I feel gratitude for the people with whom I attended Harvard, for the chance to meet some as much as fifty years later, and for the opportunity to be enriched by their stories.
Our decision not to pursue an early program at this time reflects our informed judgment that a holistic post-matriculation approach is better suited to address the multiple challenges many of these students face in transitioning to life at Harvard.
To help ensure that voting booths remain accessible to all Americans and that no citizen’s right to vote is inhibited, every citizen should be encouraged to register and go to the polls.
The question for us now is: How we can make these conversations equally “relevant and thought provoking” for all students? And, how can we inspire these conversations to happen more often, either in an organic or structured way?