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‘Endangered’: Drew Faust Passionately Defends Higher Education at Harvard PBK Ceremony

Former University President Drew Gilpin Faust offered an impassioned defense of higher education and denounced politicians for “denigrating and destroying” the academy during her keynote address to Phi Beta Kappa honorees on Tuesday.


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 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.


House Committee’s Harvard Antisemitism Investigation Expanded to House-Wide Probe

House Speaker Mike Johnson (R-La.) said Republicans are expanding the House Committee on Education and the Workforce’s investigation into antisemitism on college and university campuses into a House-wide probe during a Tuesday press conference.


Pro-Palestine Encampment Represents First Major Test for Harvard President Alan Garber

Interim Harvard President Alan M. Garber ’76 faces the first major test of his tenure as dozens of pro-Palestine protesters establish an encampment in Harvard Yard, the first large-scale protest on campus since the fall semester.


Israeli PM Benjamin Netanyahu Condemns Antisemitism at U.S. Colleges Amid Encampment at Harvard

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu denounced “antisemitism on campuses in the United States” in a video statement released just hours after pro-Palestine Harvard students began staging an encampment in Harvard Yard on Wednesday.


Harvard Students Face Court Date Over Confrontation at HBS ‘Die-In’ for Palestine

Rep. Elise M. Stefanik ’06 (R-N.Y.) accused Harvard of delaying “justice” for students involved in a confrontation during a pro-Palestine protest at Harvard Business School in October, according to a letter sent to University leadership Thursday morning.


Former U.S. Deputy Attorney General Represents Harvard in Congressional Battle

Former United States Deputy Attorney General Sally Q. Yates is representing Harvard in its ongoing battle with the House Committee on Education and the Workforce as it investigates the University’s response to campus antisemitism.


House Committee to Interview Former Harvard Antisemitism Advisory Group Member

The House Committee on Education and the Workforce will interview former Harvard antisemitism advisory group member Dara Horn ’99 on Monday as it considers further legal action against the University.


Foxx Accuses Harvard of ‘Malfeasance’ Following Monday Document Submission

Rep. Virginia Foxx (R-N.C.), chairwoman of the House Committee on Education and the Workforce, slammed Harvard’s most recent document submission as “malfeasance” and said the committee is weighing further action.


Under Subpoena, Harvard Submits Additional Documents to House Committee

Harvard provided additional documents to the House Committee on Education and the Workforce ahead of its 5 p.m. Monday deadline, the first submission after the committee hit three top University officials with subpoenas as part of its antisemitism investigation.


Harvard Student Discusses Antisemitism on College Campuses at Congressional Roundtable

Harvard Divinity School student Shabbos “Alexander” Kestenbaum called Congress the “last hope” for Jewish students at Harvard during a roundtable discussion about antisemitism on university campuses hosted by the House Committee on Education and the Workforce on Thursday.


Rep. Gallagher Calls for U.S. to ‘Wage Cold War’ Against China at Harvard IOP Forum

Rep. Mike Gallagher (R-Wis.) called for the United States to “wage cold war” against China “with the creativity and alacrity with which we waged it against the Soviet Union,” during an Institute of Politics forum on Monday.


Harvard President Garber Slams ‘Pernicious’ Campus Antisemitism

Interim University President Alan M. Garber ’76 pledged to tackle “pernicious” antisemitism on Harvard’s campus, saying he is most concerned about self-censorship in the face of anti-Israel attacks in an interview Wednesday — his first since assuming office on Jan. 2.


Foxx Calls Harvard Congressional Submission ‘Woefully Inadequate,’ Raises Threat of Subpoena

Rep. Virginia Foxx (R-N.C.), chairwoman of the House Committee on Education and the Workforce, called Harvard’s submission to the committee’s antisemitism investigation on Tuesday “woefully inadequate,” raising the prospect that the University could soon face a congressional subpoena.


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