Dean of the College Rakesh Khurana has spoken to various faculty members about serving on the body, which also includes 12 undergraduate members.
A group of fraternities at the College are finalizing a set of bylaws to form a interfraternity council that would coordinate event scheduling and further centralize their operations.
Alumni of other chapters of fraternity Delta Kappa Epsilon, as well as DKE international, have given the colony most of the funds raised so far.
Dean of the College Rakesh Khurana says he wants to encourage undergraduates to rethink the ways in which their social organizations may be exclusive, but some worry that the College's stance on final clubs and similar groups is at best futile and at worst counterproductive.
University President Drew G. Faust convened the task force last April amid debate over Harvard’s policies and approach to handling cases of alleged sexual assault.
As the College readies for a fall rollout of its first honor code, undergraduates on the student-faculty body that will hear cases of academic integrity have begun their training.
The move will mark the first time that Harvard has hosted freshman formal on campus since at least 2007. In the past, the College has hosted the event at hotels throughout Boston.
Twelve undergraduates will sit on the Honor Council, which will hear cases of alleged academic integrity violations, and 14 will serve as “academic integrity fellows” and will provide advising to students accused of breaching the honor code.
Early Thursday, with fanfare, the College will welcome freshmen into one of its 12 residential Houses. But by this time next year, some of those students, dissatisfied with their assignments, will have made attempts to relocate.
About two percent of Harvard undergraduates, or 120 students, live off-campus. These off-campus students have, for various reasons, elected to opt out of the Residential House system, which administrators have called a “cornerstone” of Harvard’s undergraduate experience.
Even as Harvard pumps hundreds of millions of dollars into renewing the College’s residential House system, many students find it difficult to balance their extracurricular commitments while also participating in House life.
Dean of the College Rakesh Khurana told undergraduates that the controversial invitation's contents—which the Spee Club sent to advertise a Saturday party—were “offensive, crude, and sexist.”
Dean of the College Rakesh Khurana fielded responses from students and replied to arguments concerning the state of extracurriculars at the College at a town hall event Wednesday.
New federal legislation on sexual violence could change the way the University reports, advises, and assesses its approach to cases of alleged sexual violence.
This year, Kuumba chose the theme “Reflections on Freedom” after considering other options such as joy, struggle, and love last spring, according to the chair of the festival.