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Suárez-Orozco To Lead Immigration Initiative at Harvard

Carola Suárez-Orozco is set to lead the Immigration Initiative at Harvard as its newest director, a role she will assume on July 1 in addition to joining the faculty of the Harvard Graduate School of Education.

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Central Administration

Class Action Lawsuit Demanding Tuition Reimbursement Moves Forward After Judge Reverses Dismissal

In June 2021, Massachusetts District Court Judge Indira Talwani dismissed a class action lawsuit against Harvard University asking for partial tuition reimbursement for semesters with virtual classes. Nearly a year later, a new judge assigned to the case has revived it.

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FAS

Graduate Student Council Debates Phrasing of Extension School Diplomas, Student Organization Financing

The Harvard Graduate Council discussed the provision of financial support for events promoting cross-school interaction and the language on Harvard Extension School degrees at its meeting Monday.

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Harvard Corporation

Biddy Martin Has Spent a Decade as a College President. Now She’s Set to Return to the Classroom at Harvard.

After decades in higher education administration — including 11 years as Amherst College’s first female president and nearly four years on Harvard’s highest governing board — Carolyn A. “Biddy” Martin is returning to the classroom at the Harvard Graduate School of Education.

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Alumni

‘Passing the Torch of Knowledge’: HGSE Celebrates the 20th Alumni of Color Conference

The Harvard Graduate School of Education hosted its 20th annual Alumni of Color Conference on Friday and Saturday, with a theme of “Passing the Torch of Knowledge: Movements Toward Liberation Through Education”.

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HGSE Experts Split on Benefits of Standardized Testing

Despite a national move away from standardized testing amid the pandemic, experts from the Harvard Graduate School of Education are divided over the future of testing in college admissions and K-12 education.

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The Harvard Graduate School of Education received the largest donation in its 102-year history last week.

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Harvard Business School

HGSE Receives Record-Setting Donation

The Harvard Graduate School of Education received the largest donation in its 102-year history last week. Provided by two anonymous Harvard Business School alumni, the gift includes a direct $30 million and an offer to match up to $10 million in additional donations.

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GSAS

Harvard Graduate Student Union Elects New Leadership

Harvard’s graduate student union elected a new executive board last week, replacing a leadership team that guided the group through two contentious years of contract negotiations.

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Radcliffe Institute

New Harvard Class Explores the School's Legacy of Slavery

A new Harvard Graduate School of Education class is developing a series of case studies as a part of the 2019 Presidential Initiative on Harvard & The Legacy of Slavery.

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Obituary

Famed Sociologist and HGSE Professor Charles V. Willie Dies at 94

Charles V. Willie, an American sociologist and Harvard Graduate School of Education professor famed for his work with school integration, race relations, and public health, died at the age of 94 on Jan. 11.

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Academics

HGSE Launches Online Education Leadership Master’s Program Targeting Mid-Career Professionals

The Harvard Graduate School of Education is launching a new fully-online master’s program in Education Leadership, part of its efforts to increase access for mid-career professionals, HGSE Dean Bridget Terry Long said in an interview Wednesday.

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Cambridge Schools

HGSE Professors Argue High Stakes Testing Detrimental to Students in Massachusetts

The Massachusetts Comprehensive Assessment System has recently come under scrutiny following state legislators’ proposal to eliminate the test from being a graduation requirement for high school students.

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Events

Mental Health Experts Call For Systematic Change to Improve Student Wellness at HGSE Webinar

A panel of mental health professionals called on colleges and universities to enact systemic changes aimed at improving student well-being at a Harvard Graduate School of Education webinar Wednesday.

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Harvard Teacher Fellows Subsumed by New HGSE Master’s Program

Harvard Teacher Fellows — a teacher training initiative for students at the College — will no longer accept new cohorts of students as it is rolled into a new degree at the Harvard Graduate School of Education.

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