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Central Administration

Law School Appoints Title IX Committee

Dean of Harvard Law School Martha L. Minow has appointed a Title IX committee to begin implementing the school’s new set of procedures for responding to cases of sexual harassment, according to Robb London, a Law School spokesperson.

Central Administration

Amidst Title IX Debate, Law Faculty Raise Governance Concerns

As Harvard Law School moves to break from the University’s central approach to handling cases of alleged sexual harassment, Law professors are questioning the relationship between their school and Harvard’s central administration.

Harvard Law School

Faust and Wieseltier Discuss Alleged Decline of Intellectualism

President Drew G. Faust and visiting professor Leon Wieseltier discussed the impact of technology on intellectualism and the humanities during an event at the Law School on Tuesday.

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Central Administration

Harvard Moves To Open Three New Offices Abroad

Harvard has authorized the opening of three new offices abroad in Cape Town, Beijing, and Mumbai, which would join the 16 existing international offices.

Commencement

Former British Foreign Secretary To Deliver HKS Graduation Speech

David Miliband was previously a fellow at the Future of Diplomacy Project at the Kennedy School’s Belfer Center for Science and International Affairs and currently serves as president and CEO of the International Rescue Committee.

Class of 2019 by the Numbers
College

Harvard Accepts Record-Low 5.3 Percent of Applicants to Class of 2019

The University accepted a total 1,990 students out of 37,305 applicants, and 2.8 percent of regular applicants.

Faust on Law School Op-Ed
Central Administration

Faust Defends Harvard’s Governance Structure

University President Drew G. Faust is defending Harvard’s governance structure after two Law School professors were sharply critical of the central administration in an op-ed that called for the formation of a faculty senate.

Harvard Kennedy School

Kennedy School To Create New 'Social Enterprise Incubator'

As it revisits major aspects of its curriculum in conjunction with its capital campaign, the Kennedy School of Government is in the early stages of creating a new “social enterprise incubator."

Smith Campus Center Front
College

Harvard Will Present Campus Center Plans Thursday

Harvard administrators will meet with the Cambridge Historical Commission on Thursday to seek approval for proposed renovations to the Smith Campus Center.

Food and Drink

Law School Food Justice Conference Draws Crowds

The conference focusing on interdisciplinary examination of justice in the food system drew hundreds to Harvard Law School’s Wasserstein Hall this weekend.

Divest Harvard Storms Mass Hall
Central Administration

Faust Disapproves of Divest Harvard’s February Occupation

“I wish [Divest Harvard] would focus on accomplishing what we want to accomplish, which is have an effect on climate change,” University President Drew G. Faust said.

Central Administration

With NCAAs, Harvard Scores Baskets and Potentially Donations

With a fifth-straight Ivy League title and yet another appearance at the NCAA March Madness tournament, Harvard's men’s basketball team is hitting the (literal) money shot.

SLAM and Divest Activists Gather Signatures During University Event
Central Administration

Divest Harvard, SLAM Distribute Flyers at S’mores Event

University President Drew G. Faust said the event was meant to mark the end of a snowy winter and give thanks to “everyone who kept Harvard running smoothly” during the snowstorms that forced many Harvard schools to cancel classes.

Religion

Buddhist Leader Speaks About Interdependence on Harvard Stop

The 17th Gyalwang Karmapa, the leader of one sect of Buddhism, stopped at Harvard on his two-month tour of the United States to deliver a lecture.

Provost Alan Garber
Central Administration

Committee Considers More Options for 2016 Health Benefits

Changes introduced to the 2015 health benefits plan, which were first unveiled last September and rolled out in January, have come under considerable fire from faculty, who criticized the increase in costs for non-union staff.

Big States, Little States
College

Beyond Boston: Regional Diversity at Harvard

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