Harvard University

Harvard University is a private Ivy League university located in Cambridge, Massachusetts. Harvard is the United State’s oldest institution of higher learning. As of late, the Ivy League university has been dealing with liberal bias primarily in regards to free speech.

Facts and Figures:

Tuition: $43,938

Undergraduate Population: 6,700

Graduate population: 14,500

Total student population:21,000

Four-Year Graduation Rate: 86%

Campus Rating

    Foundation for Individual Rights in Education (FIRE): Red Light

    American Council of Trustees and Alumni (ACTA) - Grade: D No required courses in Literature, Foreign Language, U.S. Government or History, Economics, or Mathematics 

     

Campus Spotlight

  • Political Student Groups:

    Liberal (9): Act on a Dream, Circle of Women, Harvard Democrats, Gender Inclusivity in Math, Harvard College BGLTQA Students in the Sciences, Harvard Undergraduate BGLTS Business Society, Manifesta Magazine, Palestine Solidarity, Queer Students and Allies,

    Conservative (3): Harvard Republicans, Right to Life, Students for Israel

    Employee Political Contributions:

    Democrats: 3,137,274 (79.5%)

    Republicans: 513, 013 (13%)

    All Stories

    Harvard placemat serves up social justice for Christmas
  • The Office for Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion at Harvard University distributed what it is calling “Holiday Placemats for Social Justice” on campus to help freshmen students navigate difficult conversations when they return home for Christmas break. The placemat, a copy of which was obtained by Campus Reform, offers students tips for talking to their family members about...

  • Harvard apologizes for distributing social justice placemats
  • Harvard Dean of Student Life Stephen Lassoed and Dean of Freshmen Thomas Dingman have released an apology for the “Holiday Placemat for Social Justice” distributed in Harvard dining halls earlier this week. Campus Reform originally reported the story after the Office for Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion at Harvard College confirmed the placemats were distributed in undergraduate...

  • Harvard law prof: if you want a 'safe space,' don't go to college
  • Harvard Law professor Alan Dershowitz blasted campus safe-spaces on New York’s AM 970 “The Cat’s Roundtable” on Sunday. “They want a safe space for their ideas, well fine, don’t go to college; don’t go to universities. Universities are not going to give you a safe space for your ideas. Your ideas are going to be challenged. Whether they’re ideas...

  • Harvard website claims due process used to silence rape survivors
  • Harvard University says on its website that ‘innocent until proven guilty’ can be used as a way to silence survivors of sexual assault. Harvard’s Office of Sexual Assault Prevention and Response (OSAPR), which offers other “current, accurate language” on its website, is also responsible for mandatory sexual assault trainings for student organizations. “Many of...

  • Harvard to ban members of single-gender clubs from leadership roles
  • Harvard University will now ban members of any single-gender social clubs from holding leadership positions at the school and applying for some of its top scholarships, The Harvard Crimson reports. President Drew Faust, who has been flirting with the idea for months, officially announced Friday that she will accept Dean Rakesh Khurana’s recommendation to implement the ban. “Although...

  • Harvard med students demand diversity, but no more Asians please
  • Harvard Medical School (HMS) students styling themselves the “Racial Justice Coalition” are demanding that their next Dean be “committed to social justice both inside and outside our community.” Several dozen medical and dental students, decked out in white lab coats, marched across campus last week to call attention to the cause, according to The Harvard Crimson, ending...

  • Ad in Harvard Crimson warns prospective female students they ‘will’ be raped
  • The Harvard Crimson has set aside space in its daily print edition for a controversial advertisement that warns incoming freshmen about the likelihood of being raped in college. The ad, produced by an organization known as “Don’t Accept Rape” and later obtained by Campus Reform, puts a dark spin on the familiar college acceptance letter by citing rape as one of the many...

  • Harvard study: campus scandals devastate enrollment
  • Contradicting the adage that “all press is good press,” a new study shows that when colleges are shrouded in public scandal they can also expect a decrease in applications. According to a working paper out of the Harvard Business School, scandals on college campuses that receive extensive media coverage lead to decreases in the number of applications that college receives. Long-form...

  • LGBT group joins opposition to Harvard single-gender club ban
  • A national LGBT rights group has condemned Harvard for banning members of single-gender social clubs from holding leadership positions at the prestigious institution. Starting with the class of 2021, the Ivy League university plans to implement a new policy that will prevent members of gender-exclusive social groups, such as fraternities and sororities, or final clubs, from holding positions in...

  • Harvard law prof: Trump's Russian hack 'jokes' could 'constitute treason'
  • Harvard Law Professor Laurence Tribe believes that Donald Trump’s recent comments regarding the DNC e-mail leak and a possible Russian connection may “constitute treason.” Trump came under fire this week after appearing to suggest that Russia find and publish Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton’s emails which she had deleted from her personal server. Mr....

  • Diversity trainings are a sham, Harvard study claims
  • Administrators across the country are folding to student demands for more diversity, but a recent study out of Harvard suggests that mandatory diversity trainings are actually making schools less diverse, not more. A survey in the current edition of the Harvard Business Review based on over three decades’ worth of data from more than 800 U.S. businesses shows that most diversity programs...

  • Harvard scraps ‘house master’ title because it 'causes discomfort'
  • The “house master” title at Harvard University will soon be tossed out because it “causes discomfort” for its alleged connection to slavery. “My understanding is that the general feeling has been that the title causes discomfort, both for those serving as House masters and for many of our students,” Rakesh Khurana, the Danoff Dean of Harvard College told the...

  • Harvard law prof.: treat conservative Christians like Nazis
  • Harvard Law Professor Mark Tushnet is urging his fellow progressives to take a radical stance against all forms of conservatism following the death of Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia, with the goal of overturning Republican policies from the bench. “Liberals should be compiling lists of cases to be overruled at the first opportunity on the ground that they were wrong the day they were...

  • Harvard freshmen are overwhelmingly liberal
  • Harvard’s freshman class contains five times as many liberals as conservatives, according to a survey by the Harvard Crimson. More than 65 percent of Harvard’s class of 2019 identifies as either somewhat or very liberal, compared to just 12.2 percent who identify as somewhat or very conservative. The disparity is even greater between the numbers of “very liberal” and...

  • Harvard law prof pledges to defend Electors who reject Trump
  • A well-known Harvard University law professor has pledged his legal expertise to any Elector who wishes to betray the voice of the people and vote against President-elect Donald Trump. Larry Lessig, a former longshot contender for the 2016 Democratic presidential nomination who didn’t even make the debates, has now launched a project called “The Electors Trust,” which claims to...