Harold John Hanham

In 1973, Harold John Hanham was appointed as dean. During his tenure, the SHSS stated its mission as: to provide highly developed graduate programs in economics, linguistics, philosophy, political science, and psychology; to enable students to satisfy MIT’s humanities requirement; to maintain undergraduate subject majors in economics, philosophy, political science, humanities, and science and engineering. In 1974 freshman and sophomore core programs were abolished, and a new form of the Institute requirement was approved, titled the Institute Requirement in the Humanities, Arts, and Social Sciences (HASS). Under the HASS requirementRead More