A professional statistical analyst, commissioned by the 225-year old Porcellian Club, sharply criticized the Harvard sexual assault prevention task force’s interpretation of survey data and recommendations for action on final clubs.
The Fly Club publicly called for an end to Khurana’s involvement in negotiations with the unrecognized, historically single-gender organizations.
Charlie M. Storey ’82, president of Harpoon Brewery, announced his resignation as graduate president of the Porcellian Club and further apologized for comments he made last week about sexual assault and all-male final clubs at Harvard.
Several final club leaders submitted largely non-committal responses to administrators Friday on whether they plan to adopt gender-neutral membership policies, citing a lack of clear answers to questions they had posed.
Porcellian Club graduate board President Charles M. Storey ’82, who also serves as president of Harpoon Brewery, issued an apology on Harpoon’s website Wednesday for a rare public statement he had sent to The Crimson criticizing the College administration's actions towards final clubs.
In a tense meeting with administrators that lasted almost three hours, undergraduate and graduate leaders of Harvard’s final clubs sought specifics on the College’s plan for the clubs. Although many final club attendees left largely frustrated, administrators outlined at least one uncharacteristically specific option for penalizing involvement in all-male final clubs.
The Porcellian Club, Harvard’s oldest final club, broke its public silence Tuesday for the first time in recent memory to criticize College administrators for their recent efforts to make final clubs go co-ed and modify membership policies.