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Harvard President Claudine Gay Planning Travel to Asia During Spring Break, First International Trip Since Assuming Office
Harvard President Claudine Gay is planning to travel to Asia in March for her first international trip since assuming office in July, she said in an interview with The Crimson earlier this month.
Harvard President Claudine Gay is not going anywhere — at least for now. But even with the outpouring of support — and the Corporation’s official backing — she will face immense challenges as she seeks to repair relationships, ease tensions on campus, and respond to critics with large platforms in Congress and on Wall Street.
Harvard President Claudine Gay will remain in office with the support of the Harvard Corporation — the University’s highest governing body — following the conclusion of the board’s meeting on Monday, according to a source familiar with the decision.
The Harvard Corporation expressed concerns about allegations of plagiarism in University President Claudine Gay’s academic work Tuesday morning, even as the board declared its support for Harvard’s embattled president, providing Gay with a path forward to remain in office.
Harvard Alumni Association Executive Committee Asks Governing Boards to Publicly Back President Claudine Gay
The Harvard Alumni Association Executive Committee expressed its unanimous support for Harvard President Claudine Gay and asked the University’s governing boards to publicly back Gay in a letter sent Monday.
The Harvard Corporation and the Board of Overseers — the University’s governing bodies — convened on campus Sunday for a regularly scheduled meeting that comes five days after calls for President Claudine Gay to resign grew following her congressional testimony, according to a source close to the governing boards.
When Harvard President Claudine Gay was inaugurated as the University’s 30th president, many expected her to lead Harvard for the next decade. But after Gay’s testimony on Tuesday before the House Committee on Education and the Workforce, many are demanding she resign in her first semester.