Harvard Kennedy School
The Harvard Kennedy School closed out its capital campaign at more than $700 million, according to an August email sent to HKS affiliates by Kennedy School Dean Douglas W. Elmendorf.
The Harvard Kennedy School has taken a number of steps in recent months to address concerns students and faculty raised about diversity.
The Harvard Kennedy School’s Institute of Politics has launched a new mentorship program that will partner undergraduate students interested in public service with graduate students at HKS.
HKS has introduced a University-wide voting challenge to encourage Harvard affiliates to register to vote before the Nov. 6 elections.
The Kennedy School's fall Institute of Politics fellows took the stage at the John F. Kennedy Jr. Forum Thursday to offer a shared conviction — that, under the Trump administration, America has strayed into a political Twilight Zone.
Former president and CEO of the NAACP Cornell W. Brooks is the first member of a national civil rights organization to join the Kennedy School’s senior faculty.
Ambassador Wendy R. Sherman, the former U.S. undersecretary of state for political affairs, will lead the Harvard Kennedy School’s Center for Public Leadership, according to a Tuesday press release.
Former Democratic National Committee CEO and former EMILY’s List executive director Amy Dacey, former Nevada congressman Joseph J. Heck, and Bloomberg News’ Senior White House Correspondent Margaret Talev will join the IOP as fellows this semester.
On the last day of Santos’s eight-year-long presidency, Kennedy School Dean Douglas W. Elmendorf named Santos an Angelopoulos Fellow.
IOP Director Mark D. Gearan said Balz’s position as senior fellow is “new” to the IOP and will allow Balz to “visit campus frequently during the semester.”
Amnesty International’s former Secretary General Shalil Shetty will be joining the Kennedy School’s Carr Center for Human Rights Policy as a senior fellow in the upcoming academic year, according to a Friday press release.
Warren previously served as the mayor of Newton, Mass. from 2010 to 2018 and entered the 2018 governor’s race as a Democrat, before dropping out in April.