Walter Johnson, a professor of History and African and African American Studies, resigned as a faculty adviser to the Harvard Undergraduate Palestine Solidarity Committee and from Faculty and Staff for Justice in Palestine after the groups faced a wave of backlash for sharing a post containing an antisemitic image.
History professor Maya R. Jasanoff ’96 and Economics professor David I. Laibson ’88 will lead the newly announced Faculty of Arts and Sciences committee on classroom norms, Dean Hopi E. Hoekstra announced Wednesday.
Harvard Extension School administrator Shirley R. Greene was accused of 42 instances of plagiarism in her 2008 University of Michigan dissertation in a complaint sent to the University Friday — the latest in a string of anonymous plagiarism complaints against Black Harvard officials.
Interim Harvard President Alan M. Garber ’76 named former Harvard Hillel Executive Director Jonah C. Steinberg as an adviser to the presidential task force on antisemitism and appointed Computer Science professor Boaz Barak to join the group.
The Faculty of Arts and Sciences is expected to vote next month on a proposal to move up the deadline for registering for new courses and push back the pass-fail deadline.
History professor Derek J. Penslar considered stepping down as co-chair of the presidential task force on antisemitism following backlash from high-profile critics as faculty and students rallied to his defense.
Charles A. Fried, a longtime Harvard Law School professor and renowned conservative legal scholar who served as a U.S. solicitor general under President Ronald Reagan, died on Tuesday, according to a post on X from his son-in-law.
Harvard professor Jennifer L. Hochschild apologized after facing backlash from Harvard Extension School affiliates for remarks on X which were perceived as denigrating students at the school.
Harvard Corporation Members Did Not Discuss Gay’s Removal During Private Dinner, Faculty in Attendance Say
Two members of the Harvard Corporation and four faculty members discussed a perceived culture of self-censorship on campus during a private dinner last Tuesday but did not address Claudine Gay’s future as president, according to all four professors in attendance.
Harvard faculty Bonnie Talbert and David F. Elmer ’98 will serve as the next faculty deans of Eliot House, Dean of the College Rakesh Khurana announced Wednesday afternoon.
Last week, Harvard Law School professor Charles Fried — a former U.S. solicitor general and associate justice of the Massachusetts Supreme Judicial Court — announced he would retire on July 1, 2024, following a sabbatical leave in the spring semester.
Harvey Mansfield ’53, Stepping Down as One of Harvard’s Longest Serving Professors, Looks Back on Career
Harvard Government professor Harvey C. Mansfield, Jr. ’53, one of the few outspoken conservatives on campus, is retiring from the University.
Former Harvard Professor Charles Lieber Asks for No Prison Time Ahead of Sentencing, Citing Cancer Battle
As convicted ex-Harvard professor Charles M. Lieber awaits his sentencing hearing on Wednesday for lying to federal investigators about his ties to China, his attorneys asked a federal judge to spare him from prison, while prosecutors requested a 90-day sentence last week.
Seven months after Harvard Kennedy School Dean Douglas W. Elmendorf announced the school was recruiting two senior professors studying climate change and sustainability, HKS is still trying to bring them to Cambridge.
Pfarewell Pforzheimer: Faculty Deans Harrington and Durant to Step Down in 2023 After 10-Year Tenure
Pforzheimer House Faculty Deans Anne Harrington ’82 and John R. Durant will step down at the end of the 2022-2023 academic year after a 10-year tenure, the pair announced in an email to house residents Monday.