Asian-American groups filed a federal complaint against Harvard calling for an investigation into what they charge is the College’s “unlawful use of race” in its admissions process.
About 81 percent of students admitted to the Class of 2019 plan to matriculate, which is about even with the rates of the past two years.
The group blocked entrances to the administrative building for the second time this semester in protest of the appointment of new University Chief Financial Officer Thomas J. Hollister, who is a former oil executive.
Harvard has filed a lawsuit against several commercial websites for alleged copyright infringement of materials from HBX, the Business School's digital learning platform.
Hunter will take the reins in the middle of Harvard’s University-wide capital campaign and as the school allocates funding from its recent $350 million gift from Gerald L. Chan—the largest single donation in Harvard’s history.
The victims fled without injury or relinquishing their property.
Since-promoted Harvard Management Company president and CEO Stephen Blyth received $11.5 million in compensation in 2013, about double his compensation of $5.3 million in 2012.
Doyle will assume leadership of the school on August 1 as it seeks to raise $450 million in advance of its 2019 move to a new campus in Allston.