Matthew Q. Clarida
HUPD Spokesperson Steven G. Catalano announced that campus buildings were safe in an email to the University community shortly before 1 p.m. Catalano wrote that “no information was found to substantiate the threat” but that buildings were nevertheless searched “out of an abundance of caution.”
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.
As I sit in here in Hartford, reading about jails and wiretaps but blissfully spared from it all, I have found myself thinking of the journalists in the United States and around the world who are taking real risks.
What I think I’m learning is that I’ve got a lot to hoard before I have the phone numbers, legislative missives, and black-and-white printouts—and the relationships these things represent—that my colleagues do.
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.
With $1 billion raised since the campaign's launch, Harvard has raised a total of $3.8 billion in its University-wide capital campaign.
From coordinating exclusive committees to presidential face time, Harvard’s behind-the-scenes fundraising arm lays the groundwork of a campaign.
At Harvard Management Company, the stakes are high, especially during Harvard’s record-seeking capital campaign. But in contrast to the record yields HMC enjoyed from 1990 until the financial crisis, the company’s recent returns—which influence Harvard’s financial strength more than any donor can—now straddle the national average.
University President Drew G. Faust and President George H.W. Bush await the taking of a photograph outside of Massachusetts Hall Thursday morning, hours before Bush was to receive an honorary degree.
Former President George H. W. Bush received one of eight honorary degrees at Harvard’s 363rd Commencement Exercises on Thursday.
Michael R. Bloomberg used his platform at Thursday’s Commencement Day Afternoon Exercises to deliver a stinging critique of what he identified as a culture of intellectual repression in American higher education and governance.
Harvard Corporation member Paul J. Finnegan ’75 will replace Corporation colleague James F. Rothenberg ’68 as Harvard’s treasurer on July 1
Kevin Galvin, senior communications director who has worked closely with University President Drew G. Faust, will leave the University this summer to assume a vice president position at Arizona State University.
Faust surprised some in attendance by weaving the show’s dark storyline into an address that is usually celebratory and sentimental.
University President Drew G. Faust provides the keynote speech at the Your Harvard: New York event organized by the Harvard Alumni Association on the USS Intrepid in New York City Wednesday.