The Adams House renovations timeline, previously slated to begin in June 2019 and take three years, will now extend another year and conclude by August 2023, Faculty of Arts and Sciences administrators announced at a Tuesday town hall.
Lawyers for the University filed two motions to dismiss the suits — one in state and the other in federal court — Friday evening. But according to analysts, Harvard’s arguments are unlikely to convince the judges to throw out the cases right away.
Lawyers for Harvard argued that state and federal judges should dismiss a pair of ongoing lawsuits alleging the College’s social group sanctions are discriminatory Friday evening.
Howard Schultz — the former CEO of Starbucks — visited Cambridge to promote his book “From the Ground Up: A Journey to Reimagine the Promise of America.” The demonstration was part of a “coordinated effort across the country” by local chapters of Indivisible — a liberal grassroots organization — to oppose Shultz.
The number of students who expressed interest in the social clubs — all former sororities that went gender-neutral in the past year to avoid Harvard’s social group sanctions — marks an approximately fourfold increase from historically low turnout for sorority recruitment in spring 2018. Online registration for the joint recruitment closed Friday.
Three unidentified College students who are suing Harvard over its social group sanctions in federal court will not be allowed to remain anonymous if the case proceeds beyond a motion to dismiss, a federal judge ruled Friday.
Touting their exemption from the College’s sanctions against single-gender social organizations, four former sororities have partnered to sponsor a joint recruitment process for new members during the spring semester.
Harvard is arguing that plaintiffs in the federal lawsuit opposing the College’s social group sanctions are “premature” in requesting an order to protect anonymous undergraduates’ identities from public disclosure, according to a Monday court filing.
Harvard College invited 935 of 6,958 early applicants to join its Class of 2023 Thursday, marking a 13.4 percent acceptance rate and making the 2018 early cycle likely the most competitive in school history.
Two top lawyers who defended Harvard in the recently concluded admissions trial discussed the case with students in an off-the-record meeting Wednesday. Members of the press were not allowed to attend.
As California faces the deadliest wildfires the state has ever seen, the Harvard admissions office announced Wednesday it will offer extensions on application deadlines for high schoolers, teachers, and counselors affected by the disasters.
The high-stakes and high-profile Harvard admissions trial may stretch well into 2019, per new details announced in a Wednesday court order. The University and opponent SFFA are slated to hold another hearing and submit new filings.
Classroom to Table — a popular College initiative that subsidizes fine dining for students and their professors in the Square — has run out of funding yet again.
‘It’s Not Surprising to Any Of Us.’ College Counselors Shrug at Harvard Admissions Secrets Spilled In Trial
In online forums like College Confidential and in anxious calls to college admissions consultants, students and their parents dissected every juicy detail of the lawsuit. Reactions from college counselors were more muted.
Drawing on personal experiences — including tales of childhood bullying, fears over Harvard’s whiteness, and comfort found in College affinity groups — eight students and alumni offered an emotional and impassioned defense of race-conscious admissions.