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Claire E. Parker

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Harvard International Office
Government

Fast-Track Visa Suspension Could Jeopardize Hiring

The premium processing freeze may prevent or delay the hiring of international faculty and researchers.

University

Court Denies Harvard Motion to Dismiss Title IX Lawsuit

​A lawsuit that challenges Harvard’s compliance with anti-sex discrimination law Title IX will proceed after a federal court ruled Friday to deny the University’s efforts to dismiss the suit.

University President Drew G. Faust Addresses the 2016 Harvard Alumni Association Meeting
Central Administration

Faust Kicks Off Asia Trip in Singapore

University President Drew G. Faust spoke to alumni in Singapore Sunday during the first stop of a trip in Asia to promote Harvard’s global impact.

Year in Review - Pfister: Talk
University

University Committee Considers Adopting Affirmative Consent Standard for Title IX Policy

​A University-wide committee tasked with reviewing Harvard’s Title IX policy has discussed adoption of the “affirmative consent” standard—a standard the University has consistently rejected—in conversations about re-wording the policy.

Travel Ban Rally
Politics

Harvard Affiliates Protest Revised Immigration Ban

As Harvard administrators work to respond to Trump’s revised immigration order, hundreds of Harvard affiliates and local residents rallied against the order.

A Conversation on Universities and Slavery
Race

Conference Encourages Reparations for Harvard's Ties to Slavery

A Friday conference brought Harvard’s extensive historical connections to slavery into sharp relief, with some participants encouraging the University to consider monetary reparations.

University President Drew G. Faust Addresses the 2016 Harvard Alumni Association Meeting
Government

Sharpening Critiques of Trump's Policies, Faust Talks Federal Policy at Bloomberg Event

​University President Drew G. Faust traveled to Washington D.C. Monday for the second time this year, promising at a media roundtable to continue lobbying lawmakers on Harvard’s key policy priorities under the Trump administration.

Students Rally Against Sexual Assault
Student Life

Seeking to Prevent Sexual Assault, Harvard's Progress is Uneven

At an institution with a long history of decentralization, swift and coordinated action does not come easily—even on the “the serious problem of sexual assault.”

Students Rally Against Sexual Assault
Central Administration

Harvard's Sexual Assault Prevention Efforts: 11 Months Later

Many of a University-wide task force's recommendations for preventing sexual assault at Harvard remain unfulfilled.

HGSU Petition
GSAS

GSAS Students Petition Faust for Increased Immigration Support

Graduate students are calling on Faust to provide additional support for international and undocumented students amid uncertainties generated by Trump’s travel ban.

University President Drew G. Faust
Politics

News Analysis: In the Age of Trump, Faust Treads Cautiously

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.

Immigration protest
University

Harvard Files Additional Amicus Brief Opposing Immigration Order

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.

Central Administration

Harvard Spent Over Half a Million Dollars Lobbying Congress in 2016

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 Addresses the 2016 Harvard Alumni Association Meeting
Government

Faust Met With Schumer, McConnell in D.C.

University President Drew G. Faust met with Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell and Senate Minority Leader Charles Schumer in Washington, D.C. last month.

Harvard Law School

Law Clinicians, Faculty Sign Amicus Brief Against Executive Order

​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.