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More than 100 Harvard Faculty Sign Letter Criticizing President Gay’s Censure of Pro-Palestine Slogan

More than 100 Harvard faculty members across eight of the University’s schools criticized Harvard President Claudine Gay’s condemnation of the pro-Palestine slogan “from the river to the sea” in an open letter to the president Monday.

Harvard President Gay Censures Violence Amid Political Tension on Campus Over Israel-Hamas War

Harvard President Claudine Gay defended academic freedom and warned affiliates against violence, harassment, and other violations of conduct rules in a University-wide email Friday evening — her latest attempt to subdue weeks of sustained criticism from donors and alumni.

Harvard President Gay Forms Advisory Group to Combat Antisemitism on Campus

After Harvard faced fierce criticism over its response to the Oct. 7 Hamas attack on Israel, top administrators will work with a newly established advisory group to combat antisemitism on campus, University President Claudine Gay announced at a Harvard Hillel Shabbat dinner Friday.

Harvard President Gay’s First 100 Days Marked By Political Turmoil and Campus Division

As dean of the Faculty of Arts and Sciences, Claudine Gay largely managed to avoid national media scrutiny even as several faculty members became the subjects of highly publicized scandals. Now, as the public face of Harvard, that’s no longer possible.

AI Model Based on Harvard President Gay Allegedly Included Instructions Invoking Racist Stereotypes

ClaudineGPT, a generative artificial intelligence language model based on University President Claudine Gay, used instructions invoking racist stereotypes, the AI Safety Student Team alleged in an email to the model’s creators.

Harvard President Claudine Gay Fiercely Condemns Hamas, Rejects Calls to Punish Students for Israel Statement

Harvard President Claudine Gay forcefully condemned “barbaric atrocities perpetrated by Hamas” and rejected calls to punish and name students who signed onto a statement that said they hold Israel “entirely responsible” for the ongoing violence.

Following National Criticism, Harvard President Gay Condemns Hamas, Distances University from Student Groups

Amid fierce national backlash, Harvard President Claudine Gay forcefully condemned the Hamas attack on Israel and distanced the University from a group of student organizations who signed onto a statement that called Israel “entirely responsible” for the ongoing violence in the region.

Harvard Affiliates, Politicians Slam University Leaders Over Late, ‘Word Salad’ Statement on War in Israel

Harvard leadership faced intense criticism over the weekend due to the University’s slow response to the deadly Hamas attack against Israel. But after the school released a statement Monday evening, leadership faced further backlash — this time, for failing to forcefully condemn the attacks and antisemitism.

Harvard School of Public Health Dean Search ‘Nearing the End,’ Says President Claudine Gay

Harvard President Claudine Gay said the search for the next School of Public Health dean is “nearing the end,” nearly 11 months after former HSPH Dean Michelle A. Williams announced she would step down at the end of the 2022-23 academic year.

Will Harvard End Legacy Admissions Preferences? President Claudine Gay Says ‘Everything is on the Table’

As Harvard scrutinizes its admissions practices amid calls to end the use of legacy and donor preferences, University President Claudine Gay said no policy is off limits.

‘A Call to Action’: Four Takeaways from Harvard President Claudine Gay’s Inaugural Address

Harvard President Claudine Gay offered a first glimpse into her priorities during her inaugural address Friday afternoon, in which she urged attendees to “be courageous” in advocating for higher education and spearheading change at the University.

In Inaugural Address, Harvard President Claudine Gay Urges Affiliates to ‘Be Courageous Together’

Newly installed Harvard President Claudine Gay asked University affiliates to join her and “be courageous” as they work to expand “the possibilities of what Harvard can be and what Harvard can do for the world” during her inaugural address Friday afternoon.

As it Happened: Harvard President Claudine Gay’s Inauguration

In a ceremony steeped in history, Claudine Gay was inaugurated as Harvard’s 30th president Friday afternoon in Tercentenary Theatre amid a heavy downpour.

‘A Busy Season of Searching’: Beginning of Gay’s Tenure Marked by Dean Searches

Claudine Gay had not started her first day as president of Harvard when she selected Hopi E. Hoekstra to serve as the next Faculty of Arts and Sciences dean, the first in a series of consequential appointments that will allow Gay to shape the future of the University for years to come.

In Washington, Democrats and Republicans Take Aim at Harvard Admissions

College admissions has long been the battleground in the ongoing war over the future of higher education, and Harvard has faced nationwide scrutiny over its admissions practices for the last decade. After the Supreme Court ruled to end affirmative action this summer, Harvard is once again caught in the crossfire.

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