If Kavanaugh is confirmed, he will replace retiring Justice Anthony M. Kennedy, who is known for being the Supreme Court’s “swing vote.”
Former University President Drew G. Faust will add to her growing list of board memberships this fall when she will join the board of trustees of the J. Paul Getty Trust.
Amnesty International’s former Secretary General Shalil Shetty will be joining the Kennedy School’s Carr Center for Human Rights Policy as a senior fellow in the upcoming academic year, according to a Friday press release.
“She was a ceiling breaker, she was somebody who lifted up others as she climbed, she just defied the odds in every imaginable way,” her brother, Everton L. “E.J.” Blair ’13, said.
Courtney S. Blair ’19, a Dunster House senior, passed away Friday morning in a “heartbreaking” loss, Dean of the College Rakesh Khurana wrote in an email to students Friday evening.
Faust had refused to specifically detail her post-presidency plans, noting she wanted to spend time in Cape Cod reacquainting herself with historical literature. Her new position likely comes with significant financial perks.
Harvard will continue to consider the race of applicants in its admissions process, despite the Trump administration’s Tuesday withdrawal of Obama-era recommendations encouraging affirmative action, University officials said.
After seven years serving as a member of the Harvard Corporation, Joseph J. O’Donnell ’67 stepped down from his position last week.
Chetty, a recipient of a 2012 MacArthur “genius grant” and the prestigious John Bates Clark Medal, will return to Harvard this summer after three years at Stanford University.
Despite the annual increase of tourists during the summer months, local shop owners say the departure of College students for the summer is noticeable for their bottom lines.
Two admissions officers, whose names were redacted from the public filings, led the meetings, which focused on “casework” and “diversity.”
Harvard strategically redacted information—including the “distinguishing excellences” that the College looks for in top students—from hundreds of pages of court filings last week.
Warren previously served as the mayor of Newton, Mass. from 2010 to 2018 and entered the 2018 governor’s race as a Democrat, before dropping out in April.
Minow, who served as Law School Dean from 2009 to 2017, will begin her appointment on July 1. She succeeds Laurel T. Ulrich, who is retiring on June 30, as 300th Anniversary University Professor.
In 1922, Lowell and other administrators had become “increasingly alarmed” over the rising number of Jewish students earning admission to the College based on their high test scores, SFFA’s document reads.
Lee will be responsible for overseeing the development of areas that had previously fallen outside the museum’s focus, including pieces from people of color.
Over 33 percent of legacy applicants—Harvard hopefuls with at least one parent who graduated from the College or Radcliffe—gained admission to the Classes of 2014 through 2019.
Legal experts say Students for Fair Admissions' claims of intentional discrimination in Harvard's admissions process demand a “very high standard” of proof.