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Khurana in Winthrop
Winthrop

Khurana in Winthrop

Dean of the College Rakesh Khurana speaks to students in Winthrop dining hall about the recent decision not to renew the house's Faculty Deans Ronald S. Sullivan and Stephanie R. Robinson.

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College

Dean for Administration Says Harvard College Looking to Limit Spending

Harvard College is exploring ways to limit spending in preparation for a future fiscal downturn more than ten years after the 2008 financial crisis hit the University, College Dean for Administration Sheila C. Thimba said in an April 30 interview.

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On Campus

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Dean Rakesh Khurana, Danoff Dean of Harvard College, says that he supports students' right to protest against Harvard's fossil fuel investments.

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College

Khurana Says He Supports Students’ Right to Protest for Divestment

Dean of the College Rakesh Khurana said in an interview Tuesday that he has met with students advocating for the University’s divestment from fossil fuels and companies with ties to the prison industry and that he supports their right to engage in activism — including through protest.

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Central Administration

Dean Khurana on Winthrop

Rakesh Khurana remained largely silent on the Winthrop House climate review and a lawsuit brought by Winthrop tutors Carl L. Miller and Valencia Miller against Eliot House Faculty Dean Gail A. O'Keefe during an interview Tuesday.

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House Life

Asked About Winthrop Climate Review, Harvard College Dean Khurana Says House System Should Support Students

Dean of the College Rakesh Khurana emphasized the “unique” nature of the House system and the faculty dean role in response to questions on student concerns about living in Winthrop House amid controversy over Winthrop Faculty Dean Ronald S. Sullivan, Jr.’s decision to represent film producer Harvey Weinstein.

Khurana Speaks at Cultural Rhythms
Ethnic or Cultural Groups

Khurana Speaks at Cultural Rhythms

Dean of the College Rakesh Khurana spoke during the Cultural Rhythms performance on Saturday.

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University

Harvard Announces Inaugural Gender Equity Summit

University President Lawrence S. Bacow’s office announced Harvard will host its first gender equity summit — “Harvard Hears You: The 2019 Summit for Gender Equality” — on April 2 in an email to University affiliates Monday.

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College

Khurana Pleased With Recognized Social Organization Transition Progress

Dean of the College Rakesh Khurana said in a Friday interview he is “pleased” with the recent progress students have made in transitioning their social organizations into compliance with the College’s social groups policies.

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College

Harvard College Reviewing Amnesty Policy, Khurana Says

The College is reviewing its “amnesty policy” in response to a fall report on the April 2018 forcible arrest of a black undergraduate, Dean of the College Rakesh Khurana said in an interview Friday.

Dean Khurana at Freshman Convocation
College

Midyear Graduates Ceremony Recognizes 118 Seniors

Organized by the 2019 Class Committee and the Harvard Alumni Association, the event featured several speakers and a reception for the 118 midyear graduates, and their families and friends.

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College

Dudley House Splits Into Two Groups: One for Grads, One for Undergrads

Officials plan to separate Harvard’s “13th House” into two distinct organizations, per Dean of the College Rakesh Khurana’s email.

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Admissions

In First Day of Testimony, Khurana Says It’s Okay Harvard Skews Wealthy

“We’re not trying to mirror the socioeconomic or income distribution of the United States,” Khurana said. “What we’re trying to do is identify talent and make it possible for them to come to a place like Harvard.”

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Admissions

Harvard, SFFA Debate Whether Race or Income Should Reign Supreme in Admissions Process

Both Harvard and SFFA say they think college campuses across the United States should be racially and socioeconomically diverse. They just differ on how to get there.

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Race

Khurana Says 2013 Report Showing Disadvantage for Asian-American Harvard Applicants ‘Was Not Correct’

“It did not reflect the data, the process, that one would want in a social science report that looks at important issues like discrimination,” Khurana said.

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