Less than a week after University President Drew G. Faust released a letter reaffirming the University stance against divestment from fossil fuels, divestment advocates said they remain unsatisfied with Faust’s position and will continue their activism.
The letter serves as Faust’s first formal rebuttal to months of petitions and protests from both students and alumni groups pushing for divestment of Harvard’s $33 billion endowment from fossil fuel companies.
University President Drew G. Faust criticized President Barack Obama’s proposal to tie federal financial aid to government-created college rankings, a legislative goal that Obama has championed as a key step to making college more affordable.
University alumni and donors from around the world are flocking to the Square this weekend to celebrate Saturday’s public launch of The Harvard Campaign—widely predicted to be the largest fundraising drive in University history.
Chinese history professor Peter K. Bol will assume the newly created position of Vice Provost for Advances in Learning, University Provost Alan M. Garber ’76 announced in an email to Harvard faculty on Monday morning.