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Gen Ed

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College

English Professor Claybaugh Will Be Next Dean of Undergraduate Education

Amanda Claybaugh will replace Jay M. Harris, starting July 1. Harris, who has served as dean since 2003, announced he would step down in Dec. 2017.

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College

Faculty Critique Loss of Course Gen Ed Status

“Had I known at the faculty meeting when we approved Gen Ed 2.0, had I known this is the way it was implemented, I would've voted against it,” one professor said.

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Religion

Hebrew Bible's Fall from Grace

And the LORD said, I will destroy the General Education I have created and the covetous section kids who seek to raise their sad GPAs from the dust of the earth.

University Hall, Fall 2017
Student Life

Students Still Confused After Gen Ed Delay

As admins postpone the roll-out of the long-awaited new Program in General Education, students continue to express confusion over how they will fulfill their requirements.

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Gen Ed

Gen Ed Administrators Say More Time Needed for Program

General Education program director Kenen said designing the types of courses that achieve program goals is difficult and is taking the College longer than expected.

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FAS

General Education Changes Pushed Back to Fall 2019

The full implementation of new General Education requirements has been pushed back by a year, with a new target roll-out date of fall 2019.

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College Administration

Dean of Undergraduate Education Jay Harris to Step Down

​Dean of Undergraduate Education Jay M. Harris will step down at the end of the academic year after almost a decade in one of the College’s top administrative position.

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College

As Gen Ed Transitions, Unexpected Courses Fulfill Requirements

This change in the categorization of some classes is the byproduct of a transition to a new General Education system set to take full effect in the fall of 2018.

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FAS

News Analysis: As Faculty Return to Campus, Future of Lewis Motion Uncertain

According to Faculty Council member and professor David L. Howell, it is likely that Lewis’s motion will not go to a vote until the December Faculty meeting.

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FAS

Shopping Week Chaos

Though many undergraduates love the week for the flexibility it provides, for Harvard administrators, shopping week means not knowing the size of each course until the Course Registration Deadline.

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Gen Ed

SLS20

General Education class Science of the Living Systems 20 is taught by Steven Pinker.

College

With Gen Ed Transition in Flux, Upperclassmen Offer Mixed Reactions

For students currently attending the College, the gradual move to a new General Education program has been met with a range of reactions.

College

Gen Ed Transition in Flux, Upperclassmen Offer Mixed Reactions

For current juniors and seniors, the gradual move to the new Gen Ed program has been met with a range of reactions.

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College

Economics 10b Enrolls Most Students for Fourth Consecutive Year

Economics 10b: “Principles of Economics” is the most popular course in the Faculty of Arts and Sciences for the fourth consecutive spring.

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College

The Most Savage Q-Guide Comments of 2016

If you're looking for another way to procrastinate in the course search for this semester, check out these Q-Guide comments. Some are hilarious, some are desperate, and some are just truly disturbing.

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