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Faculty council notice for May 15

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At its 15th meeting of the year, the Faculty Council reviewed the agenda for the May 21 faculty meeting, including the motion proposing merger of the departments of East Asian Languages and Civilizations and Sanskrit and Indian Studies, and the motions concerning the calculation of grades and honors for students in Harvard College.

The Council also met with Professor Katharine Park (History of Science and Women’s Studies) to consider the discussion item she has placed on the agenda for the next faculty meeting concerning the recently adopted change in the procedures of the undergraduate Administrative Board when considering peer disputes. University attorney Robert Iuliano was present for this discussion.

The following members of the faculty have been elected to three-year terms on the Council: Ana Barros, Division of Engineering and Applied Sciences; Lawrence Bobo, Sociology; Gary Feldman, Physics; Everett Mendelsohn, History of Science; Judith Ryan, Germanic Languages and Literatures; John Stauffer, English and American Literature and Language.