President Drew Faust has made the shameful decision to punish students who want to join male-only and female-only clubs.
Beginning with the class of 2021, all students who join single-sex finals clubs — Harvard’s unofficial version of fraternities and sororities — will be ineligible for the Rhodes and Marshall scholarships. They will also be prohibited from holding leadership positions in official campus organizations, and on sports teams.
Faust framed the decision as a necessary step to combat “forms of privilege and exclusion at odds with our deepest values.”
“The College cannot ignore these organizations if it is to advance our shared commitment to broadening opportunity and making Harvard a campus for all of its students,” she said, according to The Harvard Crimson.