Board of Overseers
Harvard’s annual Board of Overseers and Harvard Alumni Association director elections will begin on July 1, according to University spokesperson Christopher M. Hennessy.
As protests against police brutality unfolded in the middle of a global pandemic that has claimed over 373,000 lives globally, representatives of Divest Harvard and Harvard Forward convened a livestreamed discussion Sunday afternoon.
Harvard announced in a press release Friday that R. Martin Chávez ’85 and Beth Y. Karlan ’78 will serve as the Board of Overseers’ President and Vice Chair of the Executive Committee for the 2020-2021 academic year.
University Postpones Board of Overseers, Harvard Alumni Association Elections Until July Due to Virus
Harvard has postponed its Board of Overseers and Harvard Alumni Association directorship elections until July.
Harvard Forward — an alumni organization advocating for fossil fuel divestment — endorsed six candidates running for Harvard Alumni Association Elected Directors.
Along with 11 other alumni groups, the Coalition for a Diverse Harvard endorsed five candidates for this year’s Board of Overseers election and six candidates for the board of Harvard Alumni Association.
In the Face of Harvard Forward Challengers, Alumni Association Endorses Its Own Slate of Overseers Candidates
Meet the candidates the Harvard Alumni Association endorsed for seats on the Board of Overseers: Raphael W. Bostic ’87, Katherine Collins, David H. Eun ’89, Diego A. Rodriguez, Tracy K. Smith ’94, Miki Uchida Tsusaka ’84, and Ryan M. Wise.
After a five month campaign, the University announced Tuesday that all five of Harvard Forward’s candidates made it on the annual Board of Overseers election ballot.
Political campaigns advocating for divestment and admissions changes in Harvard’s Board of Overseers elections date back over 40 years.
Celebrating with Champagne, Harvard Forward Gains Enough Signatures to Nominate Overseers Candidates
With more than 20,000 signatures in hand, supporters for Harvard Forward hand-carried nomination forms Saturday for the annual Board of Overseers election to Loeb House, which houses Harvard’s governing boards and its administrative offices.
This year’s election for the Board of Overseers — scheduled for April 1 to May 19 — has brought a slew of young alumni campaigning for a chance to compete for a spot on Harvard’s second highest governing body.
Days Before Deadline, Environmentalist Overseer Campaign Harvard Forward On Track To Reach Nomination Goal
Harvard Forward announced Wednesday that it is 500 signatures away from placing all of its endorsed candidates on the Board of Overseers ballot.
Harvard Forward — a student and alumni group working to bring attention to climate change within Harvard’s governance boards — released a policy platform calling for Harvard to divest from the fossil fuel industry and create more guidelines for “responsible investing” earlier this week.
Harvard announced its nominees for the Board of Overseers — the University’s second highest governing body — and for directors of the Harvard Alumni Association Thursday.