At an institution with a long history of decentralization, swift and coordinated action does not come easily—even on the “the serious problem of sexual assault.”
Graduate students are calling on Faust to provide additional support for international and undocumented students amid uncertainties generated by Trump’s travel ban.
"The sense was that the fees that would be charged by external managers in relationship to the insight and success of external managers was worth undertaking,” Faust said.
Students at the Law School continue to demand further involvement in the selection process of the new dean and have started to hone in on their priorities for the search.
As Faust has taken a more active approach to national politics, her position as president of one of the most renowned universities in the world has both limited and enabled her ability to push for change.
Harvard spent over half a million dollars lobbying the federal government in 2016, a number that has held relatively steady for the past five years.
The diversity of the Faculty of Arts and Sciences remains "concerning," Dean of Faculty Affairs and Planning Nina Zipser said at the Faculty’s monthly meeting Tuesday.
University President Drew G. Faust delivered remarks at a reception to celebrate Harvard University Archives' "To Serve Better Thy Country" exhibit Thursday night. The exhibit, located at Pusey Library, showcases Harvard's strong ties with the military through the centuries.
University President Drew G. Faust signed a letter Thursday imploring President Donald Trump “to rectify the damage done” by his executive order on immigration.
University President Drew G. Faust praised service members and affirmed Harvard's renewed commitment to its military programs at an event Thursday.