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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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Loeb House
University

Overseer Resigns Over Harvard's Continued Fossil Fuel Investment

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.

Man for the Moment Illustration
Government

The Man For The Moment?

When Lawrence S. Bacow assumes Harvard's top job this summer, he will face a rising tide of anti-higher education sentiment around the country.

Lawrence S. Bacow

Choosing The Ultimate Insider

Much like in papal selections, the secretive committee tasked with choosing Harvard's 29th president ultimately drew its final choice from within its own ranks.

Susan Carney
Central Administration

Carney, York to Lead Overseers; Wang to Lead HAA

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.

Faust at Baccalaureate
Drew Faust

Faust, Eisgruber Pen Letter Calling for TPS Protections

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.

Faust at IOP
Central Administration

Senators Call on Faust to Increase Public Service Funding

The letter expresses concerns that unpaid internships in the public sector will only be available to students who have “more financial resources.”

Year in Review - Pfister: Talk
Faculty

University to Require Faculty and Staff to Complete Title IX Online Training

Faculty and staff across Harvard will be required to complete an online training on the University’s sexual and gender-based harassment policy starting in the fall.

Graphic Screenshot Bacow
FAS

Nearly Half of Surveyed Faculty Ambivalent About Bacow

​Roughly 45 percent of surveyed Harvard faculty reported feeling neither satisfied nor dissatisfied with the choice of Lawrence S. Bacow as Harvard’s next president.

Bill Gates at Harvard
College

Bill Gates at Harvard

William "Bill" Gates '77 speaks with Dean Francis Doyle in the Science Center on Thursday afternoon.

Bill Gates at Harvard
On Campus

Bill Gates Returns to Harvard to Talk Philanthropy, Social Life

Bill Gates, Harvard’s wealthiest drop-out, returned to the University Thursday to visit labs and speak to hundreds of students from across Harvard’s schools about his work.

Mass Hall, Fall 2017
On Campus

2017 Sustainability Report Highlights Progress, Features New Graphics

The Office for Sustainability released its 2017 Sustainability report, highlighting reductions in trash production per capita and water use, among other improvements.

UHS

New OSAPR Director Named, Ending Nearly Yearlong Vacancy

​Pierre R. Berastaín Ojeda ’10 has been appointed the director of the Office for Sexual Assault Prevention and Response, the University announced Monday.

Mass Hall, Fall 2017
University Finances

Harvard Raises $9.1 Billion in Capital Campaign

Harvard has raised $9.1 billion as part of its ongoing capital campaign as of March 31, according to a dean of the University and multiple alumni who attended a celebratory event in Sanders Theater Saturday afternoon.

Mike Smith at Convocation
FAS

Faculty of Arts and Sciences Has Filed Title IX Complaint Against Dominguez

​The Faculty of Arts and Sciences has filed a formal Title IX complaint against Government Professor Jorge I. Dominguez, according to correspondence obtained by The Crimson.

Office of Admissions and Financial Aid
Fundraising

Capital Campaign Reaches Goal on Financial Aid

With just months left in Harvard’s record-breaking capital campaign, the school has met its $600 million financial aid goal.

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