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Front Middle Feature

'Pracademic' Bacow Brings Economic Expertise to Top Job

Over the course of his academic career, President-elect Lawrence S. Bacow published two books and various articles on environmental studies, economics, and higher ed policy.

Undergraduate Council
Undergraduate Council

UC Reps Allege Lack of Student Input in Presidential Search

Multiple members of the Undergraduate Council alleged Harvard did not adequately take student input into account in its recently completed presidential search at a Council meeting Monday.

Radcliffe Yard
Drew Faust

Faust Promises Dean Appointments Before Departure

Although Faust said she plans to appoint the new deans before the end of her term, she said the exact timeline is still uncertain.

Anant Agarwal

Under Bacow, Possibilities for Growth in DCE and edX

University President-elect Lawrence S. Bacow said he is interested in creating more opportunities for underresourced communities to access Harvard and its teaching at a press conference on Sunday.

Federal Reserve Bank of Boston - HMC Office

Alumni Write to Bacow Urging New HMC Investment Strategy

Instead of using hedge funds to manage its money, the University should shift half of its $37.1 billion endowment into lower-cost funds tracking the S&P 500, the letter’s signatories argued.

Lawrence Bacow
Presidential Search

Lawrence Bacow

Lawrence Bacow, who will be the 29th president of Harvard, spoke about his new position Monday.

Presidents Past and Future
Central Administration

Past Hints at Future

Some say Bacow’s history in higher education campaigns has prepared him well for the financial responsibilities that come with running one of the world’s richest universities.

Loeb House

Hiding in Plain Sight

Harvard’s soon-to-be 29th president strolled into Loeb House the morning of his confirmation unnoticed and under the radar.

Central Administration

The Bacow Era Begins

Lawrence S. Bacow will become the 29th president of the country’s oldest University at a time when higher education is under siege.