Timeline 2001-2002

Dec. 5

Despite the conviction of University donor A. Alfred Taubman over price-fixing at Sotheby’s, the University says it does not plans to remove his name from the Kennedy School’s Taubman Center for State and Local Government. Taubman gave $15 million in 1988 to found the center.


Dec. 9

A year after being shut out of the Rhodes Scholarship competition for the first time since 1930, Harvard nabs five of the 32 spots awarded this year—the most of any college. This brings the total number of Harvard Rhodes Scholars to 300.

Dec. 12

Sujean S. Lee ’03 is elected president of the Undergraduate Council. Lee’s victory, along with running mate Anne M. Fernandez ’03, marks the first time an all female ticket has won a popular presidential election since they were instituted seven years ago.