As Faust has taken a more active approach to national politics, her position as president of one of the most renowned universities in the world has both limited and enabled her ability to push for change.
Harvard signed an additional amicus brief challenging Trump’s immigration order Monday, joining 16 other universities to argue that the order has damaged their institutions.
Harvard spent over half a million dollars lobbying the federal government in 2016, a number that has held relatively steady for the past five years.
University President Drew G. Faust met with Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell and Senate Minority Leader Charles Schumer in Washington, D.C. last month.
Four Harvard faculty members signed onto an amicus brief filed in a federal appeals court Sunday night to support a legal challenge to President Donald Trump’s immigration order.
A Boston federal judge ruled Friday against plaintiffs supported by Harvard, declining to extend a temporary stay on President Donald Trump’s immigration order.
University President Drew G. Faust signed a letter Thursday imploring President Donald Trump “to rectify the damage done” by his executive order on immigration.
Harvard affiliates affected by President Donald Trump’s immigration order voiced concerns to University administrators at a town hall event Wednesday.
University President Drew G. Faust convened a panel of prominent journalists to discuss the industry’s future in Sanders Theatre Tuesday.
University President Drew G. Faust called on “the administration, the Congress, and the courts” to reconsider an executive order blocking immigrants from seven predominantly Muslim countries from entering the United States.
At least two Harvard affiliates were barred from entering the United States after President Donald Trump suspended immigration from seven predominantly Muslim nations Friday.
The College’s historic policy penalizing members of single gender social organizations could be “revised or replaced," Dean of the College Rakesh Khurana announced Wednesday.
Three days after President Donald Trump’s inauguration, a coalition of student activist groups rallied in Harvard Yard and presented a letter to University President Drew G. Faust demanding Harvard actively resist the new administration.
Donald John Trump was sworn in as the 45th president of the United States on Capitol Hill Friday morning, becoming the commander-in-chief after a campaign that defied political norms and expectations carried him to the nation’s highest office.
The upcoming departure of Mia Karvonides, the University's Title IX Officer, has surprised some Harvard undergraduates, who say that Harvard's response to sexual assault has become more urgent in the current national political environment.