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Lawrence S. Bacow

Harvard President Bacow Defends Eliminating Pay for Most Idled Contract Workers

University President Lawrence S. Bacow doubled down on the University’s decision to stop compensating the majority of idled contract workers after Jan. 15.

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University Administrators Prepare for COVID-19 Vaccine Distribution

As Americans anticipate the first doses of a coronavirus vaccine, administrators at Harvard have started to prepare for its implications on campus.

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Central Administration

University President Bacow Elaborates on Harvard’s Spring Decision-Making

University President Lawrence S. Bacow said in an interview Thursday that Harvard aimed to bring as many students to campus as possible in the spring while allowing for public health guidelines.

Janitor Worker Safety Update

Petition Demanding Harvard Pay Contracted Workers Garners 1,100 Signatures

More than 1,100 Harvard affiliates have signed a petition calling on the University to extend the same employment protections to contracted staff members that it offers its direct employees.

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Open Letter Calls on Harvard to Develop ‘Accountability Guidelines’ on Hiring Former Trump Administration Officials

An open letter calling on Harvard to develop “accountability guidelines” for inviting former members of President Donald J. Trump’s administration to campus circulated online this week.

Harvard Forward

Harvard Forward, Fresh Off of Board of Overseers Wins, Sets Sights on 2021 With New Slate of Candidates

Harvard Forward, a student and alumni group working to end climate change and increase recent alumni representation within Harvard’s governance boards, announced their 2021 campaign Tuesday.

Provost Alan M. Garber

Harvard Provost Garber Reflects on Rising Campus COVID-19 Cases, Spring Planning

University Provost Alan M. Garber ’76 said the experience of the fall semester provided administrators with more information, like “knowing how well our testing and contact tracing works.”

White House

Biden Taps Current, Former Harvard Spokespeople for Transition Team and White House

President-elect Joseph R. Biden Jr. has tapped two individuals from a little-known arm of the University to aid his transition: Harvard Public Affairs and Communications.

University Provost Alan M. Garber '76

Harvard Provost Garber Lauds 'Sensible' Decision to Reduce GSAS Admissions During Pandemic

University Provost Alan M. Garber ’76 praised the Graduate School of Arts and Sciences for its recent decision to reduce or pause graduate student admissions in an interview with The Crimson on Monday.

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Central Administration

Majority of Harvard Personnel to Work Remotely Through June 2021

Amid a skyrocketing nationwide coronavirus case count, University Executive Vice President Katherine N. Lapp announced in an email last week that the majority of faculty, staff, and academic personnel will continue working remotely through June 30, 2021.

Athletes Map U.S.

Athletes' Provenance

Athletes' Provenance

Large numbers of Harvard athletes come to Cambridge from the Northeast.

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