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Harvard Corporation

The Harvard Corporation, Explained

The Harvard Corporation—along with three members of the Board of Overseers—will choose the University's next president. Here’s a look at what the Corporation is, who sits on it, and what it does.

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.

Durbin's Office
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Durbin's Office

Senator Dick Durbin's office in Washington, D.C. Faust has publicly supported the DREAM Act, a piece of legislation Durbin co-sponsored that, if passed, would provide a pathway to citizenship for undocumented youth.

Biden and Khurana
College

At College Class Day, Biden Encourages Public Service

“Don’t fool yourself into thinking that disengaging from the system that you think is broken will hold you harmless from the system’s failures," Biden said.

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.

Faust at Baccalaureate
College

In Baccalaureate Address, Faust Asks Seniors to be ‘Noticers’

“My graduation wish for you is that we will have succeeded in making you noticers,” Faust told soon-to-be graduates on Tuesday.

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.

D.C.
Government

D.C.

D.C.
Government

D.C.

D.C.
Government

D.C.

D.C.
Government

D.C.

David Rubenstein Graphic
Central Administration

The New Corporation Man

Billionaire financier and philanthropist David Rubenstein is emblematic of the changing Harvard Corporation.

Research

Spending Bill ‘Bodes Well’ for Research Funding, Faust Says

"I think the Congress spoke with a rather bipartisan, resolute voice in favor of the things that I’ve been arguing for, so that was a very good sign," Faust said.

University President Drew G. Faust
Central Administration

In D.C., Faust Calls for Government Backing of Universities

Faust said the renown of American universities is “contingent” on continued federal support during a panel discussion with university presidents in the nation’s capital.

Inaugural Year of New Title IX Policy
University

Between Harvard and Office for Civil Rights, A Symbiotic Relationship

As Harvard has searched for administrators to lead its Title IX office and bolster efforts to comply with federal guidelines, it continues to turn to staffers with firsthand experience in enforcing them.