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Interview with President Faust
Central Administration

Faust Will Convene Climate Change Panel in April

University President Drew G. Faust will hold a panel on climate change on April 13, featuring Harvard science and public policy professors and experts outside the University.

Divest Dismissal
Endowment

Judge Dismisses Divestment Lawsuit

The lawsuit’s dismissal, dated March 17, comes after Harvard and the State Attorney General’s office filed motions to dismiss the case urging the University to divest from fossil fuels.

Central Administration

Health Benefits Plan Will ‘Likely’ Change in Future, Committee Members Say

Members of the committee that recommended controversial changes to Harvard’s non-union health benefits plan said it will likely change in the future.

Faust in China
Central Administration

Faust Discusses Climate Change at Beijing's Tsinghua University

In a speech in Beijing Tuesday morning, University President Drew G. Faust reiterated her argument that universities can help combat climate change through their research endeavors.

Radcliffe Institute

Radcliffe Raises $42 Million In Capital Campaign

Taking in gifts and pledged donations from more than 6,000 contributing households, the Radcliffe Institute has reached the 60 percent threshold of its capital campaign funding target.

Faust Climate Change
University Finances

Faust Will Host Climate Change Forum

Faust “reiterated” her plans to host the climate change forum this spring in a mid-December email to a group of 235 faculty members from across all of Harvard’s schools who have signed an open letter urging the University to divest from fossil fuels, her spokesperson said on Tuesday.

A Hearing
University Finances

Judge Issues No Final Decision on Divest Lawsuit

The plaintiffs, who call themselves the Harvard Climate Justice Coalition, allege that Harvard is mismanaging its endowment in “abnormally dangerous activities.”

Harvard Kennedy School

Kennedy School Raises Three-Fourths of $500 Million Campaign Goal

The Kennedy School of Government has raised a total of $383 million towards a $500 million capital campaign goal, according to spokesperson Doug Gavel.

Divest Harvard Alumni Letter
Central Administration

Divest Harvard Plans Weeklong Sit-In

In an open letter posted online early Friday morning, more than two dozen alumni called for fellow University graduates to gather in Harvard Yard for the protest that organizers are calling “Harvard Heat Week.”

Divest Protest in Mass Hall
Student Groups

Faculty for Divestment Support Goals of Student Sit-In

Members of Harvard Faculty for Divestment praised the goals of a recent student sit-in of Massachusetts Hall, arguing that the protest returned attention to demands that the University withdraw its investments in fossil fuel companies.

Divest Protest
Central Administration

Divest Harvard To Create Alumni Fund, Donation Conditional on Divestment

Divest Harvard aims to launch a fossil fuel-free fund to which alumni can donate as an alternative to the University’s endowment, according to the group’s announcement from earlier this month.

Divest Harvard Rally
Central Administration

After 24-Hour Sit-In, Divest Harvard Protesters Leave Mass. Hall

Fourteen remaining protesters demanding that Harvard divest from fossil fuels left the administrative building Friday morning at about 10 a.m.

Provost Alan Garber
FAS

Garber Discusses Transparency Between Faculty and Administration at Meeting

The meeting comes on the heels of faculty criticisms of changes to the health benefits policy for Harvard’s non-union employees and the University’s approach to announcing and devising the changes.

Divest Protest in Mass Hall
University Finances

Demanding Divestment, Protesters Occupy Mass. Hall

A group of more than 30 stormed and occupied the building Thursday morning, demanding that Harvard divest its $35.9 billion endowment from fossil fuels.

Divest Harvard from 2013
Harvard in the City

Students Prepare For Hearing To Dismiss Lawsuit Urging Divestment

In November, seven students argued in an 11-page complaint that Harvard’s continued investment of its endowment represents “a breach of [Harvard’s] fiduciary and charitable duties as a public charity and nonprofit corporation.”

Central Administration

In Op-Ed, Law Profs Call for University Governance Changes

Jeffrey K. McDonough Artwork
Scrutiny

Not a 9-to-5 Job

Advising Programs Office Under Construction
College

Freshman Advising: Under Construction

Van Gogh's "Self-Portrait Dedicated to Paul Gauguin"
Visual Arts

Portrait of the Artist: Behind Van Gogh's 'Self-Portrait Dedicated to Paul Gauguin'