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.
University Hall Guard
A guard stands watch at one of University Hall's entrances in 1969.
Ethnic Studies Demonstrations 2
Students staged sit-ins and protests during the 1993-1994 academic year to demonstrate support for creating an ethnic studies department.
Neil L. Rudenstine
Former University President Neil L. Rudenstine appeared in a 1993 Crimson issue.
When racial tensions came to a head in 1994, Harvard introduced race mediators among students and faculty.
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.
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.
Ethnic Studies Demonstrations
Students rallied in support of the creation of an ethnic studies department and minority recruitment policies during the 1993-1994 academic year.
Black students leave a University memorial service for Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. to attend a separate service.
Gen. Colin L. Powell
Gen. Colin L. Powell was the Commencement speaker for the Class of 1993.
Police in Front of Widener
Police officers equipped with riot gear lined Tercentenary Theatre during the University Hall occupation in 1969.
Tommy Lee Jones
Tommy Lee Jones '69, right, was honored with a Harvard Arts Medal in 2012.
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.
Police officers beat, forcibly removed, and arrested participants in the 1969 University Hall occupation.
Harvard Political Review
The first issue of the Harvard Political Review, published in April 1969.
Tracy Palandjian 02
Tracy P. Palandjian '93 is the CEO and Co-Founder of Social Finance, Inc. and a member of the Board of Overseers.
Marlyn E. McGrath '70
Marlyn E. McGrath '70 is the Director of Admissions for Harvard College.