Thomas J. Hollister, chief financial officer of the University, said the president-elect has long been “intimately involved” in Harvard's financial affairs as a Corporation member.
Faust said she will stay on the Cape through the fall to “reacquaint” herself with the historical literature she missed over the last decade.
The letter expresses concerns that unpaid internships in the public sector will only be available to students who have “more financial resources.”
"I worry [the legislation] represents an effort by Congress to regulate student life and the shape and character of private institutions in a way that threatens to undermine that diversity of choice and experience," Faust wrote.
Labor experts say the boundaries delineating issues allowed on the bargaining table for Harvard’s student union could differ from those that define a typical labor contract negotiation.
A company that revolutionizes ear infection treatment, an app to guide small business in emerging markets, and a toolkit to empower girls in STEM all won big Wednesday.
Faust said she thinks President-elect Bacow—who will take office in June 2018—will keep a watchful eye on the PROSPER Act.
Faust also said she convened the committee to examine “what can we do differently to make sure that we don’t have such an incident and disturbing event happen again.”
Thirteen students will be elected to the committee, which will take charge of collecting feedback from union members, setting negotiation agendas, and representing the union at the bargaining table.
A University investment in Brazilian farmland could face a lawsuit as prosecutors review allegations that a Harvard-linked company does not rightfully own the land.
The Harvard-Allston Partnership Fund has given $1 million in grants to local nonprofits over the past decade.