Rakesh Khurana

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Some Clubs to Undergo Policy Shifts in the Fall

After a chaotic year capped by a set of controversial sanctions, leadership of Harvard’s unrecognized single-gender social organizations are carefully weighing next steps as they head into the summer.

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Lewis Letter

In a private letter sent by Lewis on Wednesday and obtained by The Crimson, Lewis excoriated new sanctions against final clubs.

Harry Lewis Q&A
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Former College Dean Criticizes Khurana's Policies

In a private letter from Lewis dated May 11 and obtained by The Crimson, Lewis, a computer science professor, excoriated the new sanctions against single-gender social groups.

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Clubs Weigh Potential Legal Action Against Harvard Policy

As the backlash against a new Harvard policy continues, unrecognized single-gender social organizations are weighing their legal options, although experts disagree about the viability of any potential litigation.

A Gathering Crowd
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A Gathering Crowd

Scores of sorority and female final club members protest against Harvard's decision to sanction unrecognized single-gender organizations.

Displaying Dissent
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Displaying Dissent

Supporters of single-gender organizations hang a Hear Her Harvard sign on Massachusetts Hall.

Dean Khurana Holds Town Hall
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National Greek Organizations Oppose Harvard Sanctions

​In a joint statement Monday, officials from a variety of umbrella groups for national Greek organizations criticized a new Harvard policy that, starting with the Class of 2021, will bar members of unrecognized social groups from holding leadership positions in College clubs and disqualify them from Harvard endorsement for prestigious fellowships.

Marks Of Protest
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Marks Of Protest

Protesters rally against Harvard's recent decision to sanction unrecognized single-gender organizations with signs Monday afternoon.

A Recurring Fight
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A Recurring Fight

Kappa Kappa Gamma sorority member Elly Duker '19 marched with her mother, Julie Starr-Duker '82, at the #HearHerHarvard protest against newly-announced sanctions against unrecognized single-gender social organizations. More than 200 women rallied in front of Massachusetts Hall in response to the policy, which will bar members of such organizations from holding leadership positions in official clubs and receiving top fellowships.

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Khurana Appoints Sweeney and Barrett Currier Faculty Deans

Latanya A. Sweeney, a professor of government and technology in residence, and Sylvia I. Barrett, a lawyer, will take over as Currier’s two new Faculty Deans beginning next academic year.

The Hear Her Harvard Rally
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The Hear Her Harvard Rally

Making a Statement
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Making a Statement

Undergraduate women involved in sororities and female final clubs alike took to Harvard Yard in protest of the recent announcements on unrecognized single-gender social groups.

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Single-Gender Groups Criticize New Harvard Policy

​Members of single-gender social organizations largely decried a new policy that will bar their members from holding leadership positions and receiving College endorsement for prestigious fellowships.

Dean Rakesh Khurana at Air Force ROTC Signing
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Dean Rakesh Khurana at Air Force ROTC Signing

Dean of the College, Rakesh Khurana, speaks before the signing of an agreement through which Harvard officially recognized the Air Force Reserve Officer Training Corps program.

Gathering for the Signing
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Gathering for the Signing

Air Force Secretary Deborah Lee James, Harvard administrators, including Dean of the College Rakesh Khurana, and other members of the Air Force and the Air Force ROTC program gathered in Loeb House on Friday morning for the signing ceremony.