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6 House Committees Will Probe Harvard’s Federal Funding in Antisemitism Investigation

Six congressional committees will investigate Harvard’s federal funding as part of their House-wide probe into campus antisemitism, committee chairs wrote in a letter to Harvard leadership. ​​​​​​

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Harvard Corporation’s Newest Member Donates $20 Million for Arts & Humanities, Financial Aid

Billionaires Joseph Y. Bae ’94 and Janice Y.K. Lee ’94 donated $20 million to Harvard’s Faculty of Arts and Sciences to endow the Arts and Humanities deanship and bolster financial aid for undergraduates.

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Awakening the Sleeping Giant: Harvard’s Faculty Push for a Role in Governance

After months of watching Harvard endure crisis after crisis, the faculty — the University’s “sleeping giant” — have risen from their slumber. And they are demanding a seat at the table.

Penny Pritzker Exits Harvard Corporation FAS Town Hall
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Harvard Corporation Rejects FAS Effort to Let 13 Pro-Palestine Student Protesters Graduate

The Harvard Corporation rejected an effort by the Faculty of Arts and Sciences to confer degrees on 13 seniors facing disciplinary charges for participating in the pro-Palestine encampment, opening a new front in the standoff between faculty and the board.

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The FAS Undermined the Ad Board. Now, the Harvard Corporation Must Take a Side.

The notion that the Faculty of Arts and Sciences is Harvard’s most powerful faculty is something of a cliché. But the FAS put any lingering doubts to rest on Monday.

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Summers Suggests Members of Harvard Corporation Should Resign After House Committee Report

Former Harvard President Lawrence H. Summers suggested members of the Harvard Corporation should resign in a Thursday post on X following the release of a report from the House Committee on Education and the Workforce about the University’s response to campus antisemitism.

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FAS Advances Vote on Harvard Faculty Senate Planning Body After Spirited Debate

Harvard’s Faculty of Arts and Sciences took its first step toward a University-wide faculty senate on Tuesday by voting to hold a special meeting on whether the FAS will send delegates to a “planning body.”

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Some Want the Harvard Corporation to Strip Garber’s Interim Tag. Is That Possible?

As interim Harvard President Alan M. Garber ’76 enjoys early success at the helm of the University, there are growing calls from some faculty and alumni to appoint Garber to the position permanently and forgo a lengthy presidential search.

Penny Pritzker Exits Harvard Corporation FAS Town Hall
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Harvard Corporation Discusses Gay’s Testimony, Donor Revolt in FAS Town Hall

Harvard’s top brass offered their most extensive comments to date about the University’s fall semester of controversy, including Claudine Gay’s congressional testimony and the ongoing donor revolt, at a rare FAS town hall on Tuesday.

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Harvard Corporation to Review Presidential Search Process as Faculty Demand Transparency

The Harvard Corporation, the University’s highest governing board, will review its presidential search process and consider recommendations on how it can be improved ahead of the formal search for Harvard’s 31st president.

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The Harvard Corporation Will Take Questions From the FAS. The Faculty Want Answers.

The Harvard Corporation, the University’s highest governing body, will grant a rare audience to members of the Faculty of Arts and Sciences on Tuesday morning.

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Faculty of Arts and Sciences Lacks Confidence in Harvard’s Governing Boards, Per Survey

Harvard’s Faculty of Arts and Sciences has largely lost confidence in the University’s governing boards ahead of a crucial presidential search, according to The Crimson’s annual FAS survey.

Garber Interview
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Interim Harvard President Alan Garber’s 100 Days of Trial By Fire

In what is perhaps the most important vote of confidence thus far, the Harvard Corporation — the University’s highest governing body — has not even launched a presidential search to appoint a permanent successor. Either way, Alan M. Garber is not waiting around.

Vivan Y. Hunt and Tyler Jacks
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Vivian Hunt ’89 To Lead Harvard Board of Overseers During Presidential Search

Vivian Y. Hunt ’89 will be named the next president of the Board of Overseers, the University’s second highest governing body, according to a person familiar with the decision.

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6 New Members Elected to Harvard FAS Faculty Council

The Faculty of Arts and Sciences elected six new members to the Faculty Council, bringing new faces to a body that has had unprecedented facetime with top Harvard leadership this semester.

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