The Faculty Council voted in favor of adding field of study to the transcripts of Ph.D. students in the Population Health Studies program at its biweekly meeting.
The proposed regulations provide a new framework for interpreting Title IX, an anti-sex discrimination law that shapes the way universities address sexual harassment.
Two sources with knowledge of the matter said Harvard's Office for Dispute Resolution is still looking into the Economics professor’s behavior as part of a second investigation.
The Faculty voted to add new class start times at 12:45 p.m. and 3:45 p.m, approved other agenda items, and were done with this month's meeting in 25 minutes.
The Faculty previously discussed the potential change at its last meeting in November when presented with the proposal to add class times so students would have more time to eat lunch.
The unnamed male student, dubbed “John Doe” is demanding Harvard cease to investigate him and pay him $75,000 in damages, as well as compensate him for any costs incurred during litigation.
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.
Harvard Professor Roland G. Fryer, Jr. has been named a fellow of the Econometric Society, collecting a second prestigious award in as many months — and as he faces allegations of sexual harassment.
American Economics Association Elects Fryer to High-Ranking Post, Says It Was Unaware of Sexual Harassment Allegations
The AEA announced in fall 2018 that it was adding Fryer — along with four other top economists including former Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen — to the 2019 iteration of its Executive Committee.
The report calls for clarification of emergency response policies, expansion of HUHS counseling, and changes to Yardfest, among other recommendations.
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.
In the "most serious" cases, the College's Administrative Board can recommend that the Faculty Council dismiss a student from the College.
A new proposal would eliminate the “written component” of the requirement, allowing students to instead use languages such as American Sign Language and Ancient Greek to fulfill that demand.
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.