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Harvard’s more than $1 billion House renewal project, which has been underway since 2012, previously included a planned one-year break in construction during the 2015-2016 academic year.
The cases were the last reviewed under the school’s interim sexual harassment policies and procedures, FAS Dean Michael D. Smith said at Tuesday's meeting of the Faculty.
Michael D. Smith, Dean of the Faculty of Arts and Sciences, delivers the Faculty Address at the Class of 2016's Convocation Ceremony held in Sanders Theater.
FAS's finalized sexual harassment procedures were released Monday afternoon and remain largely unchanged from a draft version presented at December’s Faculty meeting.
Lewis will step in as the division head for Cherry A. Murray, who announced her resignation in late October, until Smith names a permanent replacement for the post.
Members of the Faculty of Arts and Sciences heard recommendations for FAS’s revised sexual harassment policy and procedures as well as a proposal for a new Ph.D. program in “Population Health Sciences” at the body’s final meeting of the semester on Tuesday.
Undergraduate Council leaders maintained a critical tone toward Harvard administrators in the weekly UC meeting Sunday, and Council members also voted down automatically initiating a ballot question on section sizes.
The newly-formed Office for Sexual and Gender-Based Dispute Resolution will play no role in the investigation of faculty misconduct.
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.
William Deresiewicz argued his claim that students of elite universities are growingly risk-averse, homogeneous, and career-focused with a panel of faculty members and students on Monday evening.
This marks the first time one of Harvard’s deanships has been named and comes just two weeks after the School of Public Health was renamed with a landmark $350 million gift by Gerald L. Chan.
CS50 is exceptional for its size, its resources and the cult of personality around its charismatic leader. It is more than just a class at Harvard; it is a cultural touchstone, a lifestyle, a spectacle. This is CS50, and it’s here to stay.
As the campaign picks up and Harvard hosts events around the globe, University leaders find themselves balancing responsibilities on campus and off.