University President Drew Faust freed up the money in response to students and administrators who have asked to bolster on-campus social spaces.
The College will host a series of student-run town halls for identity-based groups about how sexual assault affects different students.
The changes come after students and tutors spoke out last year about Dunster’s lack of residential tutors who identify as bisexual, gay, lesbian, transgender, or queer, prompting top College administrators to look into their concerns.
Undergraduates are critical of the hallway common rooms featured in recent House renovations at the expense of private space.
Undergraduate members of the Honor Council—the student-faculty body tasked with enforcing the honor code—are adjusting their schedules as the Council hears its first slate of academic integrity cases.
On a campus where extracurriculars are social currency and “social space” is a new buzzword, administrators are working to move the center of social life back to the Houses.
Harvard’s Title IX office has appointed a new College Title IX coordinator and published a College-specific website on the topic.
Harvard's sexual conduct climate survey results released Monday prompts further concern toward the College's handling of sexual assault cases.
Undergraduate men and women slipped into formal attire to take part in the Spee Club's competitive social selection process on Thursday.
As administrators prepare to meet with final club graduate boards, experts say Harvard can reasonably argue that it has the power to make the groups essentially defunct.
Students largely praised the Spee Club's move to invite women to participate in punch, but some questioned whether the decision will effectively combat what they describe as other problems they associate with male final clubs.
As administrators place greater scrutiny on the unrecognized social clubs, Khurana would not rule out the possibility that Harvard will put more administrative pressure on the groups to regulate them.
By early Friday morning, some sophomores—both men and women—had received envelopes under their doors inviting them to a reception next week at the Spee Club’s building at 76 Mount Auburn St.
On Wednesday night, posters that seemed to criticize Harvard's handling of sexual assault cases appeared in Sever Hall with the tagline "#justharvardthings."
From his self-deprecating humor to emphasis on “transformation,” Dean of the College Rakesh Khurana delivered a familiar speech to freshmen.