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Summers’ Time and the Livin’ is Easy…

Just in before the end of the school year, the Harvard community has now got something to look forward to over the summer—a new “$50 million initiative to address the dearth of female students and faculty in the University’s science departments.” A Harvard Crimson article reported yesterday that the university had just announced the new initiative, which includes the creation of a “new senior administrative post to spearhead an increase in the hiring of female and minority faculty,” and other programs to support women and underrepresented minorities.

I wonder if any of this would have come about if President Larry Summers had never made his infamous remarks last January.

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