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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.

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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.

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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.

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Celebrities

Where Is Pfister, and What Is He Reading?

Two months after handing over the reins of the College to Rakesh Khurana, former interim Dean of the College Donald H. Pfister is taking full advantage of the freedom afforded by his sabbatical this academic year.

Student Group Travel
College

College Ups Funding for Student Group Transportation Following Student Death

The College will offer an additional $30,000 in grants for domestic student group travel this academic year in response to recommendations from a working group convened last spring.

College

FAS Committee on Sexual Misconduct Hosts First Community Discussion

FAS Committee Chair Allison F. Johnson led a question-and-answer discussion on the new University-wide Title IX policy and its implications for FAS Tuesday.

College Administration

Integrity Committee Prepares to Assemble Honor Council

The student-faculty judicial body will be chosen and trained by the Academic Integrity Committee.

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College

To Connect with Students, Khurana Turns to Instagram

Social media platform Instagram has become Dean of the College Rakesh Khurana's virtual space of choice for more personal student outreach.

Sexual Assault Policy Meeting
College Life

Karvonides Responds to Concerns about New Sexual Assault Policy

At Tuesday's community meeting, University Title IX officer Mia Karvonides said the school's new policy encompasses cases covered by other schools’ affirmative consent policies.

College

Semester Brings New Name, Clarifications to Resident Dean Position

The recommendations were the work of an FAS committee that was convened last summer to review the resident dean position.

Class of 2018 Convocation
College

In First Major Speech, Khurana Details Vision

Addressing the Class of 2018 at the annual Convocation ceremony, Khurana called for students to make years at Harvard "transformative."

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Freshmen

Freshman Survey Part I: Get To Know Harvard’s Class of 2018

More than a quarter of surveyed students in the Class of 2018—the most diverse in Harvard College history by some metrics—reported that a member of their immediate or extended family attended the College.

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Scrutiny

Arrested Divestment

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Visual Arts

Painting the Town: Boston's Big Art

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Columns

ISIL is Not the End of the World

Difficulty Defining
Columns

The Difficulty of Defining Difficulty