University News

“The Promise of This New Presidency”

Harvard officially installs Claudine Gay, its thirtieth leader.

Performing for the President

A musical and poetic “prelude” to Claudine Gay’s installation festivities

by Lydialyle Gibson

Endowment Expectations

The context for Harvard Management Company’s 2023 results

by John S. Rosenberg

The Uses of Discomfort

The first in a series of public conversations about Harvard and the legacy of slavery

by Lydialyle Gibson

An “Egalitarian Curiosity”

How to encourage free speech and inquiry on campus

by Jonathan Shaw

Martha Tedeschi to Step Down from Harvard Art Museums

Director, appointed in 2016, plans to retire in June 2024.

by John S. Rosenberg

Harvard Kennedy School Dean Elmendorf to Step Down

Plans to conclude service at end of academic year

by John S. Rosenberg

A “Romper Room” Diploma

President Claudine Gay’s first semester-opening Morning Prayers

by John S. Rosenberg

Convocation 2023: The New Crew

Welcoming the class of 2027—and several first-year Harvard leaders

by John S. Rosenberg

Parkes Named Harvard Engineering and Applied Sciences Dean

The computer and data scientist is known as a listener and a leader.

by Jonathan Shaw

The Burst of the South Sea Bubble

A Harvard Business School exhibit documents the first global financial crisis. 

by Ryan Doan-Nguyen