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Across Harvard's Schools, Summer Programs Face Cancellations, Move Online
Many Harvard schools have cancelled or adapted their regular summer programming due to the uncertainties and risks presented by the ongoing coronavirus pandemic.
Harvard Announces Salary and Hiring Freezes, Discretionary Spending Reductions, Potential Deferral of Capital Projects, and Leadership Salary Cuts
Facing dire economic strains brought on by the global COVID-19 pandemic, Harvard is instituting an immediate University-wide salary and hiring freeze, cancelling or deferring discretionary spending, and considering deferring all capital projects.
A Month After Campus Emptied, Bacow Considers Plans for the Fall Semester, Looks Back on Decision to Send Students Home
University President Lawrence S. Bacow said in an interview Monday that Harvard is looking at “lots of different scenarios” for the upcoming fall semester.
Harvard Forward Endorses Alumni Association Board Candidates
Harvard Forward — an alumni organization advocating for fossil fuel divestment — endorsed six candidates running for Harvard Alumni Association Elected Directors.
Coalition for a Diverse Harvard Endorses Overseers, HAA Candidates Ahead of Election
Along with 11 other alumni groups, the Coalition for a Diverse Harvard endorsed five candidates for this year’s Board of Overseers election and six candidates for the board of Harvard Alumni Association.
Harvard President Bacow Tests Positive for Coronavirus
Harvard University President Lawrence S. Bacow has tested positive for COVID-19, he announced in an email to Harvard affiliates Tuesday.
In the Face of Harvard Forward Challengers, Alumni Association Endorses Its Own Slate of Overseers Candidates
Meet the candidates the Harvard Alumni Association endorsed for seats on the Board of Overseers: Raphael W. Bostic ’87, Katherine Collins, David H. Eun ’89, Diego A. Rodriguez, Tracy K. Smith ’94, Miki Uchida Tsusaka ’84, and Ryan M. Wise.
Harvard Corporation Senior Fellow Bill Lee ’72 Says Corporation Will Continue to Meet on Schedule, Bacow Updates Him Daily
As the COVID-19 pandemic escalates, the Harvard Corporation — the University’s highest governing body — will continue to meet in accordance with its planned schedule, according to an email from the Corporation’s senior fellow William F. Lee ’72.
‘Few Parallels in Our History’: Harvard Schools Outline Coronavirus Contingency Plans
Administrators from across Harvard’s schools sent school-specific instructions and reassurances to students Tuesday following University President Lawrence S. Bacow’s announcement that Harvard would move to remote instruction March 23.
Harvard Indirectly Holds Nearly $100,000 Worth of Stocks in Tobacco Companies
The Harvard Management Company indirectly holds an estimated $98,265.08 worth of shares through exchange-traded funds which include tobacco companies, an industry Harvard divested from in 1990, according to The Crimson’s analysis of HMC’s public filings to the Federal Securities and Exchange Commission.
Harvard Prohibits All Official International Travel and Non-Essential Domestic Air Travel, ‘Strongly Discourages' Large Events
Harvard is prohibiting all official international and non-essential domestic University air travel and “strongly discourages” any nonessential meetings with more than 100 attendees, according to a University-wide email sent by University Provost Alan M. Garber ’76, Executive Vice President Katie N. Lapp, and Harvard University Health Services Director Giang T. Nguyen Friday afternoon.
Bacow Says Harvard Corporation Has Yet to Discuss Faculty Divestment Resolution
Nearly one month after the Faculty of Arts and Sciences overwhelmingly voted in favor of divestment, University President Lawrence S. Bacow said in an interview Monday that he will report back to the faculty once the Harvard Corporation — the University’s highest governing body — has considered the resolution.
Bacow Said He Supports HUPD Internal Review, Defers to Executive Vice President
Following reports of racism, sexism, and alleged favoritism within Harvard University Police Department, University President Lawrence S. Bacow said in an interview Monday that he supports the review of the department by outside experts.
Post-Lieber Arrest, Bacow Says He Stands By Harvard’s Funding Disclosure Policies
In the wake of federal charges brought against Chemistry department chair Charles M. Lieber for failing to disclose funding from a Chinese university, University President Lawrence S. Bacow said in an interview Monday that Harvard relies upon the “honesty and good faith” of its faculty to disclose external funding.
Harvard Scientists to Collaborate with Chinese Researchers to Improve Diagnostics and Develop Novel Coronavirus Therapies
A team of Harvard scientists will collaborate with a Chinese research institute in a five-year effort to study the novel coronavirus, which has infected more than 78,000 worldwide, according to a University press release Monday.
Harvard College Accepts 3.41% of Applicants to Class of 2027
Citing Harvard’s Title IX ‘Failure’ in Comaroff Controversy, Former Anthro Chair to Depart Harvard for CUNY
Phi Beta Kappa Elects ‘Junior 24’ from Class of 2024
Jokes That Aren’t Funny: Racism and Harassment in Student Traditions
Harvard Students Occupy University Hall to Protest Harassment Policies, Comaroff’s Continued Employment