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Department of Education

Obama Comes to Boston
Central Administration

Department of Education Releases Finalized College 'Scorecard'

The final version of the scorecard departs from previous plans, which called for explicit ranking of colleges against one another.

Acceptance Letters
College

Facing Admissions Scrutiny, Harvard Has Much at Stake

Harvard faces mounting scrutiny into an aspect of its admission process that administrators have long held is central to fostering campus diversity.

Acceptance Letters
College

Education Department Dismisses Admissions Complaint

The Department of Education decided to dismiss the complaint because it is similar to an ongoing and separate federal lawsuit filed against Harvard.

Interview with President Faust
Central Administration

Education Department Backs Away From College Rating System

The U.S. Department of Education now plans to release a data tool for prospective students and their families to compare colleges this summer.

Inaugural Year of New Title IX Policy
College

Caught Between Criticisms

As fervor and debate on Title IX increase, Harvard cannot please all critics.

Acceptance Letters
College

Groups File Federal Complaint Alleging Discrimination in Harvard Admissions Process

Asian-American groups filed a federal complaint against Harvard calling for an investigation into what they charge is the College’s “unlawful use of race” in its admissions process.

Entrepreneurship Final Project Fair
College

Entrepreneurship Final Project Fair

Students of the Graduate School of Education course Education Innovation and Social Entrepreneurship in Comparative Perspective speak to judges, faculty, and other visitors at the project presentation fair on Friday morning at the Harvard Innovation Lab.

Faculty Bows
Student Life

Photos of the Day (05/04/15)

College

Government Releases Guidance on Title IX Coordinator Position

The federal government published guidance on Friday that could strengthen the role of Title IX coordinators at many schools, including Harvard.

Central Administration

Law School Still Awaits Government Sign-Off on Title IX

More than two months after having received initial feedback on its Title IX procedures from the federal Office for Civil Rights, the Law School has still not received final sign-off from OCR on its updated draft.

Central Administration

Law School Appoints Title IX Committee

Dean of Harvard Law School Martha L. Minow has appointed a Title IX committee to begin implementing the school’s new set of procedures for responding to cases of sexual harassment, according to Robb London, a Law School spokesperson.

The Hunting Ground
College

Film ‘The Hunting Ground’ Misrepresents Harvard Sexual Assault Statistics

The film focuses heavily on the testimony of victims of sexual assault and what they say was a lackluster response from administrators at their respective schools, including Harvard.

Harvard Law School

Law School Dean of Students To Depart This Summer

Associate Dean and Dean of Students at Harvard Law School Ellen M. Cosgrove, who also serves as one of the deputy Title IX coordinators at the Law School, will leave for Yale Law School at the end of this academic year.

Interview with President Faust
Central Administration

Department of Education Considers Two College Rating Systems

The U.S. Department of Education is considering revising its controversial draft college rating system to create two systems instead of the one initially proposed.

Central Administration

Following Government Feedback, Law School To Implement Title IX Procedures ‘Soon’

After moving to break from Harvard's University-wide Title IX procedures, Harvard Law School has received comment from the U.S. Department of Education’s Office for Civil Rights on its own set of procedures.

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