Dean Srikant Datar

HBS Students Praise Datar’s Diversity Efforts, Call for Greater Engagement in Second Year

One year after Srikant M. Datar was named as Harvard Business School’s 11th dean, Harvard Business School students praised his efforts towards diversity and inclusion, but said they were disappointed with his engagement with second-year students and student organizations.

Matthews Hall
On Campus

Harvard Native American Program Hosts Campus Tour Highlighting Indigenous History

The Harvard University Native American Program hosted a walking tour Thursday to show sites on campus connected to the history of indigenous people at Harvard as part of its observation of Native American Heritage Month.

HKS Diversity Course
Student Groups

Student Advocates Disappointed by HKS Equity Efforts Following Diversity Report

Student advocates at the Harvard Kennedy School reacted with disappointment to demographic numbers released in the school’s annual diversity report, which revealed that the HKS student body and faculty remain mostly white.

Dean Gay Portrait

FAS Dean Gay Outlines Plan for Diversifying Faculty, Supporting Junior Faculty

Faculty of Arts and Sciences Dean Claudine Gay outlined her vision for recruiting new and more diverse faculty in an interview Thursday.

UC Meeting
Undergraduate Council

UC Stands Against Course Preview Period, Establishes Advocacy Fund

The Undergraduate Council passed legislation to release a statement against Harvard’s decision to hold a course preview period and to establish an advocacy fund on Sunday evening.


Chief Diversity Officer Reflects on Work with Office for Equity, Diversity Inclusion and Belonging

Harvard’s Chief Diversity and Inclusion Officer Sherri A. Charleston reflected on the work of the Office for Equity, Diversity, Inclusion and Belonging and her first year in her role in a Thursday interview with The Crimson.

Harvard Kennedy School

Experts Talk the Economics of Diversity at Kennedy School Conference

Economists and race relations experts convened to discuss the economic repercussions of structural racism in America and the need for continued workplace diversity Friday at the Kennedy School’s Ash Center.

Kennedy School

Annual Report Finds Harvard Kennedy School Faculty Remains Largely White, Male

The Harvard Kennedy School’s faculty and student body remains overwhelmingly white, according to its annual report on diversity released Wednesday.

Cambridge City Council Meeting
City Politics

City Council Plans to Increase Minority Representation in Municipal Leadership

The Cambridge City Council unanimously voted to advance a policy order to establish a written plan designed to increase minority representation in municipal government leadership positions.

HKS Diversity Course

Kennedy School Expands Mandatory Race and Public Policy Courses to Full Semester

First-year students beginning the Public Policy Master’s Program at the Harvard Kennedy School this month became the inaugural class to participate in two half-semester race and racism classes, after the school moved to expand the mandatory courses from two weeks to an entire semester.

Freshman Survey Data 2021
Student Life

Freshman Recruited Athletes Less Ethnically Diverse than Previous Years, Survey Reports

One major subset of the Class of 2025 — recruited athletes — is more predominantly white than in previous years, according to the results of The Crimson’s annual freshman survey.

HLS Admissions Data 2021

Harvard Law Class of 2024 Marks School’s Most Diverse in History

The Harvard Law School Class of 2024 is the most diverse in the school’s history, HLS announced Friday.

'To Serve Better'

Seven Board Members Resign From Harvard BGLTQ Alumni Group Over Diversity Dispute

Seven board members of the Harvard Gender and Sexuality Caucus, an alumni-led organization serving BGLTQ University affiliates, resigned earlier this month after controversy arose over the board’s commitment to diversity and inclusion.

Bacow 3 Years In
Central Administration

Bacow’s First Three Years ‘Colored by the Pandemic’

Three years into his term, University President Lawrence S. Bacow has weathered the worst of a pandemic and a fraught political climate for higher education under former President Donald Trump.

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