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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.
The Justice Department’s Civil Rights Division will investigate allegations that Harvard discriminates against Asian Americans in its admissions process, according to a department spokesperson.
The faculty committee was meant to ameliorate professors' worries that they weren't being heard—but a new ban on social groups has left some feeling more frustrated than ever.
All twelve members of the Harvard Corporation and three members of the Board of Overseers will sit on the committee to replace University President Drew G. Faust.
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.