University President Drew G. Faust said financial aid fundraising is still a significant priority for campaign organizers.
Faust will wrap up several initiatives from her presidency over the next few months while Bacow learns the ropes of the top job.
From community messages to personal statements, Harvard’s deans eagerly expressed their enthusiasm about their new boss.
Lawrence S. Bacow will become the 29th president of the country’s oldest University at a time when higher education is under siege.
“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 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.
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.
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.
Experts and Harvard affiliates say presidential candidates internal to the University may have an edge over those hailing from outside its gates.
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.
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.
University President Drew G. Faust sent a letter to House and Senate leadership asking for “immediate attention” to protections for undocumented youth.
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.
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.
“Less than 20 [candidates], they definitely should be doing candidate interviews,” said John Assunto, a managing partner of a search firm.