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Still Seeking a CEO, HMC Adds Butterfield As Natural Resources Exec

Previously the CEO of Brazilian farmland investment firm Radar S.A., Butterfield will join Harvard’s investment arm—which directs the University’s $37.6 billion endowment—this fall, the University announced Thursday.

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Top Spokesperson Neal Leaves Communications Office

Neal, who joined HPAC in 2008, said he intends to take a six-month sabbatical to work on a writing project and will not seek another full-time position until 2017 at the earliest.

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In Aspen, Faust Continues Push for Humanities

In an hour-long conversation with Leon S. Wieseltier, an editor at The Atlantic and former Law School visiting professor, Faust lamented the societal shift towards vocational training and the corresponding tendency to use salary as the sole metric of success.

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Harvard Files to Throw Out Sexual Harassment Lawsuit

On Monday, Harvard responded to Leader’s suit, arguing that Leader’s claims do not amount to any kind of legal violation or injury.

Graduate School of Education Class of 2016
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College confers 1,661 Degrees at 365th Commencement

In a sunny and spirited Tercentenary Theatre, Harvard awarded 7,727 degrees and 11 certificates during its 365th Commencement exercises Thursday morning, including 1,661 degrees to Harvard College students and 988 to students in the Graduate School of Arts and Sciences.

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At Baccalaureate, Faust Tells Graduates to ‘Not Throw Away Their Shot’

University President Drew G. Faust drew on the musical "Hamilton" as she delivered an alternatingly lighthearted and serious recap of the Class of 2016’s tenure at Harvard.

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Keohane to Step Down from Harvard Corporation, Rubenstein to join

David M. Rubenstein, a billionaire investor and philanthropist, will replace Nannerl O. Keohane on the Harvard Corporation, the University’s highest governing body, beginning in July 2017.

"Free Harvard, Fair Harvard"
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Outside Overseers Ticket Comes Up Empty-Handed

​None of the five Harvard alumni who ran on an outside ticket—dubbed “Free Harvard, Fair Harvard”— for Harvard’s Board of Overseers were elected to the body, the University announced Monday.

Drew Faust Inauguration
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Governing the Past: Faust the Historian

While her career has progressed further and further away from her days of scholarship, University President Drew G. Faust’s acute sense of institutional history has only sharpened.

1991 Recession Cartoon
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Recession in Retrospect: Budget Cuts and Bleak Job Prospects for Graduates

At Harvard, unexpected changes in University leadership resulted in unforeseen budget cuts and delays in the new capital campaign, exacerbating the University’s economic difficulties in 1990 and 1991.

PSK Time Lapse
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PSK Time Lapse

Former University President Neil L. Rudenstine
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Former University President Neil L. Rudenstine

Neil L. Rudenstine served as University President from 1991 to 2001.

Provost Alan M. Garber
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Provost Alan M. Garber

University Provost Alan M. Garber

Former University President Neil L. Rudenstine
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Former University President Neil L. Rudenstine

Neil L. Rudenstine became President of Harvard University in 1991.

Provost Alan M. Garber
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Provost Alan M. Garber