Reports of Sexual Harassment at Harvard Increase Amid National Movement
Harvard has seen a 20 percent increase in sexual harassment complaints filed in the wake of a sexual harassment scandal implicating Hollywood titan Harvey Weinstein.
Sexual Assault Complaints Increased By 65 Percent Last Year
According to the report, 43 individuals across Harvard filed formal complaints of sexual or gender-based harassment during 2016-2017, an increase from 26 the year before.
Republican Legislation Could Prevent Harvard from Enforcing Sanctions
Harvard could be prevented from enforcing its sanctions on members of single-gender social groups under a measure included in amended legislation proposed by Republicans in the House of Representatives.
Next President Will Not Have Say on Sanctions
Harvard’s next president will be unable to easily alter the College’s sanctions, limiting the authority of the University’s top office on one of the most contentious campus issues in recent memory.
David M. Rubenstein
With only six months on the Harvard Corporation under his belt, David M. Rubenstein has been thrust into helping the University through one of its most consequential transitions: finding a new president.
Theodore V. Wells
Wells will turn his discerning eye toward finding a president for Harvard who will satisfy the University’s many constituencies and promote diversity, according to those who know him.
Search Committee Has Talked to Hundreds, Lee Says
Harvard’s presidential search committee has met with hundreds of people and received about 1,500 emailed submissions in their outreach efforts thus far, according to William F. Lee ’72.
Faust's Successor Could Begin Duties Months Before Official Transition
Faust's successor could begin calling the shots months before she officially resigns the presidency in June.
On Social Group Policy Decision, Faust Bides Time
University President Drew G. Faust may wait until December or later to make a final decision on the future of the College’s social group policy.
Harvard Facing Three Federal Title IX Investigations
Harvard is facing two previously unreported federal investigations into its compliance with anti-sex discrimination Title IX.
Presidential Search Committee Begins to Narrow Candidate Pool
Several donors and professors said there are four likely contenders from within the University: Business School Dean Nitin Nohria, professor Danielle S. Allen, FAS Dean Michael D. Smith, and Provost Alan M. Garber ’76.
Bacow Tells Alumni Search Remains in Preliminary Stage
Presidential search committee member Lawrence H. Bacow told a group of Latino alumni and student leaders that the committee is still gathering input for the search.
Faust Will Abstain from Presidential Search
As members of Harvard’s highest governing boards scour the globe for her replacement, outgoing University President Drew G. Faust said she will largely stay out of the process.
Faust Lobbies Congress to Maintain Research Funding Levels
On her most recent trips to Washington, Faust has added yet another pressing, albeit more quotidian, item to her lobbying agenda: keeping the lights on in Harvard’s labs.
Recalling Secrecy and Stealth, Faust Recounts Presidential Search
Harvard’s presidential searches are famous for their secrecy, as the search committee endeavors to fend off national media scrutiny and Crimson reporters in pursuit of a scoop.
Stop Pretending You’re Poor
Jokes That Aren’t Funny: Racism and Harassment in Student Traditions
What We Talk About When We Talk About Math 55
On Harvard FAS Dean Search, Social Sciences Dean Says, ‘Thank Goodness I Don’t Have That Job.’
Harvard to Offer Tagalog Language Course for First Time in University History