Harvard administrators, faculty, and students converged on Boylston Hall Tuesday evening for the much-anticipated opening of the new Office of BGLTQ Student Life. The reception in the BGLTQ lounge and ceremony in the Fong Auditorium celebrated the beginning of a new chapter in the University’s ongoing effort to embrace diversity and inclusion. “This is a place that will help build and affirm community among BGLTQ students,” said Harvard President Drew Faust. “It’s a place where they can address issues that are central to intellectual life at Harvard, to the larger University community, and to our commitments to human justice and education.” Faust and other special guests got a look at the new space during the pre-ceremony reception. Located on the lower level of Boylston Hall, the Office of BGLTQ Student Life includes room for a director and for student interns, as well as a sizable lounge area. There is access to conference...
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