Harvard Postpones 369th Commencement Exercises
Heeding advice from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention as well as its own faculty, Harvard will indefinitely postpone its 369th Commencement Exercises, University President Lawrence S. Bacow wrote in an email Friday.
When racial tensions came to a head in 1994, Harvard introduced race mediators among students and faculty.
Tommy Lee Jones
Tommy Lee Jones '69, right, was honored with a Harvard Arts Medal in 2012.
University Hall Guard
A guard stands watch at one of University Hall's entrances in 1969.
The Fly Club
When the Fly Club voted to admit women during the 1993-1994 academic year, its graduate board initially backed the vote, but the club later back-tracked. Final Clubs were boycotted, giving rise to new women's groups.
Four early issues of the Harvard Political Review.
Police officers beat, forcibly removed, and arrested participants in the 1969 University Hall occupation.
Strike for the Eight Demands
A poster urging students to strike in 1969.
An early issue of the Harvard Gazette.
Police in Front of Widener
Police officers equipped with riot gear lined Tercentenary Theatre during the University Hall occupation in 1969.
Association of African and Afro-American Students at SDS Strike
Student members of the Association of African and Afro-American Students joined the 1969 Students for a Democratic Society strike.
The first issue of the Harvard Independent, published in October 1969.
Black students leave a University memorial service for Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. to attend a separate service.
Harvard Political Review
The first issue of the Harvard Political Review, published in April 1969.
During the 1993-1994 academic year, a group of Dunster House tutors sued other Dunster tutors for libel following controversy over nepotism and Faculty Dean misconduct.