The proportion of Harvard’s tenured faculty who are women or people of color jumped from 30.8 percent to 39.2 percent over the past decade.
Undergraduates concentrating in History and Literature will now be able to specialize in an ethnic studies field.
“We would like to hire more faculty, we would like to have smaller sections, we would like better compensation,” Hochschild said.
Members of Harvard’s faculty and non-unionized staff will see their salaries increase by only 1.5 percent for fiscal year 2018, an atypically low increase outpaced by the current rate of inflation.
FAS Dean Michael D. Smith said he does not believe the College’s new social group policy requires an oath pledging a student is not a member of a final club or Greek organization.
Several of the students named to the committee have previously voiced opinions on the College’s policy.
Clover Food Lab will replace Greenhouse Cafe in the Science Center’s partially-renovated Cabot Science Library.
The seven-minute passing period between courses known as “Harvard Time” will no longer exist beginning in the fall of 2018.
Professors again clashed with administrators over the College’s proposed plan for enforcing penalties on members of single-gender social organizations.
Future Harvard students may be required to take a required category of course entitled “Thinking with Data” should the Faculty approve a motion that will be first discussed at Tuesday’s Faculty meeting.
Between an underperforming endowment, dwindling reserves, cumbersome architectural regulations, and lukewarm support from donors, House renewal is an uphill battle.
Former Secretary of Defense Ashton B. Carter will join the faculty at the Harvard Kennedy School at the end of the academic year as a professor and director of the Belfer Center.
English concentrators will soon be required to enroll in a course featuring authors who may have been excluded in the past for their race, gender, or sexuality.
The Immigration and Customs Enforcement Agency listed Cambridge an “uncooperative jurisdiction” for refusing to comply with federal requests to detain individuals for possible deportation.
A University spokesperson harshly condemned President Donald Trump’s proposed 2018 budget as “devastating” and “unprecedented” Monday.