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What Harvard's President Says About People Who Want To Skip College

wgbh | Kirk Carapezza and Mallory Noe-Payne | Posted 10.27.2014 | College

There's a growing skepticism in this country about whether college is really worth it. Last week, one of higher education’s heavy hitters weighed in...

Harvard's Silence on Climate Change: Donor Savvy or Bad Strategy?

Carol Pierson Holding | Posted 12.23.2013 | Green
Carol Pierson Holding

It seems Harvard's anti-divestment decision might be simply put, a practical fund-raising strategy. But the school is missing even bigger opportunities.

The 10 Most Popular College Presidents

Posted 10.20.2012 | College

When Teresa Sullivan was forced out of her post as the University of Virginia's president in June, faculty and students revolted, leading to her reins...

Harvard President Holds Her Own Against Colbert's Grilling

Posted 09.18.2012 | College

Take a look at Harvard University President Drew Faust on the Colbert Show Monday night. She stopped in to talk about her new book "This Republic ...

Harvard President Speaks Out After Cheating Scandal

AP | JIMMY GOLEN | Posted 09.17.2012 | College

BOSTON -- Harvard President Drew Faust said Thursday that athletes should not be singled out for blame in what is believed to be the largest cheating ...

Harvard, MIT Announce Online Learning Project

AP | DENISE LAVOIE | Posted 07.02.2012 | Education

CAMBRIDGE, Mass. — Harvard and the Massachusetts Institute of Technology have joined forces to offer free online courses in a project aimed at a...

An In-Depth Interview With Drew Faust, President of Harvard University

Rahim Kanani | Posted 05.25.2011 | College
Rahim Kanani

Faust and I discussed recent developments in teaching and learning, growing university-wide collaboration, the role of religion in curriculum, bridging research to practice, and the future of the institution.

An executive order would repeal "Don't ask, don't tell"

Irene Monroe | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Irene Monroe

This week Lady Gaga joined Maine's rally to send a message to the state's two moderate Republican senators, Susan Collins and Olympia Snowe, asking th...

The Entrepreneurial University -- Revving Up Innovation on Our Nation's Campuses

Buck Goldstein | Posted 05.25.2011 | College
Buck Goldstein

These grim economic times and the complexity of the world's biggest problems demand that our renowned universities become problem-centered engines of innovation and increasingly adept at execution.