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Hedge Fund CEO Ken Griffin ’89 Makes $300M Donation to FAS, Harvard to Rename GSAS in His Honor

Billionaire hedge fund CEO and Republican megadonor Kenneth C. Griffin ’89 donated $300 million to Harvard’s Faculty of Arts and Sciences, the University announced Tuesday morning. Harvard will rename the Graduate School of Arts and Sciences after Griffin, who has now given more than half a billion dollars to the University.

GSAS Student Council Elects New Officers Amid Election Accessibility Concerns

The Graduate School of Arts and Sciences Student Council announced Jessica W. Chen — a second-year Ph.D. candidate studying Virology — as its new president on Thursday, temporarily setting aside a motion raised for a new, universal voting system.

Harvard Graduate Council Elects Extension School Student as President for First Time

The Harvard Graduate Council on Monday elected Harvard Extension School student Brett A. Monson as president, marking the first time the Council’s leader will hail from the University’s continuing education division, according to HGC records.

Harvard GSAS Student Council Discusses Constitutional Changes, Raises Disenfranchisement Concerns

Harvard’s Graduate School of Arts and Sciences Student Council discussed potential constitutional changes during their monthly open meeting on Wednesday, spurring debate over potential issues of power consolidation and alleged lack of voting rights.

Former College Dean John Bayley Fox Jr. Remembered as ‘A Defender of the Best Qualities of Harvard’

According to many, John Bayley Fox Jr. strived to make Harvard a more inclusive environment that could respond to every student’s needs. At Harvard, he held positions including assistant dean of the Faculty of Arts and Sciences, Harvard College dean, and administrative dean of the Graduate School of Arts and Sciences. He died on Nov. 27 at the age of 86.