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Sororities

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.

DG 2018
College

DG 2018

Caroline E. Diggins '20 waits outside the Sheraton Commander Wednesday morning to greet new Delta Gamma sisters.

Sorority Rush Numbers
Sororities

Sorority Rush Numbers

Sorority Rush Numbers
Student Life

As Sanctions Take Effect, Sorority Interest Halves

Approximately 100 students registered to attend the first sorority recruitment event this semester, marking a significant drop from previous years.

A Recurring Fight
Student Groups

Sororities Support Harvard Chapters’ Defiance of Sanctions

Members and alumni of sororities across the nation took to social media Tuesday to offer support for Harvard sororities’ planned defiance of the College’s sanctions.

Kappa Kappa Gamma
Student Life

Kappa Kappa Gamma Now Gender-Neutral Club 'The Fleur-de-Lis'

Kappa Kappa Gamma—the third sorority to come to Harvard—is the first campus sorority to go co-ed since the College announced its social group penalties in May 2016.

Kappa Kappa Gamma
Sororities

Kappa Kappa Gamma

Harvard's Kappa Kappa Gamma chapter has a location on Church St. in Harvard Square.

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.

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.

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