Mass. Governor Maura Healey ’92 Praises Harvard’s ‘Eye-Opening’ Diversity, Pledges to Uphold Equity in Higher Ed
Hours after the inauguration of University President Claudine Gay Friday, Massachusetts Governor Maura T. Healey ’92 told The Crimson that Harvard would have a willing partner in the governor’s office under her administration.
‘More Than Ready’: Claudine Gay Praised at Inauguration for Ability to Lead Harvard, Higher Education
Harvard University President Claudine Gay was showered with “good vibes” and rain during her inauguration ceremony Friday afternoon, in which Gay was formally installed as the University’s 30th president.
‘How Can I Not Want to be Here?’ Students Battle Rain and Friday Classes to Attend Gay’s Historic Inauguration
Students said Friday’s heavy rain did little to dampen the fanfare of University President Claudine Gay’s historic inauguration, which they described as a fitting celebration for an accomplished leader.
Newly installed Harvard President Claudine Gay asked University affiliates to join her and “be courageous” as they work to expand “the possibilities of what Harvard can be and what Harvard can do for the world” during her inaugural address Friday afternoon.
Hundreds of higher education leaders, prominent donors and alumni, University administrators, and faculty and staff packed into Sanders theater Thursday evening for an invitation-only Arts Prelude on the eve of President Claudine Gay’s inauguration.
In a ceremony steeped in history, Claudine Gay was inaugurated as Harvard’s 30th president Friday afternoon in Tercentenary Theatre amid a heavy downpour.
Harvard University and Securitas retaliated against Walter J. Terzano, a guard who has worked for Securitas since 2009, Boston’s regional labor relations board alleged in a previously unreported complaint issued earlier this month.
Harvard Law School’s largest race-based affinity group will sever ties with private law firms that require their employees to sign mandatory arbitration agreements.
Quantitative analysis blog Data Colada published an analysis Saturday summarizing three exhibits in the defamation lawsuit filed against them by Harvard Business School professor Francesca Gino — the bloggers’ first public remarks on the substance of the lawsuit.
Harvard affiliates spoke about the ongoing work of the University’s Legacy of Slavery report at a film screening and discussion hosted at the Cambridge Public Library Tuesday evening.
Harvard will not suspend classes for Gay’s inauguration — a full day of festivities that is set to begin at 10:15 a.m. and conclude in the evening, according to University spokesperson Jason A. Newton.
As Harvard Business School professor Francesca Gino continues to battle for vindication in court and the public eye following accusations that she committed data fraud, faculty within HBS have grown increasingly wary of the sanctions against Gino — and the administration that imposed them.
Halfway into a four-year contract, Harvard’s graduate student union has asked the University to formally reopen contract negotiations over demands for higher wages.
Claudine Gay had not started her first day as president of Harvard when she selected Hopi E. Hoekstra to serve as the next Faculty of Arts and Sciences dean, the first in a series of consequential appointments that will allow Gay to shape the future of the University for years to come.
Harvard students and affiliates raised more than $19,000 in donations through fundraisers for disaster relief following a deadly earthquake that hit Morocco last Friday.
Harvard’s Salata Institute for Climate and Sustainability announced the first cohort of awards for its Seed Grant Program last week, funding 14 interdisciplinary climate projects across the University.
Biden Appoints Senior Fellow Penny Pritzker as Special Representative for Ukraine’s Economic Recovery
President Joe Biden appointed Harvard Corporation Senior Fellow Penny S. Pritzker ’81 to serve as special representative for Ukraine’s economic recovery, the White House announced Thursday morning.
Harvard Kennedy School Affiliates Praise Outgoing Dean Elmendorf’s Tenure, But Acknowledge Controversies
Harvard Kennedy School students and faculty expressed mostly positive thoughts on the eight-year tenure of outgoing Dean Douglas W. Elmendorf, who announced on Thursday that he would step down from his post at the end of the academic year.
Harvard’s renewed sustainability action plan drew largely positive feedback from student climate organization leaders, who commended the plan’s holistic approach while hoping the University follows through on its goals.
Education experts discussed how generative artificial intelligence can aid teachers and students in K-12 education at a Harvard Graduate School of Education webinar Wednesday.
Visits from heads of state and government will be suspended across Harvard between Sept. 16 to Sept. 30 ahead of University President Gay’s inauguration on Sept. 29.
Harvard and 10x Genomics — a biotechnology company — must face antitrust claims over their licensing practices in two gene analysis lawsuits, a federal judge ruled in July.