Drew Faust

Drew Faust

Professors, Staff Named to Presidential Search Advisory Committee

Harvard moved one step closer to naming its next president Tuesday when it unveiled the membership of two committees that will advise the search for University President Drew G. Faust’s successor.

Loeb House
Central Administration

Harvard May Quietly Turn to Outside Firms in Presidential Search

As it solicits advice from students, professors, and alumni about who should be Harvard’s next president, the search committee may also turn to executive search firms.

University President Drew G. Faust

Faust Met with Pence on D.C. Trip

University President Drew G. Faust met with Vice President Mike Pence last week on her fourth lobbying trip to the nation’s capital in 2017.

Year in Review - Corporate Baton: Couch
Drew Faust

In Gazette Remarks, Lee Offers Clues to Presidential Search

What does the head of Harvard's presidential search committee want in the University's next leader? We analyzed a recent interview to find out.

Faust and Lee
Drew Faust

As Harvard Gears Up for Presidential Search, Past Efforts Shed Light on Process

While Harvard will conduct the process from behind closed doors, its past presidential searches shed light on how one of the world’s most prestigious schools will choose its next leader.

Undergraduate Council Meeting

Undergrads Seek Role in Presidential Search

The leaders of the Undergraduate Council requested an expanded student role in the search for University President Drew G. Faust’s successor.

Drew Faust

Faculty Praise Faust Following Resignation Announcement

While Faculty members are scattered across the globe for academic research and summer breaks, their absence from campus did not diminish their support for Harvard’s first female president.


Capital Campaign Total Hits $8 Billion With Year to Go

With a year still remaining in its record-shattering capital campaign, Harvard has raised $8 billion in donations.

University President Drew G. Faust
Drew Faust


University President Drew G. Faust will step down in June 2018, ending a decade-long tenure that saw the first woman to lead Harvard navigate headwinds on campus and around the country.

It's Faust
Drew Faust


The Key Moments of Faust’s Tenure

University President Drew G. Faust will step down at the conclusion of the 2017-2018 academic year. Here’s The Crimson’s coverage of the pivotal moments.

In Her Own Words: Drew Faust’s Op-Eds

University President Drew G. Faust announced she will step down after the 2017-2018 academic year. Here she is, in her own words.

Manhattan Climate March
Student Groups

In Letter, Faust Commits to Climate Progress

University President Drew G. Faust signed a statement affirming Harvard’s commitment to make progress on climate change.

Faust at Commencement

Faust Advocates for Free Speech in Commencement Address

University President Drew G. Faust laid out an impassioned defense of free speech in her annual Commencement address Thursday.

The Harvard Lobby
Central Administration

The Harvard Lobby

Three trips to D.C., 11 lawmakers, two amicus briefs. Under Trump, Harvard's lobbying efforts are heating up.