Steven S. Lee
As the Houses undergo a decades-long renewal project aimed, in part, at equalizing their facilities, not all housing experiences will be the same.
When the classroom leaves them unfulfilled, undergraduates increasingly turn to Harvard’s burgeoning extracurricular scene for another kind of education.
With folksy emails and an open door policy, Donald H. Pfister restored trust in a College community rife with controversy and set the stage for its next permanent chapter.
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.
Currently the associate secretary of the Administrative Board, Brett Flehinger will replace the current head of the Ad Board, John “Jay” L. Ellison on July 1.
Emily W. Stokes-Rees, resident dean of Cabot House, will leave Harvard this summer for a tenure-track position at Syracuse University.
The review committee, which was convened last summer, has submitted its recommendations to Interim Dean of the College Donald H. Pfister for approval.
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.
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.
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.
Students who have gone home for mental health reasons say they came back to Harvard with a new approach to addressing the difficulties of campus life.
The Office's investigation comes after two undergraduates filed a complaint including testimonials from sexual assault victims.
Taking a leave of absence for mental health reasons forces students to deal with new health care providers, a job, and loneliness, but those who have gone through it often said they were better for doing so.
Ellison, the administrator who helped oversee the adjudication of last year’s Government 1310 cheating scandal, will leave Harvard this summer to become the dean of students in the college at the University of Chicago.
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