Harvard Will Keep Controversial Health Plans, Faust Says, But Will Subsidize Some Affected Employees
University President Drew G. Faust wrote Thursday night that Harvard will keep the controversial changes in place for 2015 but will also establish a fund to mitigate cost increases for some employees and explore alternative plan designs for the future.
A day after FAS Faculty unanimously voted to condemn the changes, controversial health benefits changes rolled out as planned Wednesday.
Bol’s comments came in response to a question from Computer Science professor Harry R. Lewis ’68, who said he learned of the photographing—which took place during the spring 2014 semester—from two of his colleagues.
Two Harvard Medical School professors who spoke at Tuesday’s meeting of the Faculty of Arts and Sciences in defense of the University’s new health care policy were present in violation of FAS policies.
A tense back and forth between administrators defending the policy changes and FAS professors, who loudly applauded each other after each statement condemning the policy, followed the introduction of the motion.
Apparently Mike Smith loves Bruce Springsteen. Hey, they were both Born to Run.
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The program aims to attract students who might otherwise pursue Teach for America and prepare them for a career in education.
Although implementation is just a series of approvals away, much has yet to be determined for Harvard’s first-ever dramatic arts concentration.
The newly-formed Office for Sexual and Gender-Based Dispute Resolution will play no role in the investigation of faculty misconduct.
University Title IX Officer Mia Karvonides reacts to an op-ed signed by more than a quarter of the HLS faculty that condemned the University's new sexual assault policy.
The Faculty of Arts and Sciences is likely to adopt a new concentration in “Theater, Dance, and Media” to begin enrolling undergraduates in fall 2015, University officials announced on Monday.
Several members of the Faculty of Arts and Sciences said they are weighing options for how best to push back against a new set of University health benefits plans they call “regressive,” even as a University spokesperson said Tuesday that the University does not plan to alter the policy for 2015.
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University Provost Alan M. Garber ’76 argued that increases in health care costs at Harvard necessitated adjustments, including the introduction of a deductible in some instances and a 10 percent co-pay.