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Jessica E. Vascellaro

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Faculty Increases Tenure Yield

With 21 offers of tenure accepted and 14 still outstanding, the Faculty of Arts and Sciences (FAS) is poised to

Hiring Review Off To Late Start

Though it hoped to report its findings by the end of the academic year, a committee charged with reviewing the

Mather Lather Foam Party Ends in Bust

The bubble burst prematurely last Saturday night at “Mather Lather”—proclaimed by organizers and attendees the largest House party in Harvard’s

Faculty To Revisit Assault Policy

A year after changes to the College’s sexual assault policy raised widespread controversy on campus, the Faculty quietly received notice

Scholar of Islamic Art Gets Tenure

University President Lawrence H. Summers approved the promotion of Islamic art historian David J. Roxburgh to the rank of senior

Faculty Must Hire TFs Earlier, GSAS Dean Says

In a move to improve section instruction in the College and the lives of graduate students, Dean of the Graduate

Faculty Question Defense Holdings

With the full Faculty scheduled to discuss the University’s response to the war with Iraq at their monthly meeting today,

Gross Officially Named Dean of the College

Benedict H. Gross ’71 was officially named Dean of Harvard College yesterday—an appointment that was widely assumed, but not confirmed,

Two Jobs Could Pose Challenge For New Dean

Soon-to-be-confirmed Dean of Harvard College Benedict H. Gross ’71 may have stumbled into a bigger job than he wants. This

Harvard Stands To Profit From War

With nearly half a percent of its endowment invested in 11 of the government’s 15 top defense contractors, the war

Professors Torn On U.S. Policy Toward Iraq

On the eve of President Bush’s deadline for Iraqi President Saddam Hussein to back down, Harvard’s professors stand divided. Some

Lewis Departure May Mean Shift in College’s Priorities

Yesterday’s ouster of Dean of the College Harry R. Lewis ’68 and the reorganization that it accompanies may signal a

Student Presents Petition To Save Shopping Period

Less than a week before the full Faculty will debate preregistration, two students presented their case against the current proposal

Harvard To Study Global Health

Aiming to put Harvard at the forefront of efforts to alleviate developing countries’ devastating burden of disease, administrators and professors

FAS Tightens Hiring Policies

After adopting a conservative “soft hiring” policy this fall, the Faculty of Arts and Sciences (FAS) will likely institute further

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