Standing opposite the Harvard Club of New York and surrounded by cameras, microphones, and lawyers, a Connecticut woman announced Wednesday that she has sued Harvard to gain the rights to historic photos of people she says are her ancestors — and to challenge the University’s continued ties to slavery.
Bacow’s position comes at a time when student activists from across the University are reinvigorating their calls for Bacow and the Harvard Management Company — the University’s investment arm — to withdraw its controversial investments.
University President Lawrence S. Bacow penned a letter to United States Senators Lindsey Graham (R-S.C.) and Dianne Feinstein (D-Calif.) Tuesday calling on them to pass legislation to protect recipients of the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals and Temporary Protected Status programs.
Lopez will take over June 1 as current Senior Vice President and General Counsel Robert W. Iuliano ’83 departs for Gettysburg College to serve as the school’s next president. Lopez first came to Harvard in 1994 as a University attorney in the Office of General Counsel.
University President Survey Shows Only 37 Percent Are Confident in Harvard’s Admissions Trial Defense
A questionnaire sent to college and university presidents around the country in January showed that only four in 10 surveyed are confident Harvard will win its current admissions lawsuit, according to findings published Friday.
Former President of France François Hollande delivered the closing remarks for the 2019 European Conference which took place at Harvard Kennedy School this weekend, calling for the creation of a “new Europe.”
More than 100 Harvard affiliates gathered outside of Massachusetts Hall Friday to deliver a petition to University President Lawrence S. Bacow urging Harvard to disclose and divest its holdings in companies tied to the prison industry.
Sally Haslanger, Professor from MIT, shares her skepticism with the audience regarding the use of Saudi money and the positive impact that MIT claims it can have on the community. She stresses her dissatisfaction with what she perceives as the "plutocracy" that has developed at MIT and Harvard.
University President Lawrence S. Bacow discussed the challenges higher education institutions face and defended Harvard’s leading role among colleges and universities at an American Enterprise Institute and Brookings Institution panel Thursday.
Arborists have said that a century-old oak tree at Harvard Divinity School should be removed, the University announced Thursday evening.
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.
Amid rising concerns over the lack of separate changing rooms for workers of all genders, dining hall employees in Leverett House are calling for a meeting with management to address issues of “safety, dignity, and respect."
Harvard is currently facing a plethora of lawsuits, some against its admissions policies and some challenging its single-gender social group sanctions.