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Student Groups

Bacow, Khurana Call on Harvard Freshmen to Seek Truth at Convocation

Hundreds of freshmen crowded into Tercentenary Theatre for the College’s annual Convocation, which featured an address by University President Lawrence S. Bacow and a protest by the Palestine Solidarity Committee.

FAS

As Bacow Prepares to Exit, 41 Percent of Surveyed Harvard Faculty Say They are Satisfied with His Performance

A plurality of Harvard faculty are satisfied with outgoing University President Lawrence S. Bacow’s tenure in office so far, according to The Crimson’s annual survey of the Faculty of Arts and Sciences, conducted in April.

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Breaking News

Harvard President Lawrence Bacow to Step Down in June 2023

Harvard University President Lawrence S. Bacow will step down in June 2023 after just five years in office, ending a pandemic-stricken tenure in which he oversaw a radical transformation of the University’s operations due to Covid-19 and steered the school through the political turmoil of the end of the Trump era.

Bacow Speaks to Graduates
College

‘Somewhere in the Middle’: Students React to Bacow’s Decision to Step Down with Shock, Apathy

Students across the University reacted to the news of University President Lawrence S. Bacow’s exit with a mixture of shock, ambivalence, and reflection.

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Endowment

Bacow Presses Lawmakers on University Endowment Tax, Foreign Funding Disclosures During Trip to Washington

Last week University President Lawrence S. Bacow traveled to Washington, D.C., to lobby against taxes on large university endowments and tightened federal regulations for foreign funding disclosures.

FAS

Harvard President Lawrence Bacow Made $1.1 Million in 2020, Financial Disclosures Show

Harvard University President Lawrence S. Bacow earned $1.13 million in 2020, a pay cut from his compensation during the first full year of his presidency in 2019.

President Bacow Speaks at Conference on Legacies of Slavery
Radcliffe Institute

President Bacow Speaks at Conference on Legacies of Slavery

Harvard University President Lawrence S. Bacow spoke at a conference called “Telling the Truth about All This: Reckoning with Slavery and Its Legacies at Harvard and Beyond,” held at the Radcliffe Institute for Advanced Study on Friday.

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Harvard President Lawrence S. Bacow

University President Lawrence S. Bacow defended his response to Russia's invasion of Ukraine during an interview with The Crimson on April 8.

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Central Administration

Bacow Defends Harvard's Response to Ukraine Crisis Amid Calls for Further Action

More than 50 days into the war in Ukraine, Harvard affiliates are still calling for more public action and concrete support from the University for those affected by the conflict.

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UHS

Harvard Has Pared Down Most Covid Restrictions. How Long Will Mandatory Testing Last?

When Harvard officials announced that it would drop its indoor mask mandate, University officials said that regular testing protocols would remain in place. But some experts say testing requirements, too, could soon be on the way out.

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College

Bacow Covid Testing

In an interview last week, Harvard President Lawrence S. Bacow said the University will eventually stop requiring asymptomatic affiliates to test for Covid.

Covid Testing
College

Covid Testing

Harvard undergraduates are required to submit Covid-19 tests once per week. Tests are dropped off in bins placed around campus, pictured above.

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Lawrence S. Bacow

Harvard University President Lawrence S. Bacow, pictured in his Massachusetts Hall office during an interview with The Crimson last Friday.

Lawrence S. Bacow
Central Administration

As Comment Period Commences, Bacow Pledges to Weigh Feedback on Newly-Proposed Harassment Policies

Harvard President Lawrence S. Bacow on Friday pledged to listen to feedback on a set of proposed changes to University-wide harassment policies, adding that he hopes the procedures will be approved by the school’s top governing board.

Divest Rally
Endowment

Harvard Divestment Activists Help Peer School Organizers File Legal Complaints

Following guidance from a student divestment group at Harvard, activists from five peer universities filed legal complaints last month in an effort to push their schools to divest from the fossil fuel industry.

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