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Fraternities

The Spee Club
College

Social Groups’ Grad Boards Could Pose Obstacle to Avoiding Sanctions Under New Plan

Harvard could deny recognition—and exemption from the College’s sanctions—to student social groups whose graduate boards it determines exert too much sway over the organizations.

Drew G. Faust
Central Administration

Faust Penned Letter to Stefanik Arguing Against Legislation that Could Imperil Sanctions

"I worry [the legislation] represents an effort by Congress to regulate student life and the shape and character of private institutions in a way that threatens to undermine that diversity of choice and experience," Faust wrote.

The Spee Club
College

Harvard May Demand Social Groups Submit Gender Breakdowns to Avoid Sanctions

Harvard is considering requiring gender-neutral student social groups to disclose anonymized gender breakdowns to the College in order to avoid Harvard’s sanctions, per an email obtained by The Crimson.

Capitol Building
College

Harvard Undergrads Lobby Congress In Effort to Imperil Sanctions

The students are particularly lobbying around the PROSPER Act, a proposed update to the Higher Education Act that—if passed—could force Harvard to choose between millions of dollars in federal research funding and its social group penalties.

Capitol Building
Student Life

Pro-Greek Life PAC Fights Against Sanctions, Adds Porcellian Grad to Board of Directors

A pro-Greek life political action committee is pushing for legislation that could imperil Harvard’s social group sanctions and has added a final club member to its board of directors.

Daniel E. Lieberman ’86
FAS

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.

The Clubhouse of the Fly
Final Clubs

As Sanctions Remain, So Does Resistance From Single-Gender Groups

The Corporation's new stamp of approval on the sanctions did little to sway long-time critics of the policy.

Faculty Meeting
College

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.

Faculty Meeting
Student Life

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.

University President Drew G. Faust
Student Groups

On Social Group Policy Decision, Faust Bides Time

University President Drew G. Faust may wait until December or later to make a final decision on the future of the College’s social group policy.

University Hall
College

Diversity Dean Says He Will Not Be Involved With Sanctions

Unlike his predecessor, Harvard’s new associate dean for diversity and inclusion Roland S. Davis will not help develop or negotiate the College’s year-old sanctions on members of single-gender campus social groups.

Faculty Meeting
Student Life

Faculty Hotly Debate Social Policy Motions, Report

At the Faculty of Arts and Sciences’ monthly meeting Tuesday, professors did not mince words describing Harvard’s unrecognized social organizations.

Editorials

A Stand Against Exclusivity

Given the serious influence of final clubs on the social life of Harvard undergraduates, we see the faculty committee’s new recommendation to ban exclusionary social organizations, despite co-ed status, as necessary.

University Hall
College

Harvard’s Social Group Policy, Explained

Confused about Harvard's social group policy? Here's a brief guide.

College

Kappa Sigma to Become Gender Neutral

​Harvard’s chapter of the Kappa Sigma fraternity has disaffiliated from its national organization and formed a new, co-ed social group called the KS.

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