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After Criticism, Harvard Will Standardize Fact-Finding Process for Disciplinary Cases

Harvard will standardize fact-finding procedures for disciplinary cases across the University after facing fierce blowback when students who participated in the pro-Palestine encampment faced different disciplinary charges depending on which school they attended.​​​​​​

Fiona Coffey Named Director of the Office for the Arts

Fiona Coffey — the associate director and curator for performing arts at Wesleyan University — will be Harvard’s next Director of the Office for the Arts, the University announced Tuesday.

A Report Suggested Big Changes to the Arts & Humanities. The Division’s New Dean Is Taking It Slow.

Harvard’s Arts and Humanities division will centralize its administrative services and develop new introductory courses, Sean D. Kelly announced on Tuesday in his email as the division’s new dean.​​​​​​​


28 House Republicans Slam Harvard’s Antisemitism Task Force Preliminary Report in Letter

Rep. Elise M. Stefanik ’06 (R-N.Y.), the foremost critic of Harvard in Congress, criticized the preliminary recommendations released by the University’s presidential task force on antisemitism in a letter signed by 27 other House Republicans.


MBTA Red Line Closes for 16 Days for Maintenance, Spelling Delays for Harvard Square Riders

Shuttle buses replaced Red Line service between Alewife and JFK/UMass stops Saturday, kicking off 16 days of Red Line closures as the MBTA makes planned improvements for the stretch between Kendall and Alewife Stations.


Student Who Sued Harvard Over Antisemitism to Speak at Republican National Convention

Shabbos “Alexander” Kestenbaum, a recent Harvard Divinity School graduate who emerged as one of the University’s most fervent critics after he sued the school for its alleged failure to combat campus antisemitism, will speak at the Republican National Convention on Wednesday.


Protesters Vacate Democracy Center, Ending Week-Long Occupation

The occupation of the Democracy Center by roughly 30 protesters ended earlier this week, a sign that a plan to close the center indefinitely for renovations will move forward despite sustained backlash from local progressive organizers.


Summer Residents Lament 9-Day Loss of MAC During Renovations

The Malkin Athletic Center, Harvard’s flagship recreational gymnasium, closed Monday for nine days of renovations, placing additional strain on the University’s other recreational fitness facilities.

28 House Republicans Slam Harvard’s Antisemitism Task Force Preliminary Report in Letter

Rep. Elise M. Stefanik ’06 (R-N.Y.), the foremost critic of Harvard in Congress, criticized the preliminary recommendations released by the University’s presidential task force on antisemitism in a letter signed by 27 other House Republicans.

Brian Lee, Harvard’s Chief Fundraising Officer, to Retire in December

Brian K. Lee, Harvard’s chief fundraising officer, will retire at the end of the year, the University announced on Wednesday.

MBTA Red Line Closes for 16 Days for Maintenance, Spelling Delays for Harvard Square Riders

Shuttle buses replaced Red Line service between Alewife and JFK/UMass stops Saturday, kicking off 16 days of Red Line closures as the MBTA makes planned improvements for the stretch between Kendall and Alewife Stations.

Student Who Sued Harvard Over Antisemitism to Speak at Republican National Convention

Shabbos “Alexander” Kestenbaum, a recent Harvard Divinity School graduate who emerged as one of the University’s most fervent critics after he sued the school for its alleged failure to combat campus antisemitism, will speak at the Republican National Convention on Wednesday.

Protesters Vacate Democracy Center, Ending Week-Long Occupation

The occupation of the Democracy Center by roughly 30 protesters ended earlier this week, a sign that a plan to close the center indefinitely for renovations will move forward despite sustained backlash from local progressive organizers.

MBTA to Launch Tap to Pay Card Readers in August

Contactless payments will be accepted on all buses, trollies, and gated subway stations beginning Aug. 1, the Massachusetts Bay Transit Authority announced Tuesday.

Summer Residents Lament 9-Day Loss of MAC During Renovations

The Malkin Athletic Center, Harvard’s flagship recreational gymnasium, closed Monday for nine days of renovations, placing additional strain on the University’s other recreational fitness facilities.