To counter any appearance of discrimination, Harvard has announced that it will begin punishing students for joining single-gender social clubs beginning with the class of 2021. As The Harvard Crimson explains, undergraduates who decide to join a fraternity or sorority will be banned from becoming team captains for any athletic team and from holding any leadership position in recognized student groups.
In addition, those students will be ineligible for Rhodes and Marshall scholarships. Leading the charge against all “forms of privilege and exclusion” are Harvard President Drew G. Faust and Dean Rakesh Khurana. The new policy was sent to current undergraduates via e-mail. Faust wrote: READ MORE