College Administration

Dean Khurana Interview

‘Unmistakably Antisemitic’: Harvard College Dean Khurana Slams Student Groups Over Instagram Post

Dean of Harvard College Rakesh Khurana condemned an antisemitic image posted by two pro-Palestine student groups during an interview on Tuesday, calling the post “unmistakably antisemitic and racist.”

Joseph Moakley Courthouse

Former Harvard Student Appeals Dismissal of Suit Alleging Wrongful Denial of Undergrad Degree

Former Harvard undergraduate Damilare Sonoiki appealed a federal judge’s decision to dismiss a lawsuit alleging the University wrongfully withheld his degree after three women accused him of sexual assault, according to a filing by his lawyers on Thursday.

Pro-Palestine Protest at Mass. Hall

More Than 30 Harvard Students Hunger Strike for 12 Hours in Solidarity With Brown Protesters

More than 30 pro-Palestinian Harvard students participated in a 12-hour hunger strike Friday in solidarity with 17 students at Brown University who refused to eat for eight days to pressure the Brown Corporation to divest from Israel.

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Judge Rules for Harvard in Suit Alleging Wrongful Denial of Undergrad Degree After Sexual Assault Findings

A federal judge on Tuesday threw out a 2019 lawsuit against Harvard filed by former undergraduate student Damilare Sonoiki, who alleged that the College unfairly denied him his degree after he was accused of sexual assault by three fellow students.

Eliot House Courtyard

Initial Planning Underway for Eliot House Renovations

Initial planning for a renovation of Eliot House as part of Harvard’s House Renewal project began in January, according to a Saturday statement from Harvard spokesperson Jonathan Palumbo.

Title IX Office

Reisha Williams Appointed Harvard College Title IX Officer

Reisha Williams will serve as the next Harvard College Title IX Program Officer, Associate Dean of Students Lauren E. Brandt ’01 announced on Friday.

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Harvard Students Return to ‘Calmer’ Campus After Fall Semester Marked by Turmoil

When Harvard College students left campus for winter break, the student body was divided. With students in fierce disagreement over the Israel-Hamas war and former President Claudine Gay’s leadership of the University, rifts continued to grow, and a bright national spotlight landed on Harvard and its students.

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Harvard Heating Issues Snowball as Students Complain of Cold Dorms

As temperatures dropped to the teens when Harvard College students moved in earlier this week, heating systems across several undergraduate dorms and Houses faced difficulties.

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Harvard Athletics Begins National Search for New Football Head Coach

Harvard Athletics has begun a “national search” for the 31st head football coach in the team’s history following the retirement of Tim Murphy last week.

William R. Fitzsimmons '67

Harvard Admissions Dean Discussed Changes to Application Process, in First Interview Since SCOTUS Decision

Harvard Dean of Admissions and Financial Aid William R. Fitzsimmons ’67 said the admissions office will not decide the future of legacy preference in admissions in an interview Thursday.

Pro-Palestine Walkout in Science Center

Four Harvard Undergrads Face Disciplinary Action Surrounding Pro-Palestine ‘Week of Action’

Four undergraduates are facing new disciplinary actions before the Harvard College Administrative Board after leading or participating in a pro-Palestine “week of action” in late November.

Erin Clark - Title IX Coordinator

Harvard College Title IX Resource Coordinator Leaves Position

Erin Clark, previously Harvard College’s Title IX resource coordinator, left her role midway through the fall semester.

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Harvard’s Pro-Palestine Protests are Now Led by Unrecognized Student Groups. Will Harvard Sanction Them?

In the month following Hamas’ Oct. 7 attack on Israel, the Harvard Undergraduate Palestine Solidarity Committee was one of the main drivers of pro-Palestine student protests on campus, but the group has taken a back seat in recent weeks. Now, the organizations spearheading Harvard’s pro-Palestine protests do not have recognition to lose.

Police Inside Harvard Art Museums at Chabad Screening

Harvard Chabad Hosts Screening of Graphic Footage from Hamas’ Oct. 7 Attack on Israel

More than 100 people — including Harvard affiliates, top administrators, and Israeli officials — gathered in the Harvard Art Museums’ Menschel Hall Monday evening for a screening of graphic video footage from Hamas’ Oct. 7 attack on Israel.

Monday Mass Hall Protest Crowd

Eight Students Face Harvard College Ad Board Hearings After 24-Hour University Hall Occupation

Eight undergraduates are facing disciplinary hearings before the Harvard College Administrative Board over their participation in last week’s 24-hour occupation of University Hall, several of the students confirmed during a protest at Massachusetts Hall Monday afternoon.