Congressman and civil rights leader John R. Lewis told students and alumni they “must lead” and implored them to get into “good trouble, necessary trouble” during his Commencement address Thursday.
University President Drew G. Faust conferred 1,533 bachelors of arts and bachelors of science degrees on members of the Class of 2018 in Harvard’s 367th Commencement exercises Thursday.
Faust said she will stay on the Cape through the fall to “reacquaint” herself with the historical literature she missed over the last decade.
University President Drew G. Faust sent a letter Wednesday to a bipartisan group of lawmakers advocating on behalf of those affected by the Trump administration’s rollback of Temporary Protected Status protections.
The letter expresses concerns that unpaid internships in the public sector will only be available to students who have “more financial resources.”
When completed, the Smith Campus Center will stand out as the crown jewel of University President Drew G. Faust’s Common Spaces initiative.
"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.
Faust said she thinks President-elect Bacow—who will take office in June 2018—will keep a watchful eye on the PROSPER Act.
Faust has formed a “review committee” to determine the exact “sequence of events” leading to the forcible arrest of a black undergraduate April 13 and to undertake a “systematic examination” of a wide variety of Harvard policies.
“I accept this on behalf of the fourth floor of Pennypacker. May you all live in peace and harmony,” Whitehead said.
University President Drew G. Faust called the forcible arrest of a black undergraduate by the Cambridge Police Department Friday night “profoundly disturbing” in an email sent to University affiliates Monday.