Alan Garber


House Committee on China to Probe Harvard’s Handling of Anti-CCP Protest at HKS

The House Select Committee on the Chinese Communist Party launched a probe on Monday into Harvard's handling of an anti-CCP protest during a speech by Chinese Ambassador to the United States Xie Feng at the Harvard Kennedy School in April.


Harvard Task Forces Release First Recommendations on Antisemitism, Anti-Arab and Anti-Muslim Bias

Harvard’s presidential task forces to combat antisemitism and anti-Muslim and anti-Arab bias released their first recommendations on Wednesday, urging the University to fund a visiting professorship in Palestinian studies for next spring and tackle a culture of exclusion and discrimination against both pro-Palestinian and pro-Israel students.


Interim President Garber Asks Alumni to Stick by Harvard Despite ‘Difficult Year’

Interim Harvard President Alan M. Garber ’76 had a speech prepared for Alumni Day about the University’s resilience after a year of nonstop turmoil on campus. But before Garber could begin speaking, an animal rights activist leaped onstage and doused him with gold glitter.


Animal Rights Protester Dumps Glitter on Harvard President Alan Garber Before Alumni Day Speech

An animal rights protester dumped a tube of gold glitter on interim Harvard President Alan M. Garber ’76 as he prepared to address attendees at Harvard Alumni Day.


Universities Nationwide Have Embraced Institutional Neutrality. How Does Harvard’s Report Stack Up?

Harvard released its long-awaited report from its Institutional Voice working group on Tuesday. The Crimson reviewed similar policies at other American universities to understand how Harvard’s report is different.


Harvard Will Refrain From Controversial Statements About Public Policy Issues

After months of grappling with a campus fractured by a polarizing debate over the Israel-Hamas war, Harvard announced on Tuesday that the University and its leadership will refrain from taking official positions on controversial public policy issues.


‘How Far Is Too Far?’: Pro-Palestine Activism Under the Garber Presidency

Alan Garber has largely drawn praise for his measured response to controversy and his ability to assuage a divided campus. But some students and faculty have condemned Garber’s approach to protests for being unusually repressive and forceful, drawing new, unprecedented lines around campus speech and protest.


Nearly 400 Pro-Israel Harvard Affiliates Sign Letter Urging ‘Significant Consequences’ for Protesters

Nearly 400 pro-Israel Harvard alumni and affiliates signed an open letter to interim Harvard President Alan M. Garber ’76 condemning “the alarming escalation of antisemitism” on campus during the pro-Palestine encampment in Harvard Yard.


House Education Chair Foxx Says Harvard Investigation To Continue Past Initial Report

The House Committee on Education and the Workforces’s Thursday report on Harvard’s response to antisemitism was the culmination of a months-long investigation into the University. Chairwoman Virginia Foxx (R-N.C.) said it is also just the beginning.


5 Harvard Students Suspended, More Than 20 Face Probation for Encampment Participation

The Harvard College Administrative Board suspended five students and placed more than 20 students on probation Friday evening over their involvement in the 20-day pro-Palestine encampment in Harvard Yard, according to two Harvard Out of Occupied Palestine organizers and a faculty member with knowledge of the situation.


5 Members of Harvard’s Antisemitism Advisory Group Threatened to Resign, House Committee Says

The House Committee on Education and the Workforce released a 42-page report Thursday morning that detailed an internal battle between former Harvard President Claudine Gay and the antisemitism advisory group she established in the wake of Hamas’ Oct. 7 attack on Israel.


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