The lawsuit filed against Harvard alleging the school ignored years of sexual misconduct complaints against professor John L. Comaroff will move to mediation, according to court filings this month.
With two major academic leadership positions to fill, Harvard Faculty of Arts and Sciences Dean Hopi E. Hoekstra said she wants to focus on facilitating interdisciplinary research and scholarship during a recent interview with The Crimson.
Harvard’s Faculty of Arts and Sciences reported a surplus of $62 million for fiscal year 2023, according to a report presented at a faculty meeting Tuesday.
Harvard faculty have retired at increasingly older ages throughout the last two decades, according to the annual Faculty of Arts and Sciences report.
Harvard’s Dean of Science Christopher W. Stubbs is stepping down at the end of the academic year, Faculty of Arts and Sciences Dean Hopi E. Hoekstra announced at a faculty meeting Tuesday.
‘Really Annoying’ or ‘Administratively Necessary’? Harvard Students Give Mixed Reviews of Previous-Term Course Registration
Harvard undergraduate course registration opened for the spring semester last week— more than two months earlier than in years past — and drew mixed reviews from students.
Robin E. Kelsey, Harvard’s dean of Arts and Humanities, will step down from his post at the end of the 2023-24 academic year, according to a Monday afternoon email to divisional faculty from Faculty of Arts and Sciences Dean Hopi E. Hoekstra obtained by The Crimson.
Harvard School of Engineering and Applied Sciences Dean David C. Parkes shared plans to prioritize artificial intelligence and climate change during his first Crimson interview as the school’s new dean on Thursday.
Ahead of Previous-Term Course Registration Debut, Harvard Faculty and Staff Remain Divided on New System
As Harvard transitions to a new previous-term course registration model, the Faculty of Arts and Sciences remains split on the system, with some members saying it allows for better course preparation and others saying it limits students’ ability to explore classes.
Concentration Declaration Day is an initiative led by the HUA’s Academic Team to celebrate sophomores declaring their concentrations. Hundreds of students swamped Harvard Yard for this year’s festivities, which featured a string of banners listing individual concentrations, free food, photo opportunities, and chats with concentration advisers.
John L. Comaroff — the Harvard professor accused of sexual harassment and professional retaliation — is still prohibited from teaching required college courses, Faculty of Arts and Sciences Dean Hopi E. Hoekstra said in an interview last week.
Removing legacy admissions preferences in Harvard’s admissions process “is one of the things that’s under consideration,” Dean of the Faculty of Arts and Sciences Hopi E. Hoekstra said in an interview with The Crimson last week.
Faculty of Arts and Sciences Dean Hopi E. Hoekstra expressed her support for Harvard President Claudine Gay’s statement condemning Hamas’ attacks in her first interview with The Crimson as dean of the FAS.
Harvard College grades have risen significantly in the past 20 years, per a newly-released report presented at the first Faculty of Arts and Sciences meeting of the academic year Tuesday afternoon.
A Proposal to Merge Harvard’s Small Language Programs Has Fallen Flat. What’s Next for the Humanities?
An internal document and interviews with professors and Arts and Humanities Dean Robin E. Kelsey suggest new directions for Harvard’s humanities. But a proposal that would combine four language programs has faced resistance from some faculty.
A Thursday report by a faculty working group at Harvard’s Graduate School of Arts and Sciences characterized the school’s financial aid, advising framework, and admissions practices as “no longer sufficient” in an era of rising living costs and increased competition with other universities.
Michael McNally To Lead Harvard FAS Fundraising Efforts as Associate Vice President and Dean of Development
Michael McNally, an education and healthcare fundraising official, will return to Harvard for a fourth time to serve as the Faculty of Arts and Sciences’ associate vice president and dean of development, FAS Dean Hopi E. Hoesktra and Vice President for University Alumni Affairs and Development Brian K. Lee announced Monday.
More than 50 Harvard students and affiliates gathered in Boylston Hall on Saturday for an inaugural organizing summit on ethnic studies, hosted by members of the Harvard Ethnic Studies Coalition.
Martin G. Romualdez, the speaker of the Filipino House of Representatives and a nephew of the former Filipino dictator Ferdinand Marcos, has committed $2 million to endow the Filipino (Tagalog) preceptor position at Harvard, according to a source familiar with the matter who spoke on the condition of anonymity.
One year ago today, practically nobody was familiar with ChatGPT. Now, top Harvard academic officials are bracing for a world where artificial intelligence tools are ubiquitous throughout higher education.
Former University President Drew Gilpin Faust retired from teaching on June 30, capping a career that has spanned nearly half a century — and vacating one of Harvard’s coveted University Professorships.
Cool Desserts, Hot Issues: Protesters for Harvard Ethnic Studies Department Disrupt President Gay’s Ice Cream Social
Demonstrators rallying in support of creating an ethnic studies department at Harvard disrupted an ice cream social in Harvard Yard hosted Tuesday afternoon by University President Claudine Gay.
From the sciences to the humanities, Harvard professors are praising Hopi E. Hoekstra, a professor of Organismic and Evolutionary Biology and Molecular and Cellular Biology who was announced Monday as the University’s next dean of the Faculty of Arts and Sciences.
This fifth and final installment in The Crimson’s analysis of the survey focuses on faculty opinions regarding AI, including integrating AI into their curricula and its impact on higher education.