University President Drew G. Faust answered questions from David Rubenstein, a billionaire philanthropist and the newest member of the Harvard Corporation, at event hosted by The Economic Club in a Washington, D.C. Marriott.
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.
A lawsuit challenging Harvard's compliance with Title IX could last into 2018.
University President Drew G. Faust took a trip to Los Angeles, Calif. this week “to catch up with alumni and donors on the West Coast."
University President Drew G. Faust is working “very closely” with Athletics Director Robert L. Scalise on a survey of the department’s culture.
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.
The word “whistleblower” typically conjures an image of Daniel Ellsberg or Edward Snowden, not university students and employees.
Harvard has requested that a trial jury decide the results of a lawsuit brought by a recent graduate alleging that the University mishandled her sexual assault complaint.
Mary Maples Dunn, who took the helm of Radcliffe during its 1999 merger with Harvard, died March 19. She was 85.
Between an underperforming endowment, dwindling reserves, cumbersome architectural regulations, and lukewarm support from donors, House renewal is an uphill battle.