Smith Says College Considering Adding Sanctions to Handbook
The College has not decided if the recently-affirmed undergraduate social life policy will appear in the student handbook, which is approved each May by the Faculty.
Harvard's Sanctions, Explained (Again)
Here’s a brief explanation of Harvard’s social group policy and how we got here.
Faust Unveils Sanctions Decision to Muted Faculty Response
Ultimately, a proposal on advanced standing drew more argument at Tuesday’s meeting than the fate of the College’s unprecedented penalties against single-gender groups.
Faculty to Vote on Howell Motion, Discuss Changes to Advanced Standing
The Faculty of Arts and Sciences will likely vote on a final motion associated with the College’s controversial social group policy at their monthly meeting Tuesday.
Smith Claims ‘No Insider Knowledge’ of Presidential Search Progress
“I have no insider knowledge of what the search committee is doing,” Smith said. “I’m sure they’re looking at lots and lots of people.”
Smith Urges Students to Carefully Weigh UC Referenda
While students will take to the polls this week to vote to extend Thanksgiving break and retain “Harvard Time,” Smith said it’s not that simple.
Smith Says Faculty Discussion on Sanctions Isn’t Over
“This is just one phase, one piece of the larger discussion,” he said. “I think we’ll discuss issues around the policy moving forward.”
In Victory for Administrators, Anti-Sanctions Faculty Motion Fails
The Faculty voted down a motion designed to nullify the College’s penalties on single-gender social groups.
Faculty Likely to Vote on Lewis Motion Tuesday
In a move that could further complicate the future of Harvard’s social group policy, faculty are scheduled to vote on a motion opposing the sanctions this Tuesday—more than a year after the policy first ignited boisterous faculty debate.
Bridge Over the River Charles
Whether or not Harvard’s next president holds an engineering degree, SEAS and its role in Harvard’s future will constitute a central part of their tenure.
SEAS Runs Largest Deficit in FAS
SEAS ran a $9.1 million deficit in fiscal year 2017, a shortfall that made up the vast majority of the FAS's total $11.7 million deficit.
More Administrators Defend Michelle Jones Decision
FAS Dean Michael D. Smith added that the Marshall Project “says they’re just an independent media organization, but that’s not what it looks like to me.”
During Adams Renewal, Some Won't Need Swing Housing
The renewal of Adams House will progress in stages, with students remaining in the House while others live in swing housing. The dining hall will likely remain open.
Faculty Could Have Final Say on Social Group Policy
Smith's comments come as University President Drew G. Faust prepares to choose one of three options for the future of undergraduate social life.
Faculty Question Administrators over Rejection of Michelle Jones
Interim Dean of the Graduate School of Arts and Sciences Emma Dench said there was nothing “unusual” about Harvard’s decision to not admit Michelle Jones.
Harvard Misinformation Expert Joan Donovan Forced to Leave by Kennedy School Dean, Sources Say
Harvard Faculty and Cambridge Students Speak Out Against AP African American Studies Ban
More Than 100 Call for Harvard Kennedy School Dean to Resign After Decision to Oust Joan Donovan
Harvard Law School Student Charged With Assaulting Student In Homophobic Attack
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