Drew Faust

Faust at 2021 Convocation
Drew Faust

On MLK Day, Faust Affirms Commitment to Equality

“Now more than ever, it is our responsibility to continue his work and carry forward his legacy, at Harvard and beyond," Faust wrote, referring to Martin Luther King Jr.

Drew Faust

For Likely Candidates, Harvard’s Top Job Would Bring Pay Raise

Faust’s successor could expect to make over $1.4 million annually—a pay raise for candidates likely on the shortlist.

To Serve Better Thy Country
Central Administration

Faust Surprises Students at Cincinnati High School

University President Drew G. Faust made a stop on her trip to the Midwest this week to give a surprise pep talk to students at a Cincinnati public high school.

10 Stories

Ten Stories That Shaped 2017

2017 saw tectonic changes—ranging from Harvard's decision to keep the College's controversial social life policy to its launch of a presidential search destined to chart the course for decades to come. The Crimson reviews ten stories that defined a tempestuous year.

Harvard Management Company

What the New Tax Plan Means for Harvard

As University affiliates work to understand and respond to the tax plan, here’s a brief explanation of what the bill means for Harvard.

Endowment Returns FY 2017

Harvard to Pay 'Unprecedented' Endowment Tax

An endowment tax like the one included in Congress's new tax plan—passed Wednesday—would likely have cost Harvard $43 million in fiscal year 2017.

Loeb House
Drew Faust

Presidential Search Narrows to Under 20 Candidates

The 15-member search committee is currently winnowing a list of under 20 candidates and will pare it down further in coming weeks, according to individuals close to the search.

University President Drew G. Faust
Central Administration

Faust Joins University Presidents’ Alliance Defending Undocumented Students

University President Drew G. Faust joined over two dozen university presidents to form a coalition to support undocumented and international students on U.S. campuses.

Students Rally Against Sexual Assault
Drew Faust

Reports of Sexual Harassment at Harvard Increase Amid National Movement

​Harvard has seen a 20 percent increase in sexual harassment complaints filed in the wake of a sexual harassment scandal implicating Hollywood titan Harvey Weinstein.

Faust at 2021 Convocation
Drew Faust

Faust Says Sanctions Decision Not a Threat to Presidential Power

Some said the Corporation’s vote strongly limits the next president’s authority to revise the sanctions if they wish, though Faust disagreed.

FAS Dean Michael D. Smith
Drew Faust

Smith Says College Considering Adding Sanctions to Handbook

The College has not decided if the recently-affirmed undergraduate social life policy will appear in the student handbook, which is approved each May by the Faculty.

To Serve Better Thy Country
Drew Faust

Faust Names GOP Tax Plan Top Lobbying Priority

Faust is making the fight against the Republican tax plan her “priority focus,” reaching out to lawmakers and Harvard alumni in conservative states to combat the bill’s most “dangerous” proposals.

SEAS Construction
City Politics

Walsh, Faust Place Final Steel Beam on New SEAS Complex

The ceremony marked the completion of SEAS complex’s steel framework, a project expected to cost over $1 billion.

Karen Gordon Mills
Drew Faust

Karen Gordon Mills '75

Karen Gordon Mills ’75 is poised to seek a candidate who best marries the various responsibilities of the modern Harvard presidency, friends and colleagues say.

Lawrence Bacow
Drew Faust

Lawrence S. Bacow

In some ways, Bacow’s time in academic administration echoes that of Harvard’s current University President Drew G. Faust.