Faust said the renown of American universities is “contingent” on continued federal support during a panel discussion with university presidents in the nation’s capital.
As Harvard has searched for administrators to lead its Title IX office and bolster efforts to comply with federal guidelines, it continues to turn to staffers with firsthand experience in enforcing them.
University President Drew G. Faust said Friday she views the change as important to the University’s reexamination of its history.
"It might turn out to be an interim step if we felt that the policy had not succeeded in addressing the concerns about exclusion and hierarchy," Faust said.
Student activists and professors question whether the restructuring of Harvard's Title IX Office's will lead to substantive improvements.
Harvard’s Title IX Office will split into two distinct offices—one for investigations and one for training and resources—in an administrative restructuring.
Harvard argued that President Donald Trump’s latest immigration order imperils its educational missions in an amicus briefing it filed Friday.
Student activists rallied in Harvard Yard on Friday, calling on federal officials and Harvard administrators to commit to enforcing anti-sex discrimination law Title IX.
The premium processing freeze may prevent or delay the hiring of international faculty and researchers.
A lawsuit that challenges Harvard’s compliance with anti-sex discrimination law Title IX will proceed after a federal court ruled Friday to deny the University’s efforts to dismiss the suit.
University President Drew G. Faust spoke to alumni in Singapore Sunday during the first stop of a trip in Asia to promote Harvard’s global impact.
A University-wide committee tasked with reviewing Harvard’s Title IX policy has discussed adoption of the “affirmative consent” standard—a standard the University has consistently rejected—in conversations about re-wording the policy.
As Harvard administrators work to respond to Trump’s revised immigration order, hundreds of Harvard affiliates and local residents rallied against the order.
A Friday conference brought Harvard’s extensive historical connections to slavery into sharp relief, with some participants encouraging the University to consider monetary reparations.
University President Drew G. Faust traveled to Washington D.C. Monday for the second time this year, promising at a media roundtable to continue lobbying lawmakers on Harvard’s key policy priorities under the Trump administration.