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A new motion aims to bring the proposed ban before the full Faculty of Arts and Sciences.


President Drew Faust

President Drew Faust

An expected transition, as the University’s twenty-eighth president plans to conclude her service.


The status of a contested election

July-August 2017

Harvard University Shield

Federal tax filing reports detail an unusual year for Harvard Management Company—and President Faust.


Financial pressures force the faculty to trim doctoral admissions.

May-June 2017

Still more construction projects on tap

May-June 2017

A state’s pension-plan problems highlight the endowment challenge to realizing Harvard’s goals. 

May-June 2017

Massachusetts Hall

Harvard limits stipend increases to 1.5 percent for the next academic year. 


On the agenda: challenges to endowments and philanthropy

March-April 2017