Faust will wrap up several initiatives from her presidency over the next few months while Bacow learns the ropes of the top job.
Harvard voted on a number of new shareholder proposals in 2017 related to indigenous rights, criminal background checks, and divestment from fossil fuels, according to an annual shareholder responsibility report released Tuesday.
“Less than 20 [candidates], they definitely should be doing candidate interviews,” said John Assunto, a managing partner of a search firm.
Some said the Corporation’s vote strongly limits the next president’s authority to revise the sanctions if they wish, though Faust disagreed.
Khurana said he is aware students may be confused about the policy and that he hopes to clear up the uncertainty as soon as possible.
Ultimately, a proposal on advanced standing drew more argument at Tuesday’s meeting than the fate of the College’s unprecedented penalties against single-gender groups.
Thirteen Corporation members jetted into Cambridge, stepped into sleek black cars, and were chauffeured to Loeb House to vote to maintain Harvard’s penalties.
Harvard’s next president will likely keep the College’s penalties on members of single-gender social groups largely unaltered, William F. Lee ’72 said last week.