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Head of the Charles Regatta 2017
University

Head of the Charles Regatta 2017

Searching for Harvard's 29th President
University

Searching for Harvard's 29th President

Lawrence Bacow to Serve as Harvard's Next President
University

Lawrence Bacow to Serve as Harvard's Next President

A Conversation with Cambridge Mayor Marc McGovern
Cambridge

A Conversation with Cambridge Mayor Marc McGovern

Dean Martha L. Minow
Harvard Law School

Martha Minow Named University Professor

Minow, who served as Law School Dean from 2009 to 2017, will begin her appointment on July 1. She succeeds Laurel T. Ulrich, who is retiring on June 30, as 300th Anniversary University Professor.

Abbott Lawrence Lowell
Lowell

Abbott Lawrence Lowell

A bust of former University President Abbott Lawrence Lowell sits in the courtyard of Lowell House.

Q&A with Harvard President-elect Lawrence Bacow
University

Q&A with Harvard President-elect Lawrence Bacow

Abbott Lawrence Lowell
College

SFFA Argues Harvard's 'Holistic' Admissions Rooted In Tactics Once Used to Limit Jewish Admits

In 1922, Lowell and other administrators had become “increasingly alarmed” over the rising number of Jewish students earning admission to the College based on their high test scores, SFFA’s document reads.

John Joseph Moakley United States Courthouse
College

Revelations in Harvard Admissions Suit Unlikely to Prove Discrimination, Experts Say

Legal experts say Students for Fair Admissions' claims of intentional discrimination in Harvard's admissions process demand a “very high standard” of proof.

Acceptance Letters
College

Court Filings Reveal Academic Strength of Asian-American Applicants to Harvard

If Harvard made admissions decisions based only on applicants’ academic qualifications, more than 51 percent of the average admitted class would be Asian-American, according to court documents filed Friday.

Office of Admissions and Financial Aid
College

Harvard, SFFA Dispute ‘Discrimination’ in Lower Personal Scores for Asian American Applicants

Students for Fair Admissions reports in court filings that Harvard consistently scored Asian-American applicants lower than applicants of other races on “personal traits” including “positive personality,” “likability,” “kindness,” and “humor.”

Harvard College Office of Admissions and Financial Aid
College

Internal Harvard Review Showed Disadvantage for Asian Applicants

Harvard’s Office for Institutional Research concluded the College’s admissions process has "negative effects" for Asian Americans and advantages legacy students and athletes more than it does low-income students.

Barker Center
Race

Student and Alumni Groups Advocate for FAS Dean Who Will Prioritize Ethnic Studies

​Comprised of nearly 50 Harvard student and alumni organizations, the Harvard Ethnic Studies Coalition signed a letter last week calling on President-elect Lawrence S. Bacow to choose a FAS Dean who will develop a formalized ethnic studies program.

Office of Admissions and Financial Aid
College

News Analysis: Anticipated Filings Could Preview Harvard Admissions Trial

A series of briefings due to be filed Friday could shed light on the arguments and evidence Harvard and anti-affirmative action group Students for Fair Admissions would present in a trial.

Faust at IOP
Admissions

Faust Opposes Admissions Lawsuit in Letter to Harvard Community

Faust wrote that Students for Fair Admissions, the anti-affirmative action group bringing the suit, was “formed in part to oppose Harvard’s commitment to diversity."

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