Harvard College announces new dean
- Harvard Dean of Faculty of Arts and Sciences Michael D. Smith announced in an e-mail Wednesday that Rakesh Khurana will serve as the next dean of Harvard College.
- Khurana is currently a member of the university's Academic Integrity Committee, a professor at Harvard Business School, and co-master of Cabot House, along with his wife, Stephanie R. Khurana. He will continue as co-master after beginning as dean on July 1, but will cease teaching.
Between the cheating scandal and the secret email searches, Harvard College has had a rough year. Smith praised Khurana's inclusive leadership style in the email announcement, and Khurana says he is looking forward to working with faculty, staff, and students. Here's hoping his tenure allows the college to leave the previous scandals behind them.
- The Harvard Crimson Rakesh Khurana, Cabot House Master, Named Next Dean of College
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