The students are particularly lobbying around the PROSPER Act, a proposed update to the Higher Education Act that—if passed—could force Harvard to choose between millions of dollars in federal research funding and its social group penalties.
A pro-Greek life political action committee is pushing for legislation that could imperil Harvard’s social group sanctions and has added a final club member to its board of directors.
President Faust joined 48 other university leaders in penning a letter to congressional leaders Wednesday to object to the recently passed endowment returns tax.
The final club alumni hope to re-work the language of the law so it endangers the College’s social group penalties.
Amid turmoil in Washington over immigration reform, Harvard administrators are pushing for legislation securing legal protections for undocumented students and staff.
University President Drew G. Faust sent a letter to lawmakers on both sides of the aisle Friday, urging them to pass legislation protecting immigrants now vulnerable after the Trump administration’s termination of Temporary Protected Status.
As Congress moves to reauthorize the Higher Education Act, University President Drew G. Faust raised concerns about the bill’s impact on federal financial aid at a Faculty meeting Tuesday evening.
University President Drew G. Faust joined over two dozen university presidents to form a coalition to support undocumented and international students on U.S. campuses.
Harvard graduate students have continued to advocate against Republican tax proposals that could hike their taxes and cut into the University’s endowment.
“It seems to us a blow at the strength of American higher education, the excellence of American higher education, and the competitiveness of American higher education."