Harvard Corporation

Interim Harvard President Alan Garber’s 100 Days of Trial By Fire

In what is perhaps the most important vote of confidence thus far, the Harvard Corporation — the University’s highest governing body — has not even launched a presidential search to appoint a permanent successor. Either way, Alan M. Garber is not waiting around.

Coalition for a Diverse Harvard Endorses 5 Candidates for 2024 Board of Overseers Election

The Coalition for a Diverse Harvard endorsed five candidates for this year’s Board of Overseers election, an announcement that comes three weeks before voting begins for five seats on University’s second-highest governing board.

Garber, Corporation Members to Hold Town Hall with Harvard Faculty

Interim Harvard President Alan M. Garber ’76 and members of the Harvard Corporation will hold a town hall with faculty in the University’s Faculty of Arts and Sciences, FAS Dean Hopi E. Hoekstra announced in a Tuesday meeting.

2 Months After Gay’s Resignation, Harvard Has Not Announced a Presidential Search Committee

Two months after Claudine Gay’s abrupt departure from the Harvard presidency, the University seems to be in no hurry to choose her successor. Harvard Corporation Senior Fellow Penny S. Pritzker ’81 has still not announced a presidential search committee to select the University’s 31st president, a delay that breaks from recent University tradition.

Harvard Corporation Did Not Review Claudine Gay’s Scholarship in Presidential Search

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.

Harvard President Alan Garber’s Rocky Path Ahead

The tenure of interim Harvard President Alan M. Garber '76 will likely be one of the most consequential for the University in recent history as he looks to heal a deeply divided campus. The longtime administrator has insisted that he is up for the challenge.

10 Contenders for the Harvard Presidency

For the second time in two years, Harvard is searching for a new president. The Crimson spoke with Harvard alumni, professors, and donors to determine a list of 10 possible candidates for the University’s top job.

Harvard Boards Meet on Campus to Discuss Corporation Vacancies, Presidential Search

Harvard’s governing boards are on campus over the weekend for their first in-person deliberations since former President Claudine Gay’s resignation last month, according to a person with knowledge of the meetings.

Foxx Calls Harvard Congressional Submission ‘Woefully Inadequate,’ Raises Threat of Subpoena

Rep. Virginia Foxx (R-N.C.), chairwoman of the House Committee on Education and the Workforce, called Harvard’s submission to the committee’s antisemitism investigation on Tuesday “woefully inadequate,” raising the prospect that the University could soon face a congressional subpoena.

Senior Harvard Officials Clarify Protest Guidelines as Students Return to Campus

Harvard’s top brass outlined the forms of protest and dissent that violate University policies in an email to Harvard affiliates Friday afternoon, a warning that comes after months of intense campus protests in the wake of the Israel-Hamas war.

88 Days: The Unraveling of Claudine Gay’s Harvard Presidency

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.

Healey ‘Disappointed’ by Former Harvard President Gay’s Resignation, Slams Stefanik

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.

House Committee Gives Harvard Two Weeks to Submit Documents on Antisemitism

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.

Rebuffing Calls to Resign, Penny Pritzker ’81 Will Stay in Top Harvard Corporation Post

Harvard Corporation Senior Fellow Penny S. Pritzker ’81 will remain at the helm of the University’s highest governing body despite growing calls for her resignation by some prominent donors and alumni, a Harvard spokesperson said on Wednesday.

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