Harvard Corporation

Central Administration

Keohane to Step Down from Harvard Corporation, Rubenstein to join

David M. Rubenstein, a billionaire investor and philanthropist, will replace Nannerl O. Keohane on the Harvard Corporation, the University’s highest governing body, beginning in July 2017.

“Reclaim Harvard Law” Poster
Race

Law School Activists Demand End to Tuition

​In the most recent wave of activism at the Law School, some students are calling on the school to eliminate tuition completely as part of their new campaign for financial justice.

Harvard Law School Seal
Race

Royall Descendant Cautions Against Forgetting History

Long before the current firestorm over Harvard Law School’s seal, the story of Isaac Royall, Jr. quietly lived on in his former Massachusetts house—now a museum—and his surviving descendants.

Harvard Law School Seal
Race

Corporation Accepts Proposal to Change Law School Seal

The Harvard Corporation, the University’s highest governing body, agreed Monday to allow Harvard Law School to remove and replace its seal, which features the crest of a slaveholding family.

Race

Harvard Corporation Accepts Seal Change

Harvard University President Drew G. Faust and William F. Lee '72, the senior fellow of the Corporation, accepted recommendations to change the Law School's seal.

Discussion On The Royall Shield
Race

Law School Committee Prepares to Release Report on Seal

A Law School committee will likely decide this week whether to recommend changing the school’s shield roughly 80 years after its adoption.

Discussion On The Royall Shield
Race

Committee and Activists Debate Law School Seal

The committee to review the controversial seal—which will release its recommendations to the Harvard Corporation in March—convened the meeting in the WCC center to solicit feedback on the seal.

Endowment

Corporation Addresses Fracking, Political Contributions

In 2015, the two committees—the corporation committee, which consists of four members of the Corporation, and the Advisory Committee on Shareholder Responsibility, a 12-member panel of students, faculty, and alumni—voted on 54 proposals.

Faust
Student Groups

In Debate Over Names, History and Race Relations Collide

In the the midst of discussions across Harvard about historical legacies and race, University President Drew G. Faust said that Harvard should not begin renaming its buildings or titles en masse.

Central Administration

Tilghman, Former Princeton President, To Join Corporation

Former president of Princeton University Shirley M. Tilghman will serve as the newest member of the Harvard Corporation, the University’s highest governing board.

James Rothenberg Memorial
Central Administration

Harvard's Elite Remember Rothenberg, Prominent Alumnus

​Harvard’s finest gathered under the sloping ceiling of Memorial Church on Saturday to celebrate the life of James F. Rothenberg ’68, a longtime member of the Harvard Corporation.

Glenn H. Hutchins
Central Administration

Harvard Hangs with POTUS on Martha's Vineyard

Some of Harvard’s top donors have been swinging sticks and rubbing elbows with the president this summer—and we’re not talking about Drew G. Faust.

James F. Rothenberg ’68
Central Administration

Rothenberg, Longtime Corporation Member, Dies at 69

As Harvard’s treasurer and a member of the Harvard Corporation, James F. Rothenberg '68 remained intimately connected to the University he loved, advising its leaders and helping manage its money, until his death Tuesday. He was 69.

Harvard University Press
Features

Printing in the Digital Age

Beginning its second century, Harvard University Press is rethinking and modernizing the methods of academic publishing while maintaining its traditional standards for the works that carry the Harvard name on their spines.

Thomas Hollister
Central Administration

Hollister Named CFO and VP for Finance

Harvard named Boston banker Thomas J. Hollister the new Chief Financial Officer and Vice President for Finance on Wednesday, concluding a months-long search for the new executive, according to a press release.