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Central Administration

Ahead of Sit-Down, Union Releases Healthcare Report

The Harvard Union of Clerical and Technical Workers released a report on Wednesday that offers suggestions for lowering healthcare costs for all Harvard employees.

Title IX Investigator Salary Offer in Context
Central Administration

Weeks In, Sexual Harassment Investigation Office Remains Understaffed

Harvard unveiled a new policy to dramatically rework its handling of sexual assault and harassment claims this July, but, several weeks into the semester, the office in charge of investigating those cases is still not fully staffed.

Kimberly Theidon
Central Administration

Former Anthropology Professor Plans To Sue University

Kimberly Theidon has withdrawn her complaint with the Massachusetts Commission Against Discrimination with intent to file a lawsuit against the University.

Massachusetts Hall
Central Administration

CFO Shore To Depart in September, Continuing String of Shake-Ups

Shore will be joining OnShape Inc., a technology start-up in Cambridge, as its CFO.

Undergraduate Council

Sexual Assault Policy Changes Met With Mixed Reactions from Student Leaders, Activists

In the days after Harvard announced sweeping, University-wide changes to its sexual assault policies and resolution procedures, student leaders and activists said that while the approve of many of the policy’s changes, they are dismayed that they did not establish a more expansive definition of sexual assault.

Central Administration

Univ. Announces New Sexual Assault Policy Including Central Office, ‘Preponderance of the Evidence’ Standard

A new set of University-wide Title IX policies and procedures set to take effect this fall will create a central office to investigate cases of sexual assault and gender-based harassment and institute a “preponderance of the evidence” standard for evaluating those allegations.

Relative Size of Donations to Harvard
Central Administration

Popping the Question

From coordinating exclusive committees to presidential face time, Harvard’s behind-the-scenes fundraising arm lays the groundwork of a campaign.

Central Administration

Faust’s Total Compensation Rose to Over $1 Million in 2012

HMC President and CEO Jane L. Mendillo earned $4,801,347—a decrease of more than $500,000 from 2011—while Andrew G. Wiltshire, head of alternative assets for HMC, was the company’s top breadwinner with $7,896,277 in compensation.

Central Administration

Weenick Named New Campus Services Head

Meredith Weenick ’90, the former chief financial officer for the City of Boston, will return to Harvard this summer as the University’s vice president for campus services, a position which includes the ongoing construction of the Smith Campus Center.

Divest Demonstration
Central Administration

Day After Arrest, Divest Protesters Renew Calls for Open Meeting with Corporation

At Friday’s rally, members of Divest Harvard continued to clamor for an open meeting with University leadership, but much of the event focused on the University’s response to protesters the previous day.

Divest Action
Central Administration

Divest Harvard Members Block Mass. Hall Entrance, Demand Open Meeting with Corporation

The maneuver kicked off the activist group Divest Harvard’s Day of Action, the latest effort in a two-year-old campaign calling for the University to divest its endowment from the fossil fuel industry.

Divest Action
Crime

Undergraduate Protester Arrested for Blocking Entrance to Mass. Hall

Roche had been guarding the door throughout the night as part of Divest Harvard’s Day of Action to demand an open meeting with the Harvard Corporation on the issue of divestment.

Vineyard Lands
Central Administration

Harvard Management Company Invests in California Vineyards

Harvard Management Company has continued its strategy of investing in natural resources by purchasing millions of dollars' worth of vineyard land in central California.

Divest Harvard
Central Administration

Divest Harvard Holds “Teach-Ins” Outside Massachusetts Hall

Students and members of Divest Harvard gathered in the Yard Tuesday afternoon for a series of “teach-ins” conducted to reveal ways in which they believe the fossil fuel industry creates climate denialism and interferes with clean energy initiatives.

Rally Up
Undergraduate Council

UC Will Meet With Smith To Request Increased Funding

After meeting with University President Drew G. Faust last week, UC leaders said Wednesday that they will continue their push for increased funding with other administrators.

Echelman string sculpture
Visual Arts

Painting the Town: Boston's Big Art

Boxes
Columns

ISIL is Not the End of the World

Difficulty Defining
Columns

The Difficulty of Defining Difficulty

Reshuffling the Caseload
College

Unloading the Ad Board