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Faculty Back Expansion of Advising

Professors expressed broad approval for bolstering and expanding pre-concentration advising at a meeting of the full Faculty yesterday, with many

Faculty Discuss Gen Ed Report

At yesterday’s meeting of the full Faculty, professors broadly supported replacing the Core Curriculum with a system of distributional requirements,

Faculty Discusses Concentrations

Professors challenged proposed “secondary fields” and course caps on concentrations as the Faculty debated a recently released Curricular Review report

Faculty Discuss Concentrations

The curricular review’s Educational Policy Committee (EPC) recommended yesterday that joint concentrations be eliminated in favor of “secondary fields” akin

Stalled Review Inches Ahead

The Harvard College Curricular Review's Educational Policy Committee (EPC) will release a report of its work to the Faculty on

Faculty Examine Gen Ed Report

Members of the Faculty Council—the 18-member governing body of the Faculty of Arts and Sciences—considered a draft version of the

Faculty Council Looks to Future

By SARA E. POLSKY Crimson Staff Writer Even before Harvard undergraduates had settled into their dorms for the start of

Fewer Faculty To Be Hired

Concerns about faculty hiring dominated the semester’s first full meeting of the Faculty yesterday, overshadowing a potentially contentious discussion of

Faculty Will Debate Harper’s Departure

The same professor who last March introduced the vote of no confidence in University President Lawrence H. Summers has called

Storm Recasts Study of Gulf Coast

Though academics who research New Orleans culture and history say they believe Hurricane Katrina did not destroy evidence important in

Oppenheimer Searches for Religious Spirituality

John Harvard might take offense at the suggestion that he only became a man in February of 2003, when Hillel

Breaking Through The Glass Ceiling

If any one figure can rival University President Lawrence H. Summers for inspiring the widest range of public opinion and

An Open Door, But for Whom?

Mia Riverton ’99—a performer since age four—knew she wanted to go into the entertainment industry when she graduated from Harvard.

Shopping for Diversity

Professors who have long urged Harvard to implement reforms benefiting female faculty members say they found an administrative ear this

Outstripping Goals

Dean of the Faculty William C. Kirby said it was “virtually certain” that Harvard will have surpassed his predecessor’s goal