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Penny Pritzker
Harvard Corporation

Pritzker and Martin Named to Corporation, Bringing Governing Body to Gender Parity

Pritzker and Martin were elected to their positions Wednesday by Faust and the Corporation. The pair will assume their new roles in July.

Harvard Corporation Table
Harvard Corporation

Harvard Corporation Table

Corporatization of Harvard
Harvard Corporation

Corporatization of Harvard

Corporatization of Harvard
Faculty

The Age of the Corporation

As the aftershocks of the Corporation’s decision continue to reverberate through campus, and as a former Corporation member prepares to take Harvard’s top job, some wonder whether the University is entering a new era: the age of the Corporation.

William F. Lee
Admissions

Corporation Senior Fellow Bill Lee Serving as Lead Trial Lawyer in Affirmative Action Lawsuit

Lee has been a member of the 13-person Harvard Corporation since 2010. He is also a partner at WilmerHale, the law firm representing the University in the lawsuit.

Harvard Corporation

Bill Lee Letter

William F. Lee
Admissions

Corporation Fellow Bill Lee Calls DOJ Involvement in Admissions Lawsuit 'Unnecessary'

Lee's criticism comes on the heels of the Justice Department’s Friday filing, in which the federal agency argued for the unsealing of data related to Harvard's admissions process.

David Rubenstein at HBS
Harvard Business School

Rubenstein Discusses Philanthropy, Failure at Business School

​David M. Rubenstein, a member of the Harvard Corporation, discussed his non-linear path to private equity, outlined his philanthropic vision, and ruminated on past failures at a Harvard Business School event Monday.

Charles P. Slichter
Obituary

Charles P. Slichter, Longtime Corporation Fellow, Dies at 94

Family and friends remember Slichter is for his award-winning physics research, and his sense of humor, sage advice, love of people, and talent for teaching.

Loeb House
Harvard Corporation

Corporation To Fill Open Seat After Bacow Assumes Presidency

​The Harvard Corporation—the University’s highest governing body—will soon have an open seat on their 13-member board.

Presidents Past and Future
Central Administration

Preparing to Vacate Mass. Hall, Faust Promises A Smooth Hand-off

Faust will wrap up several initiatives from her presidency over the next few months while Bacow learns the ropes of the top job.

Loeb House
Features

Hiding in Plain Sight

Harvard’s soon-to-be 29th president strolled into Loeb House the morning of his confirmation unnoticed and under the radar.

Bacow
Central Administration

The Bacow Era Begins

Lawrence S. Bacow will become the 29th president of the country’s oldest University at a time when higher education is under siege.

External Candidates Hold Some Advantages in Presidential Search
Central Administration

The External Edge

Some analysts say a president from outside the University would bring a fresh point of view and might be better able to navigate federal scrutiny while wielding global clout.

Rubenstein
University Finances

Corp. Weighs Indigenous, Environmental Concerns in Shareholder Report

Harvard voted on a number of new shareholder proposals in 2017 related to indigenous rights, criminal background checks, and divestment from fossil fuels, according to an annual shareholder responsibility report released Tuesday.

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