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The annual disclosure of the most highly compensated University leaders

5.14.21

Photograph portrait of Jeremy Lin

Jeremy Lin

Photograph courtesy of Harvard University.

The former NBA star headlines the undergraduates’ virtual celebration May 26.

5.3.21

Photograph of Kevin Young

Kevin Young

Photograph by Leah L. Jones, Photographer, National Museum of African American History & Culture, Smithsonian Institution.

The acclaimed poet and director of the Smithsonian’s National Museum of African American History and Culture will speak at the annual meeting on June 4—and other graduation-week speakers are announced. 

4.19.21

From left to right: Walter K. Clair, Nancy-Beth Gordon Sheerr, Preston N. Williams.

Photographs courtesy of HAA. 

Alumni Association announces Harvard Medalists.

 

4.14.21

Photograph of Ruth J. Simmons, Harvard’s virtual graduation speaker in May

Ruth J. Simmons

Courtesy of Prairie View A&M

The spring semester, coronavirus KO’s in-person Commencement, and fall prospects

May-June 2021

Screen shot of students from 2020 Harvard virtual degree-granting ceremony

A screen shot from the closing moments of the 2020 virtual degree-granting ceremony (a technologically enabled singing of “Fair Harvard”)—an exercise now being replicated in some form for a second consecutive pandemic spring

Harvard Magazine 

The 370th degree-conferral will be online for the second consecutive year—with Ruth Simmons as guest speaker.

2.26.21

Photographic portrait of Philip W. Lovejoy, executive director, Harvard Alumni Association

Philip W. Lovejoy, executive director, Harvard Alumni Association

Photograph by Will Halsey/Courtesy of the Harvard Alumni Association

The alumni association announces the inevitable.

12.15.20

Photograph of John West

John West

Photograph by Stephanie Mitchell/Harvard Public Affairs and Communications

HAA president John West promotes interconnections within the University.

September-October 2020

Beds were set up for Spanish flu patients outside the Harvard-affiliated Peter Bent Brigham Hospital in 1918.
Photograph courtesy of the Brigham and Women's Hospital Archives

Fall semester interrupted, a century ago

6.23.20