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Today's Stories
  • University President Drew G. Faust “did not know” about the decades of sexual harassment allegedly perpetrated by Government Professor Jorge I. Dominguez after he was punished for sexual misconduct in the 1980s, she said in an interview Monday.
  • Faust said she has spoken to several Corporation members about the issue, but she has not discussed revoking Dominguez’s tenure with anyone on the Corporation.
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  • Graduate and undergraduate students sent open letters to Harvard administrators Wednesday outlining a vision for institutional change in the wake of the Dominguez scandal.
  • Students are calling on the Government department to issue an apology, mandate sexual harassment prevention and response trainings, and hire more female professors.
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  • Some College students are organizing an email campaign to urge the Office of Student Life to more harshly punish Harvard College Faith and Action after the OSL placed the religious group on “administrative probation” late last month.
  • To date, it appears the OSL’s probation will have little immediate, practical effect.
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  • University President Drew G. Faust traveled to Washington last week to meet with Democratic lawmakers about “deep concerns” she has about the reauthorization of the Higher Education Act.
  • Specifically, Faust criticized the House bill's elimination of subsidized loans for undergraduates, changes to Federal Work-Study for graduate students, and the loss of public service loan forgiveness programs.
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  • University President Drew G. Faust condemned possible Congressional interference in Harvard’s policy on single-gender social organizations in an interview Thursday, calling it “not the business of the United States Congress.”
  • Her remarks referred to a suggested amendment to the Higher Education Act that would limit universities’ ability to regulate student social life.
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