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.
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.
Officials plan to separate Harvard’s “13th House” into two distinct organizations, per Dean of the College Rakesh Khurana’s email.
“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.”
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.
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.
In his first speech to students as Harvard's president, Bacow gave the wide-eyed freshmen homework: registering to vote.
Asked whether he is concerned by the push to oppose the penalties, Khurana said he thinks “people should respect a private institution’s ability to organize itself around its mission.”
Dean of the College Rakesh Khurana has accepted a proposal to begin research on the possible establishment of a multicultural center on campus.
The College canceled a proposed “bridge” program that would have allowed traditionally all-female final clubs and sororities a longer period of time to go gender-neutral.
The Faculty of Arts and Sciences will vote to either accept or reject the appearance of the College’s policy on single-gender social organizations in the Harvard student handbook.
The Administrative Board will enforce the College’s penalties on members of single-gender social groups, the College announced Thursday as part of its long-anticipated final implementation plan for its controversial social life policy.