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Divest Harvard Rally
Central Administration

MIT Committee Recommends Targeted Fossil Fuel Divestment

The report comes as environmental activists at Harvard and elsewhere call for colleges and universities to divest from fossil fuel companies.

Professor Roy Gordon
Central Administration

Paying the Price

The University remains opposed to divesting its $35.9 billion endowment from fossil fuels, steadfast in the face of numerous sit-ins and demonstrations by students, alumni, and faculty affiliated with the activist group Divest Harvard.

Harvard Ed Portal Opening
Central Administration

The Politics of Drew Faust

In a year of campus challenges to her leadership, Drew Faust’s tactical side was on full display. The strategy of public non-engagement favored by Harvard’s eighth-year president has supporters fawning but some campus constituencies feeling disrespected.

1990 Reunion: Apartheid Protests Compilation
Alumni

Calls for Divestment: A Retrospective

While administrators harbored mixed feelings for the anti-apartheid and anti-tobacco movements, on the whole they acknowledged students’ interest in the issues and right to protest respectfully.

Divest Harvard
Commencement

Divest Harvard

Protesters hang a banner from the upper floors of Massachusetts Hall on the second day of their weeklong April blockade of the administrative building, which houses University President Drew G. Faust’s office.

Year in Photos: Divest Harvard
Commencement

Year in Photos: Divest Harvard

Canyon S. Woodward '15 of student activist group Divest Harvard hangs a banner during a protest in Massachusetts Hall on Feb. 12. A group of students rushed into the building during one of multiple protests demanding that the University divest from fossil fuels.

1980s Divestment Protest
Protests

1980s Divestment Protest

A speaker addresses the crowd of students gathered to protest Harvard's investment in South African holdings during the late 1980s. A sign reads: "Put Apartheid Out of Business."

Apartheid Divestment Protest
Protests

Apartheid Divestment Protest

Crowds gather in support of Harvard's divestment from its South African holdings in the late 1980s.

Waxahatchee
College

Photos of the Day (05/13/2015-05/14/2015)

Divest 5/13/15
College

Divest 5/13/15

Divest Protests University Appointment
College

Divest Protests University Appointment

Members of the student activist group Divest Harvard blockade entrances to Massachusetts Hall on Wednesday to protest the recent appointment of Thomas J. Hollister, a former oil executive, as University chief financial officer.

Divest Protests University Appointment
Student Groups

Divest Harvard Blockades Mass Hall Again

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.

Monday Morning Divest
Student Groups

Divest - Year in Review

Divest organizers discuss further actions at IOP
College

Divest organizers discuss further actions at IOP

Divest Harvard campus organizers gathered at the Institute of Politics on Tuesday afternoon to discuss the movement’s further actions over webcam with Senator Tim Wirth, former President of the United Nations Foundation.

Divest organizers discuss further actions at IOP
College

Divest organizers discuss further actions at IOP

Divest Harvard campus organizers gathered at the Institute of Politics on Tuesday afternoon to discuss the movement’s further actions over webcam with Senator Tim Wirth, former President of the United Nations Foundation.

Beauty After Ruin
Highlight

Beauty After Ruin

Harvard Ed Portal Opening
Highlight

Year In Review 2015

Fischer Touchdown
Highlight

Year in Sports 2015

Senior survey header
Front Feature

Class of 2015, By the Numbers