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.
As the aftershocks of the Corporation’s decision continue to reverberate through campus, and as a former Corporation member prepares to take Harvard’s top job, some wonder whether the University is entering a new era: the age of the Corporation.
The Crimson annotates an official timeline of the arrest of a black undergraduate April 13 that sparked allegations of police brutality and led to questions over who was contacted to come to the student's aid and why.
Faust has formed a “review committee” to determine the exact “sequence of events” leading to the forcible arrest of a black undergraduate April 13 and to undertake a “systematic examination” of a wide variety of Harvard policies.
Brown-Nagin is a Law School Professor, a Professor of History, the the co-director of the Program in Law and History, and the Faculty Director of the Charles Hamilton Houston Institute for Race and Justice.
More than 200 Harvard students and affiliates, many with red duct tape over their mouths, protested in Harvard Yard Saturday to demand reform to University policies they say led to the forcible arrest of a black College student April 13.