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.
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.
"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.
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 and Dingman published an op-ed defending the College’s rejection of a 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.
“We continue to have individual conversations—and doors open—to all the groups that have been, to this point, USGSOs."
All-female final clubs and sororities will be allowed to retain their “gender focus” for the next few years—and potentially beyond that period.
Dean of the College Rakesh Khurana rejected a proposed summer program for low-income and first generation students earlier this semester.
Instead voting in favor of or against the motion, the Faculty Council recommend the motion be taken up by a committee of faculty, staff, and students tasked with examining the policy.