Harvard could deny recognition to student social groups whose graduate boards it determines exert too much sway over the organizations, according to a new plan Dean of Students Katherine G. O’Dair announced Thursday.
The plan details three new tiers of recognition—each with different responsibilities and privileges—that the Office of Student Life can confer on student groups.
Faculty and staff across Harvard will be required to complete an online training on the University’s sexual and gender-based harassment policy starting in the fall.
University Provost Alan M. Garber '76 and Executive Vice President Katie Lapp wrote in the emailed announcement that the purpose of the training is to remind faculty and staff of the University's policies and their “responsibility as members of the community.”
More than one in seven surveyed undergraduates reported their emotional health has had a negative effect on their academic performance in a recent wellness survey conducted by Harvard University Health Services in partnership with the Undergraduate Council.
Close to 45 percent of respondents indicated they have concerns about whether they suffer from an undiagnosed mental health condition.
Several Harvard social science professors criticized President Donald Trump’s withdrawal from the Iran nuclear deal, saying it will hurt America’s global credibility and could speed Iran’s progress toward obtaining a nuclear weapon.
The Belfer Center for Science and International Affairs released a collection of statements from fellows and affiliates expressing their individual opinions on Trump’s decision.