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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.

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Alums Disrupt Nancy Pelosi at Harvard Club of San Francisco Event in Pro-Palestine Protest

Pro-Palestinian protesters interrupted former House Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.) as she delivered a keynote speech at the Harvard Club of San Francisco’s 150th anniversary event Monday evening.​​​​​​​

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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.

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Harvard Motions To Dismiss Alumni Lawsuit Alleging Devaluation of Degrees Due to Antisemitism

Harvard asked a federal judge in Boston to dismiss a lawsuit by alumni alleging that antisemitism on campus has “significantly diminished” the value of their degrees in a Monday afternoon filing.

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Pro-Palestinian Alumni Group To Withhold Donations In Support of Harvard Yard Encampment

Pro-Palestine Harvard alumni will withhold donations from the University in solidarity with the pro-Palestine Yard encampment, alumni organizers announced in a Crimson op-ed on Thursday.

Harvard Alumni Association Office

Harvard Struggles To Find Class Day Speaker Less Than 2 Weeks Before Ceremony

More than 10 people have declined offers to serve as the keynote speaker for Harvard College’s annual Class Day, leaving the Harvard Alumni Association scrambling to find a speaker with less than two weeks until the ceremony for undergraduate seniors.

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Central Administration

3 Earn Harvard Medals for ‘Extraordinary Service’ to the University

The Harvard Alumni Association will award three longtime affiliates with Harvard Medals for their “extraordinary service” to University, the association announced in an April 23 press release.

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Harvard Alumni Email Forwarding Services to Remain Unchanged Despite Student Protest

Despite requests from graduate students, new Harvard alumni will not regain alumni addresses and will instead have to continue using an email forwarding service, Harvard Alumni Association Executive Director Sarah Karmon said Monday night.

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HBS Alum Used Alumni Network to Scam Classmates Out of Millions, New York AG Says

Harvard Business School alum Vladimir Artamonov was accused of defrauding investors — whom he found primarily through the HBS alumni network — by New York Attorney General Letitia A. James in a February 23 filing.

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Central Administration

Harvard Alumni Sue University, Alleging Devaluation of Degree Over Antisemitism on Campus

Ten Harvard alumni filed a federal lawsuit against the University last Tuesday, alleging that Harvard’s failure to address “rampant” antisemitism on campus has “significantly diminished” the value of their degree.

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Harvard Kennedy School

Harvard Kennedy School to Name Professorship After Polarizing Diplomat Henry Kissinger ’50

The Harvard Kennedy School is searching for a tenured academic to join the school as the Henry A. Kissinger ’50 Professor of Statecraft and World Order, a position that will permanently honor the polarizing American diplomat.

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Central Administration

Black Alumni Group Demands Harvard Reaffirm Support for DEI Efforts in Letter to Garber

A group of Black Harvard alumni demanded that the University clarify and reaffirm its commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion initiatives on campus in a letter to interim President Alan M. Garber ’76 and Harvard’s governing boards.

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Central Administration

Harvard President Garber to Visit London as University Looks to Contain Donor Backlash

Interim Harvard President Alan M. Garber ’76 will meet with alumni in London over spring break, marking his first international trip as president.

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Writer, Comedian Baratunde Thurston Elected As Chief Marshal For Class of 1999

Baratunde R. Thurston ’99, writer, comedian, and television host, was elected by the Class of 1999 to serve as this year’s chief marshal.

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Central Administration

Harvard President Alan Garber’s Rocky Path Ahead

The tenure of interim Harvard President Alan M. Garber '76 will likely be one of the most consequential for the University in recent history as he looks to heal a deeply divided campus. The longtime administrator has insisted that he is up for the challenge.