Harvard and the Legacy of Slavery
Our commitment to truth means that we must embrace it even when it makes us uncomfortable or causes us pain. And the truth is that slavery played a significant part in our institutional history.
Here is the truth about Harvard’s historical ties to slavery
Here is one such truth: Slavery powerfully shaped Harvard.
Bacow discusses role of higher education institutions in 21st century
Harvard president says they wield greatest influence through teaching, scholarship, even in crisis like Ukraine
Statement on the Russian Invasion of Ukraine
The deplorable actions of Vladimir Putin put at risk the lives of millions of people and undermine the concept of sovereignty.
Admissions at Harvard College
Our admissions process, in which race is considered as one factor among many, makes us stronger.