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Higher Education

Leadership for Student Success
Higher Education

Graduate School of Education Hosts Leadership for Student Success Panel

Post-secondary education leaders emphasized the need for universities to adopt student-centered decision making during a panel at the Harvard Graduate School of Education on Friday evening.

Bacow partnerships map
Higher Education

‘Down From the Big Hill’

University President Lawrence S. Bacow has touted Harvard’s partnership across the country as higher education faces criticisms.

Dean Long
Higher Education

Affirmative Action Can Limit the Influence of Money in Higher Education, Harvard Ed School Dean Says

Graduate School of Education Dean Bridget Terry Long said in a Tuesday interview that while money and other advantages skew access to higher education in the United States, research conducted at the Ed school may help alleviate its effects.

Division of Continuing Education
FAS

Division of Continuing Education

The Division of Continuing Education, which is part of the Faculty of Arts and Sciences, is exploring a new digital credentials program.

Division of Continuing Education
Student Jobs

Harvard Division of Continuing Education Collaborates on Digital Credentials Project

Harvard's Division of Continuing Education has partnered with eight universities from around the world to develop a shared infrastructure standard for digitally verifying academic credentials in a project called Digital Credentials announced last week.

Faculty Pay Gap
FAS

Female Tenured Harvard Profs Paid On Average 92.5 Cents on the Dollar Compared to Men, Survey Shows

Harvard’s female tenured faculty members are on average paid 92.5 cents for every dollar their male counterparts earn, according to a recent nationwide survey on higher education compensation.

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College

Laibson and Furman to Take Over Ec10, Increase Number of Lectures

The two professors will replace Economics Professor N. Gregory Mankiw as course heads of Ec10, the department’s year-long flagship introductory course and one of Harvard’s largest undergraduate courses. Mankiw announced in early March that he will step down from teaching the course at the end of the semester to pursue “new pedagogical challenges.”

Bacow in China
Higher Education

Bacow Makes First Official Trip to Asia, Defends Academic Freedom and Harvard’s Global Presence

In his second international trip, University President Lawrence S. Bacow defended academic freedom and outlined his vision for Harvard’s future in China, Hong Kong, and Japan.

Affirmative Action Trial
Higher Education

Harvard General Counsel Iuliano to Lead Gettysburg College

Iuliano — who oversees Harvard’s legal strategy in the midst of multiple high-profile lawsuits — will begin his new role in Gettysburg, Pa. on July 1 after the school’s current president, Janet M. Riggs, retires, according to a statement posted on Gettysburg College’s website.

Bacow
School of Public Health

Bacow Talks Leadership and Higher Education at Harvard School of Public Health

University President Lawrence S. Bacow offered advice on leadership and defended the importance of a liberal arts education at a talk with Harvard School of Public Health Dean Michelle A. Williams on Wednesday.

University Hall
Harvard Law School

Harvard Law School Professors Issue Comment on Title IX Changes

Law School faculty members Jeannie Suk Gersen, Nancy Gertner, and Janet E. Halley submitted their response praising and critiquing U.S. Secretary of Education Betsy D. DeVos’s proposed Title IX rules. The faculty members’ contribution came shortly after Harvard offered its own commentary

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Harvard Medical School

Bacow Talks 'Difficult Times for Higher Education' at Medical School Symposium

University President Lawrence S. Bacow praised the Medical School’s health policy department and discussed the importance of higher education at a symposium at the school Tuesday.

Harvard Graduate School of Education
Events

In Forum, Ed School Alumni Wrestle with Global Challenges

Fernando M. Reimers, a professor at the Graduate School of Education who moderated the event, opened the panel with remarks on the “global significance” of education in a time when he said some people doubt its value.

Raj Chetty
On Campus

Raj Chetty

Raj Chetty '00, the William A. Ackman Professor of Public Economics, has returned to teach at Harvard after spending three years at Stanford.

Bacow in Michigan
Higher Education

Bacow Heads to Home State of Michigan In Quest to Fix Harvard’s Image Problem

Bacow, a Michigan native, stopped through Detroit and Pontiac to make the case to locals that Harvard can positively impact their lives and neighborhoods. The trip comes at a perilous moment for higher education in America.

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