Steven R. Watros
The Hutchins Center for African and African American Research announced its 23 W. E. B. Du Bois fellows for the 2014-2015 academic year on Tuesday.
More than 100 faculty members from across the University signed an open letter on Thursday urging University President Drew G. Faust and members of the Harvard Corporation, the University’s highest governing body, to divest the University's endowment from fossil fuel companies.
Nine months after she left University Hall and her tenure as dean of Harvard College, Evelynn M. Hammonds is laying the groundwork for a new research initiative and her return to the classroom.
All three students were charged with violating the Faculty of Arts and Sciences’ rules on physical violence, FAS Dean Michael D. Smith announced at the monthly Faculty meeting on Tuesday.
Members of the Faculty of Arts and Sciences raised concerns about how frequently students would be required to make an affirmation of integrity under an updated proposal for the College’s first-ever honor code, which was presented by Dean of Undergraduate Education Jay Harris to the faculty at their monthly meeting Tuesday.
The Harvard Campaign for Arts and Sciences raised a little more than half of its $2.5 billion fundraising goal as of the end of February, Dean of the Faculty of Arts and Sciences Michael D. Smith wrote in an email to the Faculty Monday morning.
Faculty members will discuss a proposed student honor code, the passage of which would require students to make an affirmation of integrity, at their monthly meeting Tuesday.
The Harvard Teaching Campaign is looking to diversify its support base in an effort to caption section size and improve undergraduates' experience.
The Derek Bok Center for Teaching and Learning will more than double the size of its staff and open a number of satellite offices across the Harvard campus, including one in Allston, with funds raised in the Harvard Campaign for Arts and Sciences, the center’s faculty director, Robert A. Lue, said Tuesday afternoon.
The March meeting of the Faculty of Arts and Sciences, originally scheduled to take place Tuesday, was cancelled last week because of “insufficient business ready for action,” according to a notice from the Faculty Docket Committee, the body responsible for creating the meeting’s agenda.
A movement to limit the size of course sections to 12 students that began among a small group of graduate students last fall has grown into a formal campaign backed by members of the Faculty of Arts and Sciences and endorsed by the University’s Philosophy Department.
Harvard has defied a trend of administrative bloat experienced among U.S. private research institutions from 2000 to 2012, which have seen on average a 24 percent decrease in the ratio of full time faculty and staff to administrators, a new report shows.