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Claire E. Parker

Claire E. Parker is the Associate Managing Editor for the 145th guard. She can be reached at

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Students Rally Against Sexual Assault
Drew Faust

Reports of Sexual Harassment at Harvard Increase Amid National Movement

​Harvard has seen a 20 percent increase in sexual harassment complaints filed in the wake of a sexual harassment scandal implicating Hollywood titan Harvey Weinstein.

Students Rally Against Sexual Assault

Sexual Assault Complaints Increased By 65 Percent Last Year

According to the report, 43 individuals across Harvard filed formal complaints of sexual or gender-based harassment during 2016-2017, an increase from 26 the year before.

Capitol Building
Front Photo Feature

Republican Legislation Could Prevent Harvard from Enforcing Sanctions

Harvard could be prevented from enforcing its sanctions on members of single-gender social groups under a measure included in amended legislation proposed by Republicans in the House of Representatives.

Faust and Lee

Next President Will Not Have Say on Sanctions

​Harvard’s next president will be unable to easily alter the College’s sanctions, limiting the authority of the University’s top office on one of the most contentious campus issues in recent memory.


David M. Rubenstein

With only six months on the Harvard Corporation under his belt, David M. Rubenstein has been thrust into helping the University through one of its most consequential transitions: finding a new president.

Ted Wells

Theodore V. Wells

Wells will turn his discerning eye toward finding a president for Harvard who will satisfy the University’s many constituencies and promote diversity, according to those who know him.

Loeb House
Harvard Corporation

Search Committee Has Talked to Hundreds, Lee Says

Harvard’s presidential search committee has met with hundreds of people and received about 1,500 emailed submissions in their outreach efforts thus far, according to William F. Lee ’72.

Faust at 2021 Convocation
Drew Faust

Faust's Successor Could Begin Duties Months Before Official Transition

Faust's successor could begin calling the shots months before she officially resigns the presidency in June.

University President Drew G. Faust
Student Groups

On Social Group Policy Decision, Faust Bides Time

University President Drew G. Faust may wait until December or later to make a final decision on the future of the College’s social group policy.

Massachusetts Hall

Harvard Facing Three Federal Title IX Investigations

Harvard is facing two previously unreported federal investigations into its compliance with anti-sex discrimination Title IX.

Michael D. Smith
Front Feature

Presidential Search Committee Begins to Narrow Candidate Pool

Several donors and professors said there are four likely contenders from within the University: Business School Dean Nitin Nohria, professor Danielle S. Allen, FAS Dean Michael D. Smith, and Provost Alan M. Garber ’76.

Loeb House
Drew Faust

Bacow Tells Alumni Search Remains in Preliminary Stage

Presidential search committee member Lawrence H. Bacow told a group of Latino alumni and student leaders that the committee is still gathering input for the search.

Faust at 2021 Convocation
University News

Faust Will Abstain from Presidential Search

​As members of Harvard’s highest governing boards scour the globe for her replacement, outgoing University President Drew G. Faust said she will largely stay out of the process.

Faust at the Economic Club
University Finances

Faust Lobbies Congress to Maintain Research Funding Levels

On her most recent trips to Washington, Faust has added yet another pressing, albeit more quotidian, item to her lobbying agenda: keeping the lights on in Harvard’s labs.

Harvard University President Drew G. Faust
Drew Faust

Recalling Secrecy and Stealth, Faust Recounts Presidential Search

Harvard’s presidential searches are famous for their secrecy, as the search committee endeavors to fend off national media scrutiny and Crimson reporters in pursuit of a scoop.