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College

An Autopsy of General Education

Deemed “failing on a variety of fronts,” Harvard College’s core curriculum was doomed to start.

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Theater

Opportunity in Crisis: Selling the Humanities

As universities nationwide experience a crisis in the humanities, Harvard embarks on its first major fundraising campaign for the arts.

Central Administration

Francis Doyle, Professor at UCSB, Named Next SEAS Dean

Doyle will assume leadership of the school on August 1 as it seeks to raise $450 million in advance of its 2019 move to a new campus in Allston.

Stephen Blyth
Central Administration

HMC Executives Saw Compensation Increase from 2012 to 2013

Since-promoted Harvard Management Company president and CEO Stephen Blyth received $11.5 million in compensation in 2013, about double his compensation of $5.3 million in 2012.

Central Administration

Overseer Connects Harvard Fundraising Apparatus to West Coast, Sony Emails Suggest

Sony Entertainment CEO Michael M. Lynton '82 is heavily involved in Harvard business both in his capacity as a member of the University’s second-highest governing body and as a donor and active alumnus.

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Central Administration

Harvard Leaders Stay Quiet on Divest, Even During 'Heat Week'

Protesters from the environmental activist group Divest Harvard have done their very best to get administrators’ attention this week.

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College

Winthrop East Construction Will Likely Begin Before Summer 2016

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.

Provost Alan Garber
FAS

Two College Students Dismissed for Sexual Misconduct

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.

Mike Smith at Convocation
Mike Smith

Mike Smith at Convocation

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.

UC Meeting - Alison Johnson
Central Administration

Central Office To Hear FAS Faculty Sexual Harassment Cases

FAS's finalized sexual harassment procedures were released Monday afternoon and remain largely unchanged from a draft version presented at December’s Faculty meeting.

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FAS

Former College Dean Lewis Named Interim SEAS Head

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.

FAS

Faculty Hear Revised Sexual Assault Policy, Potential Ph.D. Program

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.

College

UC Voices Frustration at Smith, Nixes Automatic Section Size Question

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.

UC Meeting - Alison Johnson
Faculty

FAS Office, Not ODR, Still Handling Faculty Misconduct Cases

The newly-formed Office for Sexual and Gender-Based Dispute Resolution will play no role in the investigation of faculty misconduct.

Public Symposium on public service
FAS

FAS Committee Convenes Peers To Weigh Service Programs

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.

Beauty After Ruin
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Beauty After Ruin

Harvard Ed Portal Opening
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Year In Review 2015

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Year in Sports 2015

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Front Feature

Class of 2015, By the Numbers