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More than 30 demonstrators held a “die-in” in the Arthur M. Sackler Museum Friday to protest its connections to a family they said contributed to the opioid crisis.
These currently sealed documents include the depositions and emails of several Harvard officials, including Director of Admissions and Financial Aid William R. Fitzsimmons ’67 and Director of Admissions Marlyn E. McGrath ’70.
Harvard will continue to consider the race of applicants in its admissions process, despite the Trump administration’s Tuesday withdrawal of Obama-era recommendations encouraging affirmative action, University officials said.
Faust had refused to specifically detail her post-presidency plans, noting she wanted to spend time in Cape Cod reacquainting herself with historical literature. Her new position likely comes with significant financial perks.
Documents also showed recruited athletes of low academic standing had an acceptance rate nearly a thousand times greater than that for non-athletes of the same standing.
Despite the annual increase of tourists during the summer months, local shop owners say the departure of College students for the summer is noticeable for their bottom lines.
Over 33 percent of legacy applicants—Harvard hopefuls with at least one parent who graduated from the College or Radcliffe—gained admission to the Classes of 2014 through 2019.
Heavily redacted emails included in the report show that researchers extensively contacted alcohol executives and frequently promised positive results in an attempt to secure funding for their project.
Never-before-public details of the College's secretive admissions process reveal Harvard assigns each applicant a personal rating based on traits including humor, sensitivity, grit, integrity, helpfulness, and courage.
Comprised of nearly 50 Harvard student and alumni organizations, the Harvard Ethnic Studies Coalition signed a letter last week calling on President-elect Lawrence S. Bacow to choose a FAS Dean who will develop a formalized ethnic studies program.
Economics Professor Roland G. Fryer, Jr. is being investigated separately by Harvard and the state of Massachusetts and has been barred by University officials from setting foot in the research lab he heads.