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Lawrence S. Bacow, the president emeritus of Tufts University and a member of the Harvard Corporation, will join the Kennedy School’s Center for Public Leadership as its inaugural leader-in-residence.
A lone armed guard stands watch in front of evacuated Science Center Saturday morning as police investigate bomb threats.
Univ. Announces New Sexual Assault Policy Including Central Office, ‘Preponderance of the Evidence’ Standard
A new set of University-wide Title IX policies and procedures set to take effect this fall will create a central office to investigate cases of sexual assault and gender-based harassment and institute a “preponderance of the evidence” standard for evaluating those allegations.
Harvard announced a new set of sexual assault policies Wednesday that cover the entire University and adopt a "preponderance of the evidence" standard.
Harvard announced revised sexual harassment procedures on Wednesday that includes a central office responsible for investigations.
A 23-year-old man was arrested last Friday on charges of aggravated rape and armed robbery in connection with an alleged sexual assault on the grounds of Harvard’s Arnold Arboretum in Jamaica Plain.
Former Canadian opposition leader Michael G. Ignatieff will become the Edward R. Murrow Chair of press, politics, and public policy at the Kennedy School of Government.
After helping Harvard’s endowment recover from a global financial crisis, Harvard Management Company President and CEO Jane L. Mendillo will depart her post at the end of 2014.
Margaret A. “Maggie” Williams, who has served as a close advisor to Bill and Hillary Clinton for more than 20 years, including as manager of Hillary Clinton’s 2008 presidential campaign, will be the new director of the John F. Kennedy School of Government’s Institute of Politics.
Separate campaigns and priorities remain, but unified fundraising efforts, cross-school initiatives are tying the University together closer than ever before.
With senior fellow Robert D. Reischauer’s term up, the Corporation looks to a new, younger leader to continue its push for openness and transparency.