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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.

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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.

The New Corporation
Central Administration

The New Corporation

The University's highest governing body—the Harvard Corporation—has nearly completed the first major structural reforms in its 360-year-old history in an effort to increase the board's engagement with the community and knowledge base.

The New Corporation
Commencement

The New Oldest Corporation in America

Now, with the changes nearly complete, members and university governance experts say that these reforms have been largely successful. Along with its growth in size, the Corporation has expanded its contact with Harvard’s stakeholders by adding members that are increasingly involved with Harvard life.

Arsenal on the Charles Sold
Harvard in the City

Arsenal on the Charles Sold

Athenahealth Inc, an electronic health records company, has bought Watertown's Arsenal on the Charles 29-acre site from Harvard University. The site originally served as an armory for US troops for the Civil War and first and second World Wars.

Rallying to Divest Harvard
Central Administration

Rallying to Divest Harvard

Thursday afternoon students assemble outside Massachusetts Hall to call for Harvard to divest from investments in Fossil Fuels.

Rallying to Divest Harvard
Central Administration

Rallying to Divest Harvard

Thursday afternoon students assemble outside Massachusetts Hall to call for Harvard to divest from investments in Fossil Fuels.

Rallying to Divest Harvard
Central Administration

Rallying to Divest Harvard

Thursday afternoon students assemble outside Massachusetts Hall to call for Harvard to divest from investments in Fossil Fuels.

Rallying to Divest Harvard
Undergraduate Council

Students Rally for Harvard To Divest

More than 100 members of the Harvard community rallied outside Massachusetts Hall on Thursday to deliver a petition calling for Harvard to divest from fossil fuels.

On Year Later: Boston Marathon Bombings
Boston Marathon

VIDEO: Looking Back One Year Later, Harvard Affiliates Prepare to Return to Finish Line

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Arts

Rebuilding the Past: Harvard's Beautification Renaissance

Awkward Eye Contact
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