Crimson staff writer
Mercer R. Cook
Dean of the College Evelynn M. Hammonds said this week that Harvard is nowhere close to making the changes to the school’s sexual assault policy advocated in an open student referendum, regardless of whether the motion passes when voting concludes Friday.
Dean of the College Evelynn M. Hammonds told an audience of students on Thursday that College administrators are nowhere near allowing students to participate in the Administrative Board’s decision-making process.
Residents worried that Harvard's newly proposed basketball arena, slated for completion sometime between 2017 and 2022, and the noise that comes hand-in-hand collegiate sporting events might disrupt the predominantly residential neighborhood surrounding the proposed site.
As the massive Government 1310 scandal places unprecedented demands on the resident deans who are responsible for guiding their own students through the process and deliberating on the fates of dozens of others, critics say that the resident dean’s contradictory role is brought into even sharper focus.
This fall, some of the roughly 125 students accused of improperly collaborating in Government 1310: “Introduction to Congress” will likely be forced to take a year off from school, a punishment that some say will dog them long after their undergraduate years but teach them nothing about appropriate academic practices.
University President Drew G. Faust said that building Harvard’s long-delayed Science Center in Allston will be a focal point of the University’s imminent capital campaign.