Madeline R. Conway

Central Administration

Univ. Announces New Sexual Assault Policy Including Central Office, ‘Preponderance of the Evidence’ Standard

A new set of University-wide Title IX policies and procedures set to take effect this fall will create a central office to investigate cases of sexual assault and gender-based harassment and institute a “preponderance of the evidence” standard for evaluating those allegations.

College

Khurana Quietly Assumes College Deanship as Pfister Makes Exit

Rakesh Khurana, Cabot House co-master and Business School professor, is officially the new dean of Harvard College.

College

Mather Tutor Appointed New Adams Resident Dean

Adam Muri-Rosenthal, a resident tutor in Mather House, has been appointed to replace longtime Adams House resident dean Sharon L. Howell, Adams House Masters Judith S. Palfrey ’67 and Sean Palfrey ’67 wrote in an email to students last week.

 Neil L. Rudenstine
Capital Campaign

Q & A with Neil L. Rudenstine

Harvard’s 26th president, the last to run a University-wide capital campaign, weighs in on life on the road, One Harvard, and the campaign thus far.

On the Road
Fundraising

On The Road

As the campaign picks up and Harvard hosts events around the globe, University leaders find themselves balancing responsibilities on campus and off.

The Gates Within
College

The Gates Within

As Harvard College tears down financial barriers to entry, its low-income students say they still wonder if they have a place inside the Ivory Tower.

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College

The Extra-Curriculum

When the classroom leaves them unfulfilled, undergraduates increasingly turn to Harvard’s burgeoning extracurricular scene for another kind of education.

College

In Support of Student Activism, Seniors To Don Red Tape On Graduation Caps

Although the demonstration will focus on signaling support for Our Harvard Can Do Better, it will also back the work of a number of other student activist groups on campus.

Emily-Stokes Reese
House Life

Cabot Resident Dean To Leave Harvard

Emily W. Stokes-Rees, resident dean of Cabot House, will leave Harvard this summer for a tenure-track position at Syracuse University.

Academic Integrity Panel
House Life

Committee Recommends Changes to Resident Dean Position

The review committee, which was convened last summer, has submitted its recommendations to Interim Dean of the College Donald H. Pfister for approval.

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College Administration

Honor Code Would Face Tough Challenges in Inculcating Culture Shift

Those charged with implementing the honor code may encounter hurdles created by a restructured disciplinary system and a community that may be apathetic to the policy’s purpose.

College Life

Federal Recommendations May Be in Tension with Harvard’s Handling of Sexual Assault

The newly released recommendations could conflict with Harvard's current evidence standards, choice of Title IX coordinators, and the extent of student involvement in the reevaluation of University policies.

Lining Up Harvard's Proposed Honor Code
College Administration

Honor Proposal Would Catch Harvard Up, Incrementally, With the Times

While some members of the committee that drafted the proposal acknowledge its limited scope, they maintain that changes to Harvard’s disciplinary process must be incremental to be effective.

Sexual Assault

Civil Rights Office Opens Investigation of College’s Handling of Sexual Assault Cases

The Office's investigation comes after two undergraduates filed a complaint including testimonials from sexual assault victims.

College Administration

In Light of Honor Code Proposal, Working Group Discusses Integrity Conversations

The ad hoc group is working to identify possible points during the undergraduate experience to start conversations about academic integrity.

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Dos Besos

A World Cup Malcontent
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A World Cup Malcontent

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Then Rain Comes

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Rainy Day Impression