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Drew Faust

In Gazette Remarks, Lee Offers Clues to Presidential Search

What does the head of Harvard's presidential search committee want in the University's next leader? We analyzed a recent interview to find out.

Loeb House
Harvard Corporation

Corporation and Three Overseers Will Lead Presidential Search

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.

Faust and Lee
Drew Faust

As Harvard Gears Up for Presidential Search, Past Efforts Shed Light on Process

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.

Undergraduate Council Meeting
College

Undergrads Seek Role in Presidential Search

The leaders of the Undergraduate Council requested an expanded student role in the search for University President Drew G. Faust’s successor.

Fundraising

Capital Campaign Total Hits $8 Billion With Year to Go

With a year still remaining in its record-shattering capital campaign, Harvard has raised $8 billion in donations.

University President Drew G. Faust
Drew Faust

FAUST TO STEP DOWN IN JUNE 2018

University President Drew G. Faust will step down in June 2018, ending a decade-long tenure that saw the first woman to lead Harvard navigate headwinds on campus and around the country.

The Key Moments of Faust’s Tenure

University President Drew G. Faust will step down at the conclusion of the 2017-2018 academic year. Here’s The Crimson’s coverage of the pivotal moments.

Endowment

Harvard’s Endowment Plans to Sell $70 Million of Cows and Farmland Assets

Not even Harvard’s cows are safe as Harvard Management Company undergoes a radical restructuring that it hopes will reverse a decade of lackluster returns.

Manhattan Climate March
Student Groups

In Letter, Faust Commits to Climate Progress

University President Drew G. Faust signed a statement affirming Harvard’s commitment to make progress on climate change.

Harvard Law School Library
Harvard Law School

Manning, Professor and Constitutional Law Scholar, Named Law School Dean

John F. Manning ’82, a constitutional law scholar and long-serving Law School professor, will be the next dean of Harvard Law School.

Faust and Lee
Central Administration

Faust and Lee

University President Drew G. Faust and Corporation member William F. Lee '72 share a laugh during Harvard Alumni Association Meeting in the Tercentenary Theatre.

Mark E. Zuckerberg
Commencement

College Confers 1,541 Degrees at 366th Commencement

​Harvard awarded 7,054 degrees and 12 certificates during the University’s 366th Commencement in a rainy Tercentenary Theatre Thursday morning.

The Harvard Lobby
Central Administration

The Harvard Lobby

Three trips to D.C., 11 lawmakers, two amicus briefs. Under Trump, Harvard's lobbying efforts are heating up.

Immigration protest
University News

Passport to Uncertainty

With Trump's immigration orders on hold, some international students say the "fear and anxiety" hasn't abated.

Falling Money
University Finances

After the Capital Campaign

Though Harvard's capital campaign is scheduled to end next year, some say the money will not—and cannot—stop pouring in.