Harvard Undergraduate Association
The Harvard Undergraduate Association approved a two month delay of their elections timeline and the creation of a new Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Board during a constitutional review meeting in preparation for the spring term on Friday.
In 2022, Harvard saw a multitude of transitions. The school finally lifted most of its last Covid-19 mandates and held in-person Commencement ceremonies for not one, not two, but three Harvard College classes. Across the top ranks of Harvard’s leadership, familiar faces exited the stage, including University President Lawrence S. Bacow, who will be succeeded by Claudine Gay, the first person of color and second woman to be named to Harvard’s top post. Here, The Crimson looks back at the 10 stories that shaped 2022 at Harvard.
The Harvard Undergraduate Association convened for their final general meeting of the fall semester Sunday, allocating nearly $17,000 in grants for social, academic, and professional development initiatives.
With the HUA’s inaugural semester drawing to a close, students are split on whether the new government is more of the same, or the start of a new chapter in Harvard’s historically acrimonious student government.
A new Harvard Undergraduate Association initiative will allocate $1,000 toward piloting a turkey as Harvard’s new mascot in response to a perceived lack of school spirit.
The Harvard Undergraduate Association discussed the search for the University’s next president and campus initiatives at its general meeting Sunday. Caleb K. King ’23, who serves on the 18-member student advisory group counseling the presidential search committee, joined the meeting to provide insight on the process and solicit student input.
Harvard Undergraduate Association Approves $2,700 for Pro-Affirmative Action Protest at General Meeting
Convening for its weekly general meeting Sunday, the Harvard Undergraduate Association voted to allocate $2,700 toward the Harvard Affirmative Action Coalition to support its demonstrations at the Supreme Court later this month.
The Harvard Undergraduate Association discussed ongoing initiatives and reviewed funding for a campus-wide laundry accessibility project at its general meeting Sunday.
Harvard Undergraduate Association Leaders Talk Budget, Blue Bikes, HSA Endorsement at General Weekly Meeting
The Harvard Undergraduate Association announced its official 2023 budget, approved social funding, and introduced a Blue Bikes subsidy program at its weekly general meeting Sunday.
The Dean of Students Office allocated $550,000 to the Harvard Undergraduate Association Monday — a 10 percent increase from the usual yearly budget of its predecessor, the Harvard Undergraduate Council.
The Harvard Undergraduate Association allocated money for a gender-affirming transition fund and unveiled its newly appointed election commission at a Saturday meeting.
Citing inflation and larger class sizes, the Harvard Undergraduate Association met with College administrators Thursday to request $682,000 in funding for the 2023 fiscal year.
Representatives from the DSO reaffirmed the independence of the Harvard Undergraduate Association amid controversies surrounding the student government’s early months.