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Kristine E. Guillaume

Staff writer Kristine E. Guillaume can be reached at kristine.guillaume@thecrimson.com. Follow her on Twitter @krisguillaume.

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Acceptance Letters
College

Court Filings Reveal Academic Strength of Asian-American Applicants to Harvard

If Harvard made admissions decisions based only on applicants’ academic qualifications, more than 51 percent of the average admitted class would be Asian-American, according to court documents filed Friday.

Drew Faust
Drew Faust

Faust Wins $1 Million Kluge Prize from Library of Congress

The Library of Congress awarded University President Drew G. Faust the John W. Kluge Prize for Achievement in the Study of Humanity, Librarian of Congress Carla Hayden announced Tuesday.

Widener Library
Libraries

Thomas, Vice President of Harvard Library, To Retire

Thomas, who assumed the role of vice president in 2013, also serves as a University librarian and as the librarian of the Faculty of Arts and Sciences.

Rep. John Lewis
Drew Faust

In Commencement Speeches, Lewis and Faust Urge Student Leadership

​Congressman and civil rights leader John R. Lewis told students and alumni they “must lead” and implored them to get into “good trouble, necessary trouble” during his Commencement address Thursday.

Drew Faust
College

Faust Confers 1,533 College Degrees at 367th Commencement

University President Drew G. Faust conferred 1,533 bachelors of arts and bachelors of science degrees on members of the Class of 2018 in Harvard’s 367th Commencement exercises Thursday.

Susan Morris Novick
Commencement 2018

Harvard Announces New Overseers, HAA Board of Directors

President of the Harvard Alumni Association Susan Morris Novick ’85 announced the election of six members of the Board of Overseers and six directors to the board of the Harvard Alumni Association.

Penny Pritzker
Harvard Corporation

Pritzker and Martin Named to Corporation, Bringing Governing Body to Gender Parity

Pritzker and Martin were elected to their positions Wednesday by Faust and the Corporation. The pair will assume their new roles in July.

Drew Faust at IOP
Central Administration

As Presidency Draws to Close, Faust Recalls Favorite Moments

Faust said she will stay on the Cape through the fall to “reacquaint” herself with the historical literature she missed over the last decade.

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.”

Drew G. Faust
Central Administration

Faust Penned Letter to Stefanik Arguing Against Legislation that Could Imperil Sanctions

"I worry [the legislation] represents an effort by Congress to regulate student life and the shape and character of private institutions in a way that threatens to undermine that diversity of choice and experience," Faust wrote.

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