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Quincy Grille
House Life

DSO Planning Spring Reopening for House Grilles, Junior Parent Weekend

Administrators at the Dean of Students Office discussed plans to reopen House grilles and host Junior Parents Weekend in the spring semester in an interview last month.

Halloween
College

Undergraduates Celebrate First Covid-Era Halloween on Campus

Undeterred by the rainy weather, Harvard students donned their spookiest costumes and traversed campus this weekend to celebrate the first in-person Halloweekend for many since 2019.

Dean Khurana on Lottery System
College

As Planned, College Will Announce Ten New Faculty Deans By End of May

Harvard College will aim to conclude its five ongoing faculty dean searches by the end of May as planned, according to Dean of Finance and Administration Sheila C. Thimba.

Winthrop Faculty Dean's House
College

Winthrop House Students Petition to Extend Interim Deans’ Term

One hundred and nine students and 15 staff members in Harvard’s Winthrop House signed a letter administrators to postpone the House’s faculty dean search and retain its interim faculty deans.

Winthrop/Eliot House
On Campus

Winthrop/Eliot House

Winthrop House Gate
On Campus

Winthrop House Gate

A student bikes through the gate connecting Winthrop House to Memorial Drive on a cool Wednesday afternoon.

Winthrop Town Hall
College

Winthrop Town Hall

Winthrop House affiliates gather for a town hall on faculty dean search in the Winthrop Junior Common Room on Wednesday.

Winthrop Town Hall
House Life

Winthrop Students Push to Appoint Interim Deans at Faculty Dean Search Open House

Roughly 30 Winthrop House affiliates called on College administrators to keep interim faculty deans Mark D. Gearan ’78 and Mary Herlihy-Gearan in their roles at a house forum Thursday.

Snowy University Hall

Ten Stories That Shaped 2019

Beginning with a dean's decision to represent Harvey Weinstein and ending with a graduate student strike, 2019 was an eventful year at Harvard. Students pushed for change via protests, whether they called for an ethnic studies program or for divestment. Outside news touched campus, too, as University affiliates examined Harvard's relationship to Jeffrey Epstein. Here, The Crimson reviews ten stories that defined the past twelve months on campus.

Winthrop Faculty Dean's House
On Campus

Winthrop Faculty Dean's House

The Winthrop House Faculty deans reside in a house on Memorial Drive.

Sullivan Updated
College

Former Winthrop Dean Sullivan Failed to File Tax Returns for Nearly a Decade, Judge Finds

The United States Tax Court found that former Winthrop House Faculty Dean Ronald S. Sullivan, Jr. failed to file income tax returns from 2005 through 2013 and failed to pay the Internal Revenue Service more than $1 million in an opinion released Tuesday.

CGIS
Student Life

Former Winthrop Dean Sullivan Criticizes Admins During Constitutional Law Society Event

Former Winthrop House Faculty Dean Ronald S. Sullivan, Jr. accused Dean of the College Rakesh Khurana and Dean of the Faculty of Arts and Sciences Claudine Gay of repeatedly lying about their reasons for dismissing him last semester at an event held Friday.

President Bacow
College

Bacow Says He Will Respond to Sen. Grassley’s Letter on Sullivan and Academic Freedom

In his letter, Grassley asked Bacow to respond to a series of questions about how the College made its decision not to renew Sullivan’s contract and the state of academic freedom at the University.

Winthrop House
College

Winthrop Residents Say House Culture Has Improved After Ron Sullivan’s Dismissal

Winthrop House residents say the House’s atmosphere has improved this semester after the departure of former Faculty Dean Ronald S. Sullivan, Jr., who attracted controversy for his decision to represent Harvey Weinstein in court.

Winthrop Gates
House Life

Gearan, Herlihy-Gearan to Serve as Interim Winthrop Faculty Deans

Institute of Politics Director Mark D. Gearan ’78 and Mary Herlihy-Gearan will serve as interim faculty deans of Winthrop House through the upcoming school year, Dean of the College Rakesh Khurana announced in an email to Winthrop residents Friday.

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