meet in 90-minute blocks twice a week, over four days. The third would make few scheduling changes and is “very similar” to the current schedule