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Alan Garber

Massachusetts Hall, Fall 2017
University

Days Before Harvard Grad Union Strike, Bacow and Garber Write Letters on the University's Position

University President Lawrence S. Bacow and Provost Alan M. Garber ’76 responded to a pair of letters sent by the Massachusetts Congressional delegation and alumni from the Class of 1969 supporting Harvard’s graduate student union in its contract negotiations with the University.

Nohria Gone
Harvard Business School

Harvard Business School Faculty Reflect on Dean Nitin Nohria’s Tenure

As Harvard Business School Dean Nitin Nohria prepares to step down at the end of the academic year, Business School faculty have praised his innovative leadership in prioritizing diversity at the school and fostering closer relationships between affiliates.

University Provost Alan Garber
Fundraising

Provost Garber Calls for ‘Principled Approach’ to Reviewing Gifts

As Harvard continues to face scrutiny for accepting donations from controversial figures, University Provost Alan M. Garber ’76 said in an interview Thursday that Harvard must take a “principled approach” to deciding when to return gifts.

Mass. Hall
University

Harvard Provost Garber ‘Deeply Disappointed’ With AAU Survey Results

University Provost Alan M. Garber ’76 said in an interview Thursday he is “deeply disappointed” by the lack of progress the University has made in combating sexual misconduct after a recent climate survey found Harvard’s incident rate remained unchanged from four years ago.

University Provost Alan Garber
Harvard Medical School

Harvard Provost Garber Has Collected $2.7 Million From Pharma Companies Since 2011

University Provost Alan M. Garber ’76 has collected more than $2.7 million serving on the board of directors for two pharmaceutical companies since being appointed as the University’s chief academic officer in 2011, according to company filings with the Securities and Exchange Commission.

College Commencement
Central Administration

Bacow Confers 1,554 College Degrees at 368th Commencement

Bacow awarded 6,665 degrees to students across the University — including College seniors, students from Harvard’s graduate schools, and students from the Extension School — in Tercentenary Theatre Thursday.

Provost Alan M. Garber
Labor

Grad Union and Harvard Continues Negotiation on Economic Proposals

Harvard has put forward its economic proposals outlining compensation and benefits for student workers represented by the graduate student union in a bargaining session Monday, University Provost Alan M. Garber '76 wrote in an email to Harvard affiliates Tuesday.

Bruce Donoff
Harvard Medical School

Dean of Harvard Dental School Bruce Donoff to Step Down After 28 Years

R. Bruce Donoff, dean of the Harvard School of Dental Medicine, will step down from his position at the start of 2020, University President Lawrence S. Bacow announced in an email to the University Friday.

Massachusetts Hall, Fall 2017
Mental Health

Harvard Provost Office Introduces Mental Health Task Force

Harvard’s Office of the Provost has created a new task force on managing student mental health that plans to evaluate and respond to an increase of reported mental health issues on campus, the University announced Tuesday.

GSD
Graduate School of Design

Provost Garber Meets with Students for Input on Harvard Design School Dean Search

As the search for a new dean at the Graduate School of Design progresses, students have re-published a letter identical to one issued during the school’s last dean search in an effort to argue the same concerns from 12 years ago still exist today.

Yidan Visits
University

Harvard Provost Garber Celebrates Education Profs at Yidan Prize Event

The Yidan Prize, founded by Chinese billionaire Charles Chen Yidan, consists of two $3.9 million awards given annually for excellence in education research and education development.

Year in Review - Pfister: Talk
Faculty

University to Require Faculty and Staff to Complete Title IX Online Training

Faculty and staff across Harvard will be required to complete an online training on the University’s sexual and gender-based harassment policy starting in the fall.

GSAS

We’re Not The Same As A Union, Graduate Student Council Members Say

As Harvard’s second unionization election fast approaches, members of the GSAS’s Graduate Student Council say their group would play a different role than the union.

University Provost Alan M. Garber at Commencement 2016
GSAS

Garber Highlights Current Resources for Graduate Students in Email

With Harvard’s second unionization election fast approaching, University Provost Alan M. Garber ’76 sent an email to affiliates Thursday listing resources Harvard already provides absent a bargaining unit.

Saudi Crown Prince on Campus
University

Saudi Crown Prince Visits Harvard

Saudi Arabian Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman visited Harvard Saturday to discuss higher education and recent reforms with Boston-area university leaders.

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