Newly elected Undergraduate Council President Shaiba Rather ’17 and Vice President Daniel V. Banks ’17 said the Council’s goals this semester will include increasing administrative oversight of final clubs and bolstering sexual assault prevention.
After unanimously agreeing to change their collective titles last December, Harvard’s House masters have yet to agree on a replacement. However, that has not stopped speculation on potential replacement titles.
As Fox undergraduates lobbied to admit women to their membership this fall, graduate board leaders struggled to toe the line with a group of other alumni who organized their own platform in opposition of the change.
Dean of the College Rakesh Khurana speaks individually with an undergraduate as other attendees brainstorm in small groups what they would like to see the College focus on in terms of inclusion going forward. During the discussion on Wednesday night, Khurana and Brandon M. Terry ’05 talked about short and long-term goals and emphasized the importance of accountability.
Assistant Dean of Student Life for Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion Emelyn de la Peña writes down guidelines for the discussion on the recently-published report written by Harvard's Diversity and Inclusion Committee. Topics discussed ranged from the lack of diverse representation in the College's general education program to the problems faced by Arab Americans, who feel that they go unrecognized on campus.
Dean of the College Rakesh Khurana fielded student criticisms on the state of diversity programming on campus and promised Wednesday night to implement short-term initiatives outlined in a recent report on diversity at the College.
A report drafted by a faculty committee chaired by Dean of the College Rakesh Khurana outlines the development of religious, ethnic, and racial diversity at Harvard.
Both the outgoing and incoming presidents of the Undergraduate Council say they support the College’s recent decision to rename the House master position, a title that some students had criticized as associated with slavery.
Administrators and House masters acknowledged Tuesday that the move to abandon the term was in part prompted by recent protests against racism on campuses across the country.
Latino students met with University President Drew G. Faust on Thursday to discuss demands for greater inclusivity for students of color.
The report details three suggested areas of focus: training on student life diversity issues, accessibility and diversity of departmental offerings, and diversity among the faculty and College’s disciplinary bodies.
Dozens of students and Harvard affiliates gathered in the Science Center Plaza on Wednesday afternoon to rally in support of black student activists on other college campuses, where mass protests against racism have erupted in recent weeks.
Dean of the College Rakesh Khurana speaks with first-year students in Annenberg Hall, which stayed open following reports of a bomb threat on campus.