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Camille G. Caldera

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Central Administration

Chief Diversity and Inclusion Officer Advises Students to ‘Think About Calling In, Versus Calling Out’

Harvard’s Chief Diversity and Inclusion Officer Sherri A. Charleston said she encourages students to engage in dialogue across difference.

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Elephant's Den Design

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Central Administration

Charleston Outlines Her Approach to Serving as Harvard’s First Chief Diversity and Inclusion Officer

Sherri A. Charleston — the University’s first Chief Diversity and Inclusion Officer — discussed the importance of “concrete objectives” in improving equity issues at Harvard in an interview.

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Central Administration

HLS, HSPH, GSD, HDS, and Radcliffe Institute to Stay Virtual in Spring 2021

Harvard Law School, Harvard School of Public Health, Harvard Graduate School of Design, Harvard Divinity School, and the Radcliffe Institute for Advanced Study will continue to hold their instruction and programming online next semester because of the COVID-19 pandemic.

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University

‘Unnecessary and Injurious:’ Harvard President Bacow Condemns DHS Proposal

University President Lawrence S. Bacow wrote that Harvard “strenuously opposes” a proposed rule from the Department of Homeland Security to limit the length of stay permitted on international student visas.

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IOP

Bacow and David Rubenstein Discuss the Value of ‘Incremental Change’ at IOP

University President Lawrence S. Bacow discussed the value of incremental change to address complex issues in a virtual forum at the Institute of Politics Monday.

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Central Administration

HR Head Encourages 'Scheduling Flexibility' for Harvard Staff on Election Day

Harvard Vice President for Human Resources Marilyn Hausammann wrote to administrators Friday to ensure managers provide “scheduling flexibility” to enable staff members to vote.

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University

Students Petition Bacow for University Holiday on Election Day

More than 600 signatories have endorsed a petition that calls on University President Lawrence S. Bacow to designate Election Day — Nov. 3 — a University holiday.

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Politics

As Election Looms, Experts Say Stakes Are High for Harvard and Higher Ed

With just three weeks before Election Day, experts say much is at stake for Harvard in the outcome of the contest between President Donald J. Trump and former Vice President Joseph R. Biden Jr.

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Central Administration

President Bacow Lobbied Congress on Visa Protections for International Students

University President Lawrence S. Bacow lobbied Congress for more lenient visa policies for international students forced to take online courses amidst the pandemic.

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Central Administration

Harvard and HPDC Attorneys Square Off Over Prison Investments in Lawsuit Oral Arguments

Attorneys and activists squared off in state court on Tuesday over Harvard’s motion to dismiss a lawsuit brought against the University by the Harvard Prison Divestment Campaign.

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Central Administration

‘There Could Be Nothing More Democratic,’ Bacow Says In Defense of Overseers Election Process

University President Lawrence S. Bacow defended recent changes to the composition of the Board of Overseers — Harvard’s second-highest governing body — in an interview with The Crimson on Friday.

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Central Administration

Bacow Says Harvard Has Incurred ‘Significant’ COVID Costs, Including Tens of Millions for Tests

University President Lawrence S. Bacow said Harvard’s expenditures related to the pandemic have been “significant” — including “tens of millions of dollars” in COVID-19 testing alone — in an interview with The Crimson Friday.

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Alumni

‘Crucial’ or ‘Contemptible’? Alumni Split on Change to Board of Overseers

Some Harvard alumni said they see recent changes to the composition of the Board of Overseers as a rebuke of the democratic spirit of the Overseers elections, while others see the nominating process as a necessary safeguard against special interests.

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Department Chairs Graphic

The average department chair received tenure over 19 years ago and has served as a faculty member at Harvard for 18 years.

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