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.”


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

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.


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.


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.


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

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.

Orange Waves
Central Administration

Harvard Leaders Stay Quiet on Divest, Even During 'Heat Week'

Protesters from the environmental activist group Divest Harvard have done their very best to get administrators’ attention this week.

Divest Harvard: Faith Day

As Divest Blockade Continues, Protesters Await Response

Activist group Divest Harvard continues to demand that Harvard divest its endowment from fossil fuels even as some top University officials largely ignore their protest.

Speaking on Climate

Climate Change Panel Addresses Divestment

University President Drew G. Faust did not address Divest Harvard’s ongoing blockade of Massachusetts Hall, which holds her office, when she introduced a panel discussion on climate change on Monday.

Divest Poster Hanging
Central Administration

In Blockade’s Second Day, Divest Expands Protest to HAA

The second day of the planned weeklong protest, dubbed "Harvard Heat Week" by its organizers, was punctuated by alumni rallies outside Mass. Hall and expansion to other parts of campus.

Central Administration

Moore, Nelson Named to Board of Overseers Leadership

According to University spokesperson Jeff Neal, administrators “believe that this is the first time that two women have served" as president and vice chair of the Overseers concurrently.

Faust in China
Central Administration

In Beijing, Faust Talks Climate Change with Chinese President

University President Drew G. Faust met with Chinese President Xi Jinping and invited the Chinese leader to visit Harvard’s campus on a future trip to the United States.