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As part of the fellowship, Tarja Halonen will give speeches, host study groups, and visit classrooms for one semester at the school.
The system would judge colleges and universities on a number of expected criteria, such as graduation rates, average net price, student loan debt, post-college earnings, and the percentage of students who receive Pell grants.
Last spring, HUDS stopped purchasing water machines from SodaStream, whose main factory is located in the West Bank, following complaints that the appliances could offend Palestinian students.
“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.
A lawsuit against the University alleging sexual abuse by a former Harvard swim coach will be allowed to proceed in court, following a legal extension of the statute of limitations on child sex abuse cases.
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 event, entitled “Mastering Style: The Learning and Teaching of Writing,” was organized by the Harvard Initiative for Learning and Teaching.
In addition to considering the trauma of students, the letter called for the Law School itself to support the student protests
The student, Matthew J. Diaz, was arrested on charges of assaulting a Harvard University Police officer in North Hall on Dec. 2.
Veteran Journalists Mark E. Halperin ’87 and John Heilemann, spoke about the brightening future of journalism at the John F. Kennedy Jr. Forum on Monday night.
Benjamin Franta, a Harvard Graduate School student, and Alli J. Welton ‘15 discuss the carbon budget and fossil fuel reserves at their rally in Harvard Yard on March 11, 2014.
Support for the Affordable Care Act is divided by party lines, according to a study by researchers at the Harvard School of Public Health.
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.