“President-elect Bacow is living in a different state at the moment and coming in for bits and pieces of time and trying to use those bits of time efficiently,” Faust said.
Lawrence S. Bacow will step down from all of his board memberships to focus on his responsibilities as University president.
University President Drew G. Faust traveled to Philadelphia over spring break to speak at Philadelphia High School for Girls about the importance of higher education.
Faust traveled to D.C. last week to meet with Democratic lawmakers about the “deep concerns” she has about reauthorization of the Higher Ed Act and immigration laws.
Final club alumni have been lobbying Congress to re-work the language of the legislation so it would prevent Harvard from implementing its sanctions.
The Harvard Corporation—the University’s highest governing body—will soon have an open seat on their 13-member board.
The March 5 deadline has served as a call to Congress to pass protections for undocumented individuals in the United States—but it is now essentially irrelevant. If you're wondering what that means, read this.
Bacow, according to many of his colleagues at Tufts and MIT, is no stranger to challenges of diversity and inclusion—and his past actions might hint at how he will tackle these issues from Massachusetts Hall.
Amid turmoil in Washington over immigration reform, Harvard administrators are pushing for legislation securing legal protections for undocumented students and staff.
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.
As Congress moves to reauthorize the Higher Education Act, University President Drew G. Faust raised concerns about the bill’s impact on federal financial aid at a Faculty meeting Tuesday evening.
University President Drew G. Faust sent a letter to lawmakers on both sides of the aisle Friday, urging them to pass legislation protecting immigrants now vulnerable after the Trump administration’s termination of Temporary Protected Status.