Letter to the Harvard Community from Alan M. Garber

Election Agreement on Student Unionization Dear Members of the Harvard Community: Earlier today, Harvard University and the Harvard Graduate Student Union–United Auto Workers (HGSU-UAW) agreed on election terms for eligible students to vote on whether they want the union to represent them on issues related to employment. This election will be an on-site secret ballot election conducted by the National… Read more →

Disclosure of Harvard College Admissions Information

Letter that my sister received on Thursday, October 13, 2016. She applied to college in the time window that the court has ordered records to be released. Notice to Applicants for Admission to Harvard College Harvard University is currently defending against a federal lawsuit challenging its undergraduate admissions practices:  Students For Fair Admissions, Inc. v. President and Fellows of Harvard College… Read more →

Email to the MIT Community from President L. Rafael Reif

Major scientific announcement, 10:30 AM Eastern time today February 11, 2016 Dear MIT graduate, At about 10:30 this morning in Washington, D.C., MIT, Caltech and the National Science Foundation (NSF) will make a historic announcement in physics: the first direct detection of gravitational waves, a disturbance of space-time that Albert Einstein predicted a century ago. You may want to watch… Read more →

Email to the Penn Community from Adminstration

A Message to Penn Faculty, Students, and Staff From President Amy Gutmann Provost Vincent Price Executive Vice President Craig Carnaroli Executive Vice President J. Larry Jameson Vice President Joann Mitchell Vice Provost Anita Allen Vice Provost Valarie Swain-Cade McCoullum Vice Provost Beth Winkelstein As universities across the country debate the often difficult but essential topics of inclusion, intolerance and free… Read more →

New EC Director Appointed

Letter from Matt McGann to MIT alumni: I am thrilled to announce Dr. Suzanne Driscoll Plump ’89 as the new Director of the Educational Council. Suzanne has spent her professional career in higher education, serving in teaching roles at Santa Clara University in California and Kean University in New Jersey, as well as serving as Assistant Dean of Admissions at… Read more →

MIT EC Director Position

Taken from an email sent to MIT alumni. My fellow alumni and alumnae, A couple of weeks ago, I wrote to you with the bittersweet news that Kim Hunter had been appointed as the new Director of Alumni Outreach in the MIT Alumni Association. Now, I am writing to you with the plan for hiring Kim’s replacement. This week, we… Read more →