At its 11th meeting of the year, the Faculty Council heard a report from Professor Jennifer Leaning (medicine and public health) on the work of the Committee to Address Sexual Assault at Harvard that she chairs. Present for this discussion were three members of the committee: Professor Everett Mendelsohn (history of science and Master emeritus of Dudley House); Dean Elizabeth Nathans (freshmen); and Professor Katharine Park (history of science and women’s studies). Also present were two members of the staff for the committee: Julia Fox (Harvard College) and Susan Marine (Harvard College and Provost’s Office).
The council also heard a report from Dean Peter Ellison (anthropology and GSAS) on the implementation of a new Financial Aid Policy in the Graduate School of Arts and Sciences. Finally, the council formally received a petition concerning “Pre-Registration” (Early Course Selection) from one of its organizers, Nicholas Frederick Myron Josefowitz ’04, and Lauren Alexis Eleanor Schuker ’06. Rohit Chopra ’04, the president of the Undergraduate Council, was present for this discussion.
The Faculty next meets on March 11, the Faculty Council on March 19.