Higher education experts say increased national scrutiny of sexual assault and misconduct could affect the search for Harvard's next president.
“Less than 20 [candidates], they definitely should be doing candidate interviews,” said John Assunto, a managing partner of a search firm.
According to the report, 43 individuals across Harvard filed formal complaints of sexual or gender-based harassment during 2016-2017, an increase from 26 the year before.
Some said the Corporation’s vote strongly limits the next president’s authority to revise the sanctions if they wish, though Faust disagreed.
One of the unionization effort’s attorneys criticized the voting list Harvard created before the still-contested 2016 election.
Standing in front of a packed room, documentary filmmaker Greg Barker told the crowd that, for the next 90 minutes, Donald Trump would not be president.
More than two dozen graduate students gathered in the Yard to protest a Republican tax proposal that could slash their earnings and cut into the University’s endowment.
The Law School is expanding its advising and mentoring programs four months after some called for more advising opportunities on campus.
Supporters of Harvard’s student unionization effort held a rally in the Yard, urging the University to drop its appeal to the federal National Labor Relations Board.
Five-time presidential candidate Ralph Nader said the Law School is "not addressing the broader need around the country for legal services.”
Harvard is facing two previously unreported federal investigations into its compliance with anti-sex discrimination Title IX.
Several donors and professors said there are four likely contenders from within the University: Business School Dean Nitin Nohria, professor Danielle S. Allen, FAS Dean Michael D. Smith, and Provost Alan M. Garber ’76.