Larry Summers

Harvard to the Hill
Higher Education

John Harvard Goes to Washington

Come June, Faust's successor will need to continue to advocate for American higher education on a national stage.

Loeb House
Drew Faust

In Presidential Search, Corporation Likely to Regularly Consult Faculty

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 Barry's Corner of Yesterday
Allston

Lessons From Barry's Corner

Whether Harvard can successfully transform this quiet corner into the “engaging public realm” it envisions may provide a blueprint for the University’s future across the Charles.

Construction Skyline
College

6,700 and Not Counting

As Harvard approaches the opening of a new campus in Allston, some administrators are weighing in on whether Harvard should expand its undergraduate population.

Central Administration

Summers Decries 'Creeping Totalitarianism' at Colleges

Former University President Lawrence H. Summers discussed recent campus discourse and protests about race at colleges across the country during an interview, criticizing “excesses” of political correctness on the part of students and administrators.

Summers on Economic Inclusivity
Economics

Summers on Economic Inclusivity

At a Thursday evening forum discussion, former University President Larry Summers shares with Financial Times columnist John Authers his thoughts about inclusivity in modern economic growth.

Summers on Economic Inclusivity
Central Administration

Larry Summers Talks Income Inequality at IOP

The former University president recommended policies such as progressive taxation and infrastructure investment in front of a crowded audience.

University Hall
College

An Autopsy of General Education

Deemed “failing on a variety of fronts,” Harvard College’s core curriculum was doomed to start.

Arthur M. Kleinman
Central Administration

A Seat at the Table

After two Mass. Hall decisions prompt controversy, some Harvard professors are calling for a centralization of faculty governance.

Summers and Furman at the IOP
IOP

Obama Colleagues Summers and Furman Talk Economic Growth

Former University President Larry Summers and Jason L. Furman ‘92, the current Chairman of the Council of Economic Advisers, discussed domestic economic growth at a packed JFK Jr. Forum at the IOP Monday night.

Larry Summers in 2014
Larry Summers

Larry Summers in 2014

Former University President Lawrence H. Summers speaks in a Science Center lecture hall in October 2014 regarding future investments in public health.

Larry Summers in 2014
Central Administration

Summers Warns Against Appearance of Anti-Israel Bias at Harvard

Summers cited numerous examples that he alleged might imply Harvard’s support for anti-Israeli viewpoints.

Icicles of Apley
University

Today in Photos (02/2/2015)

Professor Summers
Scrutiny

Professor Summers

This week, FM looks into what former University President Larry Summers has been up to after resigning in 2006.

Professor Summers
On Campus

This Week in FM (10/23/14)