Central Administration

From All Walks
Central Administration

From All Walks

As hundreds collected outside of Widener Library, undocumented Harvard students took turns encouraging the university to protect its diverse community following the election of Donald Trump.

Villegas's Address
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Villegas's Address

Bruno Villegas '19 relates some of the challenges he and his family have overcome as undocumented immigrants.

Central Administration

Title IX Office Launches New Website

The central Title IX office's new website provides information about Title IX policies and procedures, continuing a push to better inform students, faculty, and staff.

Central Administration

Faust Decries 'Frightening Incidents' After Trump’s Election

University President Drew G. Faust decried the "acrimonious words" and "escalating numbers of cruel and frightening incidents" in the wake of the 2016 presidential election.

Unionization Polarization
Central Administration

Supporters and Opponents of Unionization Ramp Up Efforts as Vote Approaches

Students for and against graduate student unionization have escalated their organizing activity in preparation of the official vote on Wednesday and Thursday.

Central Administration

University Will Not Prefer Antiguans and Barbudans in Admissions

The Chief of Staff for University President Drew G. Faust said Harvard Law School will not reserve spots for students from the country as compensation for a 19th century Harvard donor’s ownership of Antiguan slaves.

University Budgets 2016
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University Budgets Potentially ‘Constrained’ For Years To Come, Report Warns

Harvard’s traditional revenue sources—including returns on its endowment—may be subdued in the coming years, a reality that could “significantly constrain” future University budgets, according to Harvard’s annual financial report released Tuesday.

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Management Company Reportedly Described as ‘Lazy,’ ‘Stupid’ by Employees in 2015 Review

Harvard Management Company employees accused the University's investment arm of setting artificially low benchmarks and overcompensating top managers, Bloomberg reported Thursday.

Scrutinizing Sanctions
College

Scrutinizing Sanctions

The Harvard Political Union hosted a debate Monday night on the effects of the University's sanctions on single-gender organizations.

Harvard University President Drew G. Faust
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Faust Pitches Global Impact In Berlin

University President Drew G. Faust commended Harvard’s global impact at an alumni event in Berlin Friday, the latest in a series of international trips she has made as part of the University’s ongoing capital campaign.

GSD Growth
Student Life

Graduate School of Design's Enrollment Soars Skyward

The School of Design, which operates on a leaner budget than many of Harvard schools, has long been one of Harvard’s smallest schools. Over the past 10 years, the Graduate School of Design’s enrollment has increased by 288 students.

Harvard College Office of Admissions and Financial Aid
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Data from Thousands of Harvard Applications to Become Part of Lawsuit

​Application data for hundreds of thousands of people who applied to Harvard College will be given to a group suing Harvard for allegedly discriminating against Asian American applicants, the University told those students in an email Thursday.

Divest Dismissal
Central Administration

Harvard Not Required to Divest from Fossil Fuels, Court Rules

Harvard University is not legally required to divest from the fossil fuel industry, a Massachusetts Appeals court ruled last week.

Central Administration

In Court, Harvard Attempts to Dismiss Sexual Harassment Case

Harvard’s lawyers made the case to dismiss a lawsuit brought by Alyssa R. Leader ’15, who alleged widespread misconduct by Harvard administrators in handling her sexual harassment claims, in the first court meeting for the suit Friday.

Ivy League FY2016 Endowment Returns Graph
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Columbia Returns -0.9 Percent with Narvekar, Next HMC Head

​Incoming Harvard Management Company CEO N.P. Narvekar oversaw negative 0.9 percent returns on Columbia University’s investments during his last fiscal year on the job.