Harvard places Christian club on probation

Harvard University.
Harvard University. –Charlie Mahoney / The New York Times, File

Harvard University administrators have sanctioned a Christian student club for one year after it allegedly pressured a female student leader to resign in December because she was dating a woman, the Harvard Crimson reported on Thursday.

The club’s leaders, however, said they do not believe they violated any policy.

Although the university did not specify the reason the club was penalized, a college spokesman confirmed in an e-mail Thursday that the Harvard College Faith and Action group has been placed on a one-year “academic probation.’’


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