Alan Garber

University Hall
Central Administration

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.

Donor Garber Feature Graphic
Central Administration

‘No One is Doing More’: Harvard President Alan Garber Looks To Reverse Donor Revolt

As the University prepares for a long-term downturn in giving, interim Harvard President Alan M. Garber ’76 is leading the charge to woo back disillusioned donors.

University Hall
Central Administration

Nearly 400 Pro-Israel Harvard Affiliates Sign Letter Urging ‘Significant Consequences’ for Protesters

Nearly 400 pro-Israel Harvard alumni and affiliates signed an open letter to interim Harvard President Alan M. Garber ’76 condemning “the alarming escalation of antisemitism” on campus during the pro-Palestine encampment in Harvard Yard.

Central Administration

Rep. Auchincloss Says Harvard’s Federal Funding ‘Needs To Be on the Table’

Harvard should potentially lose federal funding over its handling of campus antisemitism, Representative Jake D. Auchincloss ’10 (D-Mass.) said in an interview on Sunday.

Administrators Check Student IDs on Sunday

Harvard Students, Faculty Denounce Suspensions of Pro-Palestine Protesters

Harvard affinity groups and faculty slammed the College’s decision to suspend five students and place more than 20 students on probation for their involvement in the pro-Palestine encampment.

Harvard Out of Occupied Palestine March to Garber's House
College Administration

HOOP Warns Harvard of Commencement Disruptions, Denounces Suspensions During Rally at Garber’s House

Harvard Out of Occupied Palestine warned University administrators to prepare for disruptions to Commencement ceremonies during an emergency rally on Sunday.

Protesters Play Drums and Band on Buckets in Encampment

5 Harvard Students Suspended, More Than 20 Face Probation for Encampment Participation

The Harvard College Administrative Board suspended five students and placed more than 20 students on probation Friday evening over their involvement in the 20-day pro-Palestine encampment in Harvard Yard, according to two Harvard Out of Occupied Palestine organizers and a faculty member with knowledge of the situation.

Congressional Roundtable Virginia Foxx
Central Administration

House Education Chair Foxx Says Harvard Investigation To Continue Past Initial Report

The House Committee on Education and the Workforces’s Thursday report on Harvard’s response to antisemitism was the culmination of a months-long investigation into the University. Chairwoman Virginia Foxx (R-N.C.) said it is also just the beginning.

Capitol Hill Through the Trees
Central Administration

5 Members of Harvard’s Antisemitism Advisory Group Threatened to Resign, House Committee Says

The House Committee on Education and the Workforce released a 42-page report Thursday morning that detailed an internal battle between former Harvard President Claudine Gay and the antisemitism advisory group she established in the wake of Hamas’ Oct. 7 attack on Israel.

Harvard Yard Encampment Packs Up Morning of May 14

FAS Dean Hopi Hoekstra Takes Victory Lap After Peaceful End to Harvard Yard Encampment

Faculty of Arts and Sciences Dean Hopi E. Hoekstra praised interim University President Alan M. Garber ’76 for his handling of the pro-Palestine encampment and called for “true and meaningful dialogue” in her first public statement about the nearly three-week occupation of Harvard Yard that ended Tuesday morning.

Protesters Pack Up Encampment

Harvard Out of Occupied Palestine Ends Harvard Yard Encampment

Harvard Out of Occupied Palestine announced early Tuesday morning that it would peacefully end the encampment in Harvard Yard, bringing an anticlimactic end to Harvard’s most high-profile pro-Palestine protest this year and paving the way for Commencement to proceed as planned.​​​​​​​

Sun Rises over Encampment on May 13
Central Administration

As Commencement Looms, Garber and the Harvard Encampment Protesters Are Running Out of Time

The pro-Palestine protesters staging an encampment in Harvard Yard and interim University President Alan M. Garber ’76 are at a standstill — and they are both running out of time to wait the other out.

Harvard Yard Encampment Packs Up Morning of May 14
Central Administration

Garber Says He Will Encourage Involuntary Leave Reinstatement as Harvard Yard Encampment Ends

Twenty-one days after the pro-Palestine occupation of Harvard Yard began, interim Harvard President Alan M. Garber ’76 was able to do what presidents at more than 60 other universities could not: end the demonstration without the police or major concessions to the protesters.

Harvard Yard Encampment in front of Massachusetts Hall
Central Administration

Harvard President Garber Meets With ADL Head To Discuss Antisemitism Amid Encampment

Jonathan A. Greenblatt, the CEO and national director of the Anti-Defamation League, met with interim Harvard President Alan M. Garber ’76 Friday morning to discuss antisemitism on campus.

Harvard Management Company
University Finances

Harvard Management Company CEO Receives 6.9% Pay Cut Over Poor Investment Returns

The Harvard Management Company cut the pay of Chief Executive Officer N.P. “Narv” Narvekar by 6.9 percent in 2022 after the endowment had its third-worst annual investment results in the last 20 years.