After a five-month search, Faculty of Arts and Sciences Dean Claudine Gay was announced as Harvard's 30th president at a press conference on Thursday.
Outgoing University President Lawrence S. Bacow said in an interview Tuesday his successor will likely appoint the new deans for the Harvard Divinity School and the School of Public Health.
University President Lawrence S. Bacow sits at the head of Harvard’s sprawling administration, but he has stepped back from one key initiative: the search for his successor.
Harvard students staged a “die-in” in solidarity with Iranian and Kurdish protesters on Thursday, with some expressing disappointment at the lack of an official statement in support of Iranian and Kurdish protests from University President Lawrence S. Bacow.
Laverne Cox, Kareem Abdul-Jabbar Among Seven Recipients of W.E.B. Du Bois Medal at Sold-Out Ceremony
Harvard awarded seven individuals — including actress Laverne Cox and basketball star Kareem Abdul-Jabbar — the W.E.B. Du Bois Medal, the University’s highest honor in African American Studies on Thursday.
Nine students and alumni who reported sexual and professional misconduct by Harvard faculty members demanded that the University reform its Title IX and Office of Dispute Resolution procedures in a letter Tuesday.
Hundreds of freshmen crowded into Tercentenary Theatre for the College’s annual Convocation, which featured an address by University President Lawrence S. Bacow and a protest by the Palestine Solidarity Committee.
As Bacow Prepares to Exit, 41 Percent of Surveyed Harvard Faculty Say They are Satisfied with His Performance
A plurality of Harvard faculty are satisfied with outgoing University President Lawrence S. Bacow’s tenure in office so far, according to The Crimson’s annual survey of the Faculty of Arts and Sciences, conducted in April.
Students across the University reacted to the news of University President Lawrence S. Bacow’s exit with a mixture of shock, ambivalence, and reflection.
Harvard University President Lawrence S. Bacow will step down in June 2023 after just five years in office, ending a pandemic-stricken tenure in which he oversaw a radical transformation of the University’s operations due to Covid-19 and steered the school through the political turmoil of the end of the Trump era.
Bacow Presses Lawmakers on University Endowment Tax, Foreign Funding Disclosures During Trip to Washington
Last week University President Lawrence S. Bacow traveled to Washington, D.C., to lobby against taxes on large university endowments and tightened federal regulations for foreign funding disclosures.
Harvard University President Lawrence S. Bacow earned $1.13 million in 2020, a pay cut from his compensation during the first full year of his presidency in 2019.
Harvard University President Lawrence S. Bacow spoke at a conference called “Telling the Truth about All This: Reckoning with Slavery and Its Legacies at Harvard and Beyond,” held at the Radcliffe Institute for Advanced Study on Friday.
More than 50 days into the war in Ukraine, Harvard affiliates are still calling for more public action and concrete support from the University for those affected by the conflict.
When Harvard officials announced that it would drop its indoor mask mandate, University officials said that regular testing protocols would remain in place. But some experts say testing requirements, too, could soon be on the way out.
Harvard President Lawrence S. Bacow on Friday pledged to listen to feedback on a set of proposed changes to University-wide harassment policies, adding that he hopes the procedures will be approved by the school’s top governing board.
Following guidance from a student divestment group at Harvard, activists from five peer universities filed legal complaints last month in an effort to push their schools to divest from the fossil fuel industry.
University President Lawrence S. Bacow reiterated in a Thursday interview Harvard’s commitment to academic collaboration with foreign scholars following the federal conviction of Chemistry professor Charles M. Lieber.