Rakesh Khurana

Biden and Khurana
Class Day

Biden and Khurana

Dean of the College Rakesh Khurana and former Vice President Joseph Biden share a laugh on stage during Biden's speech at the Class Day Exercises.

Administrative Savior
Rakesh Khurana

Administrative Savior

Dean of the College Rakesh Khurana's scholarship has informed his approach to shaping undergraduate social policies, including those regarding unrecognized single-gender social organizations.

Sanctions Timeline

Dean of the College Rakesh Khurana
Rakesh Khurana

Dean of the College Rakesh Khurana

Dean of the College Rakesh Khurana holds professorships in Sociology in the Faculty of Arts & Sciences and Leadership Development at Harvard Business School.

University Hall
Faculty

Sanctions Review Committee To Release Recommendations in 'Coming Weeks’

The committee will also create and share an online forum for Harvard faculty members to post feedback on the committee’s recommendations after they are disseminated.

Faculty Meeting
College Administration

Faculty to Tackle Marijuana Policy, Vaping

The student handbook currently states that the “possession, use, or distribution” of marijuana is a violation of Harvard policy. Proposed handbook changes would keep this prohibition, but add a clarifying statement about the change in state law.

Harvard University President Drew G. Faust
College

Sanctions May Be ‘Interim Step’ in Broader Effort, Faust Says

"It might turn out to be an interim step if we felt that the policy had not succeeded in addressing the concerns about exclusion and hierarchy," Faust said.

The Harvard Shop on Mt. Auburn Street
Final Clubs

FM Imagines: Superhero Task Force on Inclusion and Belonging

Our friendly neighborhood dean rests at his desk, tired from walking a mile in the shoes of his valiant friends and vanquished foes. Suddenly, a bright light spills into his room.

Khurana at the UC Meeting
College

Khurana, Dingman Pen Op-Ed Defending Rejection of Program for Low Income Students

Khurana and Dingman published an op-ed defending the College’s rejection of a summer program for low income students.

Faculty Meeting
Student Life

Faculty Again Clash on Social Group Sanctions

Professors again clashed with administrators over the College’s proposed plan for enforcing penalties on members of single-gender social organizations.

Khurana at the UC Meeting
College

Khurana at the UC Meeting

Dean of the College Rakesh Khurana speaks at an Undergraduate Council meeting in Harvard Hall on Sunday evening. During the meeting, Khurana explained why he rejected a proposed summer program for low-income and first generation students.

Khurana at the UC Meeting
College

Khurana Fields Questions on Rejected Summer Program for Low-Income Students

Khurana fielded criticism and questions from students disappointed by his recent decision to reject a proposed summer program for low-income students.

David Friedrich
College

During Sanctions Review, OSL Administrators Meeting With Social Group Leaders

“We continue to have individual conversations—and doors open—to all the groups that have been, to this point, USGSOs."

A Recurring Fight
College

All-Female Social Groups May Keep ‘Gender Focus’ for at Least Three Years

All-female final clubs and sororities will be allowed to retain their “gender focus” for the next few years—and potentially beyond that period.

College Dean Rakesh Khurana
College Administration

Khurana Rejects Summer Program for Low-Income Students

​Dean of the College Rakesh Khurana rejected a proposed summer program for low-income and first generation students earlier this semester.