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Harvard Corporation

Search Committee Has Talked to Hundreds, Lee Says

Harvard’s presidential search committee has met with hundreds of people and received about 1,500 emailed submissions in their outreach efforts thus far, according to William F. Lee ’72.

Faust at 2021 Convocation
Drew Faust

Faust's Successor Could Begin Duties Months Before Official Transition

Faust's successor could begin calling the shots months before she officially resigns the presidency in June.

University President Drew G. Faust
Student Groups

On Social Group Policy Decision, Faust Bides Time

University President Drew G. Faust may wait until December or later to make a final decision on the future of the College’s social group policy.

Massachusetts Hall

Harvard Facing Three Federal Title IX Investigations

Harvard is facing two previously unreported federal investigations into its compliance with anti-sex discrimination Title IX.

Loeb House
Front Feature

Presidential Search Committee Begins to Narrow Candidate Pool

Several donors and professors said there are four likely contenders from within the University: Business School Dean Nitin Nohria, professor Danielle S. Allen, FAS Dean Michael D. Smith, and Provost Alan M. Garber ’76.

Loeb House
Drew Faust

Bacow Tells Alumni Search Remains in Preliminary Stage

Presidential search committee member Lawrence H. Bacow told a group of Latino alumni and student leaders that the committee is still gathering input for the search.

Faust at the Economic Club
University Finances

Faust Lobbies Congress to Maintain Research Funding Levels

On her most recent trips to Washington, Faust has added yet another pressing, albeit more quotidian, item to her lobbying agenda: keeping the lights on in Harvard’s labs.

Faust at 2021 Convocation
University News

Faust Will Abstain from Presidential Search

​As members of Harvard’s highest governing boards scour the globe for her replacement, outgoing University President Drew G. Faust said she will largely stay out of the process.

Harvard University President Drew G. Faust
Drew Faust

Recalling Secrecy and Stealth, Faust Recounts Presidential Search

Harvard’s presidential searches are famous for their secrecy, as the search committee endeavors to fend off national media scrutiny and Crimson reporters in pursuit of a scoop.

Faculty Meeting at University Hall

Harvard Files to Support DACA Lawsuit

President Faust’s Chief of Staff Lars P.K. Madsen submitted evidence earlier this month supporting a legal challenge to President Donald Trump’s decision to end DACA.

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Student Life

Faust Weighs Options on Social Group Ban

Faust said she has had conversations with administrators at Yale and Princeton, two schools that have sought to create closer ties with social groups rather than penalize them.

Loeb House
Drew Faust

Presidential Search Committee Convenes Behind Closed Doors

As they left Loeb House on an unseasonably warm Monday morning, several search committee members declined to comment on the subject of Sunday’s meeting.

University Hall

Diversity Task Force Releases Draft Report

​A University-wide task force recommended schools and administrators devise plans to ensure historically marginalized groups experience “full membership in the Harvard community.”

Harvard's Next President
Central Administration

In Presidential Search, Calls for Diversity

Over the course of four centuries, Harvard has seen presidents of many stripes. But to date, all have been white. And, until current University President Drew G. Faust, male.

Massachusetts Hall
Drew Faust

Students Named to Presidential Search Advisory Committee

Third-year Law student Jyoti Jasrasaria ’12 will chair the 18-member committee, which includes at least one representative from each of Harvard’s 12 degree-granting schools.