If history is any indication, faculty on the committee advising the search for Harvard’s next president will be involved until the very end of the search, while students will play a far more limited role.
The search for Harvard’s next president remains in “information-gathering mode” and has not yet discussed individual candidates, according to members of the committee leading the search.
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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.
The Harvard Corporation also considered proposals on greenhouse gas emissions, disparities in pay between men and women in the workplace, and private defense contracts in Israel.
As faculty debate whether the College should have a policy penalizing members of final clubs and Greek organizations, the senior fellow of Harvard’s highest governing body said the policy itself will not be revoked.
Harvard’s traditional revenue sources—including returns on its endowment—may be subdued in the coming years, a reality that could “significantly constrain” future University budgets, according to Harvard’s annual financial report released Tuesday.