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At the Margin: Harvard Economics’ Precarious Spot on Top

The Economics department has recently lost several faculty members to other schools, highlighting the rise of rival programs and the relatively lower facilities at Harvard.

First Faculty Meeting of the Year Takes Place in University Hall

Faculty Decry Attrition of Tenure-Track Women

Only 66 percent of women on schedule to be considered for promotions to full professors last year remained at Harvard for the final stage of that process, compared with 78 percent of men.

Mihi Parta Tueri

With a New Budget and Events, Dunster Ups BGLTQ Support

The changes come after students and tutors spoke out last year about Dunster’s lack of residential tutors who identify as bisexual, gay, lesbian, transgender, or queer, prompting top College administrators to look into their concerns.

FAS Endowment Growth

Faculty Growth Stalls Again in 2015, Report Says

After a year that saw a spike in faculty growth for the first time since the financial crisis, the size of the Faculty of Arts and Sciences stalled again in fiscal year 2015.

Allston Campus Rendering
Harvard in the City

Science Complex Plans Combine Programs and Public Space

The complex will house classrooms, labs, lounge spaces, an exhibition space, a cafeteria, and 250 parking spots.

Updates on the Honor Council

Honor Council Members Adjust Schedules as Hearings Begin

Undergraduate members of the Honor Council—the student-faculty body tasked with enforcing the honor code—are adjusting their schedules as the Council hears its first slate of academic integrity cases.

Smith Campus Center Front

Al’s and Clover To Headline Exodus From Campus Center

​Businesses located in Harvard’s Smith Campus Center, including local institutions like Al’s Cafe and the Clover Food Lab, must vacate their spaces in the next several months to make way for planned renovations.

Massachusetts Hall
Central Administration

Grad Student Union Effort Joins With United Auto Workers

The union of Harvard graduate students must expand its membership to include a simple majority of Graduate School of Arts and Sciences students as part of the legal requirements to form a union.

Stillman After Hours
Student Life

Health Services Adjusts Protocols for Intoxicated Patients

University Health Services must now only deem students “clinically sober” to release them from after hours urgent care.

Federal Reserve Bank of Boston - HMC Office
Central Administration

Endowment Returns 5.8 Percent, Growing to $37.6 Billion

Harvard Management Company beat most of its internal benchmarks and the general market indices but lagged behind notable peer institutions such as MIT and Stanford.

Drew G. Faust

Survey Reveals ‘Troubling’ Sexual Assault Climate at Harvard, Faust Says

Last spring, Harvard and 26 other schools issued their version of a sexual assault climate survey developed by the Association of American Universities. Results of the survey were released Monday.

Chan and Faust
Central Administration

Harvard’s Capital Campaign Crosses $6 Billion Mark

​Harvard has raised more than $6 billion in gifts and pledges in its capital campaign, charging still closer to its public goal of $6.5 billion.

Students Commemorate Luke Tang

Hundreds Gather To Honor Luke Tang '18, Teacher and Friend

Family, students, and faculty members filled the pews of Memorial Church to celebrate the life of Luke Tang '18.

Stephen Blyth
Central Administration

Amid Volatility, Experts Say Management Company Should Hold Course

​Finance experts say that despite both domestic and international market volatility, the Harvard Management Company should stay its course and not make drastic changes to investment portfolio.

Dean Khurana

On Final Clubs, Khurana Is Mostly Mum

As administrators place greater scrutiny on the unrecognized social clubs, Khurana would not rule out the possibility that Harvard will put more administrative pressure on the groups to regulate them.

The Band at Convocation

Class of 2019: Beliefs and Lifestyles

Administrators on the Stage

Class of 2019: Academics & Extracurriculars

The View of Convocation

Class of 2019: By the Numbers

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