Harvard College

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Harvard College is the undergraduate liberal arts college of Harvard University.wikipedia
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Nathaniel Eaton

Harvard's first instructor was schoolmaster Nathaniel Eaton (1610–1674); in 1639, he also became its first instructor to be dismissed, for overstrict discipline.
Nathaniel Eaton (Christened 17 September 1609 in Great Budworth, Cheshire, England − Burial 11 May 1674 at St. George the Martyr, London, Southwark, Surrey ) was an English academic and the first schoolmaster of Harvard College in Cambridge, Massachusetts, and later became a clergyman.

Cambridge, Massachusetts

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Founded in 1636 in Cambridge, Massachusetts, it is the oldest institution of higher learning in the United States and one of the most prestigious in the world.
In 1636, the Newe College (later renamed Harvard College after benefactor John Harvard) was founded by the Massachusetts Bay Colony to train ministers.

John Harvard (clergyman)

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Three years later, the college was renamed in honor of deceased Charlestown minister John Harvard (1607–1638) who had bequeathed to the school his entire library and half of his monetary estate.
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Radcliffe College

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Radcliffe College (established 1879) originally paid Harvard faculty to repeat their lectures for women students.
Radcliffe College was a women's liberal arts college in Cambridge, Massachusetts, and functioned as the female coordinate institution for the all-male Harvard College.

Harvard University

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Harvard College is the undergraduate liberal arts college of Harvard University.
In 1639, it was named Harvard College after deceased clergyman John Harvard, an alumnus of the University of Cambridge, who had left the school £779 and his scholar's library of some 400 volumes.

Liberal arts college

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Harvard College is the undergraduate liberal arts college of Harvard University.
The liberal arts college model took root in the United States in the 19th century, as institutions spread that followed the model of early schools like Harvard, Yale, and Dartmouth, although none of these early American schools are regarded as liberal arts colleges today.

Harvard Faculty of Arts and Sciences

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Today Harvard College is responsible for undergraduate admissions, advising, housing, student life, and athletics – generally all undergraduate matters except instruction, which is the purview of Harvard University's Faculty of Arts and Sciences.
The Faculty of Arts and Sciences is responsible for the courses offered at Harvard College, the Harvard Graduate School of Arts and Sciences, and the Harvard Extension School.

A. Lawrence Lowell

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Each student's exposure to a range of intellectual areas, while pursuing a chosen concentration in depth, fulfills the injunction of Harvard past-president Abbott Lawrence Lowell that liberal education should produce "men who know a little of everything and something well."
Lowell graduated from Noble and Greenough School in 1873 and attended Harvard College where he presented a thesis for honors in mathematics that addressed using quaternions to treat quadrics and graduated in 1877.

Currier House (Harvard College)

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They are Cabot, Currier, and Pforzheimer House.
Currier House is one of twelve undergraduate residential Houses of Harvard College, in Cambridge, Massachusetts, United States.

Harvard–Yale sister colleges

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Harvard's residential houses are paired with Yale's residential colleges in sister relationships.
Harvard College's residential houses and Yale University's residential colleges have established sisterly relationships, much like the Oxbridge sister colleges.

Harvard–Yale football rivalry

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Also well known is the annual Harvard–Yale football game.
The contest concludes the season for both programs, the winner does not take possession of a physical prize, and the respective Yale residential college football teams compete against "sister" Harvard house teams the day before.

Lowell House

A total of nine "River Houses" are located south of Harvard Yard, near the Charles River: Adams, Dunster, Eliot, Kirkland, Leverett, Lowell, Mather, Quincy, and John Winthrop House.
(See Harvard College house system.) Its first Master, was Mathematics Department chairman Julian Lowell Coolidge, who also instituted Monday-night high table.

Harvard College social clubs

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In an effort to marginalize organizations that "contribute to a social life and a student culture that for many on our campus is disempowering and exclusionary", students entering in the fall of 2017 or later who join unrecognized single-sex organizations (such as single-sex "final clubs", fraternities, and sororities) will be barred from campus leadership positions such as team captaincies, and from receiving recommendation letters from Harvard requisite for certain scholarships and fellowships.
Harvard College has several types of social clubs.

Common Room (university)

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The faculty dean and resident dean are assisted by other members of the Senior Common Room—select graduate students (tutors), faculty, and university officials brought into voluntary association with each house.
The terms are now used at ten British universities as well as Trinity College, Dublin in Ireland, Harvard College in the United States of America and at the University of Trinity College in the University of Toronto, Canada.

Adams House (Harvard College)

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A total of nine "River Houses" are located south of Harvard Yard, near the Charles River: Adams, Dunster, Eliot, Kirkland, Leverett, Lowell, Mather, Quincy, and John Winthrop House.
In fact, some of these same “deficiencies” turned out to be quite handy: students in the 1940s and 1950s wishing to avoid the College's strict nightly curfews and parietal rules came to greatly value Adams' multiple and unguarded entries, unlike the central, monitored portals of the newer undergraduate residences.

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Fuller attended Milton Academy in Massachusetts, and after that began studying at Harvard College, where he was affiliated with Adams House.

Allston Burr Resident Dean

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Each house is presided over by a senior-faculty dean, while its Allston Burr Resident Dean—usually a junior faculty member—supervises undergraduates' day-to-day academic and disciplinary well-being.
In each of the twelve Houses in the Harvard College House system, the Allston Burr Resident Dean (for many decades the Allston Burr Senior Tutor) is an Assistant Dean of the College, responsible for the academic and disciplinary well-being of the undergraduates in that House.

Harold M. Weintraub

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Weintraub attended Harvard College, obtaining his bachelor's degree in 1967.


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1643–1666) "from the Wampanoag … did graduate from Harvard, the first Indian to do so in the colonial period."
He was educated at Harvard College and had served as a scribe, interpreter, and counselor to Philip and the Wampanoag.

Cabot House

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They are Cabot, Currier, and Pforzheimer House.
The current Faculty Deans of Cabot House are Rakesh Khurana (Professor at Harvard Business School and Dean of Harvard College) and his wife Stephanie Khurana.

Esther Lofgren

Lofgren is a graduate of Harvard College, where she rowed for Radcliffe Crew and was a two-time All-American.

Ryan Max Riley

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He graduated with a bachelor's degree from Harvard College and earned master's degrees from the University of Oxford and Yale University.

Jim Cramer

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In 1977, Cramer graduated magna cum laude from Harvard College with a Bachelor of Arts in government.

Sumner Redstone

In 1944, he graduated from Harvard College, where he completed the studies for his baccalaureate in three years.

Harvard Yard

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Nearly all undergraduates live on campus, for the first year in dormitories in or near Harvard Yard and later in the upperclass houses—administrative subdivisions of the college as well as living quarters, providing a sense of community in what might otherwise be a socially incohesive and administratively daunting university environment.
University Hall contains major administrative offices, including those of the Dean of the Faculty of Arts and Sciences and the Dean of Harvard College.