The first-of-its-kind gift policy guide's listed central priorities include “upholding academic freedom," “adhering to institutional values,” and "avoiding conflicts of interest."
Harvard administrators are “disappointed” with the Executive Order signed Monday by President Donald J. Trump, per University Spokesperson Jonathan L. Swain.
Sherri A. Charleston will serve as Harvard’s Chief Diversity and Inclusion Officer beginning August 1, University President Lawrence S. Bacow announced Monday.
University President Lawrence S. Bacow announced Tuesday that Harvard will close to observe Juneteenth. All faculty and staff will receive a full day of paid time off.
University President Lawrence S. Bacow urged the federal government to enact “forward-thinking immigration policies” in a June 2 letter to Secretary of State Michael R. Pompeo and Acting Secretary of Homeland Security Chad F. Wolf.
Harvard will not pursue layoffs or furloughs “at this time" because of “uncertainty” regarding the fall semester, Executive Vice President Katherine N. Lapp wrote in an email Tuesday to Harvard affiliates.
The University announced a new review of its police department to evaluate how it collaborates with local law enforcement, University President Lawrence S. Bacow announced in an email to affiliates Wednesday.
Harvard police department chief Francis D. “Bud” Riley will step down from his post by the end of the calendar year, he announced in an emailed statement to the department Monday.
University President Bacow, Other Harvard Administrators Respond to George Floyd’s Murder and Growing Protests
In the wake of the murder of a black man, George Floyd, by Minneapolis police on May 25, University President Lawrence S. Bacow sent an email to Harvard affiliates Saturday evening listing his “beliefs” in America, the legal system, and knowledge.
University President Lawrence S. Bacow said in an interview with The Crimson Friday that Harvard administrators are considering “all possible scenarios” as they plan for the fall semester but that plans are “likely to vary by school.”
After Harvard pledged to transition its endowment to carbon-neutral by 2050, fossil fuel divestment activists wrote a letter to University administrators Wednesday urging them to take “drastic climate action.”
Harvard will extend guaranteed pay and benefits to directly employed staff and contract workers through June 28 as it faces a $415 million shortfall this fiscal year, Harvard Executive Vice President Katherine N. Lapp wrote in an email to Harvard faculty and staff Tuesday morning.
Harvard will begin a “phased” reopening of its research labs through the oversight of a new Lab Reopening Planning Committee, University Provost Alan M. Garber ’76 wrote in an email to Harvard faculty Monday.
Harvard Asked Its Lawyers to Review the University’s Ties to Jeffrey Epstein. Here’s What They Found.
Harvard will adopt new donation guidelines as a result of its review of donations from the late billionaire and convicted sex offender Jeffrey E. Epstein, University President Lawrence S. Bacow announced in an email to affiliates Friday afternoon.
Harvard announced in a press release Friday that R. Martin Chávez ’85 and Beth Y. Karlan ’78 will serve as the Board of Overseers’ President and Vice Chair of the Executive Committee for the 2020-2021 academic year.
Whether on campus or virtually, Harvard will resume teaching and research in fall 2020, University Provost Alan M. Garber ’76 wrote in a message to affiliates Monday afternoon.
Harvard has created a “Presidential Committee on Sustainability” to advise University President Lawrence S. Bacow and other top administrators, the University announced Monday.
A Month After Campus Emptied, Bacow Considers Plans for the Fall Semester, Looks Back on Decision to Send Students Home
University President Lawrence S. Bacow said in an interview Monday that Harvard is looking at “lots of different scenarios” for the upcoming fall semester.