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Angela N. Fu

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FAS

FAS Council Approves Transcript Change for Population Health Sciences Students

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.

Claudine Gay
FAS

Dean of Harvard Faculty ‘Concerned’ About Proposed Federal Changes to Title IX

The proposed regulations provide a new framework for interpreting Title IX, an anti-sex discrimination law that shapes the way universities address sexual harassment.

Roland Fryer
FAS

Harvard Pursuing a Second Title IX Investigation Into Economics Prof Fryer

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.

Monthly Faculty Meeting
Faculty

Bacow Discusses Importance of Academic Freedom at Year's Shortest Faculty Meeting

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.

March Faculty Meeting
FAS

FAS to Vote On Schedule Changes, Hear Council Election Report

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.

University Hall
College

Student Sues Harvard for Investigating Alleged Sexual Assault That Took Place Off-Campus

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.

University Hall
FAS Administration

Faculty Council Hears School of Public Health Proposal

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.

Roland Fryer
FAS

Harvard Concludes Investigation Into Fryer, Admins Now Mulling Possible Punishment

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.

Roland Fryer Headshot
FAS

Amid Allegations of Sexual Misconduct, Harvard Prof. Fryer Racks Up Second Prestigious Award

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.

Roland G. Fryer, Jr.
Economics

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.

BSOC Protest One
Crime

Harvard Suggests Clarifying Policies, Changing Yardfest in Final Report On Arrest of Black Student

The report calls for clarification of emergency response policies, expansion of HUHS counseling, and changes to Yardfest, among other recommendations.

Allston
FAS

SEAS Allston Campus on Track to Open in 2020, Gay Says

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.

University Hall
College

Harvard's Faculty Council Votes to Dismiss College Student for Sexual Misconduct

In the "most serious" cases, the College's Administrative Board can recommend that the Faculty Council dismiss a student from the College.

University Hall
FAS

Faculty to Vote On Altered Foreign Language Requirement at November Meeting

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
FAS

After Barrier-Breaking Appointment, FAS Dean Claudine Gay Gets Right to Work

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.

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