Rakesh Khurana

Dean Khurana Holds Town Hall
Faculty

Sanctions Vote A Sigh of Relief for Administrators

For now at least, what some consider Khurana’s signature initiative as Dean of the College is safe.

Harry Lewis After the Meeting
Faculty

In Victory for Administrators, Anti-Sanctions Faculty Motion Fails

​The Faculty voted down a motion designed to nullify the College’s penalties on single-gender social groups.

Dean Khurana
Rakesh Khurana

Dean Khurana

Rakesh Khurana is the Dean of Harvard College.

Dean Khurana
College

Khurana Praises, Defends Diversity Task Force Report

Khurana defended the report against critics who charge that the task force’s work did not specifically address some student and faculty concerns.

College Dean Rakesh Khurana
College

Khurana Weighs In on Presidential Search

“I think the next president is someone who is not only a leader for Harvard, but is a leader for higher education,” he said.

Student Life

Pilot Pre-Orientation Program Solicits Student Input, Searches for Director

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.

Faculty Meeting
Student Life

Once Again, Faculty To Debate Social Life Sanctions

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.

Dean Khurana
College

On Social Group Ban, Khurana Keeps Quiet

​Dean of the College Rakesh Khurana all but refused to discuss a proposal to forbid membership in Harvard social groups in an interview Monday afternoon.

The Clubhouse of the Fly
College

Administrators, Students Grapple with Changing Social Group Policy

​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.

Khurana at the UC Meeting
College

College to Pilot Pre-Orientation Program for Members of 'Historically Marginalized Communities'

The program could resemble a proposed summer program for low-income and first generation students that Khurana rejected in January.

Faculty Meeting
College

Social Group Ban Revives Faculty Concerns Over Governance

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.

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.