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.
As Harvard’s Governing Boards Meet, More than 700 Faculty Urge Against Gay’s Removal, Citing University Independence
More than 650 faculty as of Monday morning have signed a letter to the Harvard Corporation, which convened for a scheduled meeting that day, urging Harvard’s top governing body to resist calls to remove University President Claudine Gay from her post.
Harvard Dean of the Faculty of Arts and Sciences Hopi E. Hoekstra said she was “extremely disappointed at the missed opportunity” in response to University President Claudine Gay’s testimony on Capitol Hill last week.
Late-night comedy show “Saturday Night Live” parodied the testimony of Harvard President Claudine Gay in its cold open sketch Saturday, as well as the remarks of the two other university presidents at Tuesday’s congressional hearing on campus antisemitism.
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.
More than 70 members of Congress demanded Harvard President Claudine Gay’s resignation in a letter addressed to University governing board members Friday evening.
Harvard President Claudine Gay apologized for her remarks at the end of her congressional testimony, which sparked fierce national criticism and led the leadership of Harvard Hillel to say they don’t trust her to protect Jewish students at the University.
Rabbi Wolpe Steps Down from Harvard Antisemitism Advisory Group After President Gay’s Congress Testimony
Prominent Rabbi David J. Wolpe announced that he had stepped down from Harvard’s antisemitism advisory group in a Thursday post on X, citing University President Claudine Gay’s Tuesday testimony before Congress and an ideology that “places Jews as oppressors” at Harvard.
Harvard President Gay Traveled to Washington to Quell the Backlash. Her Testimony Only Made it Worse.
Harvard President Claudine Gay appeared before Congress Tuesday to quell the backlash against the University. Instead, the hearing ended with members of Congress demanding Gay’s resignation and the leadership of Harvard Hillel saying they don’t trust her to protect Jewish students at the University.
Harvard President Claudine Gay took the hot seat Tuesday and was grilled by lawmakers over her administration’s response to the Israel-Hamas war. Here are five takeaways from Gay’s testimony before the House Committee on Education and the Workforce.
Harvard President Claudine Gay faced a barrage of tough — and at times aggressive — lines of questioning during the House Committee on Education and the Workforce hearing on antisemitism at college campuses on Tuesday.
Harvard President Claudine Gay gave her opening statement at the House Committee on Education and the Workforce Tuesday, acknowledging a “deeply concerning rise in antisemitism” on campus.
Misinformation Expert Joan Donovan Calls for Investigation Into HKS, Alleging Influence by Donors Tied to Meta
Misinformation expert Joan M. Donovan called for an investigation into the Harvard Kennedy School, alleging that the school terminated her project at the school and pressured her to leave under the influence of donors with ties to Meta.
Dozens of Harvard students and affiliates participated in a pro-Palestine “week of action,” which included two rallies and a protest sign-making event, to call on the University to “stop its complicity in Israeli apartheid.”