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Capitol Building
Front Photo Feature

Republican Legislation Could Prevent Harvard from Enforcing Sanctions

Harvard could be prevented from enforcing its sanctions on members of single-gender social groups under a measure included in amended legislation proposed by Republicans in the House of Representatives.

Dean of the College Rakesh Khurana

College Will Debut Plan to Enforce Sanctions Next Semester

Khurana said he is aware students may be confused about the policy and that he hopes to clear up the uncertainty as soon as possible.

Owl Club
College Administration

Corporation Votes to Keep May 2016 Social Group Policy

The College’s penalties on members of single-gender final clubs and Greek organizations will remain in effect after the Harvard Corporation voted to keep the policy unchanged on Monday.

Loeb House

With Monday Vote, Corporation Abruptly Ends Governance Debate

Thirteen Corporation members jetted into Cambridge, stepped into sleek black cars, and were chauffeured to Loeb House to vote to maintain Harvard’s penalties.

Faust and Lee
Drew Faust

Lee Says Harvard’s Next President Likely to Keep Sanctions

Harvard’s next president will likely keep the College’s penalties on members of single-gender social groups largely unaltered, William F. Lee ’72 said last week.

Mark Zuckerberg
Front Photo Feature

Chan Zuckerberg Donates $12.1 Million for Public Service

The grant will last for 15 years and provide financial assistance for up to 2,300 Harvard students who want to participate in public service programs.

Memorial Service for Alexander H. Patel ‘18

College Holds Memorial Service for Harvard Senior Patel

​Dozens of students, alumni, and professors gathered to honor the life of Alexander H. Patel ’17 -’18, a Harvard senior from Denver, Colorado.

Dean Khurana Holds Town Hall

Sanctions Vote A Sigh of Relief for Administrators

For now at least, what some consider Khurana’s signature initiative as Dean of the College is safe.

Students Required to Withdraw Due to Social Beavhior
Ad Board

Ad Board Required Six to Withdraw for 'Social Behavior' Last Year

The Ad Board also placed 22 total students on probation in 2016–2017—13 of them for social behavior including drugs, alcohol, and sexual activity.

Alexander H. Patel '17-'18

College to Hold Memorial Service for Harvard Senior Patel

​Harvard will hold a memorial service Nov. 8 to honor Alexander H. Patel ’17-'18, a senior who died in late October in a loss “felt deeply” by students and professors.

College Dean Rakesh Khurana

Khurana Weighs In on Presidential Search

“I think the next president is someone who is not only a leader for Harvard, but is a leader for higher education,” he said.

Loeb House
Front Feature

Presidential Search Committee Begins to Narrow Candidate Pool

Several donors and professors said there are four likely contenders from within the University: Business School Dean Nitin Nohria, professor Danielle S. Allen, FAS Dean Michael D. Smith, and Provost Alan M. Garber ’76.

Alexander H. Patel '17-'18

Patel Remembered as ‘Incredible Friend,’ Brilliant Student

Those who knew Alexander H. Patel '17-'18, a Philosophy and Mathematics concentrator, remember him as a brilliant student and a devoted friend.

Campus Resources
Front Feature

Harvard Senior Dies In ‘Heartbreaking’ Loss

Alexander H. Patel ’18, an Adams House senior, has died in a “heartbreaking” loss, Dean of the College Rakesh Khurana wrote in an email to students Sunday.

Math Common Room

'A Sort of Everyday Struggle'

Women in Harvard's math department report a bevy of inequalities—from a discouraging absence of female faculty to a culture of "math bro" condescension.