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Bacow Says Harvard Ready to Face Recent Flurry of Lawsuits
Harvard is currently facing a plethora of lawsuits, some against its admissions policies and some challenging its single-gender social group sanctions.
Bacow, Keeping Close Tabs on Admissions Trial, Says He Remains Confident Harvard Will Win
Bacow may not be sitting in court as Harvard defends its race-conscious admissions policies, but he receives daily updates — and he remains confident the University will win at trial's end.
Why President Bacow Is Already Prepping for the Next Recession
Amid fiscal hurdles, Bacow — an economist by training — is examining the University’s financials at the macro level. He’s already looking ahead to when the next recession hits.
Bacow Warns Admissions Trial Could 'Create Divisions' Among Harvard Affiliates
Bacow’s emails to students and alumni Wednesday marked his first missives directly addressing the suit.
100 Days of President Bacow
Throughout American history, “100 days” has marked a critical benchmark for any new leader. The Crimson looks back on University President Lawrence S. Bacow's first months in Harvard's — and arguably, higher education's — top job.
At Bacow’s Inauguration, Pomp and Protest
Friday afternoon marked a rare occasion as the last four Harvard presidents descended on the Yard to ceremonially welcome Lawrence S. Bacow to their ranks.
Harvard President Bacow Urges Students to Vote in Email Headlined ‘Democracy’
In his email, Bacow included a link to an Institute of Politics website that helps students register to vote and request absentee ballots from their respective home states.
Bacow Has a Message for Harvard Hopefuls: The Sanctions Are Here to Stay
Just a few months into his tenure, University President Lawrence S. Bacow has a simple message for Harvard hopefuls: don’t apply if you’re not comfortable with the College’s social group penalties.
As Admissions Trial Nears, Bacow Insists 'We Don't Discriminate Against Anybody'
The brand-new president said he is “confident” Harvard will prevail in court when the suit goes to trial on Oct. 15, though he is unsure what the Supreme Court may do should the case come before the nation's highest judges.
Harvard’s Capital Campaign Shows Enduring Support for Higher Ed, Growing Financial Gap Between Schools
The University’s record-breaking $9.6 billion capital capital sends a strong signal of faith in Harvard and higher education — but it also highlights ongoing tensions in the industry, experts say.
Harvard Raises $9.6 Billion in Final Capital Campaign Tally, Smashing Its Own Fundraising Record
Harvard just beat Harvard's own fund-raising record. The University closed out its record-smashing capital campaign at $9.6 billion, meaning the school surpassed its original fundraising goal by more than $3 billion.
Bacow Heads to Home State of Michigan In Quest to Fix Harvard’s Image Problem
Bacow, a Michigan native, stopped through Detroit and Pontiac to make the case to locals that Harvard can positively impact their lives and neighborhoods. The trip comes at a perilous moment for higher education in America.
Harvard Affiliates Will Huddle With Bacow to Strategize About Trump, DACA
A group of faculty, students, and staff will meet with President Bacow to discuss the Trump administration’s controversial policies on immigration.
Harvard Misinformation Expert Joan Donovan Forced to Leave by Kennedy School Dean, Sources Say
Harvard Faculty and Cambridge Students Speak Out Against AP African American Studies Ban
More Than 100 Call for Harvard Kennedy School Dean to Resign After Decision to Oust Joan Donovan
Harvard Law School Student Charged With Assaulting Student In Homophobic Attack
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