Several donors and professors said there are four likely contenders from within the University: Business School Dean Nitin Nohria, professor Danielle S. Allen, FAS Dean Michael D. Smith, and Provost Alan M. Garber ’76.
Those who knew Alexander H. Patel '17-'18, a Philosophy and Mathematics concentrator, remember him as a brilliant student and a devoted friend.
Alexander H. Patel ’18, an Adams House senior, has died in a “heartbreaking” loss, Dean of the College Rakesh Khurana wrote in an email to students Sunday.
Women in Harvard's math department report a bevy of inequalities—from a discouraging absence of female faculty to a culture of "math bro" condescension.
Students from schools across Harvard spent two hours debating the ideal qualities and priorities of the University’s next president.
Some students are launching an online campaign in an unconventional effort to promote Computer Science professor Margo I. Seltzer ’83 as a possible candidate for Harvard's presidency.
It will fall to Harvard’s 29th president to implement and oversee the University’s historic effort to reshape undergraduate social life.
Unlike his predecessor, Harvard’s new associate dean for diversity and inclusion Roland S. Davis will not help develop or negotiate the College’s year-old sanctions on members of single-gender campus social groups.
As controversial speakers draw vigorous on-campus protest, Harvard has shelled out upwards of $10,000 per event in security fees.
The added trainings come on the heels of a broader outreach effort intended to grow the Council’s influence on campus.
Several student groups—including the Harvard Republican Club—are lobbying professors to support a Faculty motion designed to kill the College’s proposed regulations of undergraduate social life.
Demonstrators hoped to decry DeVos’s policies and highlight what they saw as Harvard’s complicity in legitimizing them—but they also wanted to “reclaim the narrative” of peaceful protest in the United States.
The College’s Honor Council is increasing its outreach to students this semester as part of a broader push to grow the body’s influence on campus.
In its report, the Honor Council obliquely referenced CS50, writing that “one large introductory course” had skewed the data for last year.
The committee suggested that the University instead consider a full social group ban as one of several possible options for reshaping social life at the College.