FD&D 2010 Annual Report Press Coverage

    Retiring from the Ranks (Harvard Magazine)

    Of the 176 senior professors in the Faculty of Arts and Sciences (FAS) and four professional schools who were offered a retirement program in December 2009, 46—or 26 percent—have enrolled. Read more (Harvard Magazine).

    Where the Women Are - and Aren't (Harvard Magazine)

    Women now hold 27 percent of the assistant, associate, and full professorships in Harvard’s faculties—a new high. And 22 percent of tenured (full) professors are female—also a new high, up about one percentage point each two academic years from 18 percent in 2003-2004. The proportion of junior-faculty members who are women, currently 36 percent, is slightly below the 2008-2009 peak. Asian and Pacific professors make up about 12 percent of the total faculty—but blacks, Latinos, and Native Americans make up less than 7 percent. These data, among others, come from the 2010 annual report of the senior vice provost for faculty development and diversity, Judith D. Singer. Read more (Harvard Magazine). 

    Retirement Package Draws Faculty Interest (The Harvard Crimson)

    Nearly a quarter of the 176 eligible faculty members—a subset which includes some of the University’s oldest and most renowned professors—accepted a one-time retirement plan that will facilitate their departure within the next five years, the University announced yesterday. Read more (The Harvard Crimson).

    One-Quarter of Eligible Professors Accept Retirement Program (Harvard Magazine)

    Of the 176 senior faculty members in the Faculty of Arts and Sciences (FAS) and four professional schools who were offered a retirement program last December, 46—or 26 percent—have enrolled. That information, and data in another recent report to the FAS, provide important insights into the faculties’ changing composition across the University. Read more (Harvard Magazine).

    46 Faculty Enter Retirement Program (Harvard gazette)

    Forty-six faculty members have elected to take advantage of Harvard’s faculty retirement program, with longer phased retirement options the most popular choice. (Harvard gazette).