While Faculty members are scattered across the globe for academic research and summer breaks, their absence from campus did not diminish their support for Harvard’s first female president.
As steel begins to rise in Allston, faculty and administrators are preparing for the imminent move across the Charles River.
The College's controversial social group policy has awoken a historically formidable contingent: the Faculty.
As developers propose ambitious renovations, the Cambridge Historical Commission has been thrust into a city-wide debate about the future of Harvard Square.
The committee will also create and share an online forum for Harvard faculty members to post feedback on the committee’s recommendations after they are disseminated.
The results of an external review of the culture of Harvard’s Athletics Department will not be made public.
Also at the meeting, Dean of Undergraduate Education Jay M. Harris withdrew his April motion requesting the Faculty create a committee to implement a new course requirement called “Thinking with Data.”
The student handbook currently states that the “possession, use, or distribution” of marijuana is a violation of Harvard policy. Proposed handbook changes would keep this prohibition, but add a clarifying statement about the change in state law.
The proportion of Harvard’s tenured faculty who are women or people of color jumped from 30.8 percent to 39.2 percent over the past decade.
Undergraduates concentrating in History and Literature will now be able to specialize in an ethnic studies field.
“We would like to hire more faculty, we would like to have smaller sections, we would like better compensation,” Hochschild said.
Members of Harvard’s faculty and non-unionized staff will see their salaries increase by only 1.5 percent for fiscal year 2018, an atypically low increase outpaced by the current rate of inflation.
FAS Dean Michael D. Smith said he does not believe the College’s new social group policy requires an oath pledging a student is not a member of a final club or Greek organization.
Several of the students named to the committee have previously voiced opinions on the College’s policy.
Clover Food Lab will replace Greenhouse Cafe in the Science Center’s partially-renovated Cabot Science Library.