Dean of the College Rakesh Khurana said the College’s goal is to “make sure that something like this doesn’t happen again.”
The offices of some Senators on the Committee on Health, Education, Labor & Pensions are located in the Hart Senate Office Building.
The undergraduates had broken into the Lowell House construction site, per a public HUPD log filed May 14.
The Cato Institute—a libertarian policy think tank—is home to education policy analysts including Neal McCluskey.
The Rayburn House Office Building contains the offices of some representatives on the Committee on Education and the Workforce, including Rep. Brett Guthrie, who introduced the PROSPER Act amendment with a provision on social groups.
The United States Capitol houses both chambers of Congress.
The United States Department of Justice has demonstrated support for Students for Fair Admission in briefs.
Arnold & Porter is an international law firm located in Washington, D.C.
Harvard faculty members have historically traveled to Washington D.C. to work in presidential administrations.
The United States Supreme Court has ruled on affirmative action cases in the past few decades.
Harvard could deny recognition—and exemption from the College’s sanctions—to student social groups whose graduate boards it determines exert too much sway over the organizations.
Christian Union—the parent group for Harvard College Faith and Action, a campus Christian group currently on "administrative probation"—reported over $600,000 in expenditures for HCFA in 2017.
Two organizations spent a total of $90,000 in the first quarter of 2018 lobbying around legislation that could imperil the College’s ability to enforce its social group sanctions.
According to the organizers of Friday’s meeting, attendees emphasized the need for the College to take stronger disciplinary action against Harvard College Faith and Action.
Asked whether he is concerned by the push to oppose the penalties, Khurana said he thinks “people should respect a private institution’s ability to organize itself around its mission.”