Allison D. Burroughs, a U.S. district court judge who is hearing the case in Boston, laid out a timeline for forthcoming stages of the lawsuit.
Harvard College will no longer require applicants to submit scores from the optional writing portions of the ACT and SAT beginning with the Class of 2023.
A pending lawsuit alleging Harvard’s admissions policies discriminate against Asian Americans may go to trial as early as July, according to a Friday case filing.
The initiative, called Reach Every Reader, will work to develop diagnostic screening and personalized education interventions for kindergartners susceptible to reading difficulties.
Harvard students and alumni, along with organizations across 11 other colleges, called for greater transparency in the use of “legacy preferences” in a Feb. 14 letter.
Some are criticizing the Harvard College admissions office for its public response to concerns applicants will be penalized for participating in protests related to the recent Parkland, Fla shooting.
The Harvard Foundation called on Myanmar’s leader Aung San Suu Kyi to better address her country’s ongoing persecution and expulsion of Rohingya Muslims.
Harvard College received a record-breaking 42,742 applications for admission to the Class of 2022—setting a record for the fourth consecutive year.
Sally C. Donahue, the College’s financial aid director who helped launch the Harvard Financial Aid Initiative, will retire in August.
As Congress moves to reauthorize the Higher Education Act, University President Drew G. Faust raised concerns about the bill’s impact on federal financial aid at a Faculty meeting Tuesday evening.
Sally C. Donahue, director of financial aid at the College and a senior admissions officer, will retire in August after more than 18 years in her position.
The Department of Justice investigation into Harvard’s race-based admissions policies was likely prompted by ongoing civil litigation over allegations of discrimination against Asian-American applicants, according to several legal experts.
As the DOJ probe into Harvard’s admissions practices stretches into at least its fifth month, experts disagree over whether the investigation is politically driven.
Justice Dept. emails obtained by a civil rights group show that a high-level department official helped oversee the department’s probe into Harvard’s admissions practices.