For now at least, what some consider Khurana’s signature initiative as Dean of the College is safe.
The Faculty voted down a motion designed to nullify the College’s penalties on single-gender social groups.
Khurana defended the report against critics who charge that the task force’s work did not specifically address some student and faculty concerns.
Planning for the College’s newest pre-orientation program targeted at students from first generation, low-income, and under resourced high schools marches forward as the program irons out logistics and solicits student input.
One year after Faculty discussion formally began on Harvard’s historic penalties on final clubs and Greek organizations, two critical developments may change the nature of the debate at Tuesday’s meeting of the full Faculty.
Confusion about the College’s various efforts to curb the influence of single-gender social groups on campus has snarled this month’s roll-out of the College’s historic penalties on members of those organizations.
The program could resemble a proposed summer program for low-income and first generation students that Khurana rejected in January.
The faculty committee was meant to ameliorate professors' worries that they weren't being heard—but a new ban on social groups has left some feeling more frustrated than ever.