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College

Winthrop Faculty Deans Announce Plans to Challenge Harvard

In the five minute statement, Sullivan and Robinson sharply criticized College administrators’ decision not to renew their contracts as faculty deans and defended their tenure.

Armin Afsahi
FAS Administration

Afsahi Named New FAS Chief Development Officer

Armin Afsahi will serve as new associate vice president and dean of development for the Faculty of Arts and Sciences, the University announced in a press release Tuesday.

Overseers Announcement
College

Corporation Supports Decisions to Not Renew Sullivan, Sanction Dominguez

Harvard Corporation Senior Fellow William F. Lee ’72 said the Corporation was briefed on and supports Harvard administrators’ recent decisions to relieve Ronald S. Sullivan, Jr. of his Winthrop House faculty deanship and to sanction former professor Jorge I. Dominguez.

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Faculty

Balancing the Professorial and Professional

Harvard Law School Professor Ronald S. Sullivan Jr. is not the first faculty member to conduct outside work during his time at the University.

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FAS

Bridging Industry and Academia

Across Harvard, countless professors boast tales of early forays into the private sector that have, in turn, informed their teaching and research.

SEAS
FAS

Sciences in the SEAS Era

As SEAS prepares to expand into Allston, some faculty say they wish administrators had consulted them on the details of the move earlier.

Claudine Gay
FAS

Admins Defend Spousal Hiring Policy, Say Harvard Is Past Days of ‘Honey, We're Moving to Cambridge’

The issue arose in the final report of the Government Department Committee on Climate Change, which outlined a litany of challenges and potential changes to departmental policies, including those surrounding faculty recruitment and retention.

Khurana in Winthrop
Winthrop

Khurana in Winthrop

Dean of the College Rakesh Khurana speaks to students in Winthrop dining hall about the recent decision not to renew the house's Faculty Deans Ronald S. Sullivan and Stephanie R. Robinson.

Sullivan Leaves Weinstein Legal Team
Winthrop

Sullivan Leaves Weinstein Legal Team

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.

University Hall
College

Seventy-Two Harvard College Seniors Awarded 2019 Hoopes Prize

The Faculty of Arts and Sciences awards Hoopes Prizes annually to a select number of nominated student projects. The prizes aim to honor College seniors by “recognizing, promoting, honoring, and rewarding excellence in the work of undergraduates and their capabilities and skills in any subject.”

CGIS
FAS

Harvard Prof. Dominguez Stripped of Emeritus Status Following Conclusion of Title IX Investigation

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.

Fall in Harvard Yard
Gen Ed

Shopping Week To Stay — For Now

The Faculty also sparred over and ultimately approved a proposed Quantitative Reasoning with Data requirement for the General Education program. Students beginning with the Class of 2023 must now take a class that allows them to “think critically about data.”

CGIS
Government

Harvard Gov Dept Climate Committee Finds ‘Prolonged Institutional Failure’ in Final Report

The committee’s 53-page report, sent to department affiliates Wednesday, calls on the University to approve more faculty hiring and to launch an independent review of “failures of communication and reporting” that facilitated Dominguez’s abuse.

University Hall
Faculty

National Academy of Sciences Elects Nine Harvard Professors

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.

Jonathan L. Walton Inauguration
Religion

Memorial Church Minister Jonathan Walton to Leave Harvard for Wake Forest Deanship

Jonathan L. Walton, the Minister of Memorial Church and a professor at Harvard Divinity School, will leave the University at the end of this academic year to serve as the next dean of Wake Forest University School of Divinity, Walton announced Sunday.

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