Page tree
Skip to end of metadata
Go to start of metadata

Announcement: Meeting of the Faculty of Arts and Sciences, December 1

The December 1 regular meeting of the Faculty of Arts and Sciences will be held online via Zoom. The members of the Faculty can find further information, including the Zoom link, on the agenda for the meeting (click the link).

Emeriti and other regular guests can gain access to the materials for the meeting here (click the link).

Announcement: Town Hall Meeting, December 4

President Bacow and Provost Garber will be holding a town hall meeting about the ad hoc process for the ladder members of the Faculty via Zoom at 12:30 p.m. on Friday, December 4. Further information can be found on the invitation to the meeting (click the link).

Faculty Meeting Schedule 2020–2021


October 6
February 2*
November 3* 
March 2
December 1
April 6

May 4
 May 24** 

*includes in camera degree proceedings
**in camera degree meeting (begins at 4:30 p.m.) All regular meetings of the Faculty are held in the Faculty Room in University Hall on Tuesdays from 3:00 to 5:00 p.m. Tea is served at 2:30 p.m.

If a meeting time or location is to be changed, notice will be given by the Secretary of the Faculty.

Per the Rules of Faculty Procedure, “No class meeting, tutorial conference, examination, or other academic activity under the control of this Faculty and involving the presence of a voting member of this Faculty, and no meeting of any committee of this Faculty or of any of its subdivisions, shall be scheduled from 3:00 until 5:00 p.m., or any part of that period, on any of the days designated for regular Faculty meetings.”

For a printable PDF of the 2020–2021 schedule of the regular meetings of the Faculty, click the link.

Rules of Faculty Procedure

The Rules of Faculty Procedure as adopted by the Faculty of Arts and Sciences


Free Speech Guidelines


Closeup of Chair in Faculty Room with Ve Ri Tas Inscription



Contact Information

The Office of the Secretary is located on the ground floor of University Hall in Harvard Yard and our hours are 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m., Monday through Friday.

For general inquiries, call (617) 495-1873.

For questions regarding Memorial Minutes or black-bordered cards, call (617) 495-3613.

For questions regarding prizes or standing committees, call (617) 495-4780.

For questions regarding the meetings of the Faculty or of the Faculty Council, call (617) 495-3613.

Susan L. Lively
Secretary of the Faculty

(617) 495-3613
susan_lively at

Claire Davis 
Coordinator for the Office of the Secretary
(617) 495-1873
clairedavis at

Karleen Myers 
Administrative Coordinator
(617) 495-4780
kmyers at

Mailing Address

Office of the Secretary of the Faculty of Arts and Sciences
University Hall, Ground Floor
Harvard University
Cambridge, MA 02138

Phone:  (617) 495-1873 
Email: secfas at

  • No labels