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Revelations in Harvard Admissions Suit Unlikely to Prove Discrimination, Experts Say

Legal experts say Students for Fair Admissions' claims of intentional discrimination in Harvard's admissions process demand a “very high standard” of proof.

Christopher Stubbs
Sciences Division

Christopher Stubbs Appointed Interim Dean of Science in FAS

Stubbs will be the second ever administrator in the role. His predecessor, Geophysics professor Jeremy Bloxham, became the inaugural holder of the position in 2007.

Barker Center

Student and Alumni Groups Advocate for FAS Dean Who Will Prioritize Ethnic Studies

​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.

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Forty Years in the Making: Dominguez and Sexual Misconduct At Harvard

As a single case, Dominguez forms a powerful example of how Harvard has grappled with issues of sexual harassment throughout its history, both today and in decades prior.

Margo Seltzer

Margo Seltzer, the 'Soul' of SEAS, Leaves Legacy

In addition to setting firsts herself, Seltzer advocated for other women in the field and worked to improve the confidence of and retention rates for female students in Computer Science.

Roland G. Fryer, Jr.

Star Economics Prof Fryer Facing Harvard and State-Level Investigations, Barred from Lab He Heads

Economics Professor Roland G. Fryer, Jr. is being investigated separately by Harvard and the state of Massachusetts and has been barred by University officials from setting foot in the research lab he heads.

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Student Groups

Despite Demand for Counselors of Color, CAMHS Chief Says Agency Unable to Hire More Staff

Students have called on the University’s Counseling and Mental Health Services to hire more people of color, but the agency’s budget currently makes hiring more counselors infeasible.


More Than Quarter of Surveyed Profs Say They Know Dept Member Who Experienced Sexual Harassment

Roughly 30 percent of surveyed members of the Harvard Faculty of Arts and Sciences say they know at least one person in their department who has experienced sexual harassment.

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52 Minutes: Inside the Arrest of a Black Harvard Student

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.

Approval Ratings of Admin and Departmental Breakdown

Nearly Half of Surveyed Faculty Do Not Believe Harvard Provides Sufficient Departmental Support

The survey also revealed that a majority of respondents believe University President Drew G. Faust, Dean of the College Rakesh Khurana, and Dean of FAS Michael D. Smith are doing “good” or “very good” jobs.

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Bacow Discusses FAS Dean Search at Faculty Meeting

President-elect Lawrence S. Bacow updated meeting attendees on the search and said he is still collecting input from faculty members and department chairs.

Faculty Meeting

Faculty to Vote on New Ph.D. Program, Next Years’ Courses

Though many courses still have not finalized their schedules or section information, the Faculty Council gave its initial approval of the courses at its meeting last week.

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Hundreds of Harvard Affiliates Sign Letter Demanding Reform After Black Student's Arrest

The letter states the black student’s forcible arrest proves that Harvard University Health Services and Harvard University Police Department are “not adequately equipped” to serve students.

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Faculty Council Approves Courses, Hears Presentations on Extension School, Allston

The Faculty Council approved a preliminary list of courses for the 2018-2019 academic year and heard presentations on a potential Extension School program.


Similar 2006 Arrest of Non-Black Student Saw 'No Punches'

​Last Friday’s arrest of a black Harvard undergraduate does not mark the first time local authorities physically confronted and arrested a naked College student under the influence of drugs.