Harvard University’s football team, favored to retain its Ivy League title in a preseason media poll, could lose some players this year because of the cheating probe disclosed by the school last month, according to a person familiar with the matter.
Harvard and Cornell universities have joined Yale University and Dartmouth College in cracking down on out-of-control behavior as drinking, hazing and sexual harassment endanger students and tarnish Ivy League reputations.
Harvard University’s undergraduate college enrolled record numbers of African-American and Latino students for its freshman class, at a time when more states are banning race-based affirmative action in college admissions.
When Lena Barsky picked up her first Latin text in 2004, she couldn’t have known that memorizing the phrase “canes sunt in via” (“the dogs are in the street”) would help her win a place at Brown University six years later.
Boston Mayor Martin Walsh said he wants to make his city the tech capital of the world, eschewing tax incentives or other traditional sweeteners in favor of creating affordable housing for middle-class workers.
Yale University, the University of Pennsylvania and Sacred Heart University are among colleges clarifying the application process for federal financial aid after a congressman said some students are being misled into paying unnecessary fees.