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“As the President and Provost have made clear, our procurement decisions should not be driven by community members’ views on matters of political controversy,” the spokesperson wrote.
In her final interview of the year with The Crimson, Faust reflected on her role in several hot-button campus issues, including sexual assault policies and protests regarding two controversial non-indictments.
It is unclear whether the office accepts donations and University spokesperson Jeff Neal did not respond to a question attempting to clarify the matter.
The “March on Harvard,” as the demonstration has been billed, is the latest in a series of protests on campus and around the country in recent weeks.
Protesters said that their goal was not to protest Primal Scream itself, but to hold a four-and-a-half minute period of silence before the run for Michael Brown of Ferguson, Mo. and Eric Garner of New York.
Dozens of students and affiliates laid on the cold ground outside of Memorial Church Sunday morning as part of a die-in protest on Sunday, the latest in a string of recent protests.
The protest came just two days after several hundred students from Harvard and Cambridge Rindge and Latin School flooded the center of Harvard Square in protest.
Lewis will step in as the division head for Cherry A. Murray, who announced her resignation in late October, until Smith names a permanent replacement for the post.
Colleagues from the Kennedy School of Government and Department of Defense said Carter was an excellent candidate to lead the U.S. military because of his administrative skills and deep understanding of policy.
The mass of protesters blockaded the streets, halting traffic, ultimately coming to a stop by the T stop in the center of the Square.
Harvard’s approval was the final step necessary for a joint Harvard-Yale CS50 venture, which was first reported in The Crimson in October and approved by Yale faculty in early November.
Harvard divestment advocates caught national attention when they took their fight to court last week, but legal experts say the case’s claims may ultimately be too tenuous to be heard.
The final calculation came out favoring Nasrollahzadeh-Goyal over Yang-Jackson by about 70 votes, about 2 percent of the total voters, and marked an end to a crowded and close election.
The 11-page complaint claims that investment in fossil fuel companies is “a breach of [the University’s] fiduciary and charitable duties as a public charity and nonprofit corporation.”
Now that the Museums have officially opened to the public, administrators hope to make the Museums accessible and attractive to Harvard’s youngest affiliates.