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Harvard Management Company

What the New Tax Plan Means for Harvard

As University affiliates work to understand and respond to the tax plan, here’s a brief explanation of what the bill means for Harvard.

Graduate School of Arts and Sciences Class of 2016
Student Life

Grad Students Relieved Tuition Provision Out of Final Tax Plan

A provision that could have drastically increased graduate students' federal tax burdens did not make it into the final version of Congress’s tax plan for next year.

Unionization Vote

NLRB Rules Against Harvard in Student Unionization Appeal

​Harvard may have to hold a new election to determine whether eligible students can form a union after the National Labor Relations Board ruled against the University’s appeal Tuesday.

GSAS's Dudley House

Graduate Student Council Urges Harvard To Withdraw NLRB Appeal

The resolution asks Harvard to drop an appeal to the National Labor Relations Board that argues that there should not be another election to determine whether or not graduate students may unionize.

Paul Finnegan

Paul J. Finnegan '75

Friends and colleagues, pointing to Finnegan’s long track record at Harvard, say he will likely play an influential role in directing the search in months to come.

Commencement Celebration

Students Criticize Proposed Elimination of Loan Deductions

Graduate students say they are concerned about the tax plan’s “devastating” elimination of deductions for interest on student loans.

Joseph J. O'Donnell
Presidential Search

Joseph J. O’Donnell ’67

They call him “Mr. Harvard.” A corporate tycoon and major donor who fondly remembers his days playing center for the Harvard football team, Joseph J. O’Donnell ’67 is continuing a long history of giving back to his alma mater.

Unionization Vote

Grad Unionization Attorney Criticizes Harvard’s NLRB Appeal

One of the unionization effort’s attorneys criticized the voting list Harvard created before the still-contested 2016 election.

Graduate School of Arts and Sciences

Grad Students Hold Rally, Phone Bank to Protest Tax Plan

​More than two dozen graduate students gathered in the Yard to protest a Republican tax proposal that could slash their earnings and cut into the University’s endowment.

Provost Alan Garber

In Email, Garber Criticizes Proposed Tax Plan

“The resulting tax burden would be grossly disproportionate to the stipends received by most students,” Garber wrote.

Graduate School of Arts and Sciences Class of 2016

GOP Plan Could Cause Grad Student Tax Hike

“It’s very alarming for graduate students,” said Colleen Golja, a graduate student in engineering. “I can’t imagine paying more taxes than I already do.”

Graduate Student Union Rally

At 'Drop the Appeal' Rally, HGSU-UAW Presents Petition to Mass. Hall

Supporters of Harvard’s student unionization effort held a rally in the Yard, urging the University to drop its appeal to the federal National Labor Relations Board.

Dean Khurana Holds Town Hall

Sanctions Vote A Sigh of Relief for Administrators

For now at least, what some consider Khurana’s signature initiative as Dean of the College is safe.

The Council Meets
City Politics

Ahead of Election, HGSU Distributes Voter Guide

As Cambridge gears up for today's slate of elections, Harvard’s student unionization group is distributing a guide for voters.

University Provost Alan M. Garber at Commencement 2016

Garber Defends NLRB Appeal in Message to Students

University Provost Alan M. Garber ’76 defended the Harvard’s decision to appeal a National Labor Relations Board, arguing that Harvard facilitated a fair election last fall.