Crimson staff writer
Meg P. Bernhard
Meg covers the Faculty of Arts and Sciences Administration for the 143rd guard.
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Asian-American groups filed a federal complaint against Harvard calling for an investigation into what they charge is the College’s “unlawful use of race” in its admissions process.
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.
While Harvard has institutionalized a hiring process designed to draw in more a racially and ethnically diverse faculty, some professors say there is more work to do to improve the work environment for those faculty after they enter Harvard’s gates.
While Faculty members largely said they agree with the founding principles of the program, they denounced the program for counting departmental courses for Gen Ed credit.
Though the environment for women faculty at Harvard has improved over the past 20 years, many say that there is still room for improvement.
The report lists about two dozen grievances about the program, voiced by undergraduates, teaching fellows, administrators, and faculty members in the past year.
Eighty-four percent of campaign contributions made by a group of 614 Harvard faculty, instructors, and researchers between 2011 and the third quarter of 2014 went to federal Democratic campaigns and political action committees.
Gay joined the Government department in 2006 and is currently its director of graduate studies. She will take over the deanship from Sociology professor Peter Marsden on July 1.
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.
The academy-award winning actress, known for her roles in psychological thriller “Black Swan” and the “Star Wars” prequel trilogy, will address the Class of 2015 on May 27.
Nearly 70 Harvard Medical School postdoctoral fellows, professors, and administrators signed a letter expressing concern that the University’s new health benefits plan may disproportionately burden postdocs.
Amid a weeklong protest by environmental activist group Divest Harvard, at least 18 members of Harvard Faculty for Divestment intend to devote portions of their course meetings this week to the topic of climate change and divestment.
Harvard’s total number of junior faculty hires has reached gender parity across the University for the first time ever.
Faculty of Arts and Sciences members voted unanimously in favor of legislation requiring students at the College to make an affirmation of integrity, and for the establishment of a new Theater, Dance, and Media concentration.
The College will no longer conduct pre-term planning if members of the Faculty of Arts and Sciences vote in favor of proposed changes to the student handbook at their monthly meeting Tuesday.