The cry for Harvard to defray the entire $100 million cost of constructing West Station is inappropriate and wholly unfair, especially given the state of the University’s finances over the past few years.
We are extremely disappointed with this provision of the House’s tax plan. It disproportionately harms graduate students across the country who contribute knowledge, teaching, and labor to our educational institutions.
While we hope that Harvard complies with its legal obligations in this investigation, we also expect the University to make a compelling case for how affirmative action positively serves the institution.
Dean Dingman has served the College faithfully for many decades, but the work he has done during the 13 years he has spent at the helm of the Freshman Dean’s Office has helped transform the first-year experience.