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Radcliffe Yard
Drew Faust

Faust Promises Dean Appointments Before Departure

Although Faust said she plans to appoint the new deans before the end of her term, she said the exact timeline is still uncertain.

Lawrence S. Bacow
Central Administration

Bacow Will Be Oldest Individual to Assume Presidency

At 66, incoming University President Lawrence S. Bacow will be the oldest president ever to begin a term at Harvard’s helm.

Presidents Past and Future
Central Administration

Preparing to Vacate Mass. Hall, Faust Promises A Smooth Hand-off

Faust will wrap up several initiatives from her presidency over the next few months while Bacow learns the ropes of the top job.

O'Malley at the IOP
IOP

Martin O’Malley To Begin Fellowship at Kennedy School

​Former Maryland Governor Martin J. O’ Malley will serve as a shared visiting fellow for multiple Kennedy School centers beginning this April, with a focus on local politics and student engagement.

Harvard Law School

TPS Recipients Ask for Increased Legal Support

President Donald Trump’s recent repeal of Temporary Protected Status has led some student activists and TPS recipients to argue that the University should hire more staff for the Harvard Immigration and Refugee Clinic.

Commanding The Room
University

Unionization Advocates Worried by Bacow’s Past Stance

Pointing to University President-elect Lawrence S. Bacow’s past comments on labor issues, Harvard unionization supporters say they worry he will not support the issue.

Presidents Past and Future
Central Administration

Past Hints at Future

Some say Bacow’s history in higher education campaigns has prepared him well for the financial responsibilities that come with running one of the world’s richest universities.

Loeb House
Features

Hiding in Plain Sight

Harvard’s soon-to-be 29th president strolled into Loeb House the morning of his confirmation unnoticed and under the radar.

Bacow
Central Administration

The Bacow Era Begins

Lawrence S. Bacow will become the 29th president of the country’s oldest University at a time when higher education is under siege.

Kazuo Ishiguro
College

Professor Studies Book Exteriors

​While most English professors are largely concerned with what’s inside a book, David J. Alworth studies a text’s exterior.

A Woman At The Top
Drew Faust

A Woman At The Top

Faust at 2021 Convocation
Drew Faust

Faust Raises Concerns About Higher Ed Act’s Changes to Student Aid

As Congress moves to reauthorize the Higher Education Act, University President Drew G. Faust raised concerns about the bill’s impact on federal financial aid at a Faculty meeting Tuesday evening.

Faust at Baccalaureate
Drew Faust

Faust Pens Letter Urging Congress to Protect TPS Holders

University President Drew G. Faust sent a letter to lawmakers on both sides of the aisle Friday, urging them to pass legislation protecting immigrants now vulnerable after the Trump administration’s termination of Temporary Protected Status.

University Fundraising in FY 2017
Endowment

Harvard Raised Record-High $1.28 billion in FY 2017, Topping Stanford

Fiscal Year 2017 marks the fourth consecutive year that the University has raised over $1 billion, according to data from the Council for Aid to Education.

Mass Hall, Fall 2017
Central Administration

Feds Investigate Harvard's Response to Sexual Assault Complaint

​The federal government launched an investigation into Harvard in 2016 for allegedly failing to respond “promptly and equitably” to a sexual assault complaint at the College.

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