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Syd D. Sanders ’24 Leads Comaroff Walk Out
FAS

More than 100 Students Walk Out of Embattled Harvard Professor Comaroff’s First Class of Semester

More than 100 students walked out of embattled Harvard professor John L. Comaroff’s class Tuesday afternoon, protesting his continued presence on campus after he was placed on leave last year for violating the University’s sexual harassment policy.

Stanford University
Central Administration

Ex-Provost, Harvard Corporation Member Will Investigate Stanford President’s Scientific Misconduct Allegations

A Harvard Corporation member and a former Harvard provost will help investigate Stanford’s president for potential academic misconduct in journal articles he co-authored, a Stanford special committee announced last week.

William S. Consovoy
Admissions

William Consovoy, Attorney Who Represented Students for Fair Admissions, Dies at 48

William S. Consovoy, an attorney who was a prominent face for conservative causes, died on Monday evening, his law firm Consovoy McCarthy announced on Tuesday. He was 48.

Maura Healey Inauguration Courtesy Photo
Politics

‘The Honor of My Life’: Healey ’92 Sworn In As First Female Mass. Governor

Maura T. Healey ’92 was sworn in as Massachusetts’ 73rd governor on Thursday, becoming the first woman elected governor to take office in the state’s history.

HUIT
Government

Harvard Chief Technology Officer to Step Down for Healey Administration Post

Harvard Chief Technology Officer Jason Snyder will lead the Massachusetts Executive Office of Technology Services and Security, Governor Maura T. Healey ’92 announced Wednesday.

William R. Fitzsimmons '67
College

Harvard Admissions Dean Touts ‘Transparency’ as Peer Institutions Hide Acceptance Rates

Harvard College Dean of Admissions William R. Fitzsimmons ’67 said in an interview last Thursday that the College is committed to “transparency” in releasing admissions statistics.

Audience at Claudine Gay President Announcement
FAS

‘A Great Day for Harvard’: Many Faculty Confident in Gay’s Appointment to Top University Post

After Dean of the Faculty of Arts and Sciences Claudine Gay was announced as Harvard’s 30th president Thursday afternoon, faculty members shared their optimism for her tenure, pointing to her leadership through the pandemic as evidence of her readiness for the role.

Early Action Demographics

Charleston Interview (Admissions Office)
College

Harvard College Accepts 7.56% of Early Action Applicants to Class of 2027

Harvard College admitted 7.56 percent of early applicants to the Class of 2027, marking the second-lowest early acceptance rate in the College’s history.

Early Action Acceptance Rates, 2016-2027

Grace R. Kim ’23, Kavya M. Shah ’23, & Aristotle Vainikos ’23
College

Three Harvard Seniors Awarded 2023 Marshall Scholarship

Harvard College students Grace R. Kim ’23, Kavya M. Shah ’23, and Aristotle Vainikos ’23 were tapped as Marshall Scholars, the British government announced Monday.

Sílvia Casacuberta Puig
Student Life

Sílvia Casacuberta Puig ’23 Named Eighth Harvard Rhodes Scholar This Year

Dunster House resident Sílvia Casacuberta Puig ’23, who hails from Barcelona, Spain, was selected as an international Rhodes Scholar last month.

John Joseph Moakley United States Courthouse
Court

Harvard Law Professor Asks Judge to Unseal Sidebars from Admissions Trial

A Harvard Law School professor is asking the federal judge who presided over the high-profile 2018 Harvard admissions trial to release currently-sealed transcripts of courtroom discussions from the proceedings.

Pro-Affirmative Action SCOTUS Rally
College

The Supreme Court Has Heard Oral Arguments in the Affirmative Action Case. What's Next?

Following oral arguments last month, the Supreme Court is set to deliver a decision in the anti-affirmative action lawsuit against Harvard and the University of North Carolina next summer.

Widener Weather
College

Phi Beta Kappa Taps ‘Senior 48’ from Harvard Class of 2023

Forty-eight Harvard College seniors on Monday learned they were tapped to join Harvard’s chapter of Phi Beta Kappa, the nation’s oldest and most prestigious academic honor society. They join 25 of their classmates who were inducted in the spring.

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