University President Lawrence S. Bacow and several Harvard professors spoke out this week against an Environmental Protection Agency rule that proposes making scientific data public, co-signing a public letter that asserts the rule would sow “confusion and chaos.”
Admits to Harvard’s “Z-list,” a deferred admissions pool for a small number of students each year, are overwhelmingly white—and nearly half have parents who attended Harvard, according to documents made public in a lawsuit against Harvard.
Kathryn “Kat” A. Taylor ’80, a member of the Harvard Board of Overseers, resigned her post Tuesday in protest of what she called Harvard’s “failure” to “adopt ethical commitments” when investing its $37.1 billion endowment.
Susan L. Carney ’73 will succeed Scott A. Abell ’72 as president of the Board of Overseers while Margaret M. Wang ’09 will become the youngest president in HAA history, succeeding Susan Morris Novick ’85.
University President Drew G. Faust sent a letter Wednesday to a bipartisan group of lawmakers advocating on behalf of those affected by the Trump administration’s rollback of Temporary Protected Status protections.