About a hundred astronomers and visiting scholars gathered at the Harvard-Smithsonian Center for Astrophysics to hear a presentation on astronomy's latest advancements.
The decision to change the title reflected widespread confusion about the previous title, according to according to Dean of Students Katherine G. O’Dair.
“We are committed to transparency, our efforts are going to be geared toward clarity of the policy,” O’Dair said. “We want to reduce student anxiety.”
The College’s penalties on members of single-gender final clubs and Greek organizations will remain in effect after the Harvard Corporation voted to keep the policy unchanged on Monday.
The Corporation's new stamp of approval on the sanctions did little to sway long-time critics of the policy.
Dean of Undergraduate Education Jay M. Harris will step down at the end of the academic year after almost a decade in one of the College’s top administrative position.
Seth P. Waxman ’73, a partner at the law firm representing Harvard, wrote in a letter to the Justice Department Friday that Harvard would provide redacted versions of “all of the documents sought” by the Department.