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President Bacow's Goodbye
Front Middle Feature

President Bacow Surprised With Harvard Medal for Service to the University

The Harvard Alumni Association surprised outgoing University President Lawrence S. Bacow with the Harvard Medal during Harvard Alumni Day on Friday.

Harvard Kenneth C. Griffin Graduate School of Arts and Sciences

Billionaire Ken Griffin ’89 Breaks with DeSantis on ‘Don’t Say Gay’ Expansion Amid Criticism at GSAS

Republican megadonor Kenneth C. Griffin ’89 broke with Florida Governor Ron DeSantis by opposing a new Florida law that expands a ban on teaching sexual orientation and gender identity in public schools.

Larry Wilmore Speaks at Class Day

At Harvard Class Day 2023, Comedian Larry Wilmore Calls on Graduating Seniors to Pursue Their Passions

Emmy Award-winning television writer and comedian Larry Wilmore addressed the Harvard College Class of 2023 Wednesday, encouraging students to view success as a journey rather than a destination.

Paul Finnegan
Central Administration

Barakett to Become Harvard Treasurer as Finnegan Steps Down

Timothy R. Barakett ’87 will replace Paul J. Finnegan ’75 as the University’s treasurer beginning July 1, Harvard announced Wednesday afternoon.

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Year in Review 2023

Harvard Ukrainian Research Institute
Central Administration

Penny Pritzker ’81 Among Eight Harvard Affiliates Sanctioned by Russian Government

The Russian government sanctioned Harvard Corporation Senior Fellow Penny S. Pritzker ’81 and seven other Harvard affiliates, the country’s ministry of foreign affairs announced in a Friday press release.

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More Than Three-Quarters of Surveyed Harvard Faculty Identify As Liberal

This third installment of The Crimson’s survey of the Faculty of Arts and Sciences explores respondents’ political views on a range of issues, including academic freedom, race-conscious admissions policies, and more.

Penny Pritzker '81 Introduces Claudine Gay as Harvard's 30th President
Central Administration

CFO Search Has Identified ‘Very Good Candidates,’ Says Harvard Corporation Senior Fellow Penny Pritzker ’81

Harvard Corporation senior fellow Penny S. Pritzker ’81 said “several very good candidates” have been identified in the search for the University’s next chief financial officer.

Peabody Museum

Harvard, Grad Student Union Enter Arbitration Over Exclusion of Human Evolutionary Bio Students from Union

Harvard and its graduate student union has entered arbitration this month for a grievance filed by the union urging the University to include graduate students in Human Evolutionary Biology in the union.

Lawrence S. Bacow
Central Administration

Outgoing Harvard President Lawrence Bacow Earned $1.3 Million in 2021, Financial Disclosures Show

Harvard University President Lawrence S. Bacow earned more than $1.3 million in calendar year 2021, a pay increase from the $1.1 million he made in 2020.

Dean Rakesh Khurana Class Day 2022
Student Groups

Harvard College Dean Khurana Defends Decision to Charge Students for Commencement Housing

Dean of the College Rakesh Khurana defended the College’s decision to begin charging students for Commencement housing in an interview Friday.

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Harvard Drops Covid-19 Booster Requirement as U.S. Public Health Emergency Ends

Harvard University Health Services Executive Director Giang T. Nguyen announced Monday that Harvard affiliates will no longer be required to obtain Covid-19 boosters, though students will still be required to provide proof of initial vaccination.

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Ruth Simmons to Address Harvard Graduate School of Education Class of 2023 at Convocation

Ruth Simmons will deliver the school’s 2023 Convocation address on May 24, the Harvard Graduate School of Education announced in a press release last month.

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Suspect in Harvard Science Center Plaza Bomb Scare Released on Bond as Authorities Seek Accomplice

The man accused of planting a fake bomb on Harvard’s campus as an accomplice in an effort to secure a “large” amount of Bitcoin from the University according to a criminal complaint was released on an unsecured bond with conditions at a hearing Friday.

Harvard Kennedy School
Student Groups

Harvard Kennedy School Leadership Commits to Emotional Well-Being Training for Course Assistants, Teaching Fellows

Leaders of the Harvard Kennedy School told students they plan to implement emotional well-being training for teaching fellows and course assistants in the next academic year.