The Graduating Class of 2021 By the Numbers
Each year, The Crimson conducts a survey of Harvard College’s graduating class, collecting data about where they are headed next, how they spent their time at Harvard, and what they think of the College and the country.
Dean Gay Launches Nationwide Search for New Athletics Director
Dean of the Faculty of Arts and Sciences Claudine Gay announced Thursday the composition of a University-wide committee to find a replacement for longtime Athletics Director Robert L. Scalise.
Student Athlete Advisory Council Creates Committee to Address Athlete Isolation
In response to structural and social divides between athletes and non-athletes, the Student Athlete Advisory Council created a new committee this semester to connect athletic teams and non-athletic organizations on campus.
Hundreds of Harvard Affiliates Walk Out to Defend DACA and TPS Ahead of Tuesday Supreme Court Hearing
Hundreds of Harvard affiliates walked out of class and gathered in Tercentenary Theater Monday to demonstrate support for the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals and Temporary Protected Status ahead of a Tuesday Supreme Court hearing on DACA.
Athletics Reviews Equitable Funding, Works to Improve Culture for Female Athletes
The Athletics department has taken several measures this semester to combat challenges that women in athletics face structurally, including conforming to new standards established by the Massachusetts Equal Pay Law.
NCAA Rules Student Athletes Can Profit From Their Image
In response to mounting pressure from a number of states to compensate student athletes, the NCAA’s top governing body voted unanimously Tuesday to allow student athletes to profit from their names, images, and likenesses.
Scalise Says Student Athletes Face Structural Isolation on Campus
Athletics Director Robert L. Scalise said in an interview earlier this month that the College’s schedule works against inclusion on campus, structurally forcing athletes into their own isolated groups.
Athletics Study to Review Departmental Culture, Director Scalise Says
The ongoing study of Harvard's Athletics Department will largely examine the department’s culture, Athletics Director Robert L. Scalise said in an interview Friday.
Harvard Athletics Will Use ‘Honor System’ to Implement Sanctions Policy
The Harvard Athletics Department will use an “honor system” to implement the College’s sanctions on members of certain single-gender social organizations, outgoing Athletics Director Robert L. Scalise said in an interview Friday.
After Admissions Scandals, Harvard Requires Coaches to Provide Proof of Recruits’ Athletic Abilities
In the wake of admissions scandals both nationwide and at the University, Harvard has implemented new policies — including requiring coaches to provide proof of recruits’ athletic abilities — to prevent fraudulent athletic admissions, according to Athletics Director Robert L. Scalise.
Longtime Harvard Athletics Director Scalise To Retire at End of Academic Year
Athletics Director Robert L. Scalise will retire in June 2020, after more than 50 years at Harvard serving in a variety of roles including coach and Business School associate dean.
Seniors Create Club to Combat 'Underrepresentation' of Women in Harvard Athletics
More than 100 women from 19 different varsity teams have joined the club, which aims to support athletes in part through workshops, panels, and wellness classes.
Harvard Athletics Department and HUHS Receive Anonymous Gift to Support Student-Athlete Mental Health
The gift comes one year after the launch of the Crimson Mind and Body Performance Program. Specifically tailored to College students on varsity sports teams, the program offers mental health screenings, education, and care through workshops designed for student-athletes and their coaches.
Harvard Announces New Fencing Coach Four Months after Brand’s Dismissal
The Athletics department named Daria Schneider the new head coach of the Harvard men’s and women’s fencing programs Tuesday afternoon.
Ben Abercrombie Returns to Campus as Part of Incoming Freshman Class
Almost two years after a sideline tackle left freshman football player Ben M. Abercrombie ’21-’23 paralyzed from the neck down, he returned to Harvard last month.