Drew Faust

Harvard to the Hill
Higher Education

John Harvard Goes to Washington

Come June, Faust's successor will need to continue to advocate for American higher education on a national stage.

Drew Faust

Faust Joins ‘Dream Coalition’ to Protect Undocumented Students

Besides Faust, the coalition boasts a distinguished list of founding members—including Apple CEO Tim Cook, former Secretary of State Madeleine Albright, and New York Mayor Bill de Blasio.

Student Forum for the Presidential Search
Student Life

Students Debate Qualities, Priorities of Next President at Forum

Students from schools across Harvard spent two hours debating the ideal qualities and priorities of the University’s next president.

Social Life President Search
Drew Faust

'Not Going Anywhere'

It will fall to Harvard’s 29th president to implement and oversee the University’s historic effort to reshape undergraduate social life.

Loeb House
Drew Faust

Bacow Tells Alumni Search Remains in Preliminary Stage

Presidential search committee member Lawrence H. Bacow told a group of Latino alumni and student leaders that the committee is still gathering input for the search.

Barry's Corner Today
Humanities Division

Harvard Plans Arts Facilities in Allston

The proposed “ArtLab” will house an audio recording studio, sound editing stations, and performance spaces.

Faust at the Economic Club
University Finances

Faust Lobbies Congress to Maintain Research Funding Levels

On her most recent trips to Washington, Faust has added yet another pressing, albeit more quotidian, item to her lobbying agenda: keeping the lights on in Harvard’s labs.

Dean Smith

Faculty Could Have Final Say on Social Group Policy

Smith's comments come as University President Drew G. Faust prepares to choose one of three options for the future of undergraduate social life.

Allston Groundbreaking

Faust and Mayor Walsh Break Ground at Allston's Smith Field

Harvard and the City of Boston have jointly funded the $6.5 million renovation of the Smith Field complex, which will include improved park amenities.

Endowment Returns FY 2017

Corp. Sets Minimum Endowment Distribution Amid Financial Constraints

The Harvard Corporation has voted to allow schools to take capped amounts of money out of the endowment for the next three fiscal years in an effort to insulate budgets from fluctuations in Harvard’s investment returns.

Faculty Meeting
Student Life

Faculty Hotly Debate Social Policy Motions, Report

At the Faculty of Arts and Sciences’ monthly meeting Tuesday, professors did not mince words describing Harvard’s unrecognized social organizations.

University President Drew G. Faust

Social Science Chairs Meet with Presidential Search Committee Representatives

Chairs from the Faculty of Arts and Sciences discussed their preferences for a presidential candidate, but agreed not to bring up names of specific candidates for the job.

Harvard University President Drew G. Faust
Drew Faust

Recalling Secrecy and Stealth, Faust Recounts Presidential Search

Harvard’s presidential searches are famous for their secrecy, as the search committee endeavors to fend off national media scrutiny and Crimson reporters in pursuit of a scoop.

Smith Center
Harvard Square

Smith Campus Center to Feature Top Floor Bar

​Set to open in September 2018, the renovated Smith Campus Center will feature a bar for Harvard affiliates on the building’s top floor, along with several new common spaces.

Faculty Meeting at University Hall

Harvard Files to Support DACA Lawsuit

President Faust’s Chief of Staff Lars P.K. Madsen submitted evidence earlier this month supporting a legal challenge to President Donald Trump’s decision to end DACA.