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The Office of Faculty Development & Diversity is Harvard’s central faculty affairs office. We work with colleagues in all the Schools to guide and coordinate policies and practices in all areas of faculty affairs, with the aim of increasing accountability and measurable progress in diversifying Harvard's faculty. In all our activities, we place a special emphasis on tenure track faculty and on women and minorities at all academic ranks.

FD&D oversees:

  • Initial faculty appointments, from search authorization to accepted offer
  • Faculty review, retention, and promotion
  • The quality of faculty members’ experiences at the University

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Upcoming Events

2017 Sep 20

Fall 2017 HILT Conference

8:30am to 2:00pm


Wasserstein Hall

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Evaluating Teaching

The Harvard Initiative for Learning and Teaching annual conference is an event designed to engage Harvard faculty (and some students and academic professionals) in a university-level dialogue about teaching and learning innovation. 

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Helpful Guidance for an Effective Search Process 2016

How decision-making factors may influence the selection process for faculty (transcript).
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How to Publish and Thrive in a Changing World

What do you need to know in 2015 (and 2016) to write and publish a book successfully?