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Khurana at the UC Meeting
College

College to Pilot Pre-Orientation Program for Members of 'Historically Marginalized Communities'

The program could resemble a proposed summer program for low-income and first generation students that Khurana rejected in January.

Drew Faust

Professors, Staff Named to Presidential Search Advisory Committee

Harvard moved one step closer to naming its next president Tuesday when it unveiled the membership of two committees that will advise the search for University President Drew G. Faust’s successor.

The Clubhouse of the Fly
College

Social Group Ban Recommendation Could Be Revised After Faculty, Student Input

​The committee that proposed a ban on social groups at Harvard College will consult with faculty and students before releasing a final revised report on Sept. 25.

Admissions Office
College

Justice Department May Join Admissions Lawsuit Against Harvard, Experts Say

The Justice Department’s decision to reopen an investigation into Harvard’s admissions process may result in the government joining an existing lawsuit on the issue.

Loeb House
Central Administration

Harvard May Quietly Turn to Outside Firms in Presidential Search

As it solicits advice from students, professors, and alumni about who should be Harvard’s next president, the search committee may also turn to executive search firms.

Harvard College Office of Admissions and Financial Aid
Race

Justice Department to Investigate Harvard's Admissions Process

The Justice Department’s Civil Rights Division will investigate allegations that Harvard discriminates against Asian Americans in its admissions process, according to a department spokesperson.

The Oberon
Theater

A.R.T. Institute to Shutter for 3 Years After 'Failing' Debt Grade

The A.R.T. Institute will close its doors for three years in order to “work on a strategic plan" after receiving a failing grade on student debt from the Department of Education.

Faculty Meeting
College

Social Group Ban Revives Faculty Concerns Over Governance

The faculty committee was meant to ameliorate professors' worries that they weren't being heard—but a new ban on social groups has left some feeling more frustrated than ever.

Fly Club
College

Faculty Committee Recommends Social Groups Be 'Phased Out'

A faculty committee has recommended that the College completely forbid students from joining “fraternities, sororities, and similar organizations” and replace existing penalties for members of the social groups that are set to go into place in the fall.

Dr. S. Allen Counter
Student Groups

S. Allen Counter, Founding Director of Harvard Foundation, Dies at 73

Dr. S. Allen Counter, a neurology professor at Harvard Medical School and the director of the Harvard Foundation for Intercultural and Race Relations died Wednesday morning.

Knock Before Entering
College

Fox Club Again All-Male After 'Provisional' Membership Revoked for Women

The Fox Club will not allow the nine women who had enjoyed “provisional” status in the group to become full members, marking the club’s return to all-male status.

The Murr Center
Student Life

Embattled Distance Running Coach Steps Down

Patrick Wales-Dinan, a track coach who was the subject of several investigations into his leadership of the women’s distance running program, will step down from his position.

University President Drew G. Faust
Drew Faust

FAUST TO STEP DOWN IN JUNE 2018

University President Drew G. Faust will step down in June 2018, ending a decade-long tenure that saw the first woman to lead Harvard navigate headwinds on campus and around the country.

Harvard College Office of Admissions and Financial Aid
College Administration

Harvard Rescinds Acceptances for At Least Ten Students for Obscene Memes

Harvard rescinded admissions offers to at least ten prospective members of the Class of 2021 after the students traded explicit messages and memes in a Facebook group chat.

Harvard Law School Library
Harvard Law School

Manning, Professor and Constitutional Law Scholar, Named Law School Dean

John F. Manning ’82, a constitutional law scholar and long-serving Law School professor, will be the next dean of Harvard Law School.