Race

Faculty Meeting
Race

Report Shows Increase in Faculty Diversity Over Past Ten Years

​The proportion of Harvard’s tenured faculty who are women or people of color jumped from 30.8 percent to 39.2 percent over the past decade.

University Hall
College

Diversity Director Loc Truong to Leave Harvard for MIT

​Loc Truong, the College’s Director of Diversity and Inclusion Programs, is stepping down from the role for a job at MIT after 13 years at Harvard.

University President Drew G. Faust
Central Administration

Faust Says ‘Fair Harvard’ Change is Warranted Reexamination

University President Drew G. Faust said Friday she views the change as important to the University’s reexamination of its history.

Boston Latin School
College

Boston Latin School Subpoenaed in Admissions Lawsuit

Boston Latin School requested to stay out of the lawsuit, which accuses Harvard of discriminating against Asian Americans in its admissions process.

Mock notice front
College

Fake ‘Investigation Unit’ Notice Sparks Controversy, Apologies

​Mock notices from a purported “Harvard Special Investigations Unit" sparked outrage from several students, who called the false flyers disturbing, and prompted the involved students groups to apologize.

Students Discuss Diversity and Inclusion
College Administration

Six Months After Departure, College Still Without Dean for Diversity

The College will interview three finalists to replace the position left vacant when Emelyn A. dela Peña left Harvard six months ago.

House Masters Linger
College

A Year Later, 'House Master' Title and Royall Seal Linger

The words “House Master” still adorn the doors of some Faculty Deans’ residences, parking signs for their cars, and emails sent by at least one Faculty Dean.

Conor Healy
College

With Provocative Speakers, New Group Aims to ‘Test’ Free Speech Values

A new undergraduate group has vowed to “test” the limits of free speech at Harvard and invite what some say are hateful speakers to campus.

Girma’s Serenade
College

Girma’s Serenade

Eden H. Girma ‘18 performs an original composition at the Afternoon of Engagement on Inclusion and Belonging on Wednesday. The Harvard University Task Force on Inclusion and Belonging orchestrated this event.

Girma’s Serenade
Student Life

University to Change ‘Fair Harvard’ Lyrics

​Harvard will hold a competition to change the final line of “Fair Harvard,” the University’s 181-year-old alma mater, which has read “Till the stock of the Puritans die” since its composition in 1836.

Race

First Black Miss Israel Talks Race, Education

Yityish “Titi” Aynaw, the first black woman to win the Miss Israel beauty pageant, discussed her life and views on perceptions of beauty and race in Israel.

Valerie-B-Elefante
Race

The Word: Color

The questions that most other applicants probably answered so quickly and mindlessly were the ones that held me up longest.

UC General Meeting
College

New UC Identity Coalition Discusses Q Guide for Comps

UC representatives and Harvard Foundation interns discussed a potential Q guide for comps at the first meeting of an "identity coalition" between the groups.

Littauer
Race

Economics Department Looks to Hire Faculty, Increase Department's Diversity

The Economics department has been working with Psychology professor Mahzarin R. Banaji to recruit female faculty and faculty of color.

College

Harvard Admissions Lawsuit Plaintiff Recruits Students for Similar Case at UT

​Students for Fair Admissions launched a new website Thursday to recruit students for a similar lawsuit at the University of Texas at Austin.