In response to structural and social divides between athletes and non-athletes, the Student Athlete Advisory Council created a new committee this semester to connect athletic teams and non-athletic organizations on campus.
Of the 58 total organizations applying for recognition, 44 were unanimously approved by both the Committee on Student Life and the UC Rules Committee, four were unanimously rejected, and 10 were contested by the two bodies.
The ongoing study of Harvard's Athletics Department will largely examine the department’s culture, Athletics Director Robert L. Scalise said in an interview Friday.
The College officially institutionalized the pre-orientation program First-Year Retreat and Experience, which aims to orient under-resourced incoming students to life at Harvard, FYRE leadership announced Tuesday.
After Admissions Scandals, Harvard Requires Coaches to Provide Proof of Recruits’ Athletic Abilities
In the wake of admissions scandals both nationwide and at the University, Harvard has implemented new policies — including requiring coaches to provide proof of recruits’ athletic abilities — to prevent fraudulent athletic admissions, according to Athletics Director Robert L. Scalise.
“It is a victory for the diversity … that, I think, contributes significantly to our excellence,” Faculty of Arts and Sciences Dean Gay said at a faculty meeting, to thunderous applause. “If it was a cloudy day to start, hopefully it's ending with a few more bits of sun.”
Grassley asked Bacow to provide responses to a series of questions about how administrators decided to remove Sullivan, and about the state of academic freedom at the University more broadly.
This is the first time that the College has formally documented a disciplinary process for student organizations whose members do not comply with the sanctions.
Dean of the College Rakesh Khurana said in a Wednesday interview he believes Harvard students should keep in mind the Faculty of Arts and Sciences’ free speech policy as they air dissenting opinions and plan on-campus protests.
The new section of the guidebook states that groups bringing high-profile, controversial, or “VIP” guests to campus must notify the DSO at least a month in advance, and that a moderator may need to attend events if the DSO finds it necessary or if a group requests one.
Harvard recently intervened in one College student’s visa re-application process after United States Customs and Border Protection detained him at Boston Logan Airport and denied him entry to the U.S.
Ninety-nine percent of Harvard College students have now completed this year’s edition of the school’s annual Title IX training module. The 2019-2020 academic year marks the second time that course enrollment has been tied to completion of the training module.