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Alan Garber

Central Administration

Harvard, MIT To Sell Online Learning Platform edX to Tech Startup

Harvard University and MIT will sell edX — a virtual learning initiative launched jointly by the two schools in 2012 to expand education access — to the Maryland-based tech startup 2U, Inc., the schools announced Tuesday morning.

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Student Life

Inside Harvard’s Cautious Reopening Approach in the Year of Covid

Backed by deep pockets and a slew of in-house resources and expertise, Harvard has opted for a conservative approach to reopening that has kept on-campus case rates consistently low but left students scattered across the globe.

Provost Alan M. Garber
Central Administration

Garber ‘Very Optimistic’ Ahead of Graduate Student Union Negotiations

With the negotiations over a second contract between Harvard and its graduate student union looming, University Provost Alan M. Garber ’76 said in an interview Friday that he is “very optimistic” going into bargaining.

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Central Administration

Harvard Launches Internal Committee to Review Sexual Misconduct, Discrimination, and Bullying Policies

Harvard has established a committee and working groups to review the University’s sexual misconduct, discrimination, and bullying policies, University Provost Alan M. Garber ’76 announced in an email to Harvard affiliates Monday.

Harvard Graduate Students Union
Central Administration

Grad Union Files Grievance Over Exclusion of Population Health Sciences Students

Harvard’s graduate student union filed a grievance against the University and met with administrators earlier this month in response to Harvard’s decision to exclude 108 students in Population Health Sciences from the union’s bargaining unit.

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University

University Administrators Prepare for COVID-19 Vaccine Distribution

As Americans anticipate the first doses of a coronavirus vaccine, administrators at Harvard have started to prepare for its implications on campus.

Provost Alan M. Garber
UHS

Harvard Provost Garber Reflects on Rising Campus COVID-19 Cases, Spring Planning

University Provost Alan M. Garber ’76 said the experience of the fall semester provided administrators with more information, like “knowing how well our testing and contact tracing works.”

University Provost Alan M. Garber '76
FAS

Harvard Provost Garber Lauds 'Sensible' Decision to Reduce GSAS Admissions During Pandemic

University Provost Alan M. Garber ’76 praised the Graduate School of Arts and Sciences for its recent decision to reduce or pause graduate student admissions in an interview with The Crimson on Monday.

Mass Hall, Fall 2017
Central Administration

Harvard Releases Gift Policy Guide, Outlines Considerations for Philanthropic Gifts

The first-of-its-kind gift policy guide's listed central priorities include “upholding academic freedom," “adhering to institutional values,” and "avoiding conflicts of interest."

Alan Garber Attended Harvard
Alan Garber

Alan Garber Attended Harvard

In the Class of 1976’s Freshman Register from Harvard University, University Provost Alan M. Garber ‘76 is pictured, left, stating his interest to study Biology. In the Class of 1976’s Yearbook, Garber is pictured, right, stating his concentration in Economics.

University Provost Alan M. Garber '76
Central Administration

University Provost Alan M. Garber '76

During Garber’s tenure as University Provost, he has aimed to focus on integrating the University’s twelve schools and the University’s future development in Allston.

Alan M. Garber '76
Central Administration

Alan M. Garber '76

During the past year, University Provost Alan M. Garber ‘76 has been heavily involved with major campus Issues, including the HGSU-UAW strike and the school’s response to the novel coronavirus outbreak.

Alan M. Garber Headshot
Central Administration

Alan M. Garber Headshot

In 2011, Alan M. Garber ‘76 was selected to succeed Steven E. Hyman as University Provost, leaving his position as a Stanford professor of medicine and economics to work in Cambridge.

Massachusetts Hall
Central Administration

‘Harvard Will Be Open for Fall 2020,’ Provost Writes, Ruling Out Delay Until Spring

Whether on campus or virtually, Harvard will resume teaching and research in fall 2020, University Provost Alan M. Garber ’76 wrote in a message to affiliates Monday afternoon.

Strike In Mass
Labor

Harvard Graduate Student Union Returns to Work Following 27-Day Strike

HGSU-UAW rang in the new year by returning to work Tuesday night, ending nearly a month of marching on Harvard’s campus, calling administrators, and arguing at the bargaining table. At points, hundreds of students and supporters joined the picket line.

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