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Harvard Kennedy School

Corp. Member Bacow To Join Kennedy School as Leader-in-Residence

Lawrence S. Bacow, the president emeritus of Tufts University and a member of the Harvard Corporation, will join the Kennedy School’s Center for Public Leadership as its inaugural leader-in-residence.

Year in Review - Corporate Baton: Couch
Harvard Corporation

Passing the Corporate Baton

With senior fellow Robert D. Reischauer’s term up, the Corporation looks to a new, younger leader to continue its push for openness and transparency.

James F. Rothenberg ’68
Harvard Corporation

James F. Rothenberg ’68

University Treasurer James F. Rothenberg ’68, pictured at Commencement in 2013, will step down from his post in July 2014.

James F. Rothenberg ’68
University Finances

Finnegan To Replace Rothenberg as University Treasurer

Harvard Corporation member Paul J. Finnegan ’75 will replace Corporation colleague James F. Rothenberg ’68 as Harvard’s treasurer on July 1

Divest Demonstration
Central Administration

Day After Arrest, Divest Protesters Renew Calls for Open Meeting with Corporation

At Friday’s rally, members of Divest Harvard continued to clamor for an open meeting with University leadership, but much of the event focused on the University’s response to protesters the previous day.

Divest Action
Central Administration

Divest Harvard Members Block Mass. Hall Entrance, Demand Open Meeting with Corporation

The maneuver kicked off the activist group Divest Harvard’s Day of Action, the latest effort in a two-year-old campaign calling for the University to divest its endowment from the fossil fuel industry.

Harvard Corporation

Corporation Approves New Policy for Searches of Electronic Communications

Under the new policy, electronic searches must be authorized by “an appropriate and accountable person” and must serve “a legitimate and important University purpose.”

Endowment

In letter, More than 100 Faculty Members Call on Faust, Corporation To Divest From Fossil Fuels

More than 100 faculty members from across the University signed an open letter on Thursday urging University President Drew G. Faust and members of the Harvard Corporation, the University’s highest governing body, to divest the University's endowment from fossil fuel companies.

Clair and Chu
Harvard Corporation

IP Lawyer, Medical Director Named New Leaders of Board of Overseers

Intellectual property lawyer Morgan Chu, who graduated from Harvard Law School in 1976, will preside over Harvard’s Board of Overseers—the University’s second-highest governing body—for the 2014-2015 academic year.

Harvard Corporation Elections
College

Harvard Corporation Elections

American Express Company CEO Kenneth I. Chenault and former Obama Cabinet member Karen Gordon Mills ’75 were elected to become the newest members of the Harvard Corporation, the University’s highest governing body, Feb. 9.

Harvard Corporation

HarvardX To Provide Online Courses Restricted to Alumni

In an effort to sustain and strengthen alumni networks, HarvardX—the University’s branch of the online learning venture edX—will offer course content restricted to alumni beginning in March of this year.

Harvard Corporation Elections
University Finances

Chenault, Mills Elected Newest Harvard Corporation Members

American Express Company CEO Kenneth I. Chenault and former Obama Cabinet member Karen Gordon Mills ’75 were elected to become the newest members of the Harvard Corporation, the University’s highest governing body, at its regularly scheduled meeting this weekend.

University Finances

Corporation Subcommittee on Shareholder Responsibility Considers 56 Proposals in 2013

Over the past year, two committees of the Harvard Corporation considered 56 shareholder proposals regarding the social responsibility of the University’s investments, according to an annual report released Thursday.

Central Administration

William F. Lee To Serve as Harvard Corporation Senior Fellow

Intellectual property lawyer and Harvard Corporation member William F. Lee ’72 will lead the Corporation starting in the summer of 2014, the University announced in a press release Tuesday afternoon.

University Finances

Divestment Movement Continues at Harvard

Divest Harvard continues to garner support from students, faculty, and other members of the community for its efforts to force the University to divest from fossil fuel corporations.

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A World Cup Malcontent

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Then Rain Comes

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Rainy Day Impression

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Saudade, or Nostalgia