As Faust’s tenure draws to a close, some donors, alumni, and industry experts say Harvard should choose a leader with a healthy Rolodex and financial acumen.
Whether or not Harvard’s next president holds an engineering degree, SEAS and its role in Harvard’s future will constitute a central part of their tenure.
Come June, Faust's successor will need to continue to advocate for American higher education on a national stage.
It will fall to Harvard’s 29th president to implement and oversee the University’s historic effort to reshape undergraduate social life.
Over the course of four centuries, Harvard has seen presidents of many stripes. But to date, all have been white. And, until current University President Drew G. Faust, male.
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