College Administration

University Hall

Committee Recommends Stricter Social Group Penalties

Under guidelines proposed by the committee, members of single-gender social organizations would be barred from several more post-graduate fellowships.

Harvard v. Yale Housing
House Life

College Committee Studying Housing System Will Make Recommendations to Khurana

​A subcommittee considering whether to eliminate the current blocking process will share recommendations with Dean of the College Rakesh Khurana as soon as April.

Students Rally Against Sexual Assault
Student Life

Seeking to Prevent Sexual Assault, Harvard's Progress is Uneven

At an institution with a long history of decentralization, swift and coordinated action does not come easily—even on the “the serious problem of sexual assault.”

Harvard Computer Society

Email Lists Revealing Students’ Private Information Remained Public for Years

More than 1.4 million emails—some divulging Harvard students’ grades, financial aid information, and at least one individual's Social Security number—were open to the public until Monday.

Dean Khurana

Khurana Will Be 'Deeply Involved' With Faculty Sanctions Committee

​Dean of the College Rakesh Khurana will be “deeply involved” in the faculty committee reconsidering the current policy on final clubs and Greek organizations.


Q Guide Will Contain Two Questions on Textbook Costs

The Committee on Undergraduate Education also discussed a potential new schedule to be introduced ahead of the opening of Harvard’s new SEAS complex in Allston.

Dunster House

Winthrop, Dunster, Dudley Begin Searches for New Resident Deans

Two upperclassmen residential Houses—Dunster and Winthrop—as well as the non-residential Dudley House are searching for new resident deans this spring.


College Hires ‘Fellow for Undocumented Students’

Amid concerns over President Donald Trump's immigration policies, Harvard has designated a staff member to support undocumented students at the College.


27 Students Declare Candidacy in UC Midterm Election

Twenty seven students have so far declared candidacy for 12 open seats on the Undergraduate Council in its midterm election.

Sorority Rush

On Sanctions, Students Await Final Answers

Students offered mixed reactions to Wednesday’s announcement that a historic policy set to penalize members of single-gender social groups could be “revised or replaced” by a newly-formed committee.

University Hall

Implementation Committee Was Not Aware of New Committee Studying Sanctions

Members of a committee tasked with recommending how to implement penalties on members of single-gender social clubs learned of the policy's potential revision on short notice.

Sachee and Khansarinia

Sachee and Khansarinia Detail First UC Initiatives

Sachee and Khansarinia said they plan to put forth several initiatives to connect Harvard’s marginalized groups with College administrators during their first months in office.

University Hall

Faust, Khurana Discuss Sanctions Committee with Faculty Council

University President Drew G. Faust and Dean of the College Rakesh Khurana attended the biweekly meeting of the Faculty Council Tuesday to discuss a committee that could revise a policy penalizing members of single social organizations.


Sheehan Scarborough Appointed BGLTQ Office Director

Sheehan D. Scarborough ’07 will serve as the College’s next BGLTQ Student Life director, following the departure of previous director Van Bailey in July.

"Harvard Against Hate"

The 10 Stories That Shaped 2016

There was no shortage of surprises in 2016. Between unprecedented penalties on members of undergraduate social organizations, the stunning rise of Donald Trump to the presidency, and a dining workers strike that lasted more than three weeks, events at Harvard and beyond defied expectations and challenged norms. The Crimson takes a look back at the essential stories of a pivotal year.