The brand-new president said he is “confident” Harvard will prevail in court when the suit goes to trial on Oct. 15, though he is unsure what the Supreme Court may do should the case come before the nation's highest judges.
A coalition of faculty, staff, and students aiming to protect Harvard’s undocumented population met with University President Lawrence S. Bacow Wednesday to discuss their goals with the new president.
Harvard is still awaiting federal guidance on how to file taxes under a law passed in Dec. 2017 that levied an “unprecedented” excise tax on some universities’ endowment returns, according to a spokeswoman.
In his first speech to students as Harvard's president, Bacow gave the wide-eyed freshmen homework: registering to vote.
Two months into his presidency — and days into his first semester — Bacow is taking an active, and very visible, role in undergraduate life.
Thomas J. Hollister, chief financial officer of the University, said the president-elect has long been “intimately involved” in Harvard's financial affairs as a Corporation member.
Faust said she will stay on the Cape through the fall to “reacquaint” herself with the historical literature she missed over the last decade.
The letter expresses concerns that unpaid internships in the public sector will only be available to students who have “more financial resources.”
"I worry [the legislation] represents an effort by Congress to regulate student life and the shape and character of private institutions in a way that threatens to undermine that diversity of choice and experience," Faust wrote.
Labor experts say the boundaries delineating issues allowed on the bargaining table for Harvard’s student union could differ from those that define a typical labor contract negotiation.
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