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Proposed Title IX Regulations Roll Back Trump-Era Policies, Raising Concerns Among Higher Education Experts

Faculty and experts expressed both praise and concern regarding the Biden Administration’s newly proposed changes to Title IX regulations on June 23.

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Harvard and the Fight for Foreign Collaboration

Debate over the regulation of foreign money in academia, once an afterthought, has become a microcosm of the U.S.’s attempts to remain the world’s top innovator, exposing a tension between the government’s efforts to remain competitive and academia’s goals to promote innovation and the free flow of ideas.

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Harvard Received Almost $385 Million from 46 Countries Since August 2019

Harvard has received almost $385 million from sources in 46 countries since August 2019, according to United States Department of Education data.

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Harvard and the Biden Administration

As Joe Biden is inaugurated as the 46th U.S. president Wednesday, a team of Crimson reporters explored how the Biden administration will affect international students, admissions, labor, and everything in between at Harvard. Here's a look at how the Biden administration will reshape the University — and what role Harvard will play in shaping it.

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Student Life

Harvard Rolls Out Pair of New Sexual Misconduct Policies in Response to Regulations

Harvard will divide its sexual misconduct policies in two in response to the U.S. Department of Education’s new Title IX regulations — one interim policy to hew to the new federal guidelines, the other to address behavior they no longer span.

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DeVos’s New, Controversial Title IX Regulations Offer Limited Definition of Sexual Misconduct, Will Require Witness Cross-Examination at Harvard

After more than a year of reviewing comments on a draft of the new guidelines, U.S. Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos released the new Title IX rule Wednesday.

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Politics

Trump Says Harvard Will Have to 'Pay Back' CARES Funds

President Donald Trump said in a press conference Tuesday evening that he would request that Harvard return the nearly $9 million it was granted as part of the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security Act.

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Education Department Guidelines on Reporting Foreign Funds Are Opaque, Experts Say

A week after the Department of Education launched investigations into foreign funding at Harvard and Yale, experts say federal authorities have long declined to provide clear guidelines for how universities should report such gifts.

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Harvard Took In $1.1 Billion from 63 Nations from 2013-2019, per Department of Education

Harvard has reported receiving more than $1.1 billion from sources from 63 foreign nations between Jan. 1, 2013 and July 31, 2019, per Education Department data.

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University

Ongoing Dept. of Education Rulemaking Stalls Harvard Title IX Policy Revisions

As the University awaits the finalization of the Department of Education's prospective Title IX enforcement rule, its own policy-making efforts have ground to a halt.

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What Happens Next with Title IX: DeVos’s Proposed Rule, Explained

Here’s what we know so far about the rule’s future and how universities will be expected to comply.

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University

Harvard Receives $10 Million Grant for Rural Education Research

The grant establishes the new National Center for Rural Education Research Networks at Harvard, which aims to “build the capacity of rural school districts and supporting state agencies to use their own data to improve the education of their students.”

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New Title IX Regulations May Reshape Harvard’s Handling of Sexual Misconduct

The proposal provides a new framework for implementing Title IX, such as allowing colleges to pick which standard of evidence to use in sexual misconduct cases.

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Admissions

Yale Joins Harvard as Target of Federal Probe Into Alleged Discrimination Against Asian-Americans

Yale University — like Harvard — is now the subject of a Department of Justice probe into whether the school discriminates against Asian-American applicants in its admissions process.

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