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Faculty Council Votes For New Engineering Concentration

Harvard’s Faculty Council voted in favor of a new engineering concentration and discussed proposals concerning the Neurobiology department and the Asia Center.

New Dean of Arts and Humanities at Barker Center

Faculty Search Advisory Group Pushed For Bacow

Several faculty members on a committee advising the presidential search team suggested Lawrence S. Bacow for the top job.

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FAS Administration

Faculty Optimistic About President-elect Bacow

Faculty across disciplines praised incoming University President Lawrence S. Bacow following the Sunday announcement he will succeed current President Drew G. Faust.

Presidents Past and Future
Central Administration

Past Hints at Future

Some say Bacow’s history in higher education campaigns has prepared him well for the financial responsibilities that come with running one of the world’s richest universities.

FAS Dean Michael Smith
Student Life

Smith to Develop Gen. Ed. Courses with Faculty

Dean of the Faculty of Arts and Sciences Michael D. Smith is working with faculty to develop new general education courses.

Mike Smith at Convocation

Smith Says Endowment Tax Will Limit New Projects

Following a new university endowment tax, FAS Dean Michael D. Smith said he will not commit to long-term projects for the time being.

Faculty Meeting

Faculty Vote to Accept Changes to Advanced Standing

The Advanced Standing program will undergo significant changes in 2020 to permit College students to graduate with an undergraduate and master’s degree in four years.

Daniel E. Lieberman ’86
College Administration

Faculty Likely to Vote on Altered Advanced Standing Requirements

The Faculty of Arts and Science will likely vote on a proposal to amend current guidelines for the College’s Advanced Standing program at their monthly meeting this week.

University Hall, Fall 2017
Student Life

Students Still Confused After Gen Ed Delay

As admins postpone the roll-out of the long-awaited new Program in General Education, students continue to express confusion over how they will fulfill their requirements.

The Harvard Head Start
Drew Faust

The Harvard Head Start

Experts and Harvard affiliates say presidential candidates internal to the University may have an edge over those hailing from outside its gates.

University Hall

Faculty Council Mulls Advanced Standing, Search for New Dean

Council member David L. Howell called the meeting of the Faculty Council—the Faculty of Arts and Sciences' highest governing body—"happily routine."

Higher Education

#MeToo May Bring Increased Vetting for Presidential Candidates

Higher education experts say increased national scrutiny of sexual assault and misconduct could affect the search for Harvard's next president.

Faculty Retention

Internal Report Shows Poor Retention for Harvard Women in STEM

The report claims the retention rate for female faculty in STEM departments at the University is almost 20 percent lower than the retention rate for male faculty since 2000.

Harvard Fan

Heightened Security Measures Complicate Harvard-Yale Tailgates

Security measures at the Yale Bowl created long lines, choking off attendance at tailgates and the game before Yale officials ultimately relented on the stricter measures.

Bliss App

Students Launch App for Mental Health Resources

Two students have launched “Bliss: Harvard Mental Health,” a mobile app compiling dozens of mental health resources on campus.