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.
The controversial faculty motion that may decide the future of Harvard undergraduate social life will go before the full Faculty at their monthly meeting on October 3, but will not be voted on until November, according to Faculty Council member David L. Howell.
This change in the categorization of some classes is the byproduct of a transition to a new General Education system set to take full effect in the fall of 2018.
The committee will work to more directly engage undergraduates, Dean of Arts and Humanities Robin Kelsey said last week.
This semester, students concentrating in History and Literature can take a course on fashion and slavery—and receive credit toward the concentration’s newly-created Ethnic Studies track.
Students shopping one of Harvard’s most popular undergraduate courses will arrive in Sanders Theater tomorrow to a changed CS50.
According to Faculty Council member and professor David L. Howell, it is likely that Lewis’s motion will not go to a vote until the December Faculty meeting.
The Justice Department’s decision to reopen an investigation into Harvard’s admissions process may result in the government joining an existing lawsuit on the issue.
The Justice Department’s Civil Rights Division will investigate allegations that Harvard discriminates against Asian Americans in its admissions process, according to a department spokesperson.