The search committee favored Claudine Gay’s administrative expertise, passing over two internal candidates who boasted both administrative experience and far more extensive scholarship credentials: Tomiko Brown-Nagin and John F. Manning ’82.
A group of Black Harvard alumni demanded that the University clarify and reaffirm its commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion initiatives on campus in a letter to interim President Alan M. Garber ’76 and Harvard’s governing boards.
Faculty of Arts and Sciences Dean Hopi E. Hoekstra denied charges from student organizers that Harvard was looking to repress pro-Palestine protest during an interview Thursday, her first of the spring semester.
After Harvard made an additional submission ahead of the House Committee on Education and the Workforce’s final deadline on Wednesday, the committee is still weighing whether to issue a subpoena.
The House Committee on Education and the Workforce issued a final warning on Wednesday for Harvard to fully comply with its request for documents and communications related to its investigation into antisemitism on campus.
Harvard Interim Leader Alan Garber Will Not Return as Provost, Doesn’t Rule out Interest in Presidency
Interim Harvard President Alan M. Garber ’76 said he will not return to his role as provost after the University appoints Claudine Gay’s permanent successor but declined to say whether he would be a candidate in the search.
Nearly one month after the resignation of former President Claudine Gay, Black Harvard affiliates said they were disappointed but not surprised at her decision to step down on Jan. 2.
Harvard provided a slew of documents on Friday to a congressional committee investigating the University’s handling of plagiarism allegations against former President Claudine Gay, including an eight-page report that offers the most comprehensive summary to date of Harvard’s own review of the allegations.
Harvard alumni were split over former Harvard President Claudine Gay’s resignation, with some expressing concerns about the influence of conservative activists and politicians while others embraced her decision to step down after a brief, controversy-ridden tenure.
Harvard President Claudine Gay resigned on Jan. 2, ending her tenure as the University's 30th president after it was clear the Harvard Corporation lost confidence in Gay's ability to lead amid mounting allegations of plagiarism and unrelenting criticism of her congressional testimony.
Massachusetts Governor Maura T. Healey ’92 said she was “disappointed” by former Harvard President Claudine Gay’s resignation, calling it the result of a broader attack on higher education during a radio interview Tuesday.
The House Committee on Education and the Workforce gave Harvard two weeks to provide a litany of documents relating to its investigation into antisemitism on campus in a Tuesday letter to the Harvard Corporation and interim University President Alan M. Garber ’76.
Less than one week after Claudine Gay stepped down as president, Harvard’s interim leader Alan M. Garber ’76 expressed sorrow over her resignation and urged affiliates to work together to address divisions on campus in a University-wide message on Monday, his first since assuming office.
Samuel W. Lessin ’05, a write-in candidate for Harvard’s Board of Overseers, said he can bring institutional change to a University that has “never been more embattled.”
A day after her resignation as Harvard president, Claudine Gay offered her her clearest admission of wrongdoing to date, writing in an opinion article in the New York Times that she she should have more forcefully denounced Hamas and clearly condemned calls for genocide.
‘The Right Thing to Do’: As Some Lawmakers Celebrate Harvard President Claudine Gay’s Resignation, Others Offer Disappointment
Lawmakers on Capitol Hill, Massachusetts elected officials, and local Cambridge leaders offered mixed views on former Harvard President Claudine Gay’s Tuesday resignation, with reactions ranging from triumph to outrage.
While Some Harvard Students Say Gay’s Resignation Sets ‘Bad Precedent,’ Others Say It Is Long Overdue
Harvard students had mixed reactions to the resignation of former University president Claudine Gay — while some viewed it as necessary to uphold academic integrity, others saw it as a surrender to influential donors and political actors.
Harvard President Claudine Gay Plagued by Plagiarism Allegations in the Tumultuous Final Weeks of Tenure
Growing plagiarism allegations plagued the final weeks of former Harvard President Claudine Gay’s tenure, setting the stage for her resignation Tuesday afternoon.
Former Harvard President Claudine Gay’s resignation on Tuesday put the spotlight on the Harvard Corporation and Senior Fellow Penny S. Pritzker ’81 as calls grew for members of the University’s top board to follow suit.
Harvard Provost Alan M. Garber ’76, who has served in his role since 2011, became Harvard’s interim president following Claudine Gay’s resignation on Tuesday.
Faculty emotions ran high Tuesday following Claudine Gay’s resignation from Harvard’s presidency, with some professors expressing disappointment that Gay’s tenure was coming to an end and others calling her decision inevitable after an onslaught of recent controversies.
Former Harvard President Claudine Gay’s resignation Tuesday marked a victory for critics of the University who have called for Gay’s removal following a controversial congressional testimony and mounting plagiarism allegations.
Harvard President Claudine Gay resigned Tuesday afternoon, a stunning downfall for Harvard’s first Black president and former dean of the Faculty of Arts and Sciences.
Six months ago, Claudine Gay was celebrated as an obvious choice to serve as Harvard’s 30th president. On Tuesday, she resigned, ending the tenure of Harvard’s first Black president less than 200 days after it began.