In anticipation of 12 to 18 inches of snow and blizzard conditions, Harvard will close its central administrative offices and the Faculty of Arts and Sciences on Tuesday.
The department is also creating an electronic suggestion box to which Harvard affiliates will be able to anonymously submit questions and information.
The new number comes after an unusually low increase of 1.5 percent last year, which then-GSAS Dean Xiao-Li Meng attributed to poor returns on Harvard’s endowment.
The same day the graduate students sent the letter, administrators announced the department was undertaking several initiatives in response to the allegations.
Administrators also outlined a series of steps the department is taking to address academic and cultural concerns surrounding the allegations.
Harvard is launching an investigation into allegations of sexual harassment by Government Prof. Dominguez—an inquiry that may take shape as a Title IX investigation.
In the wake of sexual harassment allegations against Government Professor Jorge I. Dominguez, department affiliates reached out to students in support.
The FAS has placed Government Professor Jorge I. Dominguez on “administrative leave” following reports that at least 10 women are accusing him of sexual harassment over the past 30 years.
The Faculty Council heard a proposal from the Business School concerning a new Ph.D. program and voted to dissolve the Council on Asian Studies at their biweekly meeting.
The Faculty of Arts and Sciences will vote to either accept or reject the appearance of the College’s policy on single-gender social organizations in the Harvard student handbook.