Interim Harvard President Alan M. Garber ’76 is expected to announce a working group that will consider a policy of institutional neutrality, a move that comes just months after the University became embroiled in controversy over its response to Hamas’ Oct. 7 attack on Israel.
The search committee favored Claudine Gay’s administrative expertise, passing over two internal candidates who boasted both administrative experience and far more extensive scholarship credentials: Tomiko Brown-Nagin and John F. Manning ’82.
Interim President Alan M. Garber ’76 fiercely condemned an antisemitic image posted by two pro-Palestine student groups in a Tuesday evening message to Harvard affiliates.
Amid fierce backlash for publishing an antisemitic image in an Instagram post on Sunday, two pro-Palestine student groups issued an apology Monday afternoon.
While political tensions are pervasive to many, and dictate the actions of some, many Jewish students have remained united by the recognition of a common identity with some of those they disagree with, and an aspiration for mutual understanding.
After Harvard Kennedy School professor Marshall L. Ganz ’64 faced allegations of antisemitism from three Israeli students, HKS Dean Douglas W. Elmendorf opened an investigation — a process that Elmendorf mishandled, Ganz alleged in an interview on Friday.
The appearance of antisemitic and anti-Palestinian posters on Harvard’s campus and a string of poster vandalisms have caused further controversy on a campus already divided since Hamas’ Oct. 7 attack on Israel.
Nearly 200 students gathered on Widener steps to stage a “die-in” demanding that Harvard disclose and divest its financial ties to “companies complicit in human rights abuses towards Palestinians” on Monday afternoon.
Andrew Aurich, a tight ends coach at Rutgers University, is expected to be announced as Harvard football head coach next week. But in interviews with The Crimson, 10 players and alumni said they were upset with the search process, with some privately lobbying Athletics Director Erin McDermott to make a last-minute reversal and not proceed with Aurich’s hiring.
Creative writing contests aim to promote self expression and foster a new generation of artists. But does turning creative writing into a competition for admissions erode its artistic purpose?
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.
The House Committee on Education and the Workforce issued a final warning on Wednesday for Harvard to fully comply with its request for documents and communications related to its investigation into antisemitism on campus.
Andrew Aurich, a tight ends coach at Rutgers University, will serve as Harvard football’s next head coach, according to a person with knowledge of the decision.
The U.S. Department of Education’s Office of Civil Rights launched an investigation into Harvard on Tuesday, one week after a group of students filed a complaint alleging the University failed to protect them from anti-Palestinian, anti-Muslim, and anti-Arab harassment and intimidation.