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Protesters Call for Ceasefire in Science Center Plaza
Student Groups

Amid Backlash to Antisemitic Post, Harvard Professor Resigns From Pro-Palestine Groups

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.

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FAS

Hoekstra Likely to Pick Arts and Humanities, Science Deans In ‘Next Few Months’

Faculty of Arts and Sciences Dean Hopi E. Hoekstra hopes to select two new divisional deans — in Science and in Arts and Humanities — within “the next few months,” she said in a Wednesday interview.

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Central Administration

FAS Dean Hoekstra Says Harvard Protest Guidance Lends ‘Clarity,’ Not Censorship

Faculty of Arts and Sciences Dean Hopi E. Hoekstra denied charges from student organizers that Harvard was looking to repress pro-Palestine protest during an interview Thursday, her first of the spring semester.

Faculty of Arts and Sciences Dean Hopi Hoekstra
FAS

Harvard Professors Jasanoff, Laibson to Lead Classroom Norms Committee

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.

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FAS

Harvard Extension School Administrator Accused of Plagiarism in Anonymous Complaint

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.

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Central Administration

Jonah Steinberg Will Advise Harvard Antisemitism Task Force, Boaz Barak Joins as Member

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.

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Student Life

Harvard Graduate Student Government Funding Lags Behind Other Ivy Plus Universities

The student council of Harvard’s Graduate School of Arts and Sciences raised a proposal to increase the Graduate Student Body Fee — which is among the lowest in the Ivy League — at a Wednesday night meeting.

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College

‘That’s Fine’: Students Unsure of FAS Proposal Weighing Changes to Registration, Pass-Fail Deadline

Undergraduate students gave mixed reactions — ranging from support to frustration — to a Faculty of Arts and Sciences proposal that would make changes to course enrollment and grading timelines at the beginning of each semester.

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College

Harvard Faculty to Vote On Advancing Deadline to Join Courses While Delaying Pass-Fail Deadline

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.

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College

Harvard FAS Dean Hoekstra Convenes Committee on Classroom Norms

Faculty of Arts and Sciences Dean Hopi E. Hoekstra is convening a faculty committee to address classroom norms, she announced at an FAS meeting Tuesday amid heightened concerns over academic freedom and about classroom disruptions by pro-Palestine student activists.

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FAS

FAS Research Dean Ferrell Steps Down Following Bullying Allegations

Associate Dean for Research Administration Lauren Ferrell stepped down from her position effective Monday, two months after The Crimson reported a slew of workplace complaints against her.

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FAS

Council on Academic Freedom Proposes Statement of Principles for University Adoption

The Council on Academic Freedom at Harvard said the University ought to resist outside influence on its scholarship and recommit to a defense of controversial speech in a proposed statement of principles released Thursday.

CAFH Statement of Principles

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FAS

Harvard Taps Holly Jensen to Lead Communications for Faculty of Arts and Sciences

Holly Jensen will serve as the next Associate Dean for Communications of Harvard’s Faculty of Arts and Sciences, FAS Dean Hopi E. Hoekstra announced Tuesday.

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FAS

James Robson Appointed New Director of Harvard-Yenching Institute

Professor of East Asian Languages and Civilizations James G. Robson was appointed the new director of the Harvard-Yenching Institute, the University announced Monday.

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