Higher Education

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.

New Research Building
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

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.

Arne S. Duncan
Men's Basketball

Obama Education Secretary Criticizes Trump Administration's Record on Education

The former secretary of education and Harvard Basketball alumnus shared his insights about the present state of American education at the IOP Tuesday night.

Division of Continuing Education
Higher Education

Division of Continuing Education

Located on Brattle Street, the Harvard Division of Continuing Education offers courses, degrees and certificates, and professional development programs.

Drew Faust at IOP
Higher Education

At Philly High School, Faust Urges Students to Pursue Higher Ed

University President Drew G. Faust traveled to Philadelphia over spring break to speak at Philadelphia High School for Girls about the importance of higher education.

Faust at 2021 Convocation
Central Administration

Faust Meets with Lawmakers in Washington about Higher Ed Act, Immigration

Faust traveled to D.C. last week to meet with Democratic lawmakers about the “deep concerns” she has about reauthorization of the Higher Ed Act and immigration laws.

Admissions Office

Student Groups Call for Transparency in Legacy Admissions

Harvard students and alumni, along with organizations across 11 other colleges, called for greater transparency in the use of “legacy preferences” in a Feb. 14 letter.

Act on a Dream
Student Groups

Act on a Dream Hosts Conference at Harvard

Two hundred fifty attendees—a record—observed panels, and participated in workshops that highlighted student advocacy and community building.

Graduate School of Education

Graduate School of Education

The Monroe C. Gutman Library is a popular study spot for Harvard Graduate School of Education students.

Stanford Masters Program

Advanced Standing at Harvard Less Popular than Stanford Equivalent

A "tiny" percentage of students use Advanced Standing at Harvard. But across the country at Stanford, one in five undergrads take advantage of a similar program.

Higher Education

#MeToo May Bring Increased Vetting for Presidential Candidates

Higher education experts say increased national scrutiny of sexual assault and misconduct could affect the search for Harvard's next president.

Faust at Baccalaureate

Faust Speaks on Education Gap in D.C.

The event featured remarks from U.S. Representative John R. Lewis and took place at the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture.