Rakesh Khurana

Harvard University President Drew G. Faust
College

Sanctions May Be ‘Interim Step’ in Broader Effort, Faust Says

"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.

The Harvard Shop on Mt. Auburn Street
Final Clubs

FM Imagines: Superhero Task Force on Inclusion and Belonging

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 at the UC Meeting
College

Khurana, Dingman Pen Op-Ed Defending Rejection of Program for Low Income Students

Khurana and Dingman published an op-ed defending the College’s rejection of a summer program for low income students.

Faculty Meeting
Student Life

Faculty Again Clash on Social Group Sanctions

Professors again clashed with administrators over the College’s proposed plan for enforcing penalties on members of single-gender social organizations.

Khurana at the UC Meeting
College

Khurana at the UC Meeting

Dean of the College Rakesh Khurana speaks at an Undergraduate Council meeting in Harvard Hall on Sunday evening. During the meeting, Khurana explained why he rejected a proposed summer program for low-income and first generation students.

Khurana at the UC Meeting
College

Khurana Fields Questions on Rejected 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.

David Friedrich
College

During Sanctions Review, OSL Administrators Meeting With Social Group Leaders

“We continue to have individual conversations—and doors open—to all the groups that have been, to this point, USGSOs."

A Recurring Fight
College

All-Female Social Groups May Keep ‘Gender Focus’ for at Least Three Years

All-female final clubs and sororities will be allowed to retain their “gender focus” for the next few years—and potentially beyond that period.

College Dean Rakesh Khurana
College Administration

Khurana Rejects Summer Program for Low-Income Students

​Dean of the College Rakesh Khurana rejected a proposed summer program for low-income and first generation students earlier this semester.

FAS

Faculty Council Votes to Refer Sanctions Motion to Faculty Committee

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.

Chaucer
Final Clubs

FM Imagines: Chaucer Night at the Quabot Club

“Not to worry, my friends. As is longstanding Quabot Club tradition, all new inductees must read from ‘The Canterbury Tales’ to prove their worth. Or not. Whatever.”

University Hall
Final Clubs

Faculty Social Group Policy Committee to Add Members

The composition of a faculty committee tasked with examining a controversial College policy on social groups is still in flux, according to Dean of the Faculty of Arts and Sciences Michael D. Smith.

'Keshed
Cabot

'Keshed

Members of Cabot House pose for a photo with Dean of the College and Cabot Faculty Dean Rakesh Khurana with posters depicting popular memes involving Khurana.

Rakesh Him Outside
Housing Day

Rakesh Him Outside

Dean of the College Rakesh Khurana plays music from a stereo and watches as members of the Undergraduate Houses begin to file into Harvard Yard for Housing Day.

College

Honor Council Members Weigh New Role Enforcing Social Group Penalties

Members of the Honor Council are weighing how to take on their newly proposed role enforcing the College’s social group penalties, with some calling the added responsibility unwelcome.