Harvard Medical School’s naming rights are for sale. The asking price? An unrestricted donation of $1 billion.
Harvard received upwards of $218 million in foreign funding since January 2022, according to recent data from the Department of Education.
Harvard will not suspend classes for Gay’s inauguration — a full day of festivities that is set to begin at 10:15 a.m. and conclude in the evening, according to University spokesperson Jason A. Newton.
Claudine Gay had not started her first day as president of Harvard when she selected Hopi E. Hoekstra to serve as the next Faculty of Arts and Sciences dean, the first in a series of consequential appointments that will allow Gay to shape the future of the University for years to come.
Visits from heads of state and government will be suspended across Harvard between Sept. 16 to Sept. 30 ahead of University President Gay’s inauguration on Sept. 29.
College admissions has long been the battleground in the ongoing war over the future of higher education, and Harvard has faced nationwide scrutiny over its admissions practices for the last decade. After the Supreme Court ruled to end affirmative action this summer, Harvard is once again caught in the crossfire.
Stephanie Cutter, a leading Democratic political strategist, has served as a public relations consultant to Harvard President Claudine Gay since she was announced as the University’s next president in December 2022.
African American Religion Scholar Marla Frederick Returns to Harvard, Will Be First Woman to Lead Divinity School
Marla F. Frederick, a professor of religion and culture at Emory University, will serve as the next dean of the Harvard Divinity School, becoming the first woman to lead the school in its 207-year history, University President Claudine Gay announced Thursday afternoon.
In Photos: Protesters for Harvard Ethnic Studies Department Disrupt President Gay’s Ice Cream Social
Demonstrators rallying in support of creating an ethnic studies department at Harvard disrupted an ice cream social in Harvard Yard hosted Tuesday afternoon by University President Claudine Gay.
Harvard announced initial guidelines for the use of generative artificial intelligence programs such as ChatGPT in an email to University affiliates on Thursday.
With End of Affirmative Action, Claudine Gay Faces Unprecedented Challenges to Start Harvard Presidency
Two days after the Supreme Court declared Harvard College’s race-conscious admissions policy unconstitutional, Claudine Gay took office as Harvard’s 30th president. She will be expected to maintain the University’s role as a leading advocate for diversity in higher education and strategize ways Harvard can continue to admit a diverse student body.
Claudine Gay took office as the 30th president of Harvard University on Saturday, becoming the first person of color to lead the country’s oldest institution of higher education in its 386-year history.
The Supreme Court effectively struck down race-conscious admissions policies in higher education in a landmark ruling against Harvard Thursday. In this special edition, The Crimson examines the decision, how students and faculty are responding, and its impact on higher education and beyond.
The Supreme Court restricted affirmative action in college admissions on Thursday. Follow The Crimson’s yearslong coverage of the lawsuit brought by Students for Fair Admissions against Harvard.
Days before Faculty of Arts and Sciences Dean Claudine Gay ascends to the Harvard presidency — as the Supreme Court appears on the verge of striking down the school’s race-conscious admissions policies — the University’s largest academic school still doesn’t know who its next leader will be.