Corporation member quits

Conrad K. Harper resigned from Harvard’s senior governing board on July 14...

Conrad K. Harper resigned from Harvard’s senior governing board on July 14 (see “I can no longer support the president,” September-October 2005).

Also presented here, the University's official statement [external link] of July 28 and the statements subsequently released on August 1: Conrad K. Harper's July 14 letter of resignation, and the August 1 reply by President Lawrence H. Summers and accompanying statement by Corporation Senior Fellow James R. Houghton.

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