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College

UC Calls for Preservation of Shopping Week

The vote passed the Council 22–2 at the UC’s last meeting of the semester Sunday.

Gates to Extension School
FAS

Division of Continuing Education Sees Significant Growth in Revenue, Enrollment

Last year, continuing and executive education brought in over $450 million in tuition revenue — a growth of over 11.5 percent from the previous year and over 60 percent over the past seven years.

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FAS Administration

Faculty Council Hears School of Public Health Proposal

Members of the Faculty Council met Wednesday to review election procedures and hear a proposal from the School of Public Health concerning one of its Ph.D. programs in a “very tame” meeting, per Council member David L. Howell.

Roland Fryer
FAS

Harvard Concludes Investigation Into Fryer, Admins Now Mulling Possible Punishment

Harvard has concluded its Title IX investigation into sexual harassment allegations brought against Economics professor Roland G. Fryer, Jr., who must now wait for administrators to determine how — if at all — they will punish him.

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FAS

Amid Allegations of Sexual Misconduct, Harvard Prof. Fryer Racks Up Second Prestigious Award

Harvard Professor Roland G. Fryer, Jr. has been named a fellow of the Econometric Society, collecting a second prestigious award in as many months — and as he faces allegations of sexual harassment.

Allston
FAS

SEAS Allston Campus on Track to Open in 2020, Gay Says

Though some smaller details remain undecided, the School of Engineering and Applied Sciences is still set to complete its long-awaited move into Allston by September 2020, according to FAS Dean Claudine Gay.

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FAS

Faculty to Vote On Altered Foreign Language Requirement at November Meeting

A new proposal would eliminate the “written component” of the requirement, allowing students to instead use languages such as American Sign Language and Ancient Greek to fulfill that demand.

Claudine Gay
FAS

After Barrier-Breaking Appointment, FAS Dean Claudine Gay Gets Right to Work

Claudine Gay is the first new FAS Dean in 11 years — but her assumption of the deanship attracted still more attention due to its unprecedented nature. She is both the first woman and the first person of color to hold the position.

Claudine Gay
College

FAS Dean Gay Says She Supports Early Registration

FAS Dean Claudine Gay has thrown her support behind the proposed early registration system, which would replace shopping week.

Claudine Gay
FAS

New FAS Dean Gay Recruiting Faculty Who Study Race, Ethnicity

New dean of the Faculty of Arts and Sciences Claudine Gay said in an interview last week that she is actively recruiting faculty who study race and ethnicity.

Claudine Gay
FAS

Claudine Gay Reflects on First Weeks of FAS Deanship

“My motivation has been if I can understand the people and where they're coming from, and what their aspirations are that my priorities will kind of emerge organically out of those conversations,” Claudine Gay said.

GSAS Shopping Week
FAS

Grad Students Hear Proposal for Early Registration, 'Digital' Shopping Week at Town Hall

FAS Registrar Burke detailed what a replacement for shopping week could look like at a Graduate Student Council town hall Wednesday evening, suggesting the College is seriously exploring a move to an early registration system.

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College Finance

Faculty of Arts and Sciences Ends FY 2018 with $3.1 Million Surplus

Following at least four years of budget deficits, The Faculty of Arts and Sciences ended fiscal year 2018 with a $3.1 million surplus, according to the Dean’s annual report.

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College

Faculty Council Approves New Committee to Propose Shopping Week Replacement

The Faculty Council voted Wednesday to move one step closer to eliminating “shopping week,” a Harvard tradition popular among undergraduates.

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College

Faculty Council Debates Proposal to Kill Shopping Week

Many students’ worst scheduling fear is one step closer to reality after Wednesday’s Faculty Council meeting. There is now an official proposal on the table to end shopping week — though it's far from implementation.

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