Hunter will take the reins in the middle of Harvard’s University-wide capital campaign and as the school allocates funding from its recent $350 million gift from Gerald L. Chan—the largest single donation in Harvard’s history.
Harvard has filed a lawsuit against several commercial websites for alleged copyright infringement of materials from HBX, the Business School's digital learning platform.
Since-promoted Harvard Management Company president and CEO Stephen Blyth received $11.5 million in compensation in 2013, about double his compensation of $5.3 million in 2012.
The group blocked entrances to the administrative building for the second time this semester in protest of the appointment of new University Chief Financial Officer Thomas J. Hollister, who is a former oil executive.
Harvard will pay for partial cleanup of high levels of arsenic found in portions of land sold to the town of Weston.
Harvard named Boston banker Thomas J. Hollister the new Chief Financial Officer and Vice President for Finance on Wednesday, concluding a months-long search for the new executive, according to a press release.
Although administrators praise the 37 percent response rate so far, students who are currently studying abroad or taking time off from school are not able to take the survey, prompting some criticism.
PETA argued that the inadequate care at the center violated Massachusetts’s cruelty-to-animals legislation and urged the district attorney to “pursue charges against the experimenters responsible for overseeing the animals’ care.”
Environmental activist group Divest Harvard ended its six-day blockade of Massachusetts Hall on Friday after protesters delivered a petition demanding that Harvard divest its $35.9 billion endowment from fossil fuels to Loeb House, an administrative building.
Protesters from the environmental activist group Divest Harvard have done their very best to get administrators’ attention this week.
Activist group Divest Harvard continues to demand that Harvard divest its endowment from fossil fuels even as some top University officials largely ignore their protest.
University President Drew G. Faust offered to meet with demonstrators on the condition that they stop blocking her office building’s entrances, but they refused.
The Office for Sustainability released a new report finding that Harvard has significantly reduced its greenhouse gas emissions, waste, and water use.