Central Administration

If You Build It
Central Administration

If You Build It

At Thursday’s groundbreaking ceremony, Harvard Business School members gather to celebrate the construction of Klarman Hall. The new structure is funded by a gift from Seth and Beth Klarman as part of the ongoing University-wide $6.5 billion capital campaign.

Harvard University President Drew G. Faust
Central Administration

Faust Defends Tax-Exempt Endowment In D.C.

​University President Drew G. Faust traveled to Washington D.C. this week to advocate for maintaining the tax-exempt status of Harvard’s $37.6 billion endowment and increasing federal research funding.

Year in Photos: ROTC
Central Administration

Harvard to Officially Recognize Air Force ROTC

​Harvard will formally recognize the Air Force Reserve Officer Training Corps program Friday, renewing relations decades after the University expelled the program during Vietnam War-era protest.

Title IX Officer Mia Karvonides
Central Administration

New Title IX FAQs Expand On Previous Guidance

Half a year after some undergraduates criticized a University-issued frequently asked questions document about sexual assault as legalistic and inaccessible, Harvard’s Title IX Office has added a new series of answers to questions about campus sexual harassment policy and procedures.

Picketing The Prices
Student Life

Over 200 Rally Outside Mass. Hall to Support HUDS Workers

​On a day when workers and students took to the streets across the country to rally for minimum wage reform, over 200 Harvard affiliates gathered in front of Massachusetts Hall to push for higher wages and increased health benefits for Harvard’s dining services employees.

"Free Harvard, Fair Harvard"
Central Administration

Overseers Candidate Donates to ‘Quasi-White Nationalist’ Group

Over the course of his career as a conservative intellectual and political activist, Ron K. Unz ’83—now a candidate for Harvard’s Board of Overseers and U.S. Senate in the state of California—has donated tens of thousands of dollars to an organization he describes as “quasi-white nationalist.”

“Free Harvard, Fair Harvard” Debate
Central Administration

Unz Defends 'Free Harvard, Fair Harvard' in Debate

Much like his campaign for Board of Overseers, Ron Unz’s debate debut was unconventional and almost did not happen.

Talking To Elliott
Central Administration

Talking To Elliott

Vice Provost for International Affairs Mark C. Elliott displays a speech he wrote in Portuguese for his recent trip to Brazil and Peru.

Wadsworth Commemoration
Central Administration

Faust Commemorates Harvard Slaves

​In a stirring ceremony Wednesday, University President Drew G. Faust, joined by Congressman John R. Lewis, remembered Harvard’s forgotten past and dedicated a plaque to four enslaved persons who lived and worked on campus in the 18th century.

Faculty Meeting at University Hall
On Campus

Faculty Meeting at University Hall

Lars P. K. Madsen enters University Hall on his way to a faculty meeting on Tuesday afternoon.

Year in Review - Corporate Baton: Couch
College

Corporation ‘Regularly’ Consults Khurana About Final Clubs

The College's final clubs have come under scrutiny from a​ group less historically involved in undergraduate social life: the Harvard Corporation, the University’s highest governing body.

Wadsworth Commemoration
Central Administration

Wadsworth Commemoration

Professor Henry L. Gates, Jr. and Georgia Congressman John R. Lewis celebrate the unveiling of the Wadsworth House plaque. The plaque bears the names of Bilhah, Venus, Titus, and Juba, four enslaved persons who labored in the house in the eighteenth century.

GSAS Students Protest Outside Massachusetts Hall
Central Administration

Graduate Students Rally Outside Mass. Hall for More Diversity

Demanding more diversity in Harvard’s doctoral programs, members of the graduate student unionization effort, along with undergraduates and university employees, rallied for the formation of a collective bargaining unit just steps away from University President Drew G. Faust’s office last Friday.

Harvard University President Drew G. Faust
College

Harvard University President Drew G. Faust

University President Drew G. Faust discussed a letter she wrote to Congress about Harvard’s $37.6 billion endowment in a recent interview in Massachusetts Hall.

Harvard University President Drew G. Faust
Central Administration

In Letter to Congress, Faust Makes Case For Endowment

Responding to congressional inquiry about university endowments, Harvard released an extensive document Friday explaining how its $37.6 billion endowment advances its educational—and tax-exempt—mission.