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Harvard Corporation

Corporation and Three Overseers Will Lead Presidential Search

All twelve members of the Harvard Corporation and three members of the Board of Overseers will sit on the committee to replace University President Drew G. Faust.

University President Drew G. Faust
Drew Faust

FAUST TO STEP DOWN IN JUNE 2018

University President Drew G. Faust will step down in June 2018, ending a decade-long tenure that saw the first woman to lead Harvard navigate headwinds on campus and around the country.

Harvard College Office of Admissions and Financial Aid
College Administration

Harvard Rescinds Acceptances for At Least Ten Students for Obscene Memes

Harvard rescinded admissions offers to at least ten prospective members of the Class of 2021 after the students traded explicit messages and memes in a Facebook group chat.

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Harvard Law School

Manning, Professor and Constitutional Law Scholar, Named Law School Dean

John F. Manning ’82, a constitutional law scholar and long-serving Law School professor, will be the next dean of Harvard Law School.

The Class of 2017, By the Numbers
College

The Graduating Class of 2017, By the Numbers

This week, the Harvard College Class of 2017 will enter a world still divided over November’s presidential election and, overwhelmingly, begin their post-graduate lives deeply pessimistic about the direction the country is headed.

College Administration

College Mourns the Loss of Dunster Faculty Dean Ann Porter

Ann R. Porter, the Faculty Dean of Dunster House for the past 16 years, died peacefully Wednesday morning after her battle with breast cancer had accelerated unexpectedly.

The Fox Club
College

Fox Undergraduates Reverse Support for Co-Ed Membership in Non-Binding Vote

In a reversal of longstanding support for co-ed membership, undergraduate members of the Fox Club voted against allowing women to be elected into the final club this fall.

CS50 Fair
College

In Yale's CS50, Cheating Cases Rare

Only five Yale students faced academic dishonesty charges involving computer code for any course in fall 2016.

Women's Rugby
FAS

'Unequal Treatment'

Members of the women's rugby team have penned letters to University President Drew G. Faust and sparked investigations into what they call an "intrinsic culture of sexism" in the Athletics Department.

CS50
Computer Science

As CS50 Expanded, Course Materials Became More Publicly Available

Some CS50 staffers said the course’s recent expansion and online availability of answer keys likely contributed to high levels of academic dishonesty.

CS50 Lecture
College

More than 60 Fall CS50 Enrollees Faced Academic Dishonesty Charges

More than 60 students enrolled in CS50 last semester appeared before the Honor Council in a wave of academic dishonesty cases that has stretched the Council to its limits.

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College Administration

Faculty to Tackle Marijuana Policy, Vaping

The student handbook currently states that the “possession, use, or distribution” of marijuana is a violation of Harvard policy. Proposed handbook changes would keep this prohibition, but add a clarifying statement about the change in state law.

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Research

Brigham and Women’s Hospital to Pay $10 Million for Research Fraud Allegations

​Brigham and Women’s Hospital—a Harvard Medical School teaching hospital—will pay $10 million to resolve allegations of research fraud, the United States Attorney’s Office announced Thursday.

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Harvard Business School

Business School Dean Challenges Book’s Criticism of School

The Harvard Business School Dean pushed back on the conclusions of a popular new book that criticizes the school’s complicity in a number of societal ills.

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Endowment

Harvard ‘Pausing’ Investments in Some Fossil Fuels

​Harvard Management Company’s head of natural resources Colin Butterfield said that Harvard is “pausing” investments in some fossil fuels.