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Miles J. Herszenhorn
Diane E. Lopez, Harvard’s top lawyer, announced on Thursday that she will retire at the end of February after serving 30 years as an attorney for the University.
The U.S. Department of Education launched an investigation into Harvard on Tuesday over the University’s response to allegations of antisemitism on campus, according to the department’s website.
Harvard’s Gift Officers Are Worried About Backlash Over the School’s Israel-Hamas Response. Here’s Why.
Harvard gift officers are privately worried that some longtime donors will stop giving as a result of the controversy over the University’s response to the Israel-Hamas war and concerns about antisemitism on campus, five Harvard donors said in interviews over the past month.
Harvard President Claudine Gay will testify before the House Committee on Education and the Workforce about antisemitism on college and university campuses, the committee announced in a press release Tuesday morning.
Eight undergraduates are facing disciplinary hearings before the Harvard College Administrative Board over their participation in last week’s 24-hour occupation of University Hall, several of the students confirmed during a protest at Massachusetts Hall Monday afternoon.
Pro-Palestine Protesters Did Not Remove American Flag During Rally in Harvard Yard, University Officials Say
Pro-Palestine protesters did not remove University Hall’s American flag, Harvard spokesperson Jonathan L. Swain confirmed in a statement on Tuesday after videos circulated on social media showed a large group cheering as the flag was lowered Monday afternoon.
Harvard President Gay Announces Antisemitism Training, Condemns Pro-Palestine Phrase ‘From the River to the Sea’
Harvard will work with its newly established antisemitism advisory group to implement antisemitism education and training for affiliates, University President Claudine Gay announced in an email Thursday afternoon.
Harvard Provost Garber Says He Has Regrets Over University’s Initial Statement on Invasion of Israel
Harvard Provost Alan M. Garber ’76 said in an interview on Thursday that he has regrets about the University’s initial statement on the war in Israel and Gaza and called the bitter divisions on campus the most serious crisis Harvard has faced over his 12-year tenure.
Harvard President Claudine Gay defended academic freedom and warned affiliates against violence, harassment, and other violations of conduct rules in a University-wide email Friday evening — her latest attempt to subdue weeks of sustained criticism from donors and alumni.
After Harvard faced fierce criticism over its response to the Oct. 7 Hamas attack on Israel, top administrators will work with a newly established advisory group to combat antisemitism on campus, University President Claudine Gay announced at a Harvard Hillel Shabbat dinner Friday.