Some students are launching an online campaign in an unconventional effort to promote Computer Science professor Margo I. Seltzer ’83 as a possible candidate for Harvard's presidency.
It will fall to Harvard’s 29th president to implement and oversee the University’s historic effort to reshape undergraduate social life.
The Faculty Council will vote again on an amended version of Government Professor Danielle S. Allen’s motion on College social policy, potentially revising their unanimous vote of support for the motion last month.
On her most recent trips to Washington, Faust has added yet another pressing, albeit more quotidian, item to her lobbying agenda: keeping the lights on in Harvard’s labs.
The renewal of Adams House will progress in stages, with students remaining in the House while others live in swing housing. The dining hall will likely remain open.
FAS Dean Michael D. Smith added that the Marshall Project “says they’re just an independent media organization, but that’s not what it looks like to me.”
Smith's comments come as University President Drew G. Faust prepares to choose one of three options for the future of undergraduate social life.
Interim Dean of the Graduate School of Arts and Sciences Emma Dench said there was nothing “unusual” about Harvard’s decision to not admit Michelle Jones.
At the Faculty of Arts and Sciences’ monthly meeting Tuesday, professors did not mince words describing Harvard’s unrecognized social organizations.
Chairs from the Faculty of Arts and Sciences discussed their preferences for a presidential candidate, but agreed not to bring up names of specific candidates for the job.
One year after Faculty discussion formally began on Harvard’s historic penalties on final clubs and Greek organizations, two critical developments may change the nature of the debate at Tuesday’s meeting of the full Faculty.
FAS receives about half of its income from the University’s endowment, so it’s been hit particularly hard by several years of lackluster returns.
The committee suggested that the University instead consider a full social group ban as one of several possible options for reshaping social life at the College.
Over 150 professors are condemning Harvard’s decisions to deny Ph.D. program admission to ex-inmate Michelle Jones and rescind a fellowship offer to Chelsea Manning.
The Harvard graduate student who obtained a restraining order against his adviser has been expelled, though his battle in court continues.