Harvard received just under $800 million in outside research funding in fiscal year 2015, continuing a years-long decline, according to a recent University report.
Faculty members overwhelmingly praised a proposal for a renewed General Education program—a drastic overhaul of the program’s current structure—at the semester’s final meeting of the Faculty of Arts and Sciences on Tuesday.
The Faculty of Arts and Sciences together heard emerging details of what a renewed program in General Education could look like in the aftermath of the release of a report that deemed the College’s foundational curriculum “failing on a variety of fronts.”
Graduate students who reported being sexually harassed at Harvard when surveyed last spring were more likely to identify an offender as a faculty member than their undergraduate counterparts.
The launch on Thursday night marked the culmination of several years of effort to incorporate the dramatic arts more fully into the University’s academic offerings.
From his self-deprecating humor to emphasis on “transformation,” Dean of the College Rakesh Khurana delivered a familiar speech to freshmen.
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.