Crimson staff writer
J. Sellers Hill
Beginning this year, graduating seniors will not be asked to contribute to the Senior Gift fund, marking the end of a decades-long philanthropic campus tradition amid low student participation.
Kevin J. Madigan and Stephanie A. Paulsell will step down from their role as Eliot House faculty deans at the end of the 2023-24 academic year, citing an illness in their family in a Monday morning email announcement to House residents.
The Harvard College Class of 2024 has elected eight senior class marshals, joining six appointed Harvard College Fund marshals to lead the Senior Class Committee, the school announced Friday.
The Harvard College Administrative Board placed nearly 150 students on probation and required 51 to withdraw for academic underperformance during the 2021-22 school year — a five-year high — according to a report released by the school at the beginning of the fall semester.
Dean of College Rakesh Khurana and University President Claudine Gay welcomed the Class of 2027 to Harvard at Convocation during a ceremony Monday marked by tradition, speeches, and activism.
Hundreds of Affiliates Sign Petition Calling on Harvard to Better Support Black Students After Swatting Attack, Supreme Court Ruling
More than 400 Harvard affiliates have signed onto a petition demanding University administrators take steps to better support Black students, citing last semester’s swatting attack against four Black students and the Supreme Court decision striking down race-conscious admissions.
The Harvard College Administrative Board reviewed just 17 disciplinary cases for social behavior during the 2021-22 school year — a seven-year low — according to a report released by the school earlier this year.
Supreme Court Associate Justices Sonia M. Sotomayor and Ketanji Brown Jackson ’92 fiercely dissented from the Supreme Court’s decision to dramatically limit the use of race in college admissions Thursday.
Vivek H. Murthy ’98 has more than enough on his plate. His resume features numerous board positions, nonprofit and business ventures, and a bestselling book. He now serves as U.S. surgeon general — the youngest person ever to be confirmed to the position and the first of Indian descent.
Following morning Commencement proceedings in Tercentenary Theatre, graduating seniors returned to their residential houses Thursday to receive their diplomas at small ceremonies featuring food, photographs, and abundant house pride.