In the past 30 years, the University has chosen just seven women to deliver the Commencement Day oration—a pattern that some involved in planning graduation exercises criticize.
David Rockefeller '36 donated at least $140 million to the University, making him one of Harvard's most generous financial supporters.
University President Drew G. Faust paid homage to the lives lost in the Vietnam War in a speech at a university in Ho Chi Minh City Thursday.
Divest Harvard is planning to occupy Massachusetts Hall next week in protest of Harvard’s decision not to divest from the coal industry.
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 wrote that National Endowment for the Humanities, a federal grant-making agency, “nurtures our national soul.”
University President Drew G. Faust joined Boston Mayor Martin J. Walsh at the Ed Portal Wednesday evening to present the Harvard Allston Partnership Fund Awards.
University President Drew G. Faust met with Speaker of the House Paul Ryan and other members of Congress on a trip to Washington, D.C. last week.
Facebook founder and Harvard dropout Mark E. Zuckerberg will return to campus on May 25 to speak at the University’s 366th commencement ceremony.
Charles C. Spackman ’94, a prominent Harvard donor, has been accused of defrauding investors while reaping a personal profit of approximately $100 million.
In an apparent deviation from the rest of Harvard's fundraising practices, the Business School announced last week that it will seek to raise an additional $300 million after having reached its $1 billion goal.
Speaking at a Miami high school, University President Drew G. Faust encouraged students to pursue higher education—from local community colleges to Ivy League institutions.
Several members of environmental activist group Divest Harvard quietly carried signs outside a Kennedy School film series screening sponsored by Shell Oil Company.
As Faust has taken a more active approach to national politics, her position as president of one of the most renowned universities in the world has both limited and enabled her ability to push for change.
While some alumni said they are cautiously optimistic about the changes at HMC, others remain focused on compensation structures at the firm.