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.
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.
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.
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.