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External Candidates Hold Some Advantages in Presidential Search
Central Administration

The External Edge

Some analysts say a president from outside the University would bring a fresh point of view and might be better able to navigate federal scrutiny while wielding global clout.

Elizabeth C. Keto '18
College

History of Art and Architecture Senior Awarded Marshall Scholarship

Elizabeth C. Keto ’18, a History of Art and Architecture concentrator and Crimson Arts Chair, will take her passion for art history to the United Kingdom as Harvard's only 2018 Marshall Scholar.

HAA

Alumni Association Nominates Eight for Overseers Election

​Harvard has nominated eight alumni to fill five spots on the Board of Overseers, the University’s second highest governing body, that will become vacant later this year.

College

14 Senior Class Marshals Named

Fourteen members of the Class of 2017 were appointed as Senior Class Marshals following last week’s elections, concluding a nearly-three week selection process.

College

33 Seniors Jockey for Class Marshal, Decline From Past Years

Thirty-three candidates jockeyed for positions on the Senior Class committee on Monday, employing campaign strategies that ranged from Facebook events and semi-personal emails to canvassing in dining halls.

HAA

Bar Will Be Raised for Overseer Petition Candidates After Controversial Ticket

The Board of Overseers will also replace paper ballots with an online voting system as part of changes announced to how alumni elect Harvard's second-highest governing body.

Faust
Central Administration

On Southeast Trip, Faust Talks Harvard’s Role

In addition to at least two policy-oriented speeches, University President Drew Faust addressed a gathering of more than 350 Harvard alumni and affiliates in Atlanta on the topic of “Education as a Civil Right.”

College

Alumni Association Rolls Out Updated Directory

Harvard students now have access to the alumni directory as part of a new initiative from the Harvard Alumni Association that seeks to better connect students on campus to alumni.

UC First General Meeting
College

UC Debuts Alumni Advisory Council

The current and primary focus of the Undergraduate Council’s alumni board is to foster relationships between College alumni and current UC representatives.

College

Seniors Select First and Second Marshals

Reylon A. Yount ’16 lives in Lowell House and is studying East Asian Studies and Environmental Science and Public Policy. Jessica A. Barzilay ’16, a Crimson news editor, lives in Dunster House and studies History and Science.

Chan and Faust
Central Administration

Harvard’s Capital Campaign Crosses $6 Billion Mark

​Harvard has raised more than $6 billion in gifts and pledges in its capital campaign, charging still closer to its public goal of $6.5 billion.

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College

51 Seniors, Most Serious, Vie for Class Marshal Positions

Fifty-one College seniors, some serious and others joking, vied to be elected the first or second class marshal for the Class of 2016.

Fundraising

Paul Choi, Chicago Lawyer, Will Head Alumni Association

Paul L. Choi ’86, a Chicago-based lawyer, takes the reigns of the association during a University-wide $6.5 billion capital campaign—the largest in Harvard’s history that would be a record in higher education.

Central Administration

Alumni Elect Five New Overseers

The five alumni, who will serve six-year terms as Overseers, are R. Martin Chávez ’85, Fernande R. V. Duffly, Brian Greene ’84, Beth Y. Karlan ’78, and John Silvanus Wilson Jr.

HLS Students Celebrate
College

Harvard Confers 7,736 Degrees at 364th Commencement

Ten people received honorary degrees from the University, including Yale President Peter Salovey and former Massachusetts governor Deval L. Patrick ’78.

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