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Jamie D. Halper

Staff writer Jamie D. Halper can be reached at jamie.haper@thecrimson.com. Follow her on Twitter @jamiedhalper.

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Mass Hall, Fall 2017
University Finances

Faust Shares Goals for Final Months of Capital Campaign

University President Drew G. Faust said financial aid fundraising is still a significant priority for campaign organizers.

Presidents Past and Future
Central Administration

Preparing to Vacate Mass. Hall, Faust Promises A Smooth Hand-off

Faust will wrap up several initiatives from her presidency over the next few months while Bacow learns the ropes of the top job.

Bacow

Harvard Deans Congratulate New Boss

From community messages to personal statements, Harvard’s deans eagerly expressed their enthusiasm about their new boss.

Bacow
Central Administration

The Bacow Era Begins

Lawrence S. Bacow will become the 29th president of the country’s oldest University at a time when higher education is under siege.

A Woman At The Top
Central Administration

The Woman President

“I wanted to be the president of Harvard, but I recognized that there was this kind of parallel track where I was being the woman president of Harvard in a way that mattered," University President Drew G. Faust said.

Faust at the Economic Club
Drew Faust

University Aims to be Fossil Fuel-Free by 2050

Faust wrote that the “ambitious climate goals” set by the University come in response to the risks of climate change on the health of humanity and the planet.

Yidan Visits
Drew Faust

Tencent Co-Founder and Education Prize Winners Visit Ed School

Charles Chen Yidan, a co-founder of Tencent,visited the Harvard Graduate School of Education this week for a conference showcasing the work of the 2017 recipients of his award for education innovators.

Mass Hall, Fall 2017
Central Administration

Feds Investigate Harvard's Response to Sexual Assault Complaint

​The federal government launched an investigation into Harvard in 2016 for allegedly failing to respond “promptly and equitably” to a sexual assault complaint at the College.

The Harvard Head Start
Drew Faust

The Harvard Head Start

Experts and Harvard affiliates say presidential candidates internal to the University may have an edge over those hailing from outside its gates.

Griffin and Fitzsimmons
Central Administration

Capital Campaign Still Short of Financial Aid Goal

Harvard’s record-breaking capital campaign is still below its financial aid goal as the fundraising drive enters its final months, according to donors at a recent event.

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Central Administration

Vice President for Alumni Affairs and Development Rogers Steps Down

Rogers, who assumed the role in 2007, helped oversee the first University-wide capital campaign, which launched in Sept. 2013 and is set to conclude at the end of June.

To Serve Better Thy Country
Government

Faust Asked Congress to Resolve DACA Before Gov. Shutdown

University President Drew G. Faust sent a letter to House and Senate leadership asking for “immediate attention” to protections for undocumented youth.

To Serve Better Thy Country
Central Administration

Faust Surprises Students at Cincinnati High School

University President Drew G. Faust made a stop on her trip to the Midwest this week to give a surprise pep talk to students at a Cincinnati public high school.

Rubenstein
University Finances

Corp. Weighs Indigenous, Environmental Concerns in Shareholder Report

Harvard voted on a number of new shareholder proposals in 2017 related to indigenous rights, criminal background checks, and divestment from fossil fuels, according to an annual shareholder responsibility report released Tuesday.

Loeb House
Central Administration

Experts Say Search Committee Likely Interviewing Candidates

“Less than 20 [candidates], they definitely should be doing candidate interviews,” said John Assunto, a managing partner of a search firm.

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