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Houghton To Leave Harvard Corporation

Harvard Corporation Senior Fellow James R. Houghton ’58, who played a key role in the 2006 resignation of University President Lawrence H. Summers, will step down in May.

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James R. Houghton ’58 leaves a meeting of the Harvard Corporation in Jan. 2007--just weeks before the body selected Drew G. Faust as the University's next president.

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Harvard University President Lawrence H. Summers dances and schmoozes with members of the Class of 2008 at an annual study break in Annenberg Hall in 2005.

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Science Complex Construction To Halt in 2010

Harvard will halt construction of the Allston Science Complex indefinitely in early spring 2010 after the structure’s foundation is completed but before the building becomes ready for tenants.

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Frosh Meet Faust, Break Dance in Annenberg

It’s not uncommon for freshmen to exit Annenberg feeling like they’ve left a time warp (where did the last two ...

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Harvard Pauses Allston Construction

Harvard will pause construction of the Allston Science Complex in early spring 2010 after the structure's foundation is completed but before the building would be ready for tenants.

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Reaction Mixed on FAS Package

A day after the Faculty of Arts and Sciences released a program for early faculty retirement, professors said that they found the plan “generous,” but expressed concern that vacated positions would not be filled as FAS continues to face a $110 million deficit.

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Professors in Several Parts of University Offered Retirement Package

The Faculty of Arts and Sciences and four of the University's professional schools offered retirement plans to members of their faculty earlier today, marking the realization of an idea that surfaced when it became clear last fall that the University's endowment would be hard-hit by the financial crisis.

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Faust Embraces African Education

University President Drew G. Faust announced a collaborative effort with a South African university to improve the country’s education systems last Thursday during a six-day trip there, the first time a sitting University president has travelled to the African continent.

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Faculty Diversity Report Released

The number of female faculty members has increased by 16 percent since 2003 and the number of minorities has increased by 23 percent over the same time, according to the 2009 Faculty Development and Diversity Annual Report.

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Harvard Pledges To Make Medical Technology Accessible

Harvard and five other institutions of higher learning signed a statement articulating their commitment to promoting medical technology accessibility to developing countries on Monday, stirring both criticism among students that the University did not do enough.

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Faust Renews Call for Service

Marking the start of the University’s Public Service Week on Monday, University President Drew G. Faust called upon the Harvard community to renew its commitment to service, as administrators seek to strengthen connections to career opportunities in the federal government.

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University CIO Resigns from Post

Harvard’s Chief Information Officer Daniel D. Moriarty announced Monday his intentions to step down at the end of this month ...

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Budgetary issues have forced the Barker Center to stop offering free coffee to students in the morning.

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IT'S FAUST

Drew Gilpin Faust is expected to be named Harvard’s 28th president this weekend, according to three sources familiar with the

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