Email Search Scandal
"The committee has not been charged with investigating or reporting on the attendance study,” according to the chair of the group, Harvard Law School professor John C. P. Goldberg.
Undergraduate Council representatives passed legislation that expressed concern over a recent study that photographed certain classes without the knowledge of professors or students, and requested that the University release the relevant findings.
The review committee, which was convened last summer, has submitted its recommendations to Interim Dean of the College Donald H. Pfister for approval.
Under the new policy, electronic searches must be authorized by “an appropriate and accountable person” and must serve “a legitimate and important University purpose.”
Nine months after she left University Hall and her tenure as dean of Harvard College, Evelynn M. Hammonds is laying the groundwork for a new research initiative and her return to the classroom.
Secretary of the Administrative Board John “Jay” L. Ellison said that the body has not searched a student email account in a case since he joined it in fall 2002 and likely will not in the future.
Currier House brought pre-Housing Day fever to new heights with an email from “firstname.lastname@example.org.” Complete with a fungus reference, a tree-themed book recommendation, and an invitation to join “the Dean” at the park, it bore all of the marks of a classic Pfister correspondence.
Even wiith the new year in full swing, Flyby has been thinking a lot about just how much 2013 gave us to refelct upon. From an email search scandal to a bomb scare, this year at Harvard certainly had its interesting moments. With a critical eye, we took some time to think over these past twelve months and come up with a few resolutions for the Harvard community in 2014.
The second of two open meetings for the University’s electronic communication policy task force drew few attendees and fewer comments for the task force’s leader, Harvard Law School professor David J. Barron ’89.
A committee has been convened to formally review the position of the resident dean, continuing a conversation about the dean’s role in Harvard’s administrative hierarchy that was reignited by last spring’s email search scandal.
The nearly hour-long event, held in a Harvard Medical School lecture hall, represents one step in a broader effort by the task force to engage with numerous constituencies on both of Harvard’s campuses before it begins drafting its recommendations.
Today, with many departed athletes now back on campus and with their teams, the spectre of Government 1310 no longer looms in quite the same way over Harvard’s athletic courts and fields, though the memory of the scandal remains fresh.
According to NCAA bylaw 18.104.22.168, a student-athlete begins a season of eligibility as soon as he engages in a contest against outside competition. This flow chart follows the path a student-athlete could have taken after being accused of collaboration in the Gov 1310 scandal.