The Faculty Council voted to approve tweaks to the Faculty of Arts and Sciences course schedule — which underwent an overhaul last year — at its biweekly meeting Wednesday, according to council member Kirsten A. Weld.
Economic historian Joel Mokyr argued that the expertise of British craftsmen fueled that country’s rise to dominance during the Industrial Revolution in a lecture sponsored by the Economics Department Wednesday.
William G. Kaelin is the Sidney Farber Professor of Medicine at the Dana-Farber Cancer Institute and the Brigham & Women’s Hospital at the Harvard Medical School.
Though mounting financial hardships mean the size of the Faculty of Arts and Sciences will not grow for the foreseeable future, the school is nonetheless making a concerted effort to increase its ranks of ethnic studies faculty.
The Faculty of Arts and Sciences ended fiscal year 2019 with a reported $13.6 million surplus, according to the Dean’s annual report.
The day before Harvard announced Saturday it would not be renewing Winthrop Faculty Deans Ronald S. Sullivan and Stephanie R. Robinson after this school year, Sullivan told a Manhattan judge he would no longer be representing alleged sexual abuser Harvey Weinstein.
Dean of the Faculty of Arts and Sciences Claudine Gay announced that she has stripped former Government Professor Jorge I. Dominguez of his emeritus status and disinvited him from campus following the conclusion of a months-long investigation into allegations of sexual misconduct.
These 100 new members elevate the Academy’s active membership to 2,347 scientists. Election to the small and exclusive group, comprising “the country’s leading researchers,” is one of the highest honors that a scientist can receive, according to the Academy’s website.
Harvard’s female tenured faculty members are on average paid 92.5 cents for every dollar their male counterparts earn, according to a recent nationwide survey on higher education compensation.
Harvard Professor Harvey Mansfield Disinvited from Speaking at Canadian College Over 'Conservative' Views
Government Professor Harvey C. Mansfield Jr. ’53 was disinvited to speak at a gala at Concordia Liberal Arts College in Canada because of his “conservative” views.