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Professors Protest
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Professors Protest

Police arrested professors who blocked traffic along Massachusetts Ave.

Police Professors
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Police Professors

Police arrested professors who blocked traffic along Massachusetts Ave. Thursday.

Reverend Walton
Politics

Professors Arrested at DACA Protest

More than 20 professors from Harvard and other Boston-area universities were arrested Thursday for blocking traffic along Massachusetts Ave.

Faust at 2021 Convocation
Drew Faust

Presidential Search Remains in ‘Information-Gathering Mode’

The search for Harvard’s next president remains in “information-gathering mode” and has not yet discussed individual candidates, according to members of the committee leading the search.

Dr. S. Allen Counter
Student Groups

S. Allen Counter, Founding Director of Harvard Foundation, Dies at 73

Dr. S. Allen Counter, a neurology professor at Harvard Medical School and the director of the Harvard Foundation for Intercultural and Race Relations died Wednesday morning.

Faust and Lee
Drew Faust

As Harvard Gears Up for Presidential Search, Past Efforts Shed Light on Process

While Harvard will conduct the process from behind closed doors, its past presidential searches shed light on how one of the world’s most prestigious schools will choose its next leader.

University President Drew G. Faust
Drew Faust

FAUST TO STEP DOWN IN JUNE 2018

University President Drew G. Faust will step down in June 2018, ending a decade-long tenure that saw the first woman to lead Harvard navigate headwinds on campus and around the country.

Faust at the Economic Club
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Faust at the Economic Club

University President Drew G. Faust sits on a panel at the Economic Club in Washington, D.C. in April.

The Harvard Lobby
Central Administration

The Harvard Lobby

Three trips to D.C., 11 lawmakers, two amicus briefs. Under Trump, Harvard's lobbying efforts are heating up.

Post-Docs
SEAS

Workhorses of the Lab Facts

Capitol Building
Government

Capitol Building

Rubenstein
Government

Rubenstein

Postdocs Graphic
College

Workhorses of the Lab

After the Ph.D., Harvard's researchers face tight finances, stressful working conditions, and uncertain job prospects.

Faust Pop Art
Drew Faust

Ten Years of Faust

On June 14, 2017, University President Drew G. Faust announced she would step down at the conclusion of the 2017-2018 academic year. Here is our retrospective from last month on her ten years in office and the events that shaped them.

Rubenstein
Harvard Corporation

Rubenstein

David Rubenstein speaks at the Economic Club in Washington, D.C. Rubenstein will join the Harvard Corporation as its newest member in July.