Harvard’s Faculty Council voted in favor of a new engineering concentration and discussed proposals concerning the Neurobiology department and the Asia Center.
Several faculty members on a committee advising the presidential search team suggested Lawrence S. Bacow for the top job.
Faculty across disciplines praised incoming University President Lawrence S. Bacow following the Sunday announcement he will succeed current President Drew G. Faust.
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.
Dean of the Faculty of Arts and Sciences Michael D. Smith is working with faculty to develop new general education courses.
Following a new university endowment tax, FAS Dean Michael D. Smith said he will not commit to long-term projects for the time being.
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.
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.
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.
Experts and Harvard affiliates say presidential candidates internal to the University may have an edge over those hailing from outside its gates.
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 experts say increased national scrutiny of sexual assault and misconduct could affect the search for Harvard's next president.
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.
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.
Two students have launched “Bliss: Harvard Mental Health,” a mobile app compiling dozens of mental health resources on campus.