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Central Administration

Univ. Announces New Sexual Assault Policy Including Central Office, ‘Preponderance of the Evidence’ Standard

A new set of University-wide Title IX policies and procedures set to take effect this fall will create a central office to investigate cases of sexual assault and gender-based harassment and institute a “preponderance of the evidence” standard for evaluating those allegations.

Revised Sexual Assault Policies
Gender and Sexuality

Revised Sexual Assault Policies

Harvard announced a new set of sexual assault policies Wednesday that cover the entire University and adopt a "preponderance of the evidence" standard.

Revised Sexual Assault Policies
Gender and Sexuality

Revised Sexual Harassment Policies

Revised Sexual Harassment Procedures
Gender and Sexuality

Revised Sexual Harassment Procedures

Harvard announced revised sexual harassment procedures on Wednesday that includes a central office responsible for investigations.

Revised Sexual Harassment Procedures
Gender and Sexuality

Revised Sexual Harassment Procedures

Race

Amid Tensions, University Battled Gender, Racial Issues

Harvard students rallied behind movements demanding change on campus, sparking a wave of dialogue and discussion over the treatment of minorities and women at the College.

Number of Undergraduates Enrolled in SEAS Concentrations
SEAS

Engineering a Balance

As enrollment at the School of Engineering and Applied Sciences continues to grow, many remain concerned about the school’s persistent gender gap.

Senior Survey Cover
Undergraduate Council

Interactive Feature: The Class of 2014, By the Numbers

The Crimson’s annual survey of the graduating senior class, presented in words, graphs, and numbers.

Student Life

Dating for Extra Credit At BC

When Dave Griffin's date showed up at The Sinclair for her second date with Dave Griffin, what she didn't know was that besides her aforementioned suitor's genuine interest in her, he'd had other reasons for asking her out.

Sheryl Sandberg
Commencement

Facebook Executive Sheryl Sandberg ’91 To Headline College Class Day

Sandberg is the chief operating officer of Facebook and the author of the controversial book “Lean In: Women, Work, and the Will to Lead."

FAS

Committee Formed To Bring FAS Sexual Assault Policy into Line with Revised Univ. Standard

Smith wrote that University President Drew G. Faust has instructed Harvard’s schools to update their respective response and disciplinary procedures regarding cases of sexual assault.

Race

Kennedy School Students Call for Training To Combat Privilege in Classroom

Kennedy School students are calling for the creation of a mandatory orientation program to help incoming students and faculty better recognize and address race and gender in the classroom.

Student Groups

Harvard 'Pride' Expands From Week to Month

The Office of BGLTQ Student Life, in partnership with other campus organizations, has expanded Harvard’s Pride Week into Pride Month in order to increase its thematic scope and impact on students.

Open Meeting with Faust
College Administration

Faust Says University Has Submitted Revised Sexual Assault Policy

At an open forum sponsored by the Undergraduate Council Thursday, University President Drew G. Faust announced that Harvard had submitted in recent weeks a revised sexual assault policy.

Janelle Monáe Receives Award
Gender and Sexuality

Janelle Monáe Honored as Artist and Advocate

The Harvard College Women's Center and the Black Men's Forum recognized the Yardfest headliner in separate ceremonies on Monday.

Adventures in Separation and Spain
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Adventures in Separation and Spain

Dare to Dye
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Dare to Dye

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Dos Besos

A World Cup Malcontent
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A World Cup Malcontent