Higher Education

Bacow in Michigan
Higher Education

Bacow Heads to Home State of Michigan In Quest to Fix Harvard’s Image Problem

Bacow, a Michigan native, stopped through Detroit and Pontiac to make the case to locals that Harvard can positively impact their lives and neighborhoods. The trip comes at a perilous moment for higher education in America.

Arne S. Duncan
Men's Basketball

Obama Education Secretary Criticizes Trump Administration's Record on Education

The former secretary of education and Harvard Basketball alumnus shared his insights about the present state of American education at the IOP Tuesday night.

Division of Continuing Education
Higher Education

Division of Continuing Education

Located on Brattle Street, the Harvard Division of Continuing Education offers courses, degrees and certificates, and professional development programs.

Drew Faust at IOP
Higher Education

At Philly High School, Faust Urges Students to Pursue Higher Ed

University President Drew G. Faust traveled to Philadelphia over spring break to speak at Philadelphia High School for Girls about the importance of higher education.

Faust at 2021 Convocation
Central Administration

Faust Meets with Lawmakers in Washington about Higher Ed Act, Immigration

Faust traveled to D.C. last week to meet with Democratic lawmakers about the “deep concerns” she has about reauthorization of the Higher Ed Act and immigration laws.

Admissions Office

Student Groups Call for Transparency in Legacy Admissions

Harvard students and alumni, along with organizations across 11 other colleges, called for greater transparency in the use of “legacy preferences” in a Feb. 14 letter.

Act on a Dream
Student Groups

Act on a Dream Hosts Conference at Harvard

Two hundred fifty attendees—a record—observed panels, and participated in workshops that highlighted student advocacy and community building.

Graduate School of Education

Graduate School of Education

The Monroe C. Gutman Library is a popular study spot for Harvard Graduate School of Education students.

Stanford Masters Program

Advanced Standing at Harvard Less Popular than Stanford Equivalent

A "tiny" percentage of students use Advanced Standing at Harvard. But across the country at Stanford, one in five undergrads take advantage of a similar program.

Higher Education

#MeToo May Bring Increased Vetting for Presidential Candidates

Higher education experts say increased national scrutiny of sexual assault and misconduct could affect the search for Harvard's next president.

Faust at Baccalaureate

Faust Speaks on Education Gap in D.C.

The event featured remarks from U.S. Representative John R. Lewis and took place at the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture.

Faust at the Economic Club
Central Administration

Harvard Signs Letter Urging Legislative Support for 'Dreamers'

The letter claimed that universities were “ready to work with Congress in a bipartisan manner” to protect undocumented students.

Harvard to the Hill

John Harvard Goes to Washington

Come June, Faust's successor will need to continue to advocate for American higher education on a national stage.

Harvard Business School
Harvard Business School

Business School Professor Named Morehouse President

Although this presidency will be his first official role at Morehouse, Business School professor David A. Thomas said he has “always had an attachment and admiration for Morehouse.”

To Serve Better Thy Country
Higher Education

At Miami High School, Faust Praises Higher Ed

​Speaking at a Miami high school, University President Drew G. Faust encouraged students to pursue higher education—from local community colleges to Ivy League institutions.