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Title IX Officer
Harvard Law School

Karvonides Assures Neutrality After Law School Op-Ed

University Title IX Officer Mia Karvonides reacts to an op-ed signed by more than a quarter of the HLS faculty that condemned the University's new sexual assault policy.

Peer Leadership Kickoff
College

A Man on a Mission

Rakesh Khurana, a scholar of leadership and organizations, crossed the Charles River to the College to rearticulate its purpose and retool the workings of its administration.

College

Khurana: No Ebola Cases on Campus

The email from Dean of the College Rakesh Khurana came hours after Boston medical workers initiated a quarantine for individuals suspected of exhibiting Ebola-like symptoms.

Excellent Sheep
Crime

Students Call on Admins To Alert Teaching Staff of Threats

Several student attendees said all professors and teaching fellows, not just students, should have been notified of the threats through an official email from administrators.

Community Conversation: Racist Emails
College Administration

After Threats, Khurana Says Admins ‘Can Do Better’ Communicating

Dean of the College Rakesh Khurana said College administrators “can do better” to communicate with students and took full responsibility for their response to the threat.

Student Groups

Activist Groups Launch Petition for Affirmative Consent

Three student groups advocating for changes to Harvard’s handling of sexual assault joined together to start a petition on Wednesday urging the University to adopt a policy of affirmative consent.

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Flyby Front Feature

Dating Advice for Short Guys and The Importance of Deodorant

Welcome back to Listen Up! Your trusted Flyby advisers—two uniquely unqualified, naïve, decidedly uninteresting juniors—are back with the latest advice and invaluable counsel.

Community Conversation: Racist Emails
Crime

Students Criticize Response to Emailed Death Threat

Several students raised questions about what they perceived as a lackluster outreach effort from College administrators and Harvard police at a discussion Tuesday night.

Student Life

Committee Moves Forward with Race, Diversity Discussion

Members of a student-faculty working group convened to address issues of race and inclusion at the College have started meeting and plan to draft a set of recommendations by the academic year's end.

College

Investigation Underway, Civil Rights Officers Visit Campus

The Department of Education’s Office for Civil Rights is making visits to Harvard to investigate the College’s adherence to Title IX, according to members of the activist group that filed the complaint that precipitated the probe last spring.

Dean Khurana in the Faculty Club
Student Life

Khurana Opts for Annenberg Breakfast over Campaign Pitches

New Dean of the College Rakesh Khurana is prioritizing facetime with undergraduates over courting potential Harvard donors.

Reshuffling the Caseload
College

Unloading the Ad Board

Two major policy changes, approved in the span of just two months earlier this year, are set to overhaul the 124-year-old Administrative Board by next fall.

College

Official Resident Dean Title Changes Again

Resident deans—the administrators briefly known as House deans—will now be called Allston Burr Assistant Deans of Harvard College.

listen up beach
Flyby Front Feature

Dispatching With a Nose-Picking Roommate and Navigating the Friend Zone

Welcome back to Listen Up! Your trusted Flyby advisers—two uniquely unqualified, naïve, decidedly uninteresting juniors—are back on campus with the latest advice and invaluable counsel.

Title IX Investigator Salary Offer in Context
Central Administration

Weeks In, Sexual Harassment Investigation Office Remains Understaffed

Harvard unveiled a new policy to dramatically rework its handling of sexual assault and harassment claims this July, but, several weeks into the semester, the office in charge of investigating those cases is still not fully staffed.

Free Time
Columns

In Search of Lost Time

Larry, In His Element
Scrutiny

Professor Summers

Data Sculpture
Visual Arts

Painting by the Numbers: Data Visualization

School at School
Columns

What We Forget About School: School