Lawsuit Alleging Illegality of Harvard’s Failure to Caption Online Content Moves Forward in Federal Court
After years of motions and hearings in a 2015 lawsuit against Harvard alleging the school failed to closed caption its public online content and provided inaccurate closed captions where they did exist will move forward in federal court.
New Harvard Management Company Website Removes Divestment Information, Defends Natural Resources Holdings
Harvard Management Company updated its website within the last month to remove any mention of past instances of divestment and to include references to its protocols on its investment in land and agriculture.
The University has begun its search for Harvard University Health Services Director Paul J. Barreira’s replacement, University Provost Alan M. Garber ’76 and Executive Vice President Katie Lapp announced in an email to Harvard affiliates Wednesday.
In his second international trip, University President Lawrence S. Bacow defended academic freedom and outlined his vision for Harvard’s future in China, Hong Kong, and Japan.
Standing opposite the Harvard Club of New York and surrounded by cameras, microphones, and lawyers, a Connecticut woman announced Wednesday that she has sued Harvard to gain the rights to historic photos of people she says are her ancestors — and to challenge the University’s continued ties to slavery.
Bacow’s position comes at a time when student activists from across the University are reinvigorating their calls for Bacow and the Harvard Management Company — the University’s investment arm — to withdraw its controversial investments.
Lopez will take over June 1 as current Senior Vice President and General Counsel Robert W. Iuliano ’83 departs for Gettysburg College to serve as the school’s next president. Lopez first came to Harvard in 1994 as a University attorney in the Office of General Counsel.
University President Lawrence S. Bacow penned a letter to United States Senators Lindsey Graham (R-S.C.) and Dianne Feinstein (D-Calif.) Tuesday calling on them to pass legislation to protect recipients of the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals and Temporary Protected Status programs.
University President Survey Shows Only 37 Percent Are Confident in Harvard’s Admissions Trial Defense
A questionnaire sent to college and university presidents around the country in January showed that only four in 10 surveyed are confident Harvard will win its current admissions lawsuit, according to findings published Friday.
Former President of France François Hollande delivered the closing remarks for the 2019 European Conference which took place at Harvard Kennedy School this weekend, calling for the creation of a “new Europe.”
More than 100 Harvard affiliates gathered outside of Massachusetts Hall Friday to deliver a petition to University President Lawrence S. Bacow urging Harvard to disclose and divest its holdings in companies tied to the prison industry.
Sally Haslanger, Professor from MIT, shares her skepticism with the audience regarding the use of Saudi money and the positive impact that MIT claims it can have on the community. She stresses her dissatisfaction with what she perceives as the "plutocracy" that has developed at MIT and Harvard.
University President Lawrence S. Bacow discussed the challenges higher education institutions face and defended Harvard’s leading role among colleges and universities at an American Enterprise Institute and Brookings Institution panel Thursday.